Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Glamour and Glitz

Hi there!  Happy Wednesday!  How has your week been so far?  Good, I hope.  It's been raining cats and dogs here all week!  Between that and the thunderstorms, it was so dark yesterday that the streetlights came on in the daytime!  It's rumbling again out there, so I am going to try to get this posted before the storm gets too close.  I have a card to share with you that I made for a few challenges I like doing when I can.

Here it is:

My card base is GKD Heavy Base Weight White and the mats are SU Lavender Lace.  I created the embossed layer with a Cuttlebug Window Panes embossing folder to which I added some Basic Grey Bling It diamond gems. The patterned paper is from the Prima Meadow Lark 6x6 pad.  My glamourous image is Fancy from Saturated Canary.  You can find her in Krista's store here.  I printed her on MiC Blending Card and colored her with my Copics.  I added lots of sparkle to her bodice and the flowers in her hair with Stickles.  I added pearls to her hair with my Viva Decor Ice White Pearl Pen.  The sentiment is from Create With TLC.  A satin bow and a few more diamond gems finished my card.

Here is a close-up of the image:

Copic Colors:
Skin: E000, E00, E21, E11, R20, R11
Hair: E21, E25, E29
Dress, gloves and hair ribbon: V20, V22, V25, V28
Flowers in hair: V01, V04, V06

Thanks for stopping by!  I am making good progress on visiting, so if I haven't been by yet, I will be shortly.

I am entering my card in the following challenges:
Saturated Canary #48 (glamour and glitz)
Crafty Sentiments Designs (bling it on)
Designed To Color Challenge #16 (sketch challenge)
Card Makin' Mamas #72 (monochromatic)
Stampin' for the Weekend (sparkle and bling)
The Squirrel and The Fox #48 (use something spooled; I used ribbon from a spool)

Here is the DTC sketch:

Have a great evening and see you soon!


  1. look at that coloring, OMS!! This is gorgeous!

  2. Wow, awesome colouring on this Carla!! Gorgeous details with the pearls and gems and such a fresh looking colour scheme :)

  3. Carla, your card is gorgeous. Love the embossed background. Stay dry and safe.

  4. So beautifully classy Carla! Hugs!

  5. Fantastic coloring Carla! I love how you've deepened the folds of her dress and beaded the bodice. Gorgeous card and colors! "Hugs"

  6. That flowing gown is colored to perfection. What an elegant card.

    Ugly here, too. I don't think there was any rain today but just cloudy and dreary. Ugh!

  7. Carla, this card is truly beautiful! Absolutely adore the colors and the sparkle and bling you've added to the card! Wow!

  8. Wow Carla ,this is so elegant!!
    XXX Heidy

  9. Love the pearls in her hair. I'm also a huge fan of purple! Wonderful coloring too.

  10. This is just lovely, Carla. Beautiful colouring and just look at all that glittery embellishments. WOW! Thank you for sharing.
    xxx Asha
    Sunny Summer Crafts

  11. My comments are getting cut off in mid sentence...yikes.. Beautiful and the colors and I hope you are feeling Ann Marie got it all in this time!!!

  12. Lovely Carla...Coloring is fantastic and your card is just beautiful...Looks like maybe we might make it through today without rain...Hugz, joann

  13. Hi sweetie this is absolutely gorgeous :0) biggest of hugs love Pops x x x

  14. Carla your card is sooooo beautiful! Everything about it is just perfect. It is simple and yet elegant - your image so well done and the color so royal. I love this card Carla!

  15. Stunning card love the simplicity of your design, thanks for joining us over at The Squirrel and The Fox hugs Denise DT xx

  16. Every one else took my adjectives! Stupendous!!!!!!!

  17. So beautiful, Carla! Love your coloring, as always! :^)
    Love the design, that fab embossed background, your sparkle, and the wonderful sentiment! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

  18. What a wonderful card, I just love your colouring.
    Thanks for playing along with us at The Squirrel & The Fox, I hope we’ll see you again next fortnight!
    Linda xox

  19. This SC stamp looks fabulous, Carla. Love how you colored her. Great take on the sketch.
    Cathy Lee

  20. Carla, Fantastic job! She is beautiful and love the color, you made her look so elegant and out done yourself with your stunning coloring. Wonderful embossing folder with the gems.
    Hugs, Pat

  21. Very sweet card! Thank you for joining us this week at the Crafty Sentiments Designs Challenge! I hope you play along with us again soon!

    Jackie, Crafty Sentiments Designs DT

  22. Stunning colouring and a great take on the sketch!! Love it:-) Thanks for joining us in the Designed to Color Challenge:-)


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