Saturday, October 31, 2020



(For an alphabet challenge, X is getting harder to figure out, so we have to get creative. LOL!)


It's my all time favorite holiday. And you would think that I'd have

made a Halloween card for the new challenge at the


but alas, no. We want to see what you create using

faux...whatever! LOL! This is what I came up with:

My faux item? It's the faux tin tile I created using this tutorial.

 I may have made a couple...

This card may look elegant, but you know me,

can't resist a bit of snark:

For more fabulous faux creations, do yourself a favor and check out

what my Sistahs and our returning Queen Beverly have created for

your viewing pleasure. 

Thanks for visiting. Have a great day!

I'd like to enter this at:

Mojo Monday #548

Seize the Birthday #202 - texture


Stamps: Stampendous - Party Invite; Crackerbox/So Suzy Stamps - Naked and Screaming

Ink: Gina K - kraft

DP: 49 and Market - Sky; Recollections - vellum

CS: Thunderbolt; Bazzill

Accessories: recycled cardboard; tinfoil; GC; Darice - Damask Background EF; Sizzix - Christmas

Elegance EF; DecoArt Americana - bleached sand acrylic paint; foam brush; brayer; May Arts - ribbon;

 rubbing alcohol; rag; DecoArt - gold rush Metallic Lustre; Poppy Stamps - Olivia Blossoms die; Hero

 Arts - rectangle die; Tim Holtz - distress tool; MISTI

Adhesives: Liquitex gel medium; SA by 3L - tape runner, 3D & thin 3D foam squares; Recollections - 

tacky tape


Helen said...

Beautiful texture on your card Chris! LOVE the distressing.. and that inside sentiment... perfect! LOL! Have a super week! ((HUGS)) Helen

Barbara Godden said...

Wow what a great job with the technique. Thanks for the link to the tutorial. A lot of steps but well worth it. Great take on the sketch too, Fab. card.

JulieP said...

Love the results of that technique! Reminds me of old fashioned ceiling tiles. The inside has me chuckling. Whoever gets that one is in for a surprise. :-)

Dotty Jo said...

Another new technique to investigate! Looks great and I love the snarky inner, Jo x

Donna said...

Ohhhhhhhh so cool!!
Love the tile!
Naked and screaming pffffttttttt LOL

Crafting Queen said...

Really lovely card.

Julee (Vervegirl) said...

Such a lovely card. Glad you could join me for Mojo Monday!

Nancy said...

Chris, The last photo of this card really shows how elegant yet shabby this card really is. I adore it! Thanks for playing along with us at Seize the Birthday!

Lindsey said...

Your faux tile is amazing! And what a gorgeous card as a result. So glad you linked it up at Seize the Birthday, too!

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