Tuesday, 10 December 2013

saturated princess

many will know I don't tend to use many digi images , I think I prefer rubber stamps though I do see the merit of digis, the ability to make them any size and no need for storage . I do however often run into problems printing them when my aging printer decides to be temperamental when pulling the card through and I often finish up with 1/2 a digi and many decapitations even though I only use the weight of card suggested.

this digi however did successfully print and I do love it. It is a saturated canary image and I love it as it is just so glamorous and a little bit fairy-tale too just what every girl dreams of.

I coloured this cutie with mica inks as I felt they lent themselves well to the feel of a rich evening gown as they have a two tone sheen  and building layers adds depth of colour. I added stickles to the image for added sparkle, well it is the holiday season. I think she looks really glam and off to a very special event.

I decided i'd use he on a card for my husband , not that I will be whisked away to an evening out that would require this kind of attire and its not an outfit for cooking Christmas dinner in either. I do love my hubby though so my card is sent with love and it is always good to tell our loved ones so as you never know whats around the corner.

I added a peel off to a small spellbinders oval which I added a hand tied bow to and a little heart charm too.

I am so loving white on white cards (white is one of my 2 fav colours in everything not just crafting) as they really allow the image to be the true focal point, well that's my opinion anyway. I embossed the layer of copy paper using a fiskars board and stuck to my hand-cut card base. I know the card will be put in place by me once hubby has opened it so for a change I made a plate card and I will ensure it stands correctly on display. Maybe hubby will surprise me and stand it up himself who knows. I finished the card off  by adding pearls to three of the corners always odd numbers these work better as they are what is found in nature.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:-

paper crafting journey-its Christmas time
saturated canary-untraditional christmas colours
a gem of a challenge-anything goes
Dis digis-non traditional Christmas colours
All that stickles-happy holidays
Robins fetish IDIC-must have a bow
613 Avenue-anything goes, optional create a calendar
kaboodle doodle - non traditional Christmas colours


Laura said...

Very cute.. thanks for joining us at the All That Stickles linky party..
Laura DT

Denise Goeldner said...

You've done a swell card love the charm aded to the bow. Thanks so much for joining us over at Robyn's Fetish Challenge Blog, good luck and hope to see you next time
~ Denise DT ~

Unknown said...

Very pretty creation. Thanks for joining our Ribbons challenge this week, good luck. Suzanne Sweet Stampin DT

Marlene Atkinson said...

A very pretty card.Thank you for joining us at Robyn's Fetish Challenge. Marlene DT

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card, I like the image and the colours, thanks for playing along with us at A Gem of a challenge, Good Luck.
Kevin xx

Natali said...

Gorgeous card. Love shape and image. Great bow with hear charm.
Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin` “Ribbons” Challenge and we hope to see you again soon.

Unknown said...

Love your card with a flash of colour
thank you for sharing with us on the ali-craft blog challenge
ali x

Jane said...

Gorgeous Julye! Thanks for sharing with us all over at SC Challenges xx

Angeline Choo said...

What a lovely princess :)

Thanks for joining us at All That Stickles linky party.

-Angeline DT

Kelly Lloyd said...

Thanks for sharing your lovely card with us at a gem of a challenge
Hugs Kelly

Karen Howard said...

Super cute! Thanks for joining us at Di's Digi Stamps! Hugs, Karen

Craftdee said...

Thanks for sharing in the "Christmas in Non Traditional Colours" challenge at Di's Digi Designs
Hope you can join us next time too, Donna ♥

Kelly Lloyd said...

Pretty card thanks for sharing with us at a gem of a challenge
Hugs Kelly