Thursday, August 12, 2010

Someone like you makes it hard to live without somebody else...

ACK! How did it get to be Thursday already? I really need to figure out how to add another four hours to the day. Anyone else? I'm *hoping* that when the boys go back to school it will be better...but secretly I'm not too optimistic. {sigh}

Anyway, I am FINALLY back with a Whipper Snapper card for you. Have you checked out Anna's new cling sets yet? They're too cute! This card uses the set called Butterfly Kisses.

1. Cut kraft base layer and mat with black cardstock.
2. Cut yellow patterned paper, mat with black cardstock, & adhere to kraft panel.
3. Adhere striped patterned strip across card base.
4. Place jewel embellishment piece in top left corner.
5. Wrap ribbon around card base, adhere ends to back.
6. Stamp & color flower image and embellish with glitter. Mat with black cardstock.
7. Adhere to card front with foam dimensionals.
8. Tie bow next to main image, threading under attached ribbon strip.

A close-up view of the image:

I colored this fun flower image with Copic markers, using the Quad-Zero's and the darkest shade, picking up ink from a palette & using feather strokes to blend them together. I accented some areas of the flowers with Glossy Accents & Glamour Dust, then covered the vase with Glossy Accents.

Hope you like my card, and I hope you have a fabulous day!

Supplies Used:
Stamps: Butterfly Kisses (Whipper Snapper Designs)
Paper: Kraft, Black, White (Papertrey Ink), DeLovely 6x6 Mini Deck (Cosmo Cricket)
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko)
Accessories: Copic Markers, Prima Say it in Crystals, Ribbon (unknown), Foam Dimensionals (SU), Glossy Accents (Ranger), Glamour Dust Glitter (DecoArt)


Lesa said...

So pretty! I hope you are doing well. I still pray for you. :)

Sheri (a.k.a PaperCrafty) said...

Beautiful card, Shannon!! Love the bling & sparkle!!

scrapn_momof2 said...

Gorgeous card!

Beate said...

Gorgeous coloring! Beautiful card.
Hugs and smiles

Danni said...

This is beautiful! I love all the happy colors and the sparkle!

Jessie/knightrone said...

Very pretty!!

Laurie said...

Shannan this is so pretty! I love the colors and the glitter! So fun!

Patty from FL said...

I like the jewel embellishment on the edge, a little twist of something different. I pray for you and hope you are doing well.

Ida said...

What a pretty and cheerful card. Love the bright colors, the sparkle and the bling. Awesome coloring too.

Monique said...

What a beautiful card... Wonderful coloring with a bit of sparkle and a perfect little bow..TFS!!

Kim160 said...

Very lovely card. Love the glitter. Thanks for sharing.

karla said...

this card is so bright and it.

Patty said...

I really love this Shannan! It's beautiful and whimsical at the same time... love your color choices!

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