Saturday, August 15, 2009

Summer Ice Cream - Sugar Nellie

This card was made using five challenges:

Stampavie - summer
Sugar Bowl - sketch and include handmade flowers
Bee Crafty - colored image
Stamptacular - 3 brads, 2 papers and 1 flower
ABC - anything goes

Here is the sketch:

For my image I used Summer Ice Cream from Sugar Nellie Stamps. She is layered two times and a third layer is the hat and ice cream. The puppy is layered twice. I colored the image using my Copic Caio markers.
Here is the finished card. I made my own flowers by just starting with paper and cutting it in a circle. Never tried doing it this way, just let my scissors flow and really like how they turned out. They are not 'perfect' and the petals are all different sizes and not symmetrical. I think it added some flair to the card. Two of the flowers have brads in the center and there is one brad in the upper corner of the mat. I cut the mat using Nestabilities.

And finally .... the inside.

15 comments:

jannekescreations said...

What an awesome card ;0)

Thanks for joining us at SSC.

Janneke X

mar1ene said...

Stunning card and I love the decoupage!
Thanks for joining us at the Sugar Bowl,
Hugs, Marlene x

Nikki Schmaltz said...

Love your coloring and the dimension on your image is wonderful. THanks for joining in our challenge at SSC:)

Skraptacular Designs said...

Hi Stephanie,

What an inspiring card! I love your coloring...really brings your images to life! AND...you can never go wrong with a Sugar Nellie image...they are just so darn cute!

Thanks for playing along with us at Stamptacular this week!

Hugs,
Priscilla

Sprytebyrd said...

Beautiful card!
Thanks so much for joining us at SSC this week! See you again soon!

Dee

Line said...

Oh wow what a fantastic card! Love the bright colored papers, looks fab on the inside too! Beautiful work with the layering, looks awesome, and your coloring is superb!

Thanks for joining us at SSC this week!

Hugs, Line

Crafting Joanne said...

This is beautiful Stephanie, love the striking colours and papers,really summery and cheering.

Thanks for joining us this week at SSC.

Joanne x

Julie said...

Quite amazing! I just love that little dog!

Liza said...

Beautiful card, I just love how you have popped the image up. Thanks for joining us at SSC.

Liza x

Lilian said...

Gorgeous card and love your 3d effects! The flowers are beautiful and the petals aren't supposed to be perfect. ;) Awesome work! Thanks for joining the SB challenge and hope to see you in the next one too! Have a great day!

Vicky (Angeldrummer) said...

A beautiful card lovely papers and delightfully coloured.

Thank you for joining us on ABC this week, good luck with the prize and we look forward to you joining us for the letter B next week.

hugs Vicky x

Helen said...

Gorgeous card!
Thanks for joining us at the ABC Challenge this week!
Helen x

Kathy said...

WOW I love your 3d on this card ~ so pretty and what a perfect image to do it to! The outcome is fabulous!! Great interpretation of the sketch! Thanks so much for playing along :)Kathy

Juls said...

this is beautiful! I love the dimention you have created!

Kimberly Gajewski said...

What a pretty card! Love your image and you've colored it beautifully! :D

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