Sunday, August 17, 2014

Simple Design

Happy Sunday everyone! It's finally a nice day! I'm just sitting in the backyard by the pool composing this post…… Sunday bliss! So I have another card to show you. I tried to keep this one simple. By simple I mean basic shapes, one pattern of paper and not a lot of embellishments. I love the "girlfriends" series of stamps from Art Impressions! I got mine at The Paper Trail, they are so cute and funny.

  • To start I made a card base from a 12 x 12" piece of card stock at 6 3/4" x 4 3/4"
  • I cut my base coloured layer at 6 5/8' x 4 5/8'. 
  • The patterned paper I used is from AC Dear Lizzy Neapolitan Collection. It's called Simple Romance and I cut that at 6 1/2" x 4 1/2". 
  • I used 2 shades of pink card stock at 5 3/4"x 3 7/8" and 5 5/8" x 3 3/4"to layer behind my stamped image. 
  • Using Tuxedo Black Memento Ink, I stamped my image on Copic paper and coloured it in with my Copic sketch markers. 
  • I stamped the sentiment for the outside of the card onto a piece of white card stock and then using the Fishtail Flags Layer Stax from MFT, I made a small banner.
  •  Taking Distress Ink in Vintage Photo I inked all the edges of my papers with the applicator tool. 
  • Glue all the pieces together and attach to the card, popping up the sentiment with pop dots. 
  • I used my black sakura gel pen to colour in the sunglasses.
  • Using gold and star dust Stickles I added glitter to each of the ladies. 
  • For the inside of my card I used some of the leftover papers, Spellbinder Labels 18 dies and stamped a sentiment.

Copics Used:
Skin: E000, E00, E11, R20
Lips: RV17

Girl #1
Dress, purse, earrings & shoes: G20, G21, G24
Hair: E15, E18, YR21

Girl #2
Jacket, pants & purse: E31, E35, E50
Top, Earrings & shoes: BG70, BG72, BG75
Hair: E42, E44, E47

Girl #3
Top & earrings: Bg10, BG11, BG32
Skirt: W1, W3, W5
Hair: E31, E35, E50

Girl #4
Jacket, pants, purse, shoes & earrings: RV10, RV32, RV34
Top & hat: E31, E50
Hair: C1, C3, C5


You can find the products I used at The Paper Trail (TPT), One Crazy Stamper (OCS), Simon Says Stamp (SSS) & My Favourite Things (MFT). Click on the images to go directly to their online stores

Enjoy your day! Chat at you later!


Nancy said...

Oooh!! That's just fabulous, Cheri! Your colouring is fantastic, and I love all the beautiful sparkle! Those girls are such a hoot! Hope you've had a great weekend! :o)

Chelsea Van Iterson said...

LOVE the sparkle. What a great idea :-D Great card!

Dreamin' In Color said...

I love your colouring Cheri!! I am hooked on the Girlfriend series as well, they are done so well.