Friday, May 2, 2014

Ironing things out

     Welcome to Bellarific Friday!  Last week Em gave us this awesome inspiration photo to work with for the Bellarific Friday challenge at Blogabella.  This is one of my favorite shades of blue so I've used that and added a frame ad the brick work embossing under the image.

inspiration 5-may-2

     I've used Stamping Bella's Uptown Girl "Lily Loves Laundry" for my card, or most of her anyway.

Copics Used:
skin E000, E00, E11, R20, R30
hair Y21, E33, E35
dress BG10, BG11, BG53, BG72
apron C00, C0, C2
duster Y32, Y35, Y38
ironing board Y11, Y21, BG72
iron C00, C0, C2, N1, N9

     Here's the inside of the card.  Not sure why it looks so bent.

     Make sure to pop over to Blogabella and see what my team mates have come up with and play along for an awesome prize.
     I'd like to enter my card into the following challenges:

Crafty Girls--anything goes
7 Kids College Fund--anything goes
Simon Says Stamp--anything goes
Creative Card Crew--girly
Going Grey with Scrap-Creations--anything goes
Pile It On--ink on paper stamping
That Craft Place--anything goes

     Happy weekend!

Paper--My Mind's Eye "The Sweetest Thing--Bluebell", Bazzill, Recollections, Copic XPress-it Blending card
Stamps--Stamping Bella "Lily Loves Laundry"
Ink--Memento Tuxedo Black, Ranger Jet Black Archival
Tools--Nestabilities Floral Ovals and Classic Ovals dies, Marianne Designs English rose dies, Memory Box Fancy Blossoms dies, Poppystamps Lovely Tendril die, Sizzix Tim Holtz Alterations brick wall embossing folder
Miscellaneous--The Paper Studio pearls, Diamond Stickles, Wink of Stella clear pen, Hobby Lobby lace trim


  1. Beautiful blues card Tracy! Love how you colored her and gorgeous flowers :-)

  2. Absolutely gorgeous and so bo ho chic. Love the beautiful arranged flowers.
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  3. Beautiful, love the colours & image xx

  4. So GORGEOUS!!! Love the colours and design ... such a wonderful take on the photo ... Hope you're feeling well

  5. Wow! So elegant and stunning, and totally fun, too...all rolled up into one! Love your interpretation of that inspiration photo. The teal and white is stunning, and the touches of yellow you added to the image are the perfect accent. I adore that pretty tulle trim and the flowers. The glitter edging to the frame, too. Really gorgeous, my friend!

  6. OH Tracy, this is gorgeous! I love the image and love the colors.

  7. I completely love this card, the bricks, the bit of lace the color, and I recently used that same die cut and found out how beautiful it is. I love this card!!!

  8. Love the layout and layers on this one Tracy and very pretty selection of flowers too.

  9. WOW! I love this card Tracy. One of my favourite shades of blue too and it looks fantastic with white and touches of yellow. The image is beautiful and coloured perfectly. Your design is just wonderful, the flowers look so pretty.
    hugs Sue xx

  10. Beautiful, Tracy! Your cards always amaze me. I really like the inside of your card....such a nice touch. Hugs, Geri N

  11. Oh, how great this is, Tracy! Love the stamp and the sentiment inside. :)
    Have a great day!

  12. Such a pretty card my friend. You framed her out so nicely. Love that die..

    Happy Friday.


  13. This is totally the cutest card I've seen in a long time! You did a fabulous job with the coloring and the design is just over-the-top adorable!

  14. Wow i love your card it is amazing, gorgeous colours and cute image beautifully coloured i so love these stamps! overall stunning Julie x

  15. Tracy, Tracy, Beautiful my dear...I love this shade of blue and with the white wow...Coloring is perfect and those layers are woderful. I have that frame die and you have inspired me to get it out and use it...Beautiful my friend...Hugs, joann

  16. Oh, I just love this to bits and pieces! And what a great touch with the hint of glitter on that stunning frame!

  17. wow! gorgeous colour Tracy, I adore these shades too.
    love these images I really must invest very soon. A beautiful card :o)
    Hope you have a better week sweet friend, Enjoy the weekend xxxxxxx
    huge hugs Mau

  18. Hello Tracy,
    This is beautiful!! Fabulous colouring, and such a sweet image!..
    Hope all is well with you hunnie:)
    Marjorie x

  19. Hi, your card is so Beautiful!! Gorgeous colouring of the image and love the flowers you have made. Thankyou for joining us at That Craft Place. Good Luck and hope to see you again soon.
    Hugs Amanda

  20. Really gorgeous, Tracy - I love how you framed her and used the glitter!

  21. this is precious.... so glad you played along with Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

    sparkle & shine *~*

  22. There aren't words to describe this card Tracy. Just so beautiful and cute at the same time. I love that bit of lace.

  23. Bella sure is very very bella indeed Tracy, you have coloured her to perfection and have added so many splendid details, superbly made! Hugs, Ira
    Ira’s Crea Corner

  24. Oh she's my idol! I love your framed beauty with the dainty details mixed with the brick and that sentiment is just perfection!! You slay me with your card making skills. You never cease to amaze and inspire me!!

  25. Super card. Thanks for playing with us at Creative Card Crew with our girly challenge hugs Tania xx (DT).

  26. Beautifully done! Wonderful colouring and design and the blue and white looks so fresh and clean together - love it :)

  27. This is so beautiful and I love your embellishments. Thanks for joining our challenge at

  28. WOWZERS, this is absolutely gorgeous!! Thank you for playing along in our challenge at Hugs, Rosie

  29. This is gorgeous! Wonderful colour scheme and the rolled flowers and the die cut frame are wonderful to compliment this classy lady!

  30. The colors of this are amazing. Very beautiful card.


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