Friday, June 24, 2011

A card for a friend

Today I finished up a card that I started before I found out I had a bulging disc in my back. I went yesterday and had an epidural injection and it seems to have helped. I’m not in much pain now but my hand is still numb. So, I thought I would finish assembling this card.

I have had this digital image for awhile and finally finished up the coloring of her. Isn’t she adorable? The only place I know of to purchase her is over at Funky Kits. I love these images and have several but this is the first one I have completed. The name of her is Faith standing and is a Sugar Nellie image. Here is a close up.

I also used McGill’s Garden rose set to make the rose. I used vellum in place of paper and I really like how it turned out. I also used McGill Pine Punch for the little branches.

I used Spellbinders Standard Circles Large and Spellbinders Standard Circles Small for my sentiment matting. I cut both of these at the same time using Spellbinder’s Grand Calibur.

The sentiment is from JustRite Stamper and the You Inspire Me set. The bow is from the SSD Christmas bow assortment.

I made this into an easel card and added some pearls on the bottom section of the card and added another friend sentiment from my stash.

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21 comments:

Patty said...

WOW! Your coloring is FANTASTIC! Thanks for sharing!

Vivi Casale said...

OMG... your coloring is outstanding Steph.. the dress looks so real!!!
love your card!!! and I hope you get better soon!!
xoxo

Jeanette said...

Glad you have relief from your back pain. Thanks for getting your color inspiration of my Soartful Challenge.

Sally Morgan said...

What a lovely card, Sugar Nellie's are fab images and you've coloured this one beautifully!
Thanks for joining us at Hooked on Craft Challenges, hope to see you for the new one on Monday!
*hugs* Sal x

Rainbow Lady said...

my first reaction to this card was ' oooh I like that'.... it is gorgeous. Hope the back improves soon.. been there done that. Thanks for playing Love Cynthia x

Shell Shearer Swinscoe said...

Oh she is just gorgeous, just love the colours you have used!

Thank you for sharing with us at MAWTT this week, good luck!
Hugs Shell xx

Fran said...

Stephanie I agree the image is adorable and more so because of how wonderful you colored Faith. The colors you used are beautiful together. And I am so impressed with your flower. I would have never thought to use vellum. And mostly I hope your back feels better soon. Take care. Hugs, Fran

Cindy2 said...

Love the Sugar Nellie digis. You've done her proud.

cathylynn said...

OH soooooo pretty!! That image is adorable and your card is gorgeous! Love the colors and lovely flower!
Hugs, Cathy-Lynn

Debs said...

WOW your colouring is amazing!
Thanks for playing along with our CAS theme at MAWTT this week.
Good luck.
Debs xx

p.s hope the back improves soon.

Christina C. said...

What a beautiful image....colored magnificently!!!!!! This is totally AMAZING!

Stacey G.- 2 Craf-t-4u said...

Gorgeous easel card! Love the flower and that adorable image! Perfect CAS card! Thank You so much for joining us this week at Dutch Dare!
If you get a chance to hop over to my blog, I am hosting a no strings attached blog candy. There are a few prizes to win.

pam124 said...

Now that's an outstanding card for the friendship challenge this week. Stunning!

Thanks for joining the StampinB challenge this week and hope you can play again next week!

pinky said...

Absolutely beautiful, love your colouring. Thanks for joining us at LCI this week.
Pinky

email: Steph@SimonSaysStamp.com said...

I love the flower and foliage in the left top corner! Cute image as well : )

Thanks so much for entering the Simon Says Stamp Challenge!!!

-Sarah

Hazel (Didos) said...

Lovely Card, Thanks for playing along on our Clean and Simple Challenge on MAWTT this week Hazel xox

Faye said...

Wow, this is a very striking card and the big flower is fab! Thanks for playing at Paper Sundaes. x

debby4000 said...

Love your fabulous cute card.
luv
Debby

Anita said...

This is so lovely. Thanks for joining the LCI Challenge.

starcyl said...

Such a beautiful card. Thanks for sharing with us at Rainbow Lady's this week.
Jenny x

Sarah said...

She's beautiful! I like the site you got her from...talented artists.

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