September 11, 2012

To A Dear Friend

I've finally begun sewing on my projects again.  My pre-blog-life found me sewing on almost every thing I did with paper.  Reason being, my machine was relocated when I sewed my sweet daughter's quilt.  But that was 2 years ago; I digress.
Along with sewing, I white-washed the printed background with Distress Stain.  I stamped and white
embossed a design at the top when it dried.  The fabric is Rachel Ashwell's Shabby Chic and a piece of muslin.  Also used:  corrugated paper, vintage lace, several spellbinder die cuts, the sentiment is from Pion Designs and three vintage baby buttons.  Hard to see unless you enlarge the picture, but the first tiny button has 3 holes!  Very rare, indeed.  I collect vintage baby buttons; they don't take up as much room as some of my other collections.  :)

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  1. Gorgeous card Anni :-) I love this shabby chic look,,, so pretty :-)

    thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
    Lols x x x

  2. Gorgeous card! I LOVE the soft feminine feel of this! Thanks for joining us for the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!

  3. Just beautiful!! So soft, romantic and pretty!! Thank you for sharing your lovely work with us in the Tea Room this week :)

  4. this is super-cute, in such subtle and delicate colours!
    thank you for sharing with us at Fussy and Fancy.

  5. What a beautiful card - so deliciously delicate and feminine, with such lovely use of the fabric. Thanks so much for joining us at Fussy and Fancy!
    Alison x

  6. What a soft and pretty creation this is! Thanks for playing along with The Shabby Tearoom this week!

  7. So softly sweet and feminine it whispers pretty pretty.

  8. So soft and romantic! Beautiful card; thanks for taking part in LLC's lace challenge this month.


  9. So subtle and lovely, buttons are one thing I've not got round to hoarding, yet ;)
    Thanks for joining us for this challenge at
    Live & Love Crafts
    Hugs, Becky x


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