Wednesday, 8 July 2009

Just Magnolia Tutorial Challenge - Distressing

Now as you all know as I have mentioned it before...I dont 'do' Distressing. I find it all too distressing to distress beautiful papers. But as this is a brand new challenge I bit the bullet and got out my one and only distress ink pad and off I went. I used K & Co DP's and rubbed (ouch) the ink around the edges and then roughed up with me scissors (oooo oooo). I coloured sweet Tilda with Prismas pencils and sansodor and then distressed the edges (oh oh oh). Added a bit of old lace..dont know where that came from..prob from an old pair of drawers!!! lol. Now here's the tricky bit, thought I would be really clever and have a go at stitching. Ummmmm 2 hours of expletives later still no stitching.. but lots of holes where the needle has been and lots of cotton on the floor..does this count as distressing?
Do check out the DT cards here to see how it should be done.
Happy Crafting..I'm off for a stiff drink to recover!!!


  1. Love the colour combo on this one Jan, very pretty.

    B x

  2. This is lovely Jan, I hope you're recovered from your stressful experience!!

  3. My word you have been busy - Love all the cards you've posted they are all gorgeous and I absolutely love the distressed feel to this card.
    Lynda xxx

  4. Fabulous distressing and a gorgeous card, thanks so much for joining us this month x