Monday, October 28, 2013

The Pink Elephant - A Winged Beauty & Technique Challenge

It's another marvelous Monday...time for a new challenge at The Pink Elephant!   This week, we have a technique challenge, TPE223, for you to use distressing/tearing on your project!

I adore the sketch over at My Favorite Things Wednesday Sketch Challenge and couldn't wait to ink up those beautiful butterflies from MFT's Mona Pendleton Designs called MPD Winged Beauties, with coordinating dies!

I grabbed those fantastic Pierced Traditional Tag Stax Die-namics in my last order from MFT's October release...I also added the Medium Leafy Flourish Die-namics and used some MFT Wild Cherry ink for the beautiful butterfly!

The technique challenge called for some distressing's what I did!  I roughed up the edges of  the main paper panel with a distressing tool by scraping it along the sides, then using my fingernail to create more tears.  Another bit of distressing was created using some Gimmer Mist and spritzing it onto the white doily for an aged and worn effect.

Thanks so much for stopping by the stage today!  Hope you'll try our technique out and play along at The Pink Elephant!
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Stamps:  MPD Winged Beauties (MFT)
Ink:  Wild Cherry (MFT), Espresso Truffle (Momento), Glimmer Mist
Paper:  Rustic White (PTI), Happy Go Lucky (Fancy Pants)
Other:  MPD Winged Beauties, Medium Leafy Flourish, Pierced Traditional Tag Stax Die-namics (MFT), Doily die (PTI), Distressing Tool (SU), Doily

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Marisa said...

Gorgeous colour combo and card.

Lori said...

Wow, girl! This card is absolutely GORJUSS!!!

Katie Ann Brooks said...

a stunner for sure! Love the colors!

Inge Groot said...

Gorgeous card, and beautiful butterfly!

Jody Morrow said...

Very pretty!

Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

Beautiful! Love the colors and fab take on this weeks distressing challenge!

Heather Jensen said...

So pretty! Love that butterfly and lace doily. :)

TaraG said...

WOW! This is gorgeous, Stacey! Love the distressing juxtapose with the soft pretty colour combo and I LOVE the Winged Beauty!

Monika/Buzsy said...

Beautiful card Stacey. Love the pretty butterfly and the distressing. Nice layers!

Mona Pendleton said...

Wowza Stacey! This card is fabulous! Love all the layers and pearls sprinkled about! Thanks for joining along with MFT and for the big shout out!

Nance E Salkeld said...

Stampendous card! I have to come with some new and original blog luv for you! Everything is always so gorgeous and beautifully put to together!