Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Lilac

Merry Christmas everyone! I just finished the latest card sketch over on SCS and after many attempts, here is my final card. The stamp is from Great Impressions and is colored with Copic Ciao Markers. I used Gina K's luxury card stock to stamp the image and worked in V12, V15, G05 and G07 colors into the lilac. This luxury card stock is absolutely the best when it comes to coloring with Copics!

Bazzill card stock in a soft lilac and violet was used as the base and layers. I decided to get out the cuttlebug and do an embossed background in white to make everything else pop. Orchid satin ribbon (from RABOM) was secured around the right hand corner as a photo corner mount. Then I added the two white brads in each corner to anchor everything down. Both of the panels are mounted with foam tape.

I think I did five different main images before finally making this one. All but two went into the circular file! Things were not working for me today and I just wasn't satisfied with anything until I went to this old standby!

We are having a white Christmas this year - we ended up with 12" of snow - and it's snowed off and on all day. The are predicting that we will see some rain/snow mix in the next couple of days and warmer temps! Yea! I'm about done with not being able to get out and about! Take care!


8 comments:

Velta said...

Laurie ~ This is just stunning! Wishing you and yours Happy Holidays and the best for the new year :)

Etha said...

'Oh this is so pretty!! I LOVE how you accented the corner of one layer with the ribbon, super neat!!

Nita said...

Really pretty, love the colours on this really much.
Hugs
Nita

Susan said...

So pretty. The embossing folder you chose really complements the design.

senovia said...

email me at senovia74@hotmail.com. I don't want to leave my phone numbers here. ;) I definitely want to meet you!!

Vicki said...

This card is great - I love the purples and the embossed background. Great coloring too!

inkmistress said...

So pretty! So nice to see something springy!!!

Christina

Bridgett said...

This is a lovely card! I really like everything you have done and the satin ribbon for a photo corner is darling! Love it!