Friday 24 February 2023

Season of Chic for AYSI 293

It's time for our Recipe Challenge at As You See It! All you have to do it take the five given ingredients and cook them up into something gorgeous. You can add in other ingredients but you must use all five of the given items in some way. 

So, our five ingredients this time are: embossing folder, blossom, shades of pink, pearls and distressed paper. What an intriguing collection of ingredients.

So here's my creation,,,.

The recipe ingredients lent themselves to a shabby chic or vintage creation, so what better set than Season of Chic?

So how are the ingredients incorporated?
Shades of Pink: I've used three different pinks: Flirty Flamingo, Blushing Bride and Petal Pink
Embossing Folder: Timeworn Type for the card front main layer and for the sentiment label
Pearls: I've used Iridescent Pearls as the flower centres and embellishment
Blossom: I used the flower dies from the Chic dies and layered some in different pinks
Distressed Paper: I used Distressed Gold Specialty paper for the net backing and the flower centres, I used scissors to distress the edges of the Basic White layer, then added some ink distressing around the edges in Smoky Slate and Blushing Bride to add an aged look. I ink distressed around the sentiment as well.

How will you use these mystery box ingredients? You can see what the team have done by visiting the As You See It page. We're joined this time around by Guest Designer Jen Mitchell, the winner of our last Colour Challenge. You can also link up your entry at the As You See It page.

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  1. Jan, I don't know how you had time to make such a beautifully detailed card amidst the chaos of Gabrielle, but this is so lovely and truly distressed! I love that you die cut your blooms instead of stamping! They look amazing!

    1. Thank you. Fortunately, I had it done before the cyclone hit or it might not have happened!

  2. Love this Jan - I struggle to produce vintage style cards, and this is just gorgeous!

    1. Thanks. I'm more vintage when I scrapbook, less so with cards usually.

  3. Jan - shabby chic Jan style! Love this with the colors and details! Gorgeous!!

  4. Just the thought of distressing paper brings me out in hives, so like you I immediately reached for the Texture Chic Suite for a helping hand! I love your vintage, shabby chic card - so different from your usual style, but that background compliments those pretty flowers beautifully. Gorgeous!