Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Fanatics with Fabric

The current Waltzingmouse Fanatics Challenge is to use fabric on your card. I chose to use white tulle, which is a slightly stiff net material. All stamps by Waltzingmouse Stamps unless otherwise noted.

Card 6.5 X 5 inches
I stamped a white card base and clear heat-embossed, then rubbed Broken China Distress Ink over all to make the stamping pop. I layered on a swatch of turquoise patterned paper that I "knocked back" with white Picket Fence Distress Paint. A couple of stitched ribbons trimmed the panel.
I adore the pearly hat and stick-pins that Jeanne Jachna sent me a year ago.
I used them with a memo pin from Tim Holtz and a wee stamped tag to embellish the tulle flower.
I die cut (Memory Box) a ticket-shaped piece of pearl cardstock and wrapped a distressed dictionary page around the middle, then stamped and heat embossed sentiments on each end. Six layers of tulle were die cut (Tim Holtz Sizzix Tattered Florals) to provide a focal flower. I placed a piece of the patterned paper behind a clear acrylic button to accent, along with baker's twine.  

Postmark is a Stampington & Co. stamp; above it is a digital 'print and cut' from the Silhouette Online Store.

There is a whole week left to play in this challenge so check it out at the Waltzingmouse Fanatics Challenge blog.


Deborah Frings said...

Absolutely charming! This is really super, full of shabby goodness. Love, love the colours. The tulle and twine around the ticket, so pretty. Thanks so much for playing along with Waltzingmouse Fanatics. Hope to see you again soon.

Ang said...

Love the idea of using the tulle, gonna have to dig some out of my stash.

Julia Aston said...

what a wonderful background you created Charmaine! love the blue - your pretty tulle and stick pins!

Craftilicious said...

Wow - what a lot of work you put into this fabulous card. Love the use of tuille for the shabby look.
Thanks for joining the Fanatics again
Waltzingmouse Fanatics

Sarah said...

Love all the pretty little details and the gorgeous colour too.

GrĂ¡ O'Neill said...

Beautiful card, love the tulle flower and distressing :)

Shirley said...

Wonderful to see you try all of these different embellishments. This card is just so pretty with the colors, the pins, and the tulle to!! Very pretty colors too!