I have a Bellarific Friday card for you today. Haven't seen this much activity from me in a while have you. LOL I'm trying to work my way back into a more organized crafting and visiting routine. Thank you for all your patience with me. I know I've been pretty slow in getting around to visit. I keep trying to stay on top of it, but it keeps getting away from me.
For this card I've used Stamping Bella's "Ava Loves to Celebrate". I am horrible at pleats and folds so although this started out with some they pretty much disappeared. Trust me the more solid coloring looks much better than the original way I colored it. You can still see a hint of the pleats. The cake is covered in Wink of Stella clear gel pen. I kind of squeezed to hard and had to cover the whole thing when I only meant to do the blue parts.
I've really been enjoying incorporating some vellum into my cards so I created a mat under the image panel with it and used it for the bottom petals of the flowers.
Last weeks challenge was to use this sketch.
Here's a closer look at Ava. I couldn't get a good shot to show the sparkly glitter on the cake.
You can pop over to the Blogabella blog this weekend to see what my team mates created with this sketch. Em's post may be a little late since she had a death in her family.
Next weeks challenge is to use this photo for inspiration.
I'd like to enter my card into the following challenges:
A Creative Romance--anything goes with an option of Happy Birthday
Seize the Birthday--anything goes
7 Kids College Fund--anything goes
Divas by Design--3 or more layers
Loves Rubber Stamps--spots and dots
Papertake Weekly--lace and pearls
2 Cute Ink--birthday
Have a fantastic weekend!
Paper--My Mind's Eye "Reunion", Bazzill, Canvas Corp Flute Tiles, The Paper Studio vellum, Copic XPress-it Blending card
Stamps--Stamping Bella Uptown Girl "Ava Loves to Celebrate", sentiment from SugarPea Designs "Gopher-it"
Ink--Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics, Sakura white gel pen, Wink of Stella Clear Glitter pen
Tools--EK Success Corner Rounder, Memory Box Fabulous Phlox, Lil' Inker Designs "Of the Heart", MFT Die-namics Sentiment Strips, sewing machine
Miscellaneous--The Paper Studio pearls, My Craft Spot yellow jute twine, lace and button from my stash