Sunday, January 27, 2013

Ay Caramba!

Hey all and good day to you! I have another card to share. I made this using the MFTWSC108 sketch from My Favorite Things:

 Here is the inside:


And the sketch:


As you can see I turned it on it's side. I started making this card last night. I got as far as heat embossing, coloring, fussy cutting and paper piecing the main panel. (Ever try to paper piece a flamenco dress? Yeah. It's hard!) I started seeing double, and at that point I only had one glass of wine! I called it a night last night but finished it up today. I used one of my newly purchased Die-Namics on this - Retro Squares. (Groovy!) I even made my own flower. I found some white crepe paper that I had, I don't know, since I got married? I cut a small strip and misted it with Glimmer Mist. Once it was dry, I hand cut 3 circles, decreasing in size. (I didn't want them perfectly round because I wanted that 'wonky' look to them.) I took a pink marker and brushed the edges, glued them together, and added the maracas that I colored and fussy cut. Finished the inside, and, Ole'! LOL!

Glad I got this card finished and posted. Now I'm all set to watch Downton Abbey tonight! Thanks for stopping by and I hope you have a good evening!

Chris ☺

Supplies:
Card stock: Bazzill (green, black); Strathmore water color paper
DP: Bo Bunny - Vicki B. collection (orange, stripe); MME - Everyday Tango (pink)
Stamps: MFT - Fiesta WTG, More Essential Sentiments (Happy Birthday)
Ink: Tsukineko - Tuxedo Black, Versa Mark
Markers: Marvy Uchida
Accessories: Spellbinders Grand Calibur; MFT - Retro Squares Die-Namics; Crepe paper; Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist - meadow green; Inkadinkado black embossing powder
Adhesive: SA by 3L (MyStik, 3D foam squares); Therm-o-web dots; Elmer's extra strength glue stick


5 comments:

  1. lol... love your title and your fabulously fun card! the colors are just perfect.

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  2. Fun card :) Love the paper pieced dress and your side element is great!

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  3. Very cute and colorful. Love that sentiment!

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  4. Wow, that paper piecing is amazing! Love the retro square border, too!

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  5. Great card, wow that is a lot of paper piecing and fussy cutting!!
    I love that you add so much detail to the inside of your cards too!

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