So here is a Shabby Chic card I've been working on, using one of my new stamp sets by Unity: Endure (click here fore details).
I framed this encouraging sentiment with different kinds of handmade flowers that were colored by blending pink and yellow ink sprays, and then smudged with beige paint to give them a chalky look. Silver is the tone I chose to accent the shabby chic design delicately since it doesn't compete with the elements on the card, such as the patterned paper doilies on the background. The metallic leaves were roughly smudged too with white paint for added "shabby chic-ness".The wood texture sure adds a nice detail together with the rhinestones and crinkle ribbon.
I hope you find time to make a card today and share the joy of cardmaking with others around the globe. Thank you so much for stopping by. Know that your comments always inspire and encourage me, and I appreciate it so much! Happy Cardmaking Day!
Sharing with: Frilly & Funky - Chalk it Up / Clicke Kits - October Challenge / Simon Says Stamp - WCD / SSS WC - AG / Clique Kits - October Challenge AG