Friday, September 11, 2009

Pretty in Purple

I love how this card came out! I finally got my hands on some Neenah paper to use with my Copics. I also tried something new and used Prima flowers and colored pearls along with my fun new sewing technique. I have even started making my cards backwards, just putting together card bases and then choosing the stamped image and colors to match the base. And I am using buttons. I have them but barely ever use them. I dug out my ancient stash of ribbons from the basement, too. I am so pleased with the results! I have been practising and practising with my copics trying to blend lightly and get a nice light colored effect on the paper to no avail until I tried it on the Neenah paper. I think I see why everybody likes it so much.

This is by far the favorite card I have ever made. I am entering it in the Guest Designer Call over at Whiff of Joy. You can read the details over at Katharina's blog. You have until September 19th to enter.

Recipe: Stampin' Up! Lovely Lilac and Orchid Opulence Cardstock, Cottage Wall DSP, NON- SU- Whiff of Joy Musing Melinda stamp, CTMH button, Kaiser Craft Lavender Pearls, Prima Trellis Rose Purple Mist, Sew Crafty Mini Sewing Machine, ribbon, Memento Tuxedo Black Ink, Neenah Classic Crest Solar White Cardstock, Copics: Face: E000. E00, E21, R20, E04, Hair: E31, E33, E35, E37, Pants: BV0000, BV001, BV13, Top: V0000, V12, V06, V15, Wings: BG000, 0



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