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

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Time for Tea

Stamptacular Sunday Challenge #75 "Distress"
This week, we challenge you to create a card or project, using some sort of distressing technique - Sand it, scratch it, wrinkle it, ink it.... the possibilities are endless!

We have TWO lovely sponsors for our challenge this week:

My Favorite Things

PRIZE: $25 Gift Certificate

 - AND -

PRIZE: Winner's Choice of FOUR Digis

This is a Tea Bag Card that I created especially with a blogging buddy in mind.  We have been exchanging emails with tips and techniques recently, joking that we wished we lived nearer to each other so that we could create & share a cup of tea.  Here's to you Danielle, cheers!
Card Recipe:
Stamp: My Favorite Things "Tea for Two" by Stephanie Fizer, Stampin' Up! Artistic Etchings
Ink: Momento Tuxedo Black, Copics, Distress Ink Tea Dye 
Paper: Couture Cardstock Laurence and One Sheet Wonder, Vellum, Webster  Pages Lullaby Lane & Lifes's Portrait Embellishments: Lace, Rhinestone Brads, Satin Ribbon


  1. Hello Annette, we finally were able to meet for tea! I am so excited about every thing happening to me, that I loose ma balance and fall in the cup! because, yes this is me, the upside down rabbit, face in the tea!!Thank you so much for having thought of me! I am a tea lover, actually I am having one right now, cheers to you! On top of that, you score perfect with the colors, my palette! I love this distress look! the lace and the cup, is also a perfect match!
    Looking forwar to more sharing in the near future.
    Hugs. Danielle

  2. Gorgeous card Annette, I love the image and the colours, and the lace behind the rabbit!

    Also, welcome to C.R.A.F.T, I look forward to working with you and seeing more of your lovely creations!

    Love, Rose xx

  3. This is just beautiful, Annette! I can just smell the yummy tea bags from here! Could sure go for a cup of tea right now, my head is just pounding! Such great coloring and I love the lace and embossing detail!

  4. Hello Anette!
    Thank you very much for the warm welcoming on SSC :) You are so kind :)
    I´m really excited and looking forward the upcoming challenges :)


  5. Wow Annette this is gorgeous, lovely idea and thought, love the colours and cute image, I'm off now for my cup of Tea, hugs Liz xx

  6. This is gorgeous!! I love the lace!

  7. Super idea Annette and a wonderful project! I love your pallette and your execution.

  8. too cute...no fair!
    this is so much fun, Annette!
    I'll take a dozen please :)

    but dont get mad... at first glance I thought the rabbit was REEEALY long and that was his rump stuck on the edge! I was like, "wow, that bunny is TWISTED!" LMAO


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