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Monday, 27 September 2010

Pink and Black Blythe Moments

This is the card that I made for my sister's birthday. She's a bit of an artist so thought she'd appreciate this quirky image. A bit of change from the Tilda card I sent her last year!!

The Blythe image, from Stampington and Co, was stamped using Memento Tuxedo Black dye ink and coloured using Copic sketch markers:
  • Hat: RV06, RV21, RV34, N3
  • Dress/Butterfly: R39, RV06, RV21, RV34, N1, N3
  • Skin: E00, E21, E51, R20
  • Shoes: N3
The corners were rounded using the XCut large corner rounder punch and the edges distressed using Tim Holtz Black Soot distress ink. This was then matted onto a pink panel die cut using the Mega Curved Rectangles Nestabilities die.

A panel of the pink and black passionflower paper from the Papermania Classical Handmade paper pack was matted onto the pink and black cardstocks. A strip of the pink card was embossed using the Swiss Dots-like border embossing folder from the Cuttlebug Just My Type border set. A line was embossed either side of the dots and distressed wit hthe Black Soot ink. The strip was then matted onto black card and across the handmade paper panel.

The sentiment, from the Hero Arts Anytime Messages stamp set was stamped using Versafine Onyx Black archival pigment ink and distressed using the Black Soot ink, as was the embossed pink panel.

The image panel was matted over the embossed strip and the sentiment added below it.

The image panel was highlighted with Glitz It Light Purple glitter glue, and Papermania silver self-adhesive gems were added to the flowers and the sentiment panel.
The inside of the card was also decorated using the pink and black card and a strip of the passionflower paper. The sentiment was stamped using stamps from the Elzybells Swirly Sentiments stamp set and the Onyx Black ink, with the edges of the sentiment panel distressed with the Black Soot ink.

Here are the challenges I'm entering this card into:


Anita said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Delightful Challenges.

Sheila said...

Got here from DC. I LOVE it - this stamp is so unusual and so different from the norm. I am off to have a look at where you got it -I love the no of challenges you have entered it inot - how do oyu manage to find them all - by trawling or what?
Fab blog by the way so now a follower, Sheila:)X

Sally Cicada Designs said...

Hi Kathleen,
Thanks so much for joining us at Sundays With Crissy! Your card is beautifully designed with such vibrant colours!! Hope you'll play again--our new challenge starts October 1st!!
Sarah :D

LeAnne said...

Fun take on the challenge, your sis will love it!

racinggrandma61 said...

This is just adorable. Great job. TYSVM for joining us at AiFactory challenges and please be sure to come back and join us again.

Laralee DT

Michele Spera said...

really cool card! love the added glimmer:-Thank you for joining us at Sundays with Crissy

xGemmax said...

beautiful card hun and fab colours, good luck in the challenges!
hugs and xxx

Ildiko said...

Oh my how fab. Thanks playing along with TT this week

laney said...

wow super card and I just love that pink!! thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week hope to see you next week too

fi's cards and crafts said...

lovely card and great image. Thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes this week.


Noreen said...

Great card, I would imagine it will be much admired by artists & especially by you sister as she will know the love it was made with xx

Autumn said...

Great job! Love your sentiment and the inside is fab too! I'm sure you sister will love it! Thanks for joining us at Creative Inspirations!

Suzi said...

What an amazing card this is, I love the image and the design. Your Sister will adore it. Thank you so much for joining us this week at Creative Inspirations.
Suzi x

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

What gorgeous coloring!! I so love the color combo! Beautiful take on the Wing it challenge at ODBD Shining the Light. Thanks for joining us this week.

jaydee said...

Fabulous card. Love the sentiment. Thanks for joining the Paper Players this week.

Ann Schach said...

Love the paper and the texture! Very the unique image! Thanks for joining The Paper Players this week!

Francesca said...

Beautiful creation, Thanks for joining us at Oldie but A goodie this fortnight and good luck!

uksharon said...

Fantastic card - absolutely brilliant.
Thanks for joining us at OSAAT challenge this week.
Best wishes, Sharon

Paula said...

Kathleen I absolutely adore this card
thanks for sharing it and joining in with us at OSAAT this week
Paula xx

ona_i_ja said...

Kat, Your Card is very creative. I like this.
Great Job!!!

Thank you for playing with us at OSAAT this week. Good Luck!


Tracy said...

Thanks for joining our challenge Oldie But A Goodie with this great entry, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Anonymous said...

fantastic card! I love the colors! thanks for playing this week at AIF
-tammy DT Lead

jude said...

Fantastic card adore the image and colouring is fab!Great creation.Thanks for taking time out to join us over at Creative Inspirations .Hope to see you Sunday for anew challenge.
Good luck hugs judex

Emma said...

A beautiful card, gorgeous image and colours.
Thanks for joining us at Totally Papercrafts & good luck.
Hugs Emma x

Rebekah said...

What a v fab creation, thanks for joining us at OSAAT this wk! Hugs Rebekah xx Ps I have blog candy if you are interested

Eisbärin said...

Beautiful card with a quirky stamp! Love it!
Hugs, Alex

Eisbärin said...

There is something on my blog for you...
Love, Alex

Lisa said...

Very cool card! Thanks for joining us at Sunday's with Crissy!

Fleur said...

Fantastic card
Thanks for joining our 2nd challenge at OLDIE but a GOODIE, hope you’ll join us again
Hugz Fleur xXx

Marzelanche said...

Wonderful card!!! The colors,elements and everything!
Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenge this week!
I hope to see you next week too!


Padster said...

Fabulous card - thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week xx

Annie said...

a beautiful girly pink card for your sister. thanks for joining in with us on the Oldie but a Goddie blog!
hugs, annie x

Heather "Hev" said...

Fab card :) The stamp is quite a talking piece :)

Thank you for joining us this week at Incy Wincy Designs

Would love it if you could come and visit my blog VanillaHevn sometime :)

Heather and the DT

Julie said...

Stunning card!! Love that image and your colour scheme is glorious!! Juliexx

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