Sunday, April 22, 2012

Sent with Love by Venus

Hello everyone! Welcome back to Sisters Craft Cafe. It's me Venus, and I'm doing a fast break on my card creations because tomorrow is MONDAY here in the Philippines, and that means BUSY.


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Out with the pastels now, in with darker colors, I decided to play with black and blues. I chose this pretty image Curly Sue from Scrapbook Stamp Society. I love her stare! I also decided to go for the circle shape just to make my card a bit interesting. LOL.

I embellished the front of the card with Prima and non prima flowers, stickles on the petals and her hat, and some rhinestones. A black satin ribbon holds a metal embellishment and a tag.

Here's a closer view of the metal embellishment and tag. I used a sentiment stamp from The Crafts Meow. The tag is free moving and was made using Marvy Uchida puncher. The metal embellishment was taken from a piece of fancy jewelry.

I colored the image using Crayola color pencils mixed with Faber-Castell color pens.
 
Her hair is blue-black and her eyes were emphasized with eyeliner and shadow. Heheheh. I really had fun doing her "hair and make-up"

Inside, I added a journaling card with a stamped sentiment, also from The Crafts Meow.

Here's how my easel card looks like when it's opened. It is 5 inches in diameter. I used my left over patterned papers from All About Scrapbooking; The pink and black cardstocks are also leftovers. 

Challenges Entered:

http://addicted-to-stamps.blogspot.com/ - April Blog Candy 
http://craftyourdaysaway.blogspot.com/  - Metal
http://crazy4challenges.blogspot.com/  - Add Black Cardstock
http://justsomelinesblog.blogspot.com/  - Give a Gift of Flowers
http://cardmakinmamas.blogspot.com/  - Getting Girlie
http://prairiefairyfridays.blogspot.com/  - Anything With Flowers
http://thepoodlesparlour.blogspot.com  - Going Round in Circles
http://stampinfortheweekend.blogspot.com/  - Sparkle and shine
http://www.scrapbookaholicbyabby.com/  - Use the color NEGRO
http://funwithshapesandmore.blogspot.com  - Fun with Die Cuts and Punches
http://craftyhazelnutschristmaschallenge.blogspot.com  - Lots of Layers

7 comments:

  1. Thank you for joining us at Poodles Parlour this week with your great project. I love the vibrant colours you have used for it. well done and good luck in the challenge
    Sylvia xx

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  2. such beautiful coloring at details...thanks for sharing at just some lines

    Tina dt

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  3. Beautiful cards - love the charm you've chosen!

    Thanks for joining us a CYDA for our Use Metal Challenge!

    Julie x

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  4. Love the contrasting Colours,

    Lou P DT SSS

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  5. Mil gracias por participar con nosotras en Dilo en Español te quedoalegre llena de vida suerte!!!!!!

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  6. Very nice, thanks for playing along with CMM!

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