Sunday, November 2, 2014

Ponies in Distress

I had a challenge to meet! Using distressing. Truthfully, I'm just not very good at distressing - whether it's roughed edges, ink smudges, or whatever. I never seem to think it looks right when I try to do it.

Today's card is no exception.

See what I mean? You can hardly see the ink distressing on this card. I smudged ink on all four sides of the brown designer paper, but you can hardly tell. UGH!

But it is what it is.... and it IS for a challlenge.

Challenge #223

Theme Anything Goes with Distressing

Prize: November 4 Image Prize Pack

I sure hope you'll participate in the OSAAT Anything Goes with Distressing Challenge!

Here's a picture of the inside of my card:

I'm entering my card in the following challenges:

Art by Miran - Anything Goes
Brown Sugar - Anything Goes
Party Time Tuesday - Anything Goes
Sister Act - Anything Goes
Through the Craft Room Door - Anything Goes

Thanks for stopping by my blog today!

Image: IkeSArt Ponies
Ink: Memento Rich Cocoa (for Distressing) and Copic Markers (for coloring the image)
Cardstock: Stampin' UP! Early Espresso and Staples Ivory
Designer Paper: from my scrap pile
Embellishment: Michael's Rhinestones and Ribbon from an unknown vendor


  1. Oh, that's lovely :-) The background paper looks already distressed so I wouldn't worry. It's a fabulous card. Thank you for using one of my images :-D

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  2. Lovely card Jeanette!
    beautiful image and coloring!
    Thanks for joining the TTCRD challenges.Hugs,Sandra

  3. Love you card Jeanette. I know exactly what you mean though - I really struggle with distressing. It's just not me! Christine

  4. Great card! Thanks for joining us over at Brown Sugar Challenge~

  5. Great card! Thanks for joining us over at Brown Sugar Challenge~

  6. Jeanette we are our own harshest critics - this is a stunner, and I love the image you have chosen and coloured so beautifully.

  7. I thought you distressed the background paper! I think you met the challenge. I have to say your horses are just beautiful. Your coloring on them is awesome!

  8. lol itʻs the thought that counts, right?? i bet the picture just doesnʻt do the distressing justice. lovely card!!

    lovies, =o) kel

  9. Just gorgeous with great attention to detail. It is perfect for our 18th ‘ANYTHING GOES’ challenge. Thanks for sharing your talent with us. Good luck.
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  10. Whow These is beautiful . Thank you for joining Brown Sugar Challenge Gr Gea

  11. I think it looks better than you give yourself credit for! LOVE that image- and the distressing is subtle and does not overpower it. Wonderful card!

  12. It's fabulous Jeanette. The distressing looks great really! Maggie - DT