Thursday, May 8, 2008

Bling Cupcakeabella!


Ok, today's challenge on splitcoast was to use chipboard on a card. I RARELY use chipboard, so this was a good challenge for me. I don't have much of it, but luckily I found some of these chipboard flowers. I've had them for a while, so I was excited to use them! They were plain, so I covered them in glitter!

This card took me FOREVER for some reason!!!
The layout was inspired by SheetLoad's May sketch. I changed it slightly because I thought Bella looked cute on an angle!

I ran out of watercolor paper, so I had to use normal Whisper White. I have gotten so used to coloring on watercolor that I hated going back, the color just isn't as good. I guess I'll have to make a run to Michael's or AC Moore today to get more because I do love that stuff!

Bella's dress is paper pieced, I loooove that technique!

Here are the basic details:
Cardstock : Orchid Opulence, Bashful Blue, Certainly Celery, Whisper White (all SU!)
Stamps: Cupcakeabella (Bella Stamps), Birthday Whimsy (SU!)
Emebellishments: Brads (making memories), Chipboard (making memories), glitter (unknown vendor), markers (SU!), Designer Paper (DCWV)
Ink: Stazon Jet Black, Orchid Opulence (SU!)
Tools: Sponge Daubers (SU!)
Technique: Paper Piecing
TFL and have a great day!!!

4 comments:

  1. What a great card ! You did well with the challenge.
    I use chipboard all the time (with my scrapbooking) but I can't remember the last time I used it on a card. I'll have to try that !

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  2. Great card! I love the way Bella is offset at an angle.

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  3. You did a great job with the chipboard. I skipped that challenge :-( Love the bella image and the angle that she is on as well!

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  4. Oooh I'm loving the cupcake! It's the best fat free, calorie free, sugar free cupcake ever! LOL!

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