Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Lady Sings the Blues

I made this card for the MFT, Who's that girl challenge. The challenge was to use the Time for Bubbly set, the colors had to be mostly blue. You also had to use 4 brads and ribbon.
It seems that for the challenges they are using their older released sets, which is perfect for me...I have 6 or 7 of them. It made me take them out and look at them again! LOL! They all need some love and this fits right into my plan of using items that I already have!
About this card...it was fun to make. I paper pieced the bathtub, the mirror frame and the rug. Paper piecing is really not hard to do. All you need is good paper snips to cut out the image that you want to piece on! I stamped the image on white card stock (I found some 110lb cardstock made by Zerox which is working out really well) and then stamped the same image again on the dp and blue bayou card stock. I cut out what I wanted to use on my main image. I water colored the floor and the background on the image, added some rhinestones for the bubbles, brads and some organza ribbon. Did you know that if you use your heat tool on the ribbon it will curl it up a little? Be careful if you try this, it will melt! lol
Have a great day!
Smiles :)
Lorraine


Recipe
image...MFT, Time For Bubbly
card stock... Porcelain Prints dp, blue bayou, soft sky
ink...Brillance Black, certainly celery, blue bayou
embellies...rhinestones, clear flower brads (found them in the $1 bin at Target a long time ago) and ribbon, dazzling diamonds on the mirror

17 comments:

specialcraftmom4 said...

This is really a beautiful card! So relaxing (:

patty w said...

So beautiful!

Lesa said...

Wow! This is so pretty! Makes me wanna take a bubble bath. I have been cleaning all day! Maybe later. TFS!

Velta said...

Geez Lorraine ~ Your blog looks great!!! I love the colors and the design (layout) of this card! I have been busy with "life" and have not had the chance to comment lately....Good to hear from you on my blog !!!

CathyRose said...

This is so pretty, Lorraine. Perfect colors for your card!

Aunt T said...

Great card. Thanks for being such an inspiration.

Teresa

Dragana Skoro said...

Very nice job. It's very soothing and it goes so well with the image.

GinaP said...

oooh that's so pretty! And I saw your thread about the wallpaper for the blog, and yours looks GREAT! I'm so glad you got it worked out!!

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Oh Lorraine, this is gorgeous!! Love the paper pieced tub ... great idea! All the detail in this card are fantastic!!!

Whimsey said...

Gorgeous card; love all that sparkle on the mirror!!

Holly said...

Man, do you have an eye for detail! This looks like it was fun for you to make!

Marilyn said...

What an amazing card! Love your paper pieceing and the dazzling mirror too!! Absolutely stunning!

Rhonda said...

Fabulous card! I love that set, always see great cards using it. You did a wonderful job on the paper piecing and details! Very pretty. Thanks for sharing.

Shannon said...

awww....that looks so relaxing!

Kerry said...

I love how you used the patterned paper for the mirror and bathtub. Great colors and card!

Jessy said...

VERY PRETTY, love the blue!!

Nardi said...

I love this card on so many levels. The colours are beautiful and relaxing and the image just reminds me of myself!!? hahaha TFS!

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