Saturday, February 26, 2011

Baby Elephant

Here's a peek at another of the new LOTV release coming in a couple of weeks 'Blowing Bubbles'.  Just darling, isn't it? I knew I wanted to use it on a baby card, so I chose some pretty papers from PTI's baby collection. 


I colored the little guy in with colored pencils. I added some Liquid Glass to the bubbles to make them all shiny and more dimensional.

Notice the ribbon? I really wanted something striped but couldn't find anything that really coordinated well from my stash. I've seen some people color their ribbon with Copics, so I decided to give it a try. As you can see, it worked beautifully. I just used a ruler to add some yellow and purple stripes to the edges of white grosgrain. I did find that the Copics did bleed a little bit on the ribbon, but it actually looked really nice, like a much lighter stripe of lavender. So that was a happy accident, lol!

Thanks for all the lovely comments, hope you all have a nice relaxing Saturday!

Stamps: Lili of the Valley (coming 3/09/2011), PTI background
Ink: Versamark
Paper: Papertrey Ink, Neenah
Tools & Accessories: Colored pencils, OMS, Stickles, Liquid Glass, white embossing powder, grosgrain ribbon, PTI button, Martha Stewart large scallop punch

13 comments:

  1. Wow this card is wonderful and I love the colous of the ribbon. So well done. Hugs Marja

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  2. Great card and cute little image! The ribbon is really nice!

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  3. This is gorgeous, and as for the ribbon amazing job with the copics.

    Hugs
    Debbie

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  4. Aaawww just love this! Such an adorable lil ellie, can't wait for these new stamps! Love how you've done the bubbles and well done on the ribbon too :)
    Kelly.x

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  5. Great idea for the ribbon, matches perfectly.Such a cute image and coloured beautifully.
    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  6. Adorable card and image! That image is just so sweet!

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  7. That elephant is too cute! And the ribbon really looks likeit's always been colored this way, well done!

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  8. What a cute little elephant. Beautiful card.
    Hugs, Yvon.

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  9. Wow I love this stamp, it's gorgeous.Beautiful Card.Take care.Debbie x

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  10. Such a beautiful baby card! This would definitely end up on a scrapbook page as one of baby's welcome to the world cards if the new mom is a scrapbooker!

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  11. Wow! This is such an adorable card. Your coloring is always so beautiful and I love the great idea with the ribbon & copics... Thanks for the wonderful inspiration I am now officially hooked on LOTV stamps.. 8-)

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  12. What a fantastic card. The little elephant is so cute, and I love his rosy cheeks! Those bubbles look fab and I love the ribbon too. Jo x

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  13. This is just adorable! Great colouring.
    Hugs, Sandra

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