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Crafty Cardmakers and Woodware – Shabby Chic or Distressed

Woodware is again sponsoring the challenge at Crafty Cardmakers


This week the theme is  Shabby Chic or distressed, so it should be a fun week, why not join in with us you can play along on the Crafty Cardmaker blog the challenge is open for two weeks.

For my card I have used the Clear Magic Three Houses designed by Jane Gill


yes it is just 3 houses, but I go a bit carried away. The card is 12 x 6 inches I used the black and white Textura Card.


I have paper pieced the houses with papers from the Perfect Prints 6 x 6 pad Lavender Mist.


then I fussy cut the houses, and inked the edges with a Blue Dye ink and a stencil brush.


don’t they look pretty?


then I inked the white layer and scuffed the edges with the Woodware scuffer.


then got  the sewing machine out and stitched it with wobbly stitches. On my machine I can vary the length of the stitch as a sew and it is fun to do that , and to make the lines wobble.


then I added the houses to the card


I attached them from either end so that the pale one in the middle stands out.


I hope you like my card as much as I do, thanks for visiting, you can see what the rest of the girls have been up to over on Woodware Witterings

Don’t forget to check out the Crafty Cardmakers blog and play along with us all.

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