Monday, December 20, 2010

Karen's Doodles Challenge 42 - Anything Goes

This week our challenge set by Dorte at Karen's Doodles Challenge blog is.......

Anything Goes

For my card, I used Karen's newest image, Emma Valentine.  I started my card with my Cheery Lynn Designs Coved Rectangle XL Stackers Nesting die.  The entire card is this shape, I used the next to the largest die in the set.  Before die cutting it, I placed my Inverted Scallop Oval XL Stackers die in the center, cutting and embossing them both at one time, this created the outer red frame.  Using an Oval XL Stackers die centered in a Scallop Oval XL Stackers die, I created the black frame.  Behind this frame I added the Lattice 2 die cut, some vellum and then patterned paper.   I added the patterned paper to the back of the red frame and then hand cut the opening for the black frame.  Next I printed Emma onto Cryogen paper with my inket printer.  Copics used:
Emma - E41, E42, R20
Nose - W3, W5
Eyes - E13
Dress - R81, R85
Heart - R46
Edge - C1
I added Glossy Accents to the red heart for some shine and a white glaze pen to the lace around the heart.  I cut Emma out and then popped her up on the card.  Added some pearls and I was done.  Finished size is 4.75 x 6.5 inches. I would like to thank my fellow Cheery Lynn Designs team member, Kianel for the inspiration for this card.  She has made some fabulous cards combining dies with the lattice die.

Won't you please join in on the fun at Karen's Doodles challenge blog? You could win....

1st Place - 3 Digi stamps of your choice from Karen's Doodles
2nd Place - 2 Digi stamps of your choice from Karen's Doodles
3rd Place - 1 Digi stamps of your choice from Karen's Doodles

Craft Your Days Away - Punches or Diecuts
Sweet Stampin' - Celebrations
The Crafty Pad - Anything Goes
Crafty Emmas - Anything Goes


joey said...

Hi Sandy

beautiful card I love the lattice effect it works so well! cute girlie too

Joey xx

Anonymous said...

Adorable. Such a cute valentine. Something I would love to make and send. Edna

Bonnie Brown said...

Very beautiful card. I love the use of all the Cheery Lynn dies. Emma Valentine is a definite cutie too! I also love the outline of pearls; a very elegant touch.

Sandy said...

Hey Sandy - I really like the layout of this card and the design with your little pearls.
Merry Christmas

Kelly Schelske said...

Gorgeous card Sandy! Love the lattice and the wee pearl border ! Of course Emma is adorable!

maxine said...

Great card thanks for joining us at the crafty pad this week x

Abi said...

Beautiful! I love how you've layered using your nesties. Thanks for playing along with our Sweet Stampin challenge x