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Friday, February 18, 2011


Theresa Grdina

I love how you layered the papers under the frame...really nice touch!

Linda Robison

I'm going to love this blog hop as distressing is my fav. This creation is so random and aged looking that I love it and it gave me several ideas. Thanks!!

bethann disciasco

love this , everything about it speaks to me. i have some handmade doiles from DH's g'mom, not my style not sentimental to either of us, i'm gonna see if i can cut them up.



Wonderful tutorial and absolutely love your card. Love the aged, vintage look and all the embellishments you added. (sigh, I have such a hard time sometimes with that, not to mention writing up detailed instructions).

Another beautiful creation!!!!!

Kristin Eberline

Holy mackeral! OMG, you worked WONDERS with the post card and all of your distressed layers! I LOVE that you gave us a tutorial...I struggle with shabby chic/vintage and it helps to know your way of thinking. Not to mention seeing how you arranged and layered everything! This is absolutely stunning, Broni!! Now I'm going to have to buy yet another distress ink ;] LOL How awesome that you could incorporate some of your grandmother's lace onto your card...you'll have to give this to someone special indeed! Glad you also shared the fact that you sponged the flowers. It's little things like that that I normally overlook. Masterpiece, girl!

Kathy W

Beautiful card, and thank you so much for the step by step of how you created it. I freeze not knowing how to start with multi-layered cards. I'll have to try the brushed corduroy ink for edges, and thanks for the reminder to ink up my flowers.

Pam Loris

Your card is just beautiful! Very vintage chic!!


I love an antique distress look! You did a great job achieving it.


I love your distressed card and the inky, stained fingers were totally worth this sweet little work of art. I love the details and amazing step-by-step photos. Great inspiration.
Thank-you for sharing! :o)

Sylvia/Little Treasures

Love how you distressed this with all the layers and elements it is a beautiful card. Thanks for the very informative tutorial.


Broni, this is just GORGEOUS! I love ths look, but have such a hard time putting it together. I will have to refer to your wonderful tutorial and give it a try!!

Karen M

Lovely card. Thanks for the distressing tutorial too. That Brushed Corduroy ink is a great color on your project.


Broni this is fabulous - love all the details and dimension - who wouldn't love a card with all the distressed goodness?


I love everything about this.

Patricia H.

Your card looks so aged and antiqued. Beautiful!


Your card is beautiful I love all of the details.


Kathy Eddy

This is just an amazing card! Gorgeous elements and they all come together beautifully!

Mary Arima

LOVELY, Broni!!! It's a masterpiece! And, what a treasure, to have some of your G'mother's handmade lace! Thanks for sharing!



Very cool card, and I appreciate the step-by-step!


This is definitely a vintage piece-very pretty!


This is just beautiful! I especially love the addition of the flowers and lace! TFS

Cassie K

what beautiful distressing you used on the card


Holy Cow! Awesome photos and explanations. Thank you!


Wow this is so cool. Thanks for the walk through. Flowers, and lace are gorgeous, love it

Victoria Sturdevant

Your card is beautiful! I think using old lace makes everything so perfect!

iamvictorias at gmail dot com


What beautiful creations. Thanks so much for sharing your talent.


Your card is WOW!! Thanks for the step by step!! Had to laugh at the question--distressed: being stressed about trying to make my projects looked distressed! It ain't my cuppa, but I sure do love what you ladies create:)



Danee Kaplan

Love the colors and the layering you did.

Janet L.

Simply beautiful! Thanks for showing how you created this wonder. The brushed corduroy distress ink is new to me and I love how you used it!

Dee in N.H.

OMG! That is just flat out,drop dead GORGEOUS! Love every bit of it! That lace is a treasure!

Colleen O

Love all the layers and different distressing styles.


Gorgeous project! I love all the pics to show us the fabulous details!

Cathy Yamashita

Your creation is absolutely gorgeous!!!

Nancy G

Thank you for the step by step explaining your way of tackling/thinking 'distress'. I love this look but struggle with pulling it all together. Oh, your card is shab-beautiful.

