Mar 27, 2009

I got my Creativity on last night!!

I made a really great card (IMO) and I won't change this one!!

I had a blast with this!  There was no plan, no sketch and I wasn't even sure what I was going to do when I sat down!
I had colored the little bear earlier in the day using my prismacolor pencils and OMS with stumps.  The little guy is from Newton's Law - which I got in a European craft magazine from Barnes and Noble.  I got some Twinkling H2O's last weekend so I decided to give them a try - I colored the heart with them - no other colors just the Twinklings and it's really shimmery.  The sun wasn't out when I took the photo so I couldn't capture it right.

Anyhow, I was at Michael's again last night to get the white flower confetti from Brides and in that isle I found these awesome pearl and gold brads!  They look really antique to me :)
I also found a set of stick pins from Making Memories called "Chloe's Closet" and the green flower just fit perfectly with this image.

I used a bit of mulberry paper and a scrap of white lace on the side of the image.  At the bottom, I placed some heart lace from Hobby Lobby that I ran a Raspberry Versacolor pigment pad over so you could see the hearts.
I used a pink chalk ink at the top of the card and around the image I used Palette chartreuse and then put my Heidi Swapp distresser to it.

The Bear was punched out with a Marvy 3" circle punch and I layered that on patterned paper cut and embossed with the scalloped circle nesties die.

The silk flowers are from the floral department at Michael's and the teeny rhinestones are from there too.

To keep the lace from moving, I used Elmers spray glue (which, due to user error, created a horrible, sticky mess), but the lace is not going ANYWHERE and the white lace was so saturated, I was able to form it before it dried so the little ripples feel starched and aren't going to get smashed flat!!

I think I finally got the hang of stepping up these cards!!

Here is a detailed view from the side so you can see the dimension :)

Anna Banana


Kathy W said...

I agree you got your groove on, great card and like the just let it happen!

Tamerie Shriver said...

Very cute!! And I love the colors.

Wendy said...

No wonder you are please with this one, it stunning.
I just love the pink papers.

Denise said...

I love this card. Budget has curtailed my craft spending but I have put aside money to purchase some nesties. I just have not decided which 2 sets I would use the most

Christina said...

Wonderfully done great job getting the mojo on!

Sandie said...

Gorgeous!! Love that bear image and those brads are beautiful!

(left a comment on your word verification post too.)

Chrissy D said...

This is FABULOUS - I love the colors, pearls, primas, etc. Each element is BEAUTIFUL!