I am sorry Gnome

Hello everyone! Whiff of Joy Stamps is the sponsor for the challenge over at the Really Reasonable Ribbon Blog. Here is the card that I made for the challenge.

The challenge is to use ribbon and punches. I used the lovely I am sorry Gnome for my card. She is so sweet!

After coloring her on Copic X-Press It cardstock, I cut the image out using a Long Classic Rectangles Large die. It's then matted with a lightly bigger piece of patterned paper before I stitched the layers together. The sentiment piece is cut and embossed using a Classic Ovals Small die then matted with a piece of patterned paper cut using a Classic Scalloped Ovals Large die.

One of the brown patterned paper is punched with the Apron Lace (it's on sale!!) punch. The pretty crochet lace trim and the yellow gingham ribbons for the little tabs are from Really Reasonable Ribbon. The patterned paper is from the Hopscotch collection by BasicGrey and the sentiment is from the Victorian Fripperie set by Waltzingmouse Stamps.

Today marks the Grand Opening of Lily Pad Cards and the blog hop continues. The hop starts at the Penny Black Blog at 9 a.m. EST and Lily Pad Cards will reveal the entire website, so don't forget to hop along! =)

Have fun hopping and Happy April Fool's Day!! =)

Thanks for stopping by!

cardstock: (kraft card base) Papertrey Ink, (white) Copic X-Press It
stamps: (I am sorry Gnome) Whiff of Joy Stamps, (sentiment) Waltzingmouse Stamps
patterned paper: BasicGrey
inks: Memento Tuxedo Black, VersaFine Onyx Black
ribbons: Really Reasonable Ribbon
buttons: Papertrey Ink
punch: Fiskars
dies: Spellbinders
die-cutting machine: Cuttlebug by Provo Craft
other: sewing machine, thread, foam tape, foam squares
Copics used:
skin: E11, E00, E000, R20
outfit: R22, R21, R11, R01, BG32, BG11, BG10, Y26, Y21, Y11
shoes: E29, E27, E25
flowers: YR38, YR35, R24, R22, RV42
card size: 4 1/4" x 5 1/2"


BabyBokChoy said…
Why is she sorry?? :) She's so so so beautifully colored! lol. Love this one, the lace, the shadowing around her shoes, sigh... gorgeous work! :)
Kryssi said…
well, isn't that super sweet gnome!! her shoes are huge, whoa!! lol
Brenda said…
This is another terribly cute image Alice! Your colouring and combination with patterned papers is superb!
cashemere said…
Hi Alice!!!
I love your blog. The card is perfect.
Elizabeth Allan said…
This is no April Fool's joke - this card is precious.
Karen B. said…
Those shoes are the best!
1LuvnMama said…
Awww, this gnome has done his job in apologizing. What a wonderful card Alice! Coloring is amazing and your eye for detail is out of this world! Have a great weekend!
Marlene said…
How cute! I LOVE those shoes, and of course, the way you colored them.
Tiffany Ervin said…
So cute! I really love that pp you've used! Gotta check it out!
Sparkplug17 said…
This is just precious!
forpahl5 said…
What great cards you make!
Beate said…
Gorgeous! Love the soft colors, the ribbon banners, the lace, the paper...everything.
But then you know I am a big fan.
Hugs and smiles
ChickieChirps said…
I love these gnomes and your card is just lovely!

Stamping Cafe said…
This is so soft and beautiful, Alice! Beautiful color combo and coloring of course! Love it!!
Kezzy said…
Ahhh this image is so cute and I love the patterned papers you have put with it. Xx
yyam said…
Awww....so sweet! Love the colors and the coloring!Such a pretty card! :)
Suzanne C said…
Lovely gnome! The coloring is phenomenal as always! Beautiful card.
Tasha said…
Super sweet gnome card, love the colour combo
love tasha xx
Emily Leiphart said…
Beautiful, soft colours on this one! I love those papers, Alice!

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