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Tuesday, 2 November 2010

Oldie but a Goodie ~ Distressing

Hi, it's my turn to pick the theme at
Well you all know how much I love distressing my cards ~ or as Mackenzie kindly puts it "destroying"
so what else could I ask of you ~  I would love to see some distressed creations
Pop over to the challenge blog to check out the rules.
I made this card for my friend Lou, who's birthday was a short while ago.
I have used:
Magnolia ~ Tilda with Wooden Broom
Catslife press ~ Autumn Sentient
Martha Stewart ~ Branch Edge Punch
Leaf Punch
Tim Holtz ~ Distress Inks
Charm from Stash
Thanks for looking & I hope you can join us this fortnight


Daisy Chain said...

Hi Fleur.

Great card. I know you love autumn, and this is the perfect card. I know Lou will have loved it too. Love that little leaf charm. Hope you're ok hun.

Hugs Debbie xx

Debbie said...

What a super card Fleur, The "destroying" is fantastic, I especially like the torn brown border and the sentiment is lovely. I am really into circle sentiments, love them. take care and have a nice day. Debbiexx

Debs said...

Hiya Fleur
You do this style so well hun - it's fab!!!
Thanks for a great challenge.
Have a wonderful day.
Take care
Debs xx

Doreen said...

This is really fabulous Fleur, I love the leaves.xxx

Anonymous said...

Absolutely gorgeous card Fleur...your image is colored beautifully and the design is perfect...Love it!!!!

I tried to leave a comment on your last post but my PC has died on me so have to sneak on hubby's when he's not looking....lol

Loved your pictures, you both looked brill

chris said...

Morning Fleury, this is beautiful and I am so lucky to have seen it in the real world and its gorgeous.
hope you are ok love chris xx

chris said...

Loving the new look blog too.

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

gorgeous Autumn card, great design and super coloured Tilda. janex

Nicola said...

Great card and you so love the distressing or destroying whichever you prefer!!! Lou loved this card as did the rest of us who went for birthday coffee. Hugs Nicola xx

Anna-Karin said...


Lovely card. I like the colours, details and image.


Dawn B. said...

Hi Fleur..This is a beautiful card. Your friend must have loved it. The colors are rich and warm. I like all the leaves you added.

Kathyk said...

I'm deeply distressed by your card!!! (oops, that should be impressed, of course!) - it's fabbylicious Fleur!


G Peplow said...

Hiya Fleur, another beautiful card and a great new look to your blog, lovin it all:0) xx

pinky said...

Fleur this is just gorgeous, love those little leaves.

Lou said...

Hi!there Fleur, what can i say but mes soooooo *loved* my special Birthday card and thank you so much.x

It was lovely to spend time with you all :)
Tilda looks so lovely(she is one of my favourite ones),all that yummy distressing and the leaves/charm - just perfect.
see you soon, thanks again.
big hug,Lou.xx

Lisa Jane said...

I love this fleur - its so delightful.. i love the autumnal theme and the leaves
Lisa ;)

Tracy said...

You chose a fantastic theme Fleur and what a gorgeous creation you did too.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

CraftyC said...

A beautiful card Fleur, love the colours on Tilda!

Shirl said...

Fleur your card is adorable you have captured Tilda with her broom just stunningly with all the distressing. Love it.
Hugs Shirley x x

Nicki said...

You are the queen of distressing hun, it always looks fabulous and this one's no exception! Wonderful colouring on your image too.

Hugs, Nicki, xx

Jules said...

Hi Fleur

A super special make. Love all your gorgeous layers and there are so many elements to look at.

Love the "officially autumn" sentiment.

Great new look to your blog too!!!

Love Jules xx

Janette said...

You are so good at distressing your cards, your colours and style are fab, looking forward to entering this challenge.

Janette x

Annie said...

an adorable card Fleur and beautifully coloured image of little miss tilda. loving the little punched leaves too.
hugs, annie x

Fiona said...

wow Fleur...what an amazing card...I don't know how you do it..stunning!!