Saturday, August 8, 2009

Dancing Ketto Princess

Check out this dancing diva, she's as funky as the papers I paired her with! I normally have a very hard time using black in any card design that's not Halloween, LOL! But I forced myself to use this polka dot pattern from the new Basic Grey collection, as a challenge to myself.

I can't say I would make a card like this again, the bold colors just aren't me. But sometimes you just gotta work outside your comfort zone, shake things up a bit, to make it interesting, KWIM? And at least I have a different card in my stash for when I need it for a very different person ;-)
Thanks for looking!
Stamps: Stamping Bella
Ink: Memento, Distress
Paper: Bristol, PTI, Basic Grey, Prism
Accessories: Nestabilities, Prima flower, PTI button, colored pencils, OMS, Strano Designs ribbon, Liquid Pearls, Copic Spica pens


  1. this is stunning! I think its a great image, love how you have added the jewls to her skirt. I love the polks dots and the lovely funky feel to the card! glad you been pushed out your comfort zone as you have created a truly fab card!

  2. Beautiful card!!! It is good to get outside of the box sometimes just to make sure we can do it.. tee hee hee...

    Oh and by the way I am a very different person and my addy is......... LOL..
    have a great weekend.. janny

  3. Beautiful! I agree that it's good to sometimes stretch ourselves and do something out of our comfort zone. It sometimes releases the mojo and gets the creative juices going.

  4. Well, I think the card is fab and I know that my tween granddaughters would go absolutely crazy over it. I often make cards for the younger set based on what they would like rather than what I would like. It's not always easy, but if the card's for them....Anyway, if I were you, I'd do it again 'cause it works!


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