Thursday, November 19, 2009

Sugar and spice............

A pink, pink, pink card for a little girl. She is blonde, blue eyed 20 month old that will steal your heart. And smart, she is wiser than all her years. LOL, she's not yet two!
I stamped on Pretty in Pink using Going Gray for the bear and butterfly. Added a little Orchid Opulence on the butterfly, keeping it simple since there is enough going on with all the layers. Unearthed my sewing machine for this one. I have a small one for all my paper projects since I read somewhere that you shouldn't use the same machine for paper and fabric. I just adore the look of the stitching on special cards.

There is no occasion for this card, just to say Hi to my grand daughter, therefore I did not put a sentiment on the front. I'll just write her a little note on the inside.
For the butterfly I stamped the butterfly and then  positioned the punch for the optimal look. Then I used my little snips to cut away some of the unstamped paper, but not all of it. The large butterfly from  'Butterfly of Happiness' set was the best of the bunch for this purpose. I just didn't want a plain butterfly. Hope you like it.
the 'Bow Bear' was the first stamp set that I bought from ebay, years ago. Once stamped and cut out, I used a black marker to outline her and then a little glitter pen for the edge of her bib. A lot of glitter pen all over the butterfly.

Paper: Pretty in Pink, Wild Wasabi, patterned paper-unknown from LSS, GP white cardstock
Stamps:  Butterfly of Happiness  and Bow Bear both from Stampin Up
Whisper white ribbon Organza from SU
Ink:  Going Gray                                                  
SU butterfly punch
Sakura gelly roll glitter pen, Marvy black marker
The stitching can be seen if you click on the pic.

Thanks for coming by! Hope Lizzie likes this card near as much as I do.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

What a stunning card! Your Granddaughter will LOVE it! I love stitching on a card too, but never can seem to get the machine to work right. Wonderful blog you have, and thanks for the comment on mine!
I'm now a follower of yours as well!

Murphy's Mom

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