Friday, April 27, 2012

Stressing the Distressing

Hello friends & followers!  Hope you have been well.  Today I have a card for the New Wags 'n Whiskers Challenge - Distressing.  Well, to me distressing has always involved newsprint and either a masculine image or a coffee themed image (for some reason coffee and newspapers go together for me, like on a Sunday morning) and I had neither by WnW so I decided to try something new and crinkled up a piece of vellum (more difficult than newspaper) and inked it with white ink instead of my traditional brown hues.  I also distressed the edges of Wags 'n Whiskers' pretty 'Say a Prayer' Angel and tore some pieces of pre-glittered white DCWV cardstock to give her clouds to float on and added some Diamond Stickles to her wings for some additional sparkle.  Maybe I should have cut her out and put her on the cloud?  I embossed and sponged the sentiment from MFT 'Essential Sentiments' set inside of a ribbon tag Nestabilities die (can you even see that it is embossed and sponged?).  So, what do you think?  (Please click on the photo itself for clearer resolution)

     This card also fulfills the requirements of the following additional challenges:

Thanks so much for stopping by my blog to see my creations - hope you will play along with our Wags 'n Whiskers Challenge too - you could win a WnW stamp of your choice!  Happy Friday!
~Crafty Math Chick


gina g said...

Gorgeous card i love the image. Thanks for joining us at Crafts and Me this week. have a lovely weekend. luv gina xx

Anita said...

This is so sweet, soft and pretty. Thanks for playing along with us at Inky Impressions Challenges this week. Hugs, Anita

susan said...

Very pretty and CREATIVE! Great idea to crumble up the vellum and use the white ink on it. Until I read that, I thought it might be mulberry paper. Nice coloring on your image. Great job! Thanks for joining us at THE ROBYN'S FETISH CHALLENGE!

Michelle said...

I love angels and this card is beautiful. I love what you did with the paper behind the angel. Thank You for sharing at Robyn's Fetish. Good Luck!!


Sarah said...

Lovely card!

Thanks for joining us at the Pretty Little Ribbon Shop challenge.

Sarah x

Amanda said...

Very nicely done card! Your coloring is really good! I love the sentiment on the tag and the pretty clouds :)

Thank you for joining us in Flourishes Timeless Tuesday!

~ Amanda :)

Amy Kolling said...

Hi Meredith!!! Love the texture you've added to your card and your sentiment banner. Its an adorable image! Hope you are well wherever you are! ;)

Rach83 said...

Lovely sweet card. Love your vellum background and you can definitely tell you've embossing and inked your tag.

Thanks for joining us at Fab'n'Funky Challenges. Hope you can make it again soon.

Rachel x

Beate said...

What a lovely card!
Thanks so much for participating in the Timeless Tuesday challenge.
Hugs and smiles

Unknown said...

what a pretty card , thanks so much for playing at Inky Impressions xx

Jackie said...

This is just super sweet, lovely job! Thank you for playing along with us at Inky Impressions Challenge this week!

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