Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Sophisticated Duo

Good morning blog friends, hope everyone is well! I was busy coloring and piecing over the weekend, this card featuring Uptown Girls Felicity and Blair. I had this vision before I even started coloring them, I knew I wanted to use Basic Grey's Little Black Dress papers to piece their clothing. It involved careful fussy cutting as the image is very detailed, but no as bad as I thought it would be.


I was having a very difficult time seeing the black ink on the darkest lace paper, so I couldn't cut it out right. I decided what the heck I'm going to emboss it in white. With a little bit of Copic shading, I was very happy with the way it looks.


There's even a bit of a charm embellishment hanging from the bow, a little pewter heart, Swarovski crystal and beads. Classy stuff for classy gals! This card took forever to put together, but oh-so worth it, I adore it.


Thanks for looking, have a great day.


Stamps: Stamping Bella, PTI sentiment
Ink: Memento, Versamark
Paper: Basic Grey, PTI
Tools & Accessories: Tonic corner rounder, PTI ribbon, Silhouette Studio Store lace border and Label, Copics, Spica pens, white EP, Liquid Pearls, pewter charm, beads, embroidery floss

7 comments:

  1. Hello Katarina, what a beautiful card you've made.
    Hugs
    Jane

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  2. Your card is gorgeous Katrina. Love the paper pieced outfits - you did a wonderful job. The girls do look sophisticated!

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  3. gorgeous images. fab colours. love the paper piecing x

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  4. Have always wanted to do a black and white card. yours is just awesome!

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  5. Oh so classy and sophisticated is right! This is beautiful and love the white embossing to bring out the black lace! Must remember that for when I'm using a dark colour paper. :)

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  6. I love these stamps and your colouring. Can't imagine you cut out the clothes. It's ivisible on the picture. The white embossing is fantastic.

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