Magnolia vs Stampavie Challenge 15 – ‘Lace & Pearls’

Published March 2, 2009 by isisimaginings

Happy Monday to one & all, hope everyone had a great weekend. Today’s card is for the new Magnolia vs Stampavie challenge – lace & pearls. I wasn’t sure about this at first; I knew I had a piece of lace – bought for a card that never got made – but as far as I knew I had no pearls, other than adhesive ones & a few pearl brads. So I did what all good cardmakers should do – I searched my stash & BINGO! I found a string of tiny pearls, I have no idea where I got them from, but they must be from when I first started crafting.

I am trying very hard at the moment to use colours that work together, so I spent quite a while putting papers together, before I coloured the image – which I’ve decided I’ve messed up. I should have used the paler blue on Tilda’s tights & vice versa, the more I look at it, the worse it looks. I think tomorrow I’ll take this image off the card & replace it with one that I’ve coloured better. I used a cotton bud to smudge Versafine ‘Vintage Sepia’ ink around a piece of watercolour paper, then matted & layered it onto cardstock from my stash, before threading the lace through it & attaching the image with 3D foam pads.

Materials used:

  • Backing paper – BG Sugared collection
  • Patterned paper – Seven Gypsies ‘Karachi’
  • Sentiment stamp – WOJ
  • Lace – C&H Fabrics
  • Everything else from my stash

I’m very honoured to say that Lisa L has given me another award. It’s a nice feeling when you get an award, to know that someone thinks of you. As Lisa did, I’m going to pass this award on to the followers of my blog, with thanks. Apologies for not listing you all individually, but you know who you are!

Until tomorrow, take care of yourselves. Love & light.

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