Erika M

I really enjoyed what you created and you're step by step instructions.


I absolutely love this and love old postcards. Very vintage and distressed and a great creation.

Betty P

Absolutely beautiful! I love all the different elements and the vintage colors. Thanks for the tutorial.


Beautiful card. thanks for the great directions.


Vintage (in every sense of the word) distressing at its best. Thanks for the detailed instructions, I'm going to try to make a version of this as a wall-hanging rather than a card.

Judy Shuck


Barbara Mason

Broni- Love that card -so many wonderful layers and textures - it really looks like one of those vintage cards that really is vintage?!?!

Tammy M

Wonderful card and great instructions!! Awesome!! Thanks for sharing!


Love all the textures and layers! This is totally stunning! Love your card!

Kaye Lang

Thanks for sharing the creative process on this card. Love your grandmother's lace.


What a gorgeouls romantic card!! It's lovely!

f lynn rush

i love the distressed look. yours has alot of brown...my favorite color for distressing is the time holtz (something) linen, but they are all great starters.


Hi Broni! Love your card. That lace is so pretty and all those little bits of interest!


Beautiful and thank you for the tutorial that would be just gorgeous framed and hanging on my wall!!!



Kittie Caracciolo

Broni, this is gorgeous! I love that you gave step by step photos. HAve a great weekend. Hugs to you!


Fantastic, love the layering and distressing, great over all embellishing!

Sue D

Great distressed card--thanks for all the tips--esp the one of inking the sewing.

Debby Walker

I was so entralled looking at everone creationsd along the way I forgot to comment! LOL I also linked to my blog for E-P Wonderful job!


I loved your piece...what kind of glue do you use to be able to hold all of those pieces on...I am just starting out and get frustrated as some of my 'masterpieces" which I think are glued down are still loose around the edges or develop air pockets in the middle.


Absolutely gorgeous!!!

Toniann Carbone

Hi Broni

WOW Amazing, I just love this. It is making my brain do flips, lol. And I love how you used the block on the foam so you can get the distress, going to go make me one once I am done seeing everyone elses. Now I will go and visit everyone else to see what they have done.

aka TA

Marjie Kemper

STUNNING. Thank you so much for the many photos - it was a pleasure to see how you pieced it all together.


Distress ink and torn paper my idea of perfection!


LOVIN' your card. I usually just ink up the edges, sometimes use my Ranger distresser to rough 'em up as well. thanx for the inspiration and blog candy opp!

Denise (peanutbee)

Such awesome details!!

Rose Ann

This is such a gorgeous and beautifully distressed piece of artwork, Broni!!


Awesome! I love this project and your tutorial is great!

Alicia TW


Sandra ltb

wow Broni, that is amazing - I love the look - I love all the details - the stitching just adds sooooo much!
Sandra ltb


I love the old fashioned look and the way you layered the torn papers. The brown tones are perfect for it.


Wow! So gorgeous...and I really appreciate the step by step. Distressing is one of my go to techniques...in cards, that is.

Michele Oliver

This card really spoke to me, and you can stare at it for ages and not see everything you have done. Excellent

bette roehsner

I love this vintage look! This would be a great way to use some old postcards. I especially love the lace and other trinkets you used.


That is a beautiful card. I just love my distress inks. I'm also a BIG fan of Basic Gray Paper. YUM.

Laura Pryor

Wow, Broni! This is really so amazing. I love how you used Kristin's super papers! I love how you photo'd your steps! Great project!!


what a great theme for a blog hop....thanks for all the detail on your project and the chance to win!!


Love the step by step details on your lovely vintage card. So cool that you used a piece of antique lace from your grandmother.

Ola Jaggers

This is gorgeous! I love all the yummy distressed layers.... and I'm a sucker for tickets!

Thanks so much for sharing!!!

okj83 at live dot com


Very lovely. Thank you for sharing the "how-to."

Wendy, aka Roo

Wow!!! This is sommme distressing, absolutely gorgeous!!!

Barbara Goff

Beautiful card! I appreciated your clear explanation of how you used all the products.

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