Saturday, June 4, 2011

You Make the Grade

Happy weekend, all! It looks like we are going to have a gloomy one here in the Bay Area. Hope yours is a beautiful sun shiny one! =) Here is a card that I made using a stamp from the newly released Back 2 School collection from Whiff of Joy Stamps.


I used the beautiful You Make the Grade for my card. She is so pretty and chic!


I stamped her on Copic X-Press It cardstock then colored her with Copic markers. The image is then cut and embossed using a Petite Ovals Small die. The sentiment panel is cut and embossed using the smallest die from the same die set.


The patterned paper is from my Soiree Card Kit. You can use the scraps/leftovers for other projects or you don't even have to make any cards in the kit. Just use it on your own projects! =) I love the chic colors and patterns in the Soiree collection and thought that they would be perfect for this image. The sentiment is from Papertrey Ink and the pretty blue/teal pearl brad is also from Whiff of Joy Stamps.

That's it for today. Have a beautiful day! =)




Thanks for stopping by!







supplies:
cardstock: (kraft card base) Papertrey Ink, (white) Copic X-Press It
stamps: (You Make the Grade) Whiff of Joy Stamps, (sentiment) Papertrey Ink
patterned paper: Pink Paislee
inks: Memento Tuxedo Black, VersaFine Onyx Black
silk ribbon: May Arts
pearl brad: Whiff of Joy Stamps
corner rounder: We R Memory Keepers
dies: (Edgers #2) Papertrey Ink, (ovals) Spellbinders
die-cut machine: Cuttlebug by Provo Craft
other: sewing machine, thread, foam tape, foam squares
Copics used:
skin: E01, E00, E000, R20
hair: E35, YR24, YR23, YR31
pants, shoes: C9, C7, C5, C3
top: R83, R81, RV10
cell phone: C7, C5, C3, C1
bag: BG09, BG07, BG05, BG02
books: YG97, YG95, YG93, YR07, YR04, YR02, E41
shadow: W9, W7, W5, W3, W1, W00, 0
card size: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"

19 comments:

Dotty Jo said...

She is lovely! Jo x

donna mikasa said...

Such a cool card! I love the colors and the papers you used are very chic indeed! And the image is just adorable--so fresh and contemporary! Enjoy the rest of your weekend! Praying for sun for both of us!

CinnamonSally said...

Cute card love that image and so well coloured. I can't beleive we a thinking of going back to school, in the UK we don't break up for another 7 weeks!!

Marja Rolfes said...

Super cute card again Alice!!! Well done! Thanks for always mentioning the copic colors underneath. I wrote some of the numbers down to buy from my "birthday-money" LOL. (I only have 14 colors and want to collect more!)
Have a lovely weekend!
xxx
Dutch Tulip
Marja
ps: thanks for leaving sweet messages on my blog!

Exclusively by Mel said...

Hi Alice,
It's gorgeous today here.
The sky is beautiful.
I think you card is wonderful!!
Love the papers,and the colours.
Absolutely stunning!!
Love, Mel. xx

Tyggereye said...

So cute! Great card Alice. :)

paula said...

This is such a cute card :D. Hope the weather gets better for you really soon xoxoxoxo

~amy~ said...

such a fun card:) sorry it is gloomy...we must have gotten your weather as it is suppose to be in the mid-upper 70's which is well, unheard of here in washington:)

Maylee said...

Such a fun a hip card, love your coloring as ALWAYS. It's a good day to stay in a craft : )

yyam said...

So sweet! Love the colors!

Amy Johnson said...

What a fun card. Love your color combo!

Suzanne C said...

Adorable card. Lovely papers and coloring.

Tasha said...

OMG this is gorgeous! LOVE the image she is so cool and the dp is fab
love tasha xx

Tiffany said...

This is too cute, Alice! Lovee those polka-dotted pants!

Sparkle said...

Such a darling card!

1LuvnMama said...

Hey girly! I luv this! This is so unlike you to choose these colors but you made my jaw drop! Stunning card Alice! :)

Brenda said...

You are so good at matching paper and stamps! Beautiful!

AnitaRex said...

Such a cute card!!! Love your design! My daughter is not on summer vacation but I guess things are earlier in the stamping world!

Jill said...

I just can't get over how amazing your coloring is. INCREDIBLE!

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