Saturday, January 15, 2011

Distressed Luggage

I was one of many winners last week for do you stack up? first challenge and I had to do this week's challenge Distress It. Thanks to Allison and all her wonderful DT's. For this week I choose  one of Pop n' Stick's freebies, the luggage. I used the following materials:

Copics: E49/E25/E53/E41/W3/E18/E17/E59/E33 and the colorless blender (a lot lol)
Papers are from My Mind's Eye - Bella Bella
Cryogen White cardstock
Ribbon from Paper Temptress
Hardware from We Are Memory Keepers
Flower from my stash
Tim Holtz ink - Old Paper
Sandpaper around the edges of all the papers.

Now is is really my first attempt at distressing and hope it came out nice :) but I cannot take all the credit, I must thank Suzanne Dean for her wonderful tutorial.

9 comments:

  1. I would never have known this was your first attempt at distressing...your card is wonderful. Your coloring is great! Thank you for playing along with us this week at DYSU.

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  2. Great card. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

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  3. Wow... I think this turned awesome! I think you should make more of these! Did you have fun? I love the little buckels and eyelets that you added! Hapy Creating! Sara

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  4. I love your distressed card, Mel... The luggage looks great, and you picked the perfect colors!

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  5. gorgeous card Mel and your colouring technique is great
    thanks for joining the DYSU challenge

    hugs
    Miranda

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  6. Love the vintage look of it! Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

    -Wenche

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  7. your coloring just fantabulous!!

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  8. hey mel grats on ur win last week! and your distressing looks wwonderful! thanks so much for sharing with us at DYSU! janna

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  9. Congrats to you - love your luggage - Suzanne is such a great tutor, but it's you the does the work

    kitten DYSU team

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