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Saturday, 26 February 2011

A shabby little number


Oh my, where has this week gone?  It seems like only 5 minutes ago I was waiting for that school bell to ring so that I could start a long, relaxing and self-indulgent week at home.  Well relaxing never came into it - I've spent the week redecorating but it was worth all the swear words - I love my new-look dining room, even if I did have to apply 3 coats of paint to the walls...Grrr......!

However, I have managed to find some time to get my stash out and start playing around again.  It feels a bit weird because I'm not getting a daily fix at the moment.  I need to organise myself a bit better so that I can get more craft time in.  At least it's starting to look and feel a bit like Spring now - that's always a good spirit lifter!

It's absolutely AAAAAAAAAAAGES since I took part in a challenge blog so I decided that I would get myself over to Saturday Sketchers and pick up their gorgeous sketch this week as I knew that would be all the inspiration I needed to get going.

Isn't it fab!  Lots of lovely layers there.  On my travels I also noticed that Magnolias Down Under and Anything Goes challenges had the theme 'Distressing' this week so I'm entering this for their themes this week too.  So here's my card:
99% of the papers are from Donna's gorgeous Bearly Mine collections - mainly the Vintage collection in this instance.

Well that's my lot for today.  Thanks for stopping by and wishing you a very happy weekend. :o) xxx  

13 comments:

  1. Oh Anne shes gorgeous, love your card and your card design. With hugs Shirleyxxxxx

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  2. oh, absolutely adorable card!!!
    xxx

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  3. Oh my word Anne, this is absolutely stunning!! Love all the layers and your coloring is amazing! Hugs! Rosemary

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  4. Anne this is absolutely beautiful!
    I love this Tilda and your papers and details are so gorgeous!
    Good luck going back to school next week.
    hugs
    kim x

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  5. Very, very pretty! I love how you incorporated the sheet music into your project!

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  6. Love it. Love all the papers and this wonderful Tilda.

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  7. Anne
    Beautiful Card hun!
    Thanks so much for sharing your creation
    Cindy

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  8. Gorgeous card I love this sketch that you have followed. Love this Tilda and the design papers
    Thank you for sharing with us at Anything Goes
    Hugs
    Tamara

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  9. Oh Anne, this is absolutely gorgeous. Beautiful work. Now that you've started, I look forward to seeing more posts...LOL It's going to become so addictive. Maggie hugs, Sharon x

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  10. this is a beautiful card thanks for joining us at anything goes x sue x

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  11. She's Stunning!! Love the soft colors and her wings look amazing!

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  12. Beautiful! Thank you for joining in this week at sketch saturday
    Jo xx

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  13. OH WOW!!!! This is beyond words! Truly beautiful design, and I love your style, so gorgeous! Amazingly coloured image, and perfect details that I could look at forever! You are so clever! AMAZING!

    hugs,
    Hanna

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