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Tuesday, 23 October 2012

Guest blogger......

Morning everyone, from a very dull, damp Wiltshire -  I'm sure I heard on the radio last week that we were going to have an Indian Summer, this week with temps up to 22 degrees.....well, it's not happening yet, but I live in hope!
Anyway, you might remember me saying a few weeks ago that I won a challenge over at 
http://citycrafter.blogspot.co.uk/ (a USA challenge blog)
The lady who runs the blog, Kirsty, kindly asked if I would be their guest blogger this week. Of course I accepted and my 'prompt' was to take one of my previous cards and revamp/update/change/improve it in some way....I chose a card I'd blogged on Sep. 19th and decided to made it a bit more grungy and 'dark'!

This is what I came up with :)






This was the original card, quite girly and 'pretty'.




Original ribbon and flower detail















I just touched TH black soot  over the roses, to 'un-pretty' them


This is the 'changed' card. Much more black distressing, ribbon and lace, with black 'jewels'....and with a Rock Chic sentiment, it looks a bit more raunchy!









Hope you like what I've done, and if you get the chance, pop over to 
and read my guest spot....pleeeeeeeeeeeeease xx
That's all for now, off to make a few more Christmas cards....catch you all tomorrow,

45 comments:

  1. beautiful
    and the changes that you have made work so well
    hugs
    Debbi x

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  2. Gorgeous! Love the subtle changes. xx

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  3. This is gorgeous,love the fab details.xxx

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  4. stunning card Barbara.Have you entered this into Hotshot Craft challenge? It is Bling it on and you have Bling on your card :))

    hugs Sarah x

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  5. Stunning card Barbara. I like both the before and after looks.

    Sarah x

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  6. I loved the original Barbara, but I have to say I love this version even better well done congrats on your guess spot, will check it out xxx

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  7. Who's a clever girl then. I love it. And I don't even like grunge xxx

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  8. Eine absolut traumhaft schöne Karte. Die Farben harmonieren sehr schön miteinander. Eine großartige Gestaltung.
    Liebe Grüße aus Germany: Carmen

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  9. Oh wow this is amazing love the cols well done on GDT xxx

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  10. Both of these cards are beautiful!! So glad to have you Guesting for us this week!!

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  11. Congratulations on guest DT! :) Love the 'improvements' you've made, tho the card was beautiful to begin with too :) x

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  12. Absolutely fabulous, and congratulations on the Guest Blogger spot, well deserved x

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  13. This is stunning love the layout and the flowers are gorgeous. Caroline xxx

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  14. Stunning Barbara and congratulations on being asked to be guest blogger.

    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  15. Congratulations on your guest blogspot! I love what you have done with your card - a great makeover.
    Kate
    xx

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  16. I remember this card and loved it then. The revamp has really worked wonders on it - especially the black ink onto the roses.
    Very well done on your GDT spot.

    Claire

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  17. Lovely work, Barbara and congratulations. Vee xx

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  18. An amazing card Barbara. I loved the original and this makeover version is just as wonderful x

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  19. Great changes Barbara!

    greetings, Alie :-)

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  20. Congrats Barbara!! I love both cards :-)

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  21. Stunning card Barbara,I love the before and after lol.... it's amazing what a little ink does to the look.... Love it xx

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  22. Oh my, love the color scheme and that fab flying guitar. Your flowers are so pretty. I love this beautiful card and all of your wonderful touches. Thanks for joining us at Make It Monday!

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  23. this is a beauty i love the challenge you got set i wouldn't have a clue what to do lol emma xx

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  24. Like both cards .. the before and after! But I do like the 'Blacked up ' roses and the way you have applied that black ribbon.
    E xx

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  25. wow you have done a amazing job. love the black and the pink, looks great together, gorgeous xxx

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  26. Congratulations and i do love the card xx

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  27. Congratulations Sweetie, well deserved.
    The transformation of your card is amazing x

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  28. What a lovely card. I like the way you have put the ribbon on and those flowers are beautiful.

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  29. Love, love, love Barbara and congratulations on your gdt, well deserved! :-) Elaine xxx

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  30. Love your card make over! Great both ways!
    Hugs
    Dawn xx

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  31. Hi, saw this on MIM - both stunning cards, love the colours and images!
    Mandy x

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  32. WOW! what a beautiful card. Lots of wonderful detail. I just love those flowers. So pretty.. So happy to have you as our Guest Designer this week over at CCCB~

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  33. Congrats on the GDT. This is fabulous how you revamped this card xx

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  34. Stunning hun, Love everything about this card, well done on your GDT xx

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  35. Beautiful card Barbara, before and after the revamp!
    Thanks so much for joining us at Fussy and Fancy Friday and the best of luck!
    Hugs Nicola xxx

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  36. Just beautiful, love those rolled flower. Thankyou for joining us this month at Crafty Bloggers Network.

    Geraldine M
    CBN DT

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  37. Love the cards, beautiful colours and love the roses xxx

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  38. This is sweet and lovely, thanks for being our guest this week at CCCB, so fun to have you! : )

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  39. This is gorgeous ! Love your layout and flowers.
    Thanks for joining The Crazy Challenge.
    Hugs Berit

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  40. Barbara....BEAUTIFUL, BEAUTIFUL BEAUTIFUL! I love this so much! Rock, meets softness - just gorgeous details! I love how you've bunched up the ribbon, the colours, just everything!!! Thanks for joining in at Fussy and Fancy, good luck! xx

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  41. This is absolutely Stunning!! Thank you so much for playing with us this week at Eureka Stamps!! Please Come back and play with us again really soon!

    Many Blessings,
    Tina

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  42. Fab make over, love it. Thanks for joining us over on Fashionista.
    crafty hugs
    Carol

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  43. What a gorgeous project! Love the colour combo, the flowers and the lace!! Stunning! Thanks so much for joining us at Anything Goes this week, hope to see you again soon! x

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  44. WOW!! This is such a stunning creation!! LOVE the flowers and musical details!! :) Thanks so much for playing along with us at the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge!! - *Vicki* - DT member

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