“Art is not so much expressing oneself, as it is discovering oneself.” - Anawanitia

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Mama Found a Brand New Blog!

I discovered a new challenge blog today: "The Shabby Tea Room Challenge."
I was so inspired by the DT designs & partisipant's entries! Such gorgeous, gorgeous creations - I just had to play!

The Shabby Tea Room Challenge #4: "Embrace the White" 

The Challenge this week is to use this gorgeous photo for inspiration, create a card or project using mainly white or cream and one other subtle color.

....And check out the prize for this challenge! 

Here is my entry.......

I have also entered this card in:

Creative Ingredients:
Paper: Kaiser Craft, Lace Doiley
Tools: Cuttlebug Embossing Folder - Script
Ink: Ranger Distress Inks - Antique Linen
Embellishments: Prima Roses, Sheer Pink Ribbon, Charm, Crocheted Lace (a Dollar Store bargain buy! Woo hoo!)

Thanks for visiting today - please leave me a comment to let me know that you stopped by!


  1. Oh my shabby and vintage goodness -- simply stunning!!! I {heart} all the vintage elements you incorporated into your design ... the lace, the torn embossed paper, the ribbon, trinket pins, flowers and image - just perfect! I'm so glad you found us and gave this challenge a try. I hope you can come back on Monday to play again :)

  2. Very pretty! Love the embossed panel in the background. Great touch! Thanks for playing along with us at The Shabby Tea Room! :)

  3. WOW! your card is so Pretty. So vintage. I love it.

  4. How very pretty! Love that Victorian image and the doiley, too. The pins add such a nice touch, also. Thanks for playing along with us at The Shabby Tea Room.

  5. Very nicely done. I love the old fashion feel of this card with the textured bg piece to the pins and victorian image. SWEET!

  6. wow, Annette, what a wonderful vintage card!
    I'm so glad you came to play with us at Creative Card Crew!
    Blessings, Maria

  7. Beautiful! Congrats on making the top 3 at The Shabby Tea Room.

  8. Wowza, I just Looove this creamy vintage card!

  9. Congratulations on being one of the top three winners for the #4 Shabby Tea Room! Your card is exquisite and beautiful.


Thanks for your comments, I really appreciate them! Please stop by again, and keep on creating!