Well, I pulled an all nighter again...but it's been a few days since I last did that. I needed the rest...my body told me so. I stayed up for a couple of reasons also. One was my kids and their friends are sleeping outside in their tents...we are talking about our tents that we really use to go camping in, not toy ones. So, I was upstairs working on my local swap cards and saw that the sketch challenge came out also. I didn't want to sleep in the tents again, not this time. Still kinda sore from last night. Ok, onto my card.
Here is my story:
You know, that I completely forgot about my niece's 6th b-day, well not really...to send a card yes I did. So I decided that this card is for her. She is my twin sister's (stamp300) daughter who turned 6 on Monday. I received the Sugar Nellie image from my pen pal Khara, isn't she cute. My niece loves purple, glitter, and likes to read. I thought this would be perfect for her. I colored Nellie with prismacolor pencils, baby oil, and blending stumps. You can't see her skin tone, but it is colored lightly. I added glitter to the flowers on her hat as well as diamond glaze for the heart necklace. It's matted onto blue and gold c/s. I cut the strips of dp all the same, but made a pattern, and measured 1/16 of an inch shorter on the 2 ends to make the sketch work. Mounted on blue c/s. I used the new corner punch from EK for the corners and adhered. I added white dots to the areas with the galaxy pen. For some reason, I am not having any luck with any gel pens. I used the cb flower die cuts for the flowers, added glitter, and colored the centers using a sharpie. I tied a bow with sheer ribbon and added the sentiment using a cb tag. The image is mounted using foam tape on glitter dp. This was really fun to color and make. Hope you like it, now I need to get busy on my local swap cards. Thanks for looking and have a wonderful day. Thanks Roxy for the great sketch!
It's 4:15am...good night!
Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2009 GMT Views: 1036
Registered: April 22, 2006 Location: SCS in NC Posts: 20954
Wed, Mar 18, 2009 @ 5:00 AM
Bonnie you crack me up. I would never be able to stay up all night. I love it that the kids are in the tent and you are stamping away. I am scared of tents. I don't like small spaces. Super image for your niece. She will love it..
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