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Friday, December 30, 2011

Digi Bells DT Card

Good Day E Bell Friends~~only 2 days to the New Year!!
I am here to share a card I made for The Digi Bells Blog today!!!
I used the following sketch to create with "Lots of Love" ~~found in the Elisabeth Bell Digital Collection.
This sketch is from the blog~~ Craft your passion
the following is a card I made which is.... a "Just Because" card.........I just love getting surprises myself at random times throughout the year :D
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Enjoy the pics and Recipe will be detailed at end of post ;)

Copics used--Hair and shoes... N3, 5, 7, 10   Skin..E 13, 11, 01, 00, R22   Dress...R85, 83, 81, white and grey pastel pencils   Boy's hair....E49, 27, 25, dark and light umber prisma pencils    Boy's pants....G99, 85, 82  Boy's shirt.. G24, 20, W1   Flowers....G 99, 85, 07, YG 01, 03, 06 and green pastel pencil with R59, 81 and touches of Gold Spica pen
***TIP***I just have to share.... that the HC Belle Rose leaf was cut out and then when I embossed it....it had shifted under the embossing mat and at first I was upset but after I looked at it---and looked at it-----and the longer I stared at it........I thought how clever and unique this turned out :0)  so I then inked edges litely with TH aged mahogany ink and added rest of flowers and ribbon!!!

Inside of card~~following of sketch throughout :)  Small white area is for personal message!!

Don't you just love the vintage look of the sweet card...with the inking and embossing, vintage paper,  lacey ribbon and added lacey punches!!!
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Recipe:
Stamps: EBell Digi--Lots of Love; (for you) From SU--element of style; (Just Because)-- Endless Creations
Paper:  DCWV textured CS; Prima Sparkling Spring pack; SU dp found in my stash
Ink:  Copics; pastel pencils; Gold Spica pen; TH Aged Mahogany DI
Tools:   SB Labels 4, Large Deckled Rectangles, Blossom Nesties; SU Corner punches; Nellie Snellen Multi frame; CB embossing folder; Magnolia border die
Embellies:  Heartfelt Creations Belle Rose Leaf die; Wild Orchid flowers; Jolee's lacey ribbon; sheer ribbon
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Ok friends I am excited to have been able to share my fun and talent with you ALL this year and will definitely have more exciting and interesting creations in 2012!!!!!  Hope you continue to follow and enjoy my inspiration as well as the whole teams fun and amazing talent.....Click Here to check out The Fabulous Digi Bells Blog--which shares daily inspiration and monthly new Digital Images which can be won by you!!!!!!!
Challenges Entering~~
Craft Your Pasison #90~~ Sketch above
BnWhistles~~ Warm Earth Colors
Charisma Cardz #50~~ Anything Goes
Creatalicious #29~~Colour challenge--purple, green, pink, white
Elphine House #13~~ Around We Go--include circles
Simon Says~~ Anything Goes
Top Tip Tuesday#66~~ Anything Goes
Totally Gorjuss #111~~For someone special
Mary Lou

18 comments:

alethea said...

Gorgeous card Mary Lou!! Had a bit of a chuckle when i saw the sketch you used cos I've just done my DB DT card and used the same sketch!! LOL! Happy New Year! Hugsxx

Renkata said...

dear Mary Lou,
you are such an inspiration not only with your gorgeous cards but with your amazing and so ever kind posts. I just love to read them.
Have a wonderful New year.
Hug's
renkata

Pauline said...

This is a fabulous card, so full of detail and beautifully coloured. Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week!

Cat's sCrap said...

Adorable card. Delicat and well-kept work. Beautiful choice of colours. Bravo !

Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week.

The good end of year !
Hugs from France.
Catherine.

CraftinGranny said...

Those colors work together so beautifully. Love the layers and all the gorgeous details and embellies. You truly are an inspiration and one of the sweetest people I have ever met.

Happy New Year! "Love & Hugs" Carol

Lisa M said...

I just love this image and it's colored so wonderfully! Your layout looks amazing as well.
I've read your tip and I'm not exactly sure what the tip is, but I'm guessing it is...just go with mistakes because sometimes they turn out amazingly? Yours certainly did!

Thank you SO much for sharing your talent with us at Top Tip Tuesday. :)
Hugs and Happy New Year in 2012!
Lisa xx

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Mary Lou this is one beautiful card, what a super design all those wonderful layers, the colours are great and that image is gorgeous I love it.
Happy New Year
Hugs
Lorraine x

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Mary Lou :-) the image is adorable and the colours and design are fab :-)

Wishing you a very Happy New Year :-)

thanks for joining us on the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
luv
Lols x x x

laney said...

Super Card!!
thanks for joining us at Charisma this time hope to see you next time too
hugs
laney

LaJanette said...

Oh what a great card and FAB image! Loving all the layers and the flowers are just gorgeous!

Thanks for playing along with us this week at Top Tip Tuesday.

Hugs and HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Cheryl said...

Absolutely GORGEOUS and your colouring AMAZING!!! Thanks for joining us at Creatalicious!!
Hugs xx

Violets Corner said...

This is fabulous Mary Lou, love it to bits!

Thanks for sharing with us at Creatalicious.

Warm hugs
Maarit

Lynda Nielsen said...

Well Hello Mary Lou! *wink*
MYYYYYYYY ohhhhhhhhhh My... I don't even know what to say about this card.... HOLY MOLY WOMAN!!!
The purple/green combo is gorgeous, and your coloring and shading... WOWEE, you've really brought this darling Digi to life.
And just look at all those layers, and embellies! Absolutely FAB!!!
So glad you entered this gorgeous creation over at Belles 'n Whistles, AND Elphine House Australia's Challenge Blogs.
Keeping my fingers crossed for you! =)
Big Hugs,
Lynda

Gram's Treasures said...

Lovely card! So glad you could join us this week at Charisma. Good Luck!
Joyce xx

Hippieaud (aka Audrey) said...

Wow Mary Lou, this is just GORGEOUS!! Love your coloring and layout. Congrats on winning at Craft Your Passion:) Hugs!!

Audhild said...

Your card is beautiful. Thank you for joining the EHA challenge.

Hugs Audhild

Audhild said...

Hi again!
Thank you for joining the Creatalicious Challenges too, with this beautiful card.

Hugs Audhild

Janneke said...

What a great card ;o)
Thanks for joining us at Elphine House Australia ..

Janneke XO