Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Hitting the Books

Hello all! Here is a card that I made using one of the new stamps from Whiff of Joy Stamps' Back 2 School collection.


I feel a little weird to be posting back to school cards when the summer vacation just started for most kids. LOL! Well, never too early to have them ready, right? =)


This stamp is called Hitting the Books and it's stamped on Copic X-Press It cardstock then colored with Copic markers. The image is then cut and embossed using a Labels 12 die. The sentiment piece is cut using the Versatile Shape I die from Whiff of Joy Stamps.


The patterned paper is from the Sweet Threads collection by Basic Grey. The sentiment comes with this stamp.

That's all for now. Have a happy Hump Day! =)




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supplies:
cardstock: (kraft card base) Papertrey Ink, (white) Copic X-Press It
stamps: Whiff of Joy Stamps
patterned paper: BasicGrey
inks: Memento Tuxedo Black, VersaFine Onyx Black
silk ribbon: May Arts
polymer chrysanthemum by me
border punch: Fiskars
dies: (Versatile Shape I) Whiff of Joy Stamps, (Label 12) Spellbinders
die-cut machine: Cuttlebug by Provo Craft
other: sewing machine, thread, foam tape, foam squares
Copics used:
skin: E11, E01, E00, E000, R20
hair: E79, E77, E74, E71
pants, shoes: V99, BV25, BV23
top: R85, R83, R81, BG15, BG13, BG11
bag: BG15, BG13, BG11, BG10
book: YR07, YR04, YR02, E43, E42, E41
desk: E37, E35, E34, E31, C9, C7, C5, C3
shadow: W9, W7, W5, W3, W1, W00, 0
card size: 5 1/2" x 4 1/4"

19 comments:

donna mikasa said...

Super cute card, Alice! I just love that sentiment! This would be a great way to thank a special teacher or librarian, too. Your coloring really brings her to life! Love it!

paula said...

Hi Alice, I have to agree with Donna super cute, great colouring & perfect for a teacher or child. Love it xoxoxoxoxo

Mary J said...

This is soooo gorgeous! Amazing layout and use of those DPs!

~amy~ said...

Such a sweet card Alice!

BabyBokChoy said...

That image would be great for me!!! That's my dd, burying her nose in the books :) cute card Alice!

Flip-Flop Creations said...

Such a sweet card and I love the sentiment. So true, great card for a teacher. ~jeni :)

Sparkle said...

Such a darling card!

Tasha said...

oh so sweet. Alice your card is lovely, great dp and such a fab image, love the design
love tasha xx

Karen M said...

What fabulous, professional, perfect colouring! The whole card is beautiful xx

Kryssi said...

so beautiful! you tie a pretty bow too :)

Maria Therese said...

Beautiful card!

Emily Leiphart said...

Such a stunning teacher card, Alice! I love that Whiff of Joy die.

Karen B. said...

You and WoJ should illustrate/color a childrens book. This card is great!

Kelly Booth said...

She is Sooooooo cute and your coloring is just dreamy my friend....love ya!

1LuvnMama said...

Sweet, sweet, sweet Alice! :) Luv the orange book and button . . . you are amazing girl!

yyam said...

Just sooooo pretty! Love the pops of orange! :)

Marlene said...

Wow - the coloring on this is so life-like! BEAUTIFUL!

Tiffany said...

Beautiful pairing of the patterned papers and I heart that sentiment!

Suzanne C said...

Fantastic teachers thank you card. Beautiful!

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