Monday, June 13, 2011

Daisychain Wallhanging

Hello everyone, I have a sweet little project to show you today of a wall hanging I made for my cousin's new baby girl. I thought this new stamp coming out on June 14th called 'Daisychain' would be perfect to adorn a baby girl's room. 


Now it's not actually much more than I would do for a large card, but I really wanted a pretty, lacy punched border all the way around the outside layer and in order to accommodate the size of the image, papers I wanted to use, etc. It needed to be almost 7" square. That's larger than any card I ever made, so a framed shadowbox was in order! 


It's a simple white shadowbox frame I purchased at AC Moore, deep enough so that none of the 3 dimensional embellishments would get smooshed. It's all under glass to keep it dust free and hopefully keep it from damaging for a good long time.



The image was colored with Copics, with just a little bit of colored pencil to deepen the shading in some areas. I used Papertrey Ink's Simple Alphabet stamp set to spell Ella on the tiny tag. Those minuscule little stamps are a bit of a bear to use, but sooo handy for spelling out anything you might need. 


This was really a fairly simple and economical little gift for a special someone. A bit time consuming, but sweet baby girls are so worth it don't you think? Hope it inspires, thanks for taking the time to visit!


Stamps: Lili of the Valley, Papertrey Ink
Ink: Memento, Adirondack
Paper: Neenah, Prima 'Simply Spring', Core'dinations, Papertrey Ink, Memory Box
Tools & Accessories: Martha Stewart Punch around the Page, Tonic corner rounder, sewing machine, silk ribbon, Prima sheer flower, rosebud, Creatables die, Copics, Stickles, seed beads, Liquid Pearls, PTI tiny tag die

11 comments:

  1. ooooohhhhhoooo this is stunning!!!!
    xx petra

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  2. Gorgeous project! What a lovely image coloured so beautifully!!!
    xx Nela

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  3. Things you make are always beautiful. With this one you have outdone yourself. Thank you for your inspirations.
    Carol

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  4. Absolutely gorgeous! There is nothing anyone could buy that would come close to this beautiful creation!! Wow!

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  5. What a treasure! The details are stunning and that is one super sweet image. Congrats to your cousin on her new baby girl. I'm sure she'll love this madly. I love the idea of the shadow box. Genius way to get more oomph out of all that time spent cardmaking!

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  6. This is gorgeous! I want to try to make something like this for my little granddaughter. It would make such a nice keepsake! Thanks for sharing you beautiful work and giving me inspiration (now all I have to do is find the time to use it!).
    xxxxx
    Lisa

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  7. This is absolutely Incredible!!! I love the soft color palette you chose. I want one! ;)

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