Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Pink Ballerina

(It's my birthday! Happy Birthday to me! LOL. I guess it's not really appropriate to wish yourself a happy birthday, is it? Oh well.)

I've created a card for Kellie-and-her-DT-ladies-down-under's challenge. This week's theme is: BLING It On!
Great! I've got lots of blings (rhinestones, glitters, etc.) in my stash of embelishments.

As I was walking to work yesterday morning, my head full of layouts, DP's, stamps, etc., I came up with a sketch and this is the card for it. Turned out a bit different than what I envisioned in my head, but it always does, really. I find when I'm actually creating the card that this or that won't work so I have to adjust.

I had a bit of trouble colouring as I couldn't find any marker that matches exactly the shade of green that's in the designer papers, so I just hoped that what I ended up with would look okay.

I used micro glitter on Tilda's tutu. I used my Quickie Glue Stick Pen from Sakura to go over the entire tutu, dump the glitter over the area and shook off the access glitter. The glue dries clear and I used the transparent Cool Highlight micro-fine glitter, so the colour from the marker shows through. Micro glitter is great to work with, but can be a bit messy and no matter how careful you are, you find yourself walking around all day with glitter all over your clothes.
Hope you have a wonderful day!
Stamp: Magnolia #278 Ice/Ballet Princess from the Pink Collection
Designer Papers: Basic Grey Porcelain Rochelle, Provo Craft Marie Cole Soft Serenenity-Mauve Stripe
Misc.: Jewel Glitter Ritz Cool Highlight Transparent Micro-Fine Glitter


Bec said...

WOW!!!!!! This card is AMAZING.. I love it.. Great work Norma..

Kellie said...
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Kellie said...

First of all HAPPY BIRTHDAY, hope you have a wonderful day/night xx.

I fully agree with Bec, Norma. Your card is just amazing. I truly love everything there is about it.

So glad you played along once again at Magnolia Down Under Challenges, hope to see you back next week :)
Kellie xx

Kristy said...

Gorgeous! I love the Dsp and awesome colouring of tilda! Thanks for blinging it on

Debbie Pamment said...

First and foremost - HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!!!!

This is a stunner of a card - I LOVE the layout and the colour combo is divine...

linda.lee said...

Ooooh, this is so sweet! You're so good with layout, design, colours, etc. ... everything is just right!! I love all the flowers you make, real nice touch! Heaven knows where you'd find the time to make all these wonderful cards!! (It takes me forever to make just one card).

Sharon said...

Happy Birthday! Hope you had a lovely day. I love this card. The layout is fab, as are the colours and your colouring.

Leonie said...

THis is seriously cute! What a gorgeous Tilda and a great job with your card!

Marcia P @ The Stamp Spot said...

Wow ... you colouring on this is amazing. Happy Birthday for Wednesday. Gosh there is some talent doing this challenges, TFS!

:) Marcia

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