My dear friend Julie inspired me to use this incredible Bestie image by Sheri Baldy. Julie's cards, tags, canvasses, etc. are always so beautiful it's impossible for me to look at any of her work and not come away inspired and awed. If you've never had a chance to take a look at her blog, you really should treat yourself to a visit!
I'm still trying to muddle my way through designing projects that are really blinged out. The amount of time I spend deciding where to place the embellishments is a bit embarrassing. I'm just so darned indecisive. Hubby made me feel much better about it when he reminded me about how long it used to take me to do a floral arrangement when I was a new florist about 22 years ago. Today, I can get finished with most floral designs in pretty quick time; so I just need to give myself a decade or 2 with cards and I'll be just fine....hopefully it won't take that long.
I have to say that the amount of time spent on this card was worth it. I'm very happy with the results. Starting with a really sweet image definitely helped!
I had so much fun coloring this one! She's just so girly. I had to go with all pinks to play that up. The little feather embelly I put in her hair makes me think of a Flapper girl from the 1920's.
The ingredients for this card are:
Coloring medium: ProMarkers
Feather pick: Hobby Lobby
Lace: Martha Stewart
Pearl stickers: Recollections
Keyhole embelly: Tim Holtz
Rhinestone ribbon: Michaels
Pink ribbon: My stash
White glitter chipboard accents: Colorbok
Paper doily: A stay at a Ramada Inn in Bowling Green, KY
Ink used on doily: Tim Holtz Victorian Velvet
You can find this card in the following challenges:
Passion for ProMarkers -- Give me a P...for pink
A Creative Romance -- Metal Mania
Crafty Hands -- Anything goes
I Love ProMarkers -- Pink hair
My Besties Aussie Challenges -- White on white with one other color
My Besties -- Anything goes
The Squirrel and The Fox -- Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness
Thanks so much for stopping by to take a look at my very first Bestie card. There are sure to be more in the very near future!!