Friday, January 9, 2009

Whiff of Joy Challenge #13



Here's my card for this week's Whiff of Joy Challenge. I loved the sketch - I came up with so many ideas for using it that I had a hard time deciding what to do! Ultimately I decided to keep to the sketch exactly.

It is so much fun coloring the Whiff of Joy images. They ink and stamp beautifully. I used VersaFine Onyx Black ink and embossed with Judi Kins Clear Detail embossing powder. After coloring the image with Copics, I inked the edges and matted it on 2 layers of cardstock. Lizzie's ear muffs and the puffs on her boots were puffed up with a puffy marker (heated).

The scalloped border was made with a Fiskars Threading Water punch, with pearls placed over each hole (made it easy-peasy to space them evenly, LOL!).

The corner embellishments are Stampin' Up! Filigree Brads, but instead of using the brads through the holes in the center, I glued the filigrees to the corners of the card and placed a pearl in each.

Cardstock: DCWV textured, SU Naight of Navy, Papertrey Stamper's Select white
Stamps: Image- Whiff of Joy "Lizzie With Muff", Sentiment- SeeD's Phrases Collection
Ink: VersaFine Onyx Black, SU Night of Navy
Embellishments: SU Filigree Brads, Martha Stewart Pearls, ribbon from my stash, Marvy Uchida Puffy Velvet marker, Sakura Gelly Roll Stardust
Clear glitter pen and Gelly Roll white pen.

7 comments:

  1. This is just lovely dear. Thanks for joining us this week

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  2. Wonderful!! Thanks for joining us!!

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  3. Beautiful card. Your image is so beautifully colored!

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  4. Beautiful card, love the pearls :o)

    Hugs
    Tracey
    x

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  5. Beautiful card - the colours and papers are so pretty. Thanks for playing this week

    hugs Bev x

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  6. a fabulous card, great colours. thank you for joining in this week. hugs rachxx

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