a little bit shabby... a little bit chic

Good Morning!
Happy Hip Hop Thursday!

Did you see the NEW Monthly Challenge @ Unity?

Exciting... Fun... NEW Stuff to check out!!

I have a few fun SHABBY cards to share with you today.
I enjoy making distressed items...
they always seem to turn out

"it is better to live your own destiny imperfectly than
to live an imitation of somebody else's life with perfection."

— Elizabeth Gilbert
Love that!

peace & harmony
I used stamps from: Marah Johnson Harmony kit
distressing: Tim Holtz blending tool & Distress Ink,
sewing machine, Zap Dots, Gems

dream. Big.
Black lace & sewing machine... distressing done with Tim Holtz
blending tool & Distress Ink, Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist

call me.
I used: Call Me Webster's Pages Itty Bitty
Distressed with Tim Holtz blending tool & Distress Ink,
sewing machine, circle punch, Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist
I also used Jimmi's Sketch for this card!

Thanks for poppin' in to check things out!
Have a FABULOUS day!!

Go see my friend MAREN next!
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Karen said...

I absolutely love the 'tattered' look!!
Makes me feel that the card or LO were looked at hundreds of times!!

Angie said...

wonderful as always...love your cards!

Pamela said...

Beautiful work!!! :)

Lacey said...

beautiful cards! Love them!

the whimsical butterfly said...

These are all FANTASTIC, Brooke! WOW! I love your funky stitching, the distressed colors and beautiful trims! You are SOOOO creative chica!

Carisa said...

gorgeous brooke! I adore all the distressing.

Evette K. said...

Just loveeeeeeeeeee your cards gf. Have been trying some distress cards myself but for some reason they intimidate me. I have ordered distress stickles so maybe they will help me some, plus I do have severl of tim's distress inks. Love his stuff!

Angie Blom said...

Amazing cards Brooke.. I love the details and the shabby chicness of them. love the black lace!

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Carol said...

I love them all, the bird is awesome. TFS

sharon g said...

Love the birdie card

Lisa said...

Gooooooooooooooorgeous distressing!

Evette K. said...

Just a great job!! Just received my Feb. Unity kit and it is grand. Can not wait to use it.

Jan Garber said...

Not only are your projects great, but I had to come back tell you, I left your blog window open most of the morning just to listen to your terrific music selection! Thanks for the day!

sharon g said...

I'm glad that you used those letters. I've never seen them used, and I LIKE them.