Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Felicia, GDT Crafts and Me


Hi everyone! I'm thrilled to be a guest designer this month for Crafts and Me. It is such and honor to be playing along with such a talented group of ladies. Today's card was challenging for me to color and also a lot of fun to create. I actually watercolored blue ink around the image but now that it is dry you can't even tell, LOL! The beautiful image highlighted on today's card is Felicia by Crafts and Me. The card was created for this week's Crafts and Me Challenge to use buttons and bows.


My card base is True Black layered with White Cardstock then digital patterned paper stitched around the edge. The shadow strips are Kraft Cardstock. The image was printed on White Cardstock and colored in using copic markers. To bring out the strand of pearls Felicia is holding I wrapped a string of pearls around the image. To further embellish the card I added bow made from Groovy Guave Double Stitched Ribbon and finished it off with a button threaded with DMC White.

Thanks for stopping by... hope you have a purr-fect day!


CREATIVE DESIGN:
  • Stamps: Felicia (Crafts and Me)
  • Paper: True Black, Kraft and White Cardstock (Papertrey Ink), Digital Patterned Paper (Doodle Pantry, Bold Summer Digi Paper)
  • Ink: Cool Caribbean, Copics E000, E00, E40, E42, E43, E44, T4, T6, YG13, YG17, R02, R20, Y06, BG72, BG75, BG78
  • Other: Stitching, Paper Piercing, Pearl Sting, Groovy Guava Double Stitched Ribbon, Button, DMC White, Glue Dots and Mounting Tape

15 comments:

Teresa said...

Hello Karen,
Such a georgous card I justlove the added touch of pearls.
Thank you for being our G.D
Teresa XX

Mona E said...

Hi Karen!
Love your card. Fab colouring and the digipaper is so awesome. It looks really beautiful with the pearls around the image too. Have a great day and thanks for joining us as a GDT. Nice to have you with us.
Hugs...Mona

Sandra said...

Wow your card is amazing so well colured too :) Sandra H

jimlynn said...

Karen, this is awesome! LOVE how you did the string of pearls too. So pretty.
Lynn

*Vicki* said...

WOWZA!! This is just gorgeous girl!!! Love the string of pearls around the image!! Congrats on your GDT spot...so well deserved!! HUGS

Lorie said...

This is so pretty Karen! Tell me...what type of paper piercing template do you use? I only have a small one and would probably do more of that if I had a larger one. :)

SandraW said...

Just gorgeous!

Hugs, Sandra

Sherry Kushibab said...

Karen, what a fab card. Love the image and that digital paper rocks. What really stands out are the pearls, they frame her just perfectly. Awesome.

misteejay said...

Great card - that background PP reallu gives the effect of water.

Toni xx

Rose said...

Hi Karen! I had to pop over to tell you how much I love how you used Felicia here. Such a stunning card. Hugz, Rose

Davi said...

Karen I love this card really pretty with the piercing and the string of pearls :)

Carrie said...

the paper and pearls with the mermaid image are perfect. beautiful job

Vixykins said...

Gorgeous Karen and I too love the added pearls, they match brlliantly with mermaids. I can just make out the blue and love the turquoise colour theme (a fav!) Thank You for being our guest this month x

Sandra said...

Beautiful card!! and congratulations on your Guest Designer spot.
Hugs
Sandra x

Monika/Buzsy said...

What a pretty card Karen. The colors are stricking! Love the stitching. :o)