How To Make A Distressed, Vintage Style Card

Hi Guys, hope you enjoyed the new Natural Beauty Stamps illustrated by Carmen Medlin for SCACD blog hop yesterday. If you are interested here is how I made the card from yesterday's post. Inspiration note: When I first saw this fabulous stamp the idea of making the image look a bit ethereal immediately jumped out at me. The layering of this delicate looking image onto a…

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BLOG HOP – Natural Beauty Collection Illustrated By Carmen Medlin For SCACD

The Quixotic Paperie design team have once again joined forces with the SCACD design team for a blog hop to celebrate the release of the fantastic new NATURAL BEAUTY COLLECTION illustrated by Carmen Medlin.   We hope you'll agree that these are images to fall in love with. There are SEVEN stunning images in this release, and they are available either individually or as…

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Are You Distressed?

Well don't be - it is Cute Card Thursday! This week it is all about distressed and vintage cards and you can used any type of distressing - ink, tearing, scrunching, scrapping, sanding, the list is endless! Visit Cute Card Thursday to learn more about our sponsors this week. I've used all sorts of distressing for my card. I've distressed the gorgeous…

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Cheeky Cherry Pie

It's Saturday! Wahoo and I'm running just a touch late with my Quixotic Paperie post today. Usually I like to have my post all scheduled and ready to go in the morning but this little lady was still uncoloured and the layers unstuck this morning. But I'm here now and I've got a Little Cheeky Cherry for you today and she uses…

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Cheating?

Is this cheating? A post containing something I've already shown you? Well this was originally an ATC that I posted for my DT make for Quixotic Paperie a week or so ago. I thought I would make it into a card with a bit of fabric and my favourite corrugated card texture. So just to remind you the image uses two of the the Artistic…

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Mail Art Steampunked

Hi Guys, hope you are having a good weekend. For those of you getting the two bank holidays - hope you are having a lovely LONG weekend - could get use to this! Got a little mail art for you today, something a little different from my usual cards. I've decorated an envelope using the fabulous Artistic Outpost stamps and some journal stamps…

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Right Ho!

Ok so you all saw the mess that once was a craft space in yesterday's post, well I actually managed to make something! I know! Shock! Well I had to make it in the kitchen on a little portable craft mat! I used my new favourite vintage stamps, the Artistic Outpost stamps that Elaine has stocked over at Quixotic Paperie. There are two sets in…

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Dinosaurs On Me Blog Again!

Yep it's me with my dinosaurs again! Got a little commission birthday card using the super cute Oliver from the Oliver and Amelia Happy Days set from the Greeting Farm that Elaine has available at Quixotic Paperie. It is a very minimalistic card using Kraft card from my stash, luckily Elaine also has some Bazzill Kraft card available at the shop. I've…

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Peekers Blog Hop!

Introducing...The Peekers by Elisabeth Bell for SCACD Stamps! The Quixotic Paperie design team have once again joined forces with the SCACD design team for this blog hop to celebrate the release of THE PEEKERS by Elisabeth Bell. We think you'll agree, these are some of the most adorable images by Elisabeth Bell, truly capturing the mischief and innocence of childhood. There are…

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Bright Little Oliver

I started the week with a bright orange with blue make for La-La Land Crafts so I thought I would end the week with a bright orange with blue make but this time for Quixotic Paperie. This little boy is Oliver from The Greeting Farm, so cute! The bright papers are from the Basic Grey Offbeat paper pack. The stitching detail uses…

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