Sunday, 15 April 2012

TTCRD Challenge.Show us your Favorite Technique.

Good Afternoon All, I hope you are All having a great day, My Dear friend Colleen Holmes has taken over the running of Through the Craft room door magazine, which also has a wonderful challenge blog too, She asked me if I would join the very talented design team, and as you can see I said Yes. So this is my First post.
This fortnights challenge is Show us your favorite Technique, well I don't know about you, but I like to try different techniques, so for this challenge I went for Distressing. I have used this lovely image from our sponsor, it is called Time for tea, I coloured it with promarkers then distressed with chalks, the papers are Prima almanac I disstressed all the edges to give it a vintage feel, cut out two of the butterflies to add the the image,
Pop over and visit the blog and see all the wonderful cards and techniques the team have used http://www.craftdoormagazine.com/ and dont forget to become a follower so you don't miss any of the challenges.
We are sponsored by the Floopy Latte and the prize is a $10.00 voucher to spend in there online store.
Now you have a fortnight to enter, so come on  Show us your Favorite Technique.
I would like to enter my card into the following challenges.
http://movingalongwiththetimes.blogspot.co.uk/ Shabby chic/Vintage.
http://rainbowladyschallengeblog.blogspot.co.uk/A touch of Vintage.
http://craftypurplefrogchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/ A touch of vintage.
http://deliciousdoodleschallenge.blogspot.co.uk/ Lots of layers.
Thank you for stopping by, I have a great week.
Kevin xx

64 comments:

Rainbow Lady said...

This is lovely and I don't mind if I do have a cuppa with you Kevin. Thanks for sharing my 200th Love Cynthia x

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous Kevin,love your distressing.xxx

Debbie said...

This is really lovely Kevin, I love the vintage feel and the distressing, hugs Debbie x

downrightcrafty said...

oh love this vintage creation so much to look at and so beautiful and congrats on the DT post too
Hugs Kate xx

Tammy said...

Gorgeous Kevin! Such pretty background paper, perfect for the sweet image. Love the butterflies!

Stamps and Paper said...

Lovely card Kevin...theres nothing like a cuppa! Love all the backing papers on your card...

Anne

Dora said...

This is beautiful Kevin, love the vintage look, so elegant xx

jimlynn said...

First of all, congrats on the new DT! That's wonderful, Kevin.
Love this technique - and card. So pretty with all the different DP and that beautiful image.
Lynn

Rita said...

Congratulations Kevin. Your card is fantastic, love the vintage look. hugs Rita xx

Andrea C said...

Very lovely distressing it is too. I love distressing also, love the shabby chic look xx

Carole of Brum said...

I really like your card, Kevin, and your papers are just perfect to use with a distressing technique. That's a great image too! Well done on your new DT position, they obviously recognise a brill crafter when they see one. CoB

Katrin said...

congratulations, Kevin.. your card is soo wonderful.. i love tea.. ♥

Hugs, Katrin

Sue said...

Big Congratulations on your DT position Kevin!
This has a wonderful vintage feel to it - Love the image and those gorgeous papers. Fab distressing and love the way you've added the butterflies - it's a wonderful card!
Thanks for joining us at MAWTT for my Vintage/Shabby Chic Theme and Good Luck in the Challenge!
Enjoy the rest of your weekend
Sue xx

Basslady said...

dear kevin!

love the style of this absolutely brilliant card!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

Vicky said...

Just so gorgeous Kevin...and well done on your new position too hun :o)

big hugs Vicky xx

Marjo said...

Congrats Kevin! Love the design, and distressing is one of my faves too..

Have a fabtastic week. hugs, Marjo

Wendy said...

Congratulations Kevin...your card is so beautiful, love the vintage look.
Wendy xx

Whisper said...

Superb hun and very vintage too, Luv Sam x

Cindy :) said...

love it Kevin, fabulous card :)

Catherine said...

Fab card, love the colours and that embossing.....

Mau xx said...

Congratulations Kevin and what a fab card to start with. you do distressing so well and love your papers xx
Hugs to all xxx
mau xx

Tina said...

Fab card Kevin, love the distressing and the papers. Tinaxx

Crafty Moone Cards said...

Gorgeous card Kevin.
Sue x

Daniele said...

just loving this Kevin must say these are my fave papers at the mmoment, love all the distressed edges
hugs

Rose said...

Hi Kevin,

I love this card, gorgeous image and I love the papers you've used, it all goes together really well :-)

Hope you've had a great weekend.

