I made today's card for the latest A Vintage Journey Challenge - Dies and Distress. These are the details of the challenge from the site:
You can create any type of project i.e tags, canvas, cards, altered art.....as long as you include dies and distress products such as inks, paints, stains, embossing powders and markers. Dies can be distressed, stained,painted, embossed and stamped.................the creativity is yours.
We are a Tim Holtz inspired challenge blog, however, it is all about Tim's style, so the dies you use do not have to be from Tim's Sizzix range. Please check out our Travelling Instructions for more details.
Our regular sponsor is Country View Crafts and the challenge winner will receive a £10 gift voucher to be redeemed at their online store.
For my distress products I used Mustard Seed, Faded Jeans and Antique Linen Distress Inks, Aged Gold Frantage Embossing Powder, Tim Holtz Dot Fade Stencil, paper from Idea-ology PaperStash/Wallflower, and Tim Holtz Paper Distresser.
For my dies - I used Tim Holtz Arch Frame and Cresent Moon and Stars cutting them out of white card stock. I sponged the arch with Faded Jeans Distress Ink - and then inked the Dot Fade Layering stencil over it with Mustard Seed Distess Ink. I embossed the moon and stars with Frantage Aged Gold embossing powder from Stampendous - and then sponged over them with Mustard Seed Distress Ink to color any white spots that showed through. I layered them over the panel with foam dots.
The sentiment frame already looks distressed when you ink it. I added some Remnant Rubs/Botanicals words to the arch die cut. I distressed the edges of the patterned paper panel and sponged them with Antique Linen.
I hope you'll create a Dies and Distress Project and link it up over at A Vintage Journey - you have until the 24th 6pm UK time to link up your project!
I'm also entering this in this week's Seize the Birthday - anything goes
Stamps: Saying Stuff - Stampers Anonymous
Paper: White - Papertrey Ink, DP - Idea-ology Paper Stash/Wallflower
Ink: Ranger Distress - Faded Jeans, Antique Linen, Mustard Seed, Archival Jet Black, Versamark.
Accessories: Aged Gold Frantage Embossing Powder - Stampendous, Stencil - Dot Fade Tim Holtz, Remnant Rubs/Botanicals - Idea-ology, Dies - Arch Frame, Crescent Moon and Stars - Tim Holtz, Distress Tool - Ranger.