Tuesday, 30 August 2011

Top Tip Tuesday Team effort…

Your going to love this week at Top Tip Tuesday challenge…
We have a special week for you….We're doing a Team Tutorial...
on... What is Shabby Chic? errrrrrrrrrrr good question????
The Challenge this week is ..Shabby Chic..
This week's awesome Sponsors are
Top Tipper Prize.......

So......What exactly is Shabby Chic???

WELLLLL ERRRRR!!!! GOOGLE?? nooooo Top Tip Tuesday to the rescue!
Each member team member has written a few words and added an inspirational picture of what they envisage Shabby Chic to be.

So once you have seem my offerings head over to Top Tip Tuesday for the rest of the teams inspiration…. and write ups to help you out...

Shabby Chic to me is taking something old and revamping it into something new, distressing and floral and things tied with string.
Here is the inspirational picture I drew my inspiration from… If this picture is yours PLEASE email me so I can add your name here as your pictures is awesome I would love to give you credit for it….
 My card looks quite bright in the photo but it was quite muted in real life!
Hmmmmm :(

Really hope you can join in with us too!
Here a a couple of other great challenge I want to play with this card

Don't forget the rules - tab at top of page - most importantly...
...add (TIP) after your name
WHEN YOU ADD A TIP IN YOUR POST WRITE-UP (write it as a tip to avoid confusion).
Hugs Samantha


  1. This is gorgeous Samantha, what an elegant card.I never tried the shabby chic .. heard about it but stopped there ha ha :) thank you for sharing xxx

  2. Gorgeous card Samantha, a real contry shabby chic feel to it, loving the colours and flowers, know what you mean using pink! Seen your card on MIM, love it. Carolxx

  3. Hi Samantha, your card is gorgeous, love the shappy chic ....

    Thanks for sharing your creation with Make It Monday.
    Don't forget......... if you leave a comment on another entry, mention that you saw their card on "Make It Monday" for a chance at second prize. The more entries you comment on the more chance you have of winning second prize.

  4. Gorgeous, shabby chic is a challenge for me but I think that you pulled it off very well.

  5. Fantastic job. Thanks for joining us here at Heart Song challenge this week. Hope to see you again next week.
    Patty HSI DT

  6. This is gorgeous sweetie. I must admit I steer away from shabby chic as I can never really define the meaning. Lol!!!


  7. Delightful! Love that beautiful paper. Thanks for playing along at Heart Song this week. Please join us again each week.
    NanaConnie HSI DT

  8. What a beautiful Shabby Chic card! I love your Colour choices.
    Thanks for joining us at Heart Song Inspirations this week!
    Hugs, Shannah (HSI DT)

  9. Beautiful card. Love the colours. Elaine

  10. Completely beautiful card and your interpretation of the inspiration image is spot on! LOVE those little rose buds with the hat pin. They're so tiny and adorable. :D
    Beautiful card Samantha!!
    Lisa xx
    Thanks so much for sharing it with us at Make It Monday.
    Happy stamping!

  11. Really beautiful.

    Thanks for joining us at SFC,

    Huggies Angel

  12. What a gorgeous job with your shabby chic! It is a look I admire so much but have never been able to do well!
    Thank you so much for playing along with us at Make it Monday! Remember, to be in the running to win the prize from our sponsor this week just leave a comment for another entry. Be sure to mention you saw them on Make It Monday. The more entries you comment on the more chances you have of winning!
    Rene :D

  13. Very pretty card and treasure box. I love the colors and the elements that you used. Thanks for joining the Heart Song Challenge this week. Good Luck. Hope to see you again next week.
    Debbie HSI DT

  14. Great card!Love the colours you've used!
    Thanks for playing along with the Distressing/Tearing Challenge at The Crafty Pad this week!
    Good Luck
    Dawn xx

  15. What a pretty card Samantha! I love those big florals and that great big heart with the embellishments, and those little hearts with the heart border oh super romantic and fresh!

    Love it!


  16. Lovely. Gorgeous colours and layout. Thanks for taking part at The Crafty Pad this week.

  17. Gorgeous card Samantha, I never know what to do for shabby chic, really out of my comfort zone. Debs xx

  18. Your card is really lovely and I think you did a fabulous interpretation.
    The inspiration is very pretty too!
    I'm visiting from MIM

  19. Hi Samantha,
    I love your card, it's perfect for an engagement! Thanks so much for playing at The Crafty Pad this week in our Distressing/Tearing challenge!
    Good Luck
    Hugs from Ali x

  20. Beautiful card! Love shabby chic, now that I know what it is! :) Thanks for the education and gorgeous inspiration. Hugs

  21. Love all the wonderful details! Thanks for joining us at CI Paint. Hope you will join us again. Hugs, Sarah

  22. Wonderful creation! Thank you so much for joining the Anything Goes challenge at Daisy Doodles.


I really appreciate your comments thank you! hugs Samantha :0)

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