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Friday, September 17, 2010

WnW Guest Designer and CLP!!

WOW This has been an exciting couple of weeks for me~~not only did I receive my New WnW Fairy Stamps that I won during there BIG RELEASE!!!! ~~~~~but The WnW DT gave me honored mention for the Fun Card I made---- --View Here------
 I was given the opportunity to be a Guest for Challenge #32 :D

THANKS SO VERY MUCH LADIES!!!!  I feel so SPECIAL because of YOU!!!!!
MMMWWAAHHHH to you all!!!!!!!!!!!!

WnW Challenge 32 is ~~Make a Birthday Card!!!!
Oh how great cuz my friend and co-worker is having a b-day next week---I am ready!!!

My Easel Card:   Lots of lovely pics~~~ENJOY!!!!

Used WnW Love You Sis Stamp~~It is sooo adorable.  I Paper pieced and 3-D'd the umbrella. Viva Decor Holo Irisdescent Glitter liner fancied the umbrella pole~~handle ~~whatever you want to call it :)
Colored with Copics~~stickles blinged shirt, buttons on jumper, and boots.  Diamond glaze on eyes, lips and ground to give wet look:))
Used Copic B00 to make raindrops and then topped with diamond glaze for realistic view~~What do you think??--I am open to new ideas!!!!
 Reflective view to show the glitz of stickles and glaze on raindrops.  Can also see the 3-D on top part of umbrella

Below is front of card using CLP sketch :)

Close up of FSS flowers printed on vellum~~ glitzed with diamond stickles on leaves and diamond glaze for dew drops on flower petals and leaves~~Glittered white brad for center.

Inside of card:

This FSS flower was printed on vellum--blinged with diamond stickles and fancy metal brad.
The Happy Birthday words were also printed on vellum and bordered with stickles

Message area:
Magnolia Doo Hickey Tag Die--edged with TH Tea Dye ink and diamond stickles

WOJ sentiment edged with TH Tea dye ink and stickles again :)) 
This FSS flower and leaves were printed on CS~~ glitzed with stickles and dew drops made with diamond glaze


Used sketch from CLP      

STAMPS:  WnW Love You Sis, Sentiments are from WOJ and PTI
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics, TH Tea dye Distress Ink
Paper: KaiserCraft Jungle Bug Collection, Vellum with Happy Birthday printed from computer and DCWV Spring CS
Tools: MS Rain Drop punches, SB Fancy Tags, Corner punch, SU word window and modern labels punches, Magnolia Doo Hickey Tag Die
Embellies: FSS Flowers and leaves, Diamond and stardust stickles, Ribbons, Brads on flowers, Diamond glaze, Viva Decor Holo Irisdescent Glitter Liner Pen

Appreciate your visit! You have truly brightened my day!!



Melanie said...

Oh Mary Lou! I was so excited to see that you were going to be a guest at WnW!! (sadly, I had an insanely busy week and was unable to participate in our challenge today) Your card is, as always, STUNNING!! I just love all the details you put into it. Your colouring of this image (one of my faves!) is beautiful. Thank you so much for joining in with us...we're thrilled to have you as a guest this week!!

Elizabeth (Beth) Moore said...

This card is gorgeous inside as well as outside... I rarely ever do the inside of my cards... and certainly never as pretty as you did here! I am so impressed!

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Victoria said...

a very beautiful card adore the colours that you have used x

coldwaters2 said...

WOWZER Mary Lou this is truly one stunning card. The colours and that image which, you have coloured to perfection, is awesome. Those shiny raindrops look so effective I am so loving this card. Congratulations on you GDT I am so surprised they haven't got you full time.
Lorraine x

Kim said...

WOW look at you go with your new computer! Your pictures look GREAT! Now to figure out a watermark for you! :) Stunning card's looks even better in real life! :) Stunning work!
hugs~ Kim

Lacey Stephens said...

Fantastic card, Mary Lou!! So many wonderful elements...your coloring, the color combo, the paperpieced umbrella, the rain! So many things to look at!! Thank you so much for being our guest this week!! We are so happy to have you.
Wags 'n Whiskers

Chelsea said...

Wow, all the bold beautiful colors! Loving this one too Mary Lou. Congrats on being the Guest Designer and thanks for joining us at CLP challenge. Your take on the sketch is perfect!

Elise said...

Congratulations to you Mary Lou! - hey that rhymes! LOL!!! Well, this card you've made is simply stunning! I love the beautiful colors and you've coloured this image PERFECTLY! I LOVE it!


Tracey said...

Fabulous card Mary Lou, I love the colours you've used & all the details :)