Hi everyone! Happy Tuesday!!
Here is a card I created for my sweet Avery! She is going to be a ladybug for Halloween (I will be sure to post pics...she is going to look SO cute!), and I wanted her first Halloween card to be personalized!
Now...PLEASE don't go looking for a ladybug stamp over @ MFT!! I used the Pure Innocence Honey Bee set for my card, but did a bit of altering!! I have seen this done with images from The Greeting Farm, so I thought I would see if I could take this cutie and give her a ladybug costume instead of a bumble bee costume!!
I started by inking her up in Memento Tuxedo Black and before stamping her onto X Press It Blending Card, I, VERY carefully wiped the ink off from the stripes on her costume. I then stamped her and used a Copic Multiliner to draw in the circles for the ladybug dots and to also fix the lines of the image that I screwed up when removing ink (the Copic Multiliner is a MUST have in my opinion!).
Once I had her the way I wanted her, I colored her with Copic Markers. I added some shimmer to her wings with a Clear Spica Glitter Pen, and added an "A" to her Halloween basket using the Banner Day Alphabet, also from MFT!
I kept the layout SUPER simple, as I really wanted the focus to be on my image. I cut out and embossed the focal panel with Oval Nestabilities which I layered onto Scallop Oval Nestabilities. I then layered the entire focal panel over three layers of cardstock cut with Rectangle Nestabilities. I attached four of Taylor's Tiny Twinkles in red for a bit of pop.
The patterned paper is from Happy Halloween by Echo Park Papers, and I used the sentiment,
"Sweet Treats" from Pure Innocence Honey Bee, which I punched out using my Word Window Punch. I also added some red embroidery thread for a bit of embellishment.
Thanks SO much for stopping by!!
Stamps: Pure Innocence Honey Bee and Banner Day Alphabet from My Favorite Things
Paper: Basic Black, Whisper White, Classic Red, X Press It Blending Card & Happy Halloween by Echo Park Papers
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Accessories: Copic Markers, Copic Multiliner, Clear Spica Glitter Pen, Taylor's Tiny Twinkles, Oval and Scalloped Oval Nestabilities, Rectangle Nestabilities, Word Window Punch, Red Embroidery Thread and Foam Tape
alexandra’s Sunday scrapbooking – Valentine’s Day Cards Hello dear Friends! Welcome to another edition of scrapbooking with Penny Black products. Today, I’m playing with the new stamps and dies and we are celebr...
51 minutes ago