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Saturday, January 23, 2010

Distressed Valentine


Dying to use Tim Holtz Distressed Stamp set I got for x-mas.. combined with finding a most excellent pad of My Mind's Eye DP.. out came my 'Distressed Valentine'....
I used papers from the new stack in conjuction with a couple from a Valentine stack by g.c.d (both stacks are fabulous!!!)
I pulled a little color in around the edges using craft mat, distressed inks and the little color puller by TH... I inked the stamp with Dusty Concord and Worn Lipstick on top of that..worked great as my color came out muted and matched well with the papers used. I then heat embossed with Ranger Holographic embossing powder.
SB- cartridge used for oval frames

TFI & TFL!
Challenges:
Magical Crafts - Valentine's
Crazy 4 - pink (c4c21)
Crafty Ann's - embossing



10 comments:

  1. Hi Kim,
    Love the MME Papers, one of my faves! I just love that Tim Holtz Frame too. Wonderful Card and thanks for joining us at MCFC and good luck.
    Hugs, Donna x

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  2. Wonderful card Kim, love the distressed look and pale colours.

    Thanks for joining us this week at MCFC.

    Hugs

    Joanne x

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  3. I love your card Kim, the colours are so pretty and I really like the vintage look
    Thanks for joining in at MCFC
    Hugs Jackie x

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  4. Beautiful work Kim, thank you for sharing it with us at Crafty Ann's this week.
    Ann x

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  5. Love the colours,
    Vintage look is great.
    Thanks for joining us at MCFC.
    Good Luck.
    Hugs Angel

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  6. Very nice vintage card. Love how you have the scalloped oval edges pulled up. Thanks for playing along with us on the Belli Challenge!

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  7. This is lovely - the stamp and papers are gorgeous. Thank you for joining in Crafty Ann's challenge.
    Beryl xx

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  8. Hi Kim, lovely card, lov ethe vintage look which is fabby with the papers, thanks for playing at MCFC, love Steph

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  9. A lovely vintage valentine card Kim I love those papers green and pink together are always a favourite of mine and the little pink heart brads are cute too! Thanks for playing at Magical Crafts.
    Carol Ann xx

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  10. Beautifully vintage - love the edged oval! Thanks for joining us in the Belli Challenge!

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