Tuesday, 6 January 2015

Shabby chic bicycle


I have had this image stamped up for months and finally got round to using it with some bits and bobs of old papers as I promised I would with my new year's crafting resolutions. I love it and I am really pleased with the shabby chic look of this card.
Image - Dreamees
Medium - Copics
Papers -  from oddments pile
Flowers - Hobbycraft
Punch - Martha Stewart border
Other - lace, burlap, brads, pearls

Challenges
Sparkles anything goes 
Cute Card Thursday anything goes
ABC A for anything goes
Simon Says Monday Make new friends, keep the old (first time stamp has been used, old papers)

33 comments:

cotnob said...

A pretty card Marianne, such a lovely shabby chic design.
Pauline
x

misteejay said...

Such a pretty card Marianne - very "French Shabby Chic". Well done on keeping with your aim to use up old PPs & scraps.
Toni xx

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

Very pretty Marianne and I must try and use some of my paper bits! Susan x

Sue said...

Really gorgeous Marianne. I love the image and beautiful papers.
Sue xx

susiestacey said...

Lovely card x Susan x

Juls said...

Oooooh wow, I love this :-) xx

brenda said...

Lots of lovely texture on this one Marianne.

B x

aussie aNNie said...

Fabulous card Marianne, awesome bike image and lovely added goodies and design.xxx{The Journey is the Start – my personal blog}


A.T.CRAFTS said...

Lovely card thank you for joining the crafting from the heart challenge. Good luck Alana dt

Elaine said...

Gorgeous card love the image & papers x

Kat W said...

Using up bits and bobs has never looked so good! The shabby chic style and muted colours are simply gorgeous :-)

Big hugs, Kat xx

Bad Kitty said...

very pretty

scrAPpamondo said...

Adorable! Love your combination of bits and bobs of old papers! The strong distressed edges look great with the bicycle and the gorgous flowers!

Linda Simpson said...

Gorgeous, love the stamp and embellishments.
Hugs
Linda xxx

Jacee said...

Great design Marianne, love that bike!!
Hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Debs said...

Beautiful card Marianne - love the shabby chic feel to it and fabulous image.
Debs xx

pinky said...

You are a dab had at adding texture to your cards Marianne, this is lovely.

Sandra H said...

Simply gorgeous card as always breathtaking and full of lots of lovely details x

Lynn (delphinoid) said...

Gorgeous Card Marianne!

I like everything about this card and your flower embellishments are lovely.

Happy Crafting!!! :) X X

Judith said...

great shabby chic feel to your card Marianne - i'm on a craft "diet" at the moment - no spending on crafty stuff! - so I'm supporting you to support me lol hugs Judith x

mags said...

A lovely card Marianne and so satisfying to use up old stash.
Mags
x

Carol S. said...

Love it!! Brilliant design and great image and papers. Hugs, Carol S.xx

Jackie said...

A beautiful card, love the textures :o)
Jackie xx

Maroeska said...

Fabulous card, I love the borders of your papers, they give a perfect shabby look. Also love the way you used the stamp and different design papers. Thanks for sharing your creativity!

julie_woolston said...

Fabulous card love the design Marianne.
Hugs Julie xxx

Stamps and Paper said...

Just catching up on your last few posts Marianne....you've made some stunning cards and this one is no exception...love the bicycle...

Anne

Pollard Carole said...

This is just so pretty I love the vintage look and gorgeous image just perfect love and hugs Carole x

Andrea Norris said...

Think I need to take a leaf out of your book at use some of my scraps :) Looks fantastic Marianne - love the shabby chic look. Now I have to do my DT bit :) Thanks for joining us at ABC Challenge
Andrea x

Lynsey said...

Hi Marianne this is a stunning card! I love everything about it!
Hugs Lynsey x

Nannieflash said...

Gorgeous card, love the design and your colour choice. Thanks for joining us at ABC, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxxxxxx

coops said...

so gorgeous marianne.i love the vintage bike and your detailing and colours are stunning ;D

xx coops xx

soapHOUSEmama said...

What a wonderful project! Thanks for joining us at the Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge Blog!!! - Ashli :)

Helen said...

Another great card, Marianne - love the embellishments you've used with this one.

Thanks for joining us at Sparkles.

Helen N x