Friday, September 16, 2011

Button, Button, Whose Got the Button?

Today's card is for Lisa Somerville's button blogger challenge.  You too can participate in the blog hop ! (see instructions below)
Dye Inks: Memento
Chalks:  Colorfin Pan Pastel
Stamps:  Rubber Stamp Tapestry, Beeswax, Gray Wolf Graphics
Dies: Nestabilities
  • started with white cardstock and layered a light coat of pink Pan Pastel chalk over the white card front. 
  • Stamped a square in the middle of the page with a lace stamp from Rubber Stamp Tapestry by repeating it four times in a green Memento ink. 
  • Stamped around the edges of the square with the same lace stamp in a purple memento dye ink pad. 
  • Stamped the dress makers form (Beeswax) and buttons (Rubber Stamp Tapestry) in black. 
  • Stamped the dress maker's form with the ruffled dress (Beeswax) with purple Memento ink on a separate piece of white card stock chalked first with pink and then with purple Pan Pastels. 
  • Fussy cut the dress form with the dress and placed it on the card with pop dots. 
  • Colored whiet lace left over from son's wedding invitation with the Pan Pastels and secured it with adhesive. 
  • Embossed sentiment with detailed black Color Riser embossing powder on a pink Pan Pastel chalked white cardstock.
  •  Layered sentiment over purple cardstock cut with a Nestabilities die from Ribbon Tags.


Linda Monroe said...

Great colors on this card. Very nice.

Basement Stamper said...

adore the sentiment!

Keri Lee Sereika said...

Great card! The sentiment is PERFECT for this challenge.

Lisa Somerville said...

Very pretty! Love the images you used, and the added sentiment is to true! Thanks for playing along with the Bloggers Challenge!

Lori said...

Pretty color combination and the perfect sentiment for the challenge!

Anonymous said...

Fantastic card and layout...perfect sentiment!

Marjie Kemper said...

Great sentiment for this challenge. I really like how you've stamped the dress form twice and get such different looks based on the surface stamped.

Ida said...

This is a lovely card. I really like the Dress form images and the lace and sentiment are perfect touches. Great job with the BC Challenge.

Chrissy D said...

Sooo pretty!!! Wonderful work with the Bloggers Challenge!

Anonymous said...

It's so beautiful! Women hold things together :)