Love, Rose x

tilly said...

congratulations on your new DT spot
I love the vintage feel to these papers, could I please have coffee instead of tea lol
Tilly

sassy said...

congrats matey..love a cuppa )no sugar..im sweet enough) fabb card made by a fab person..aw shucks sassy gone soft lol!!! but you keep us smiling hugs sassyx

C2 said...

That's a lovely mix of papers, Kevin. Congrats on your new DT spot.

Teresa - My Crafty Heart said...

Hi Kevin, Big Congrats on your DT post - very well deserved...and what a wonderful card, I love that teapot image and it goes so well wit those lovely Prima papers. Hugs, Teresa x

Carol said...

Beautiful card Kevin, great distressing. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Purple Frog this time. Carol DT x

coops said...

gorgeous card kevin.fab image and your papers and distresssing are stunning :D

xx coops xx

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

oh i love this. it's vintage chic for sure.

yeah, those smart cars aren't very smart are they??? LOL.

hugs :)

Linda said...

Another fabulous card Kevin, I love distressing my cards and yours if just perfect.

Hugs
Linda xxx

Rebekah said...

Ooo gorgeous vintage style card Kevin and congrats on that new DT place. Hugs Rebekah xx

Tags said...

This is such a fab card! I love the image, and that backing paper is fantastic. Love the butterflies too.

Tags xx

nwilliams6 said...

I love teapots and butterflies so I love this card for sure! You always come up with the coolest things!!!

Love crafts forever said...

Hi Kevin. Congrats on your new team. And you are totally ROCK with your first project. Distressing and all L/O looks fantastic. Oh and you know how much i love Butterflies??? A LOT!!!! Thank you so much for your B-Day wishes and your kind comments.
Hugs Nat

angelwhispers said...

My favourite too its like therapy!! lol Just love the image and the papers are just wonderful. Chanelle xx

Jackie said...

What a beautiful card Kevin, congratulations on your DT place :o)
Jackie xx

Chris / CS Designs said...

Hi Kevin, I thoroughly enjoyed my visit to your blog and wanted to say, I love all your creations, simply fabulous!
:) Chris / CS Designs

debby4000 said...

Oh this is so gorgeous Kevin, love it.
luv
Debby

TRACEY MO said...

Very pretty card kevin welcome to the team from another newbie x

Jo Davies said...

Gorgeous card! Big hugs Jo xxx

Margarets designer cards said...

Hi Kevin

Great card, brilliant image and you have done well with the destressing.

Margaret

~♥~The Navy Wife~♥~ said...

Congrats on your DT and WOW this is your debut! you are going to rock with the girls over there! This is just stunning! So chic and vintage and all of it is just delicious! Thank you too for playing along with us at Moving Along With The Times.

Anne Temple said...

Fabulous card! Congrats on your new design team - they are quite lucky to have you!

Lee said...

Hi Kevin,thank you so much for your lovely visit.

I particularly love this card,sooo pretty (got a thing about teapots n have quite a collection)LOVE everything about it.x

E.T. said...

what a beautiful vintage creation Kevin. Gorgeous.

amanda stokes said...

Hi Kevin,
Beautiful card,lovely image and details :) x

Caroline Rawcliffe said...

A brilliant card, Kevin. Thanks for joining us at Rainbow Lady.

Gemma said...

wow Kevin..your card is amazing & so loving this distressed look & beautiful image too...
hugs and xxx
Gemma

Clare said...

I am loving all the layering and distressing.wonderful card.

craftyeyes said...

beautiful card Kevin wow lots of work has gone into this love the distressing xx

Joan Ervin said...

How pretty...the little teapot image is adorable and I love all the distressing!!!!

ChatterScene.com said...

Super cute card!

Michelle J M said...

Its always such a joy to visit you Kevin! Fabulous card, love the distressed look. Michelle x

Annie said...

Hi Kevin. What a fabulous card. Just loving those papers and images. Well done on your DT post too. Take care and Happy crafting......Annie :)

Lisa Jane said...

Brilliant card - love the papers and the butterflys
Thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week for our vintage challenge
Lisa x

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Teri said...

Lovely card Kevin, lots of lovely layers for us to see! Thanks for playing at Delicious Doodles this time, and good luck in the draw!
Hugs,
Teri x

jules said...

oh well done you! it really is a fab card!!

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

Gorgeous card...... sweetie and I love the image you have used…

Hugs
Judith

Colleen Holmes said...

I am thrilled you said "yes" to the DT!! You are an awesome creator and I surely wanted you to be with us!! Your card is beautiful and love the soft colors and coloring! The distressing goes perfect with the paper and image!! Hugz!

Allison said...

such a lovely card
thanks for joining us at Delicious Doodles
this week
Allisonx