Thursday, 9 July 2009
Stampin' for the Weekend - double or nothing
This week Stampin' for the Weekend gave a choice of two sketches; I chose to use Donna's pretty sketch with the flower arrangement.
I used my new Gorjuss Girl from Sugar Nellie and coloured her with Promarkers and Copics. The sentiment is an Elusive Images one stamped onto heavyweight vellum with black Brilliance ink. It's tucked under the papers at one side and left free the other side. The papers are all K&K and I used a new punch that I bought at Newbury Art Stamps for the lacy border.
I don't have one of the lovely punches to makes ferns/leaves, I was drooling over them last week and couldn't justify the cost. But I had a brainwave: my friend Marion who isn't cardmaking at the moment lent my a lot of her stash, including a punch of a Halloween tree. The branches, trimmed down, make great leaves! One less thing to spend money on... The flowers are a mix of plain white coloured with the Promarkers and ones cut out with punches. I've used pearl gems for the centres. I love the new Sugar Nellie and I do like the card, it took a lot of thinknig about though :). With the pinks and purples I've used I'm going to send it to my PostPal.