Friday, July 22, 2016

I Hope You Dance....

Hello friends and welcome! I wanted to share a card I made at the request of one of my sisters, who needed a graduation card for her girlfriend's daughter. Said daughter is a ballerina, and loves the colors blue and black, so there was my jumping off point. ☺ Here's my card:

I created this a few weeks ago, but am only now blogging about it, as I left for vacation the day after I finished the card! I based my card on the now ended Tuesday Morning Sketches #358. Here's a close up of that gorgeous ballerina. After she was colored, I went over the flowers with Crystal Stickles.

I'm not happy with how the hair turned out, but as they say, you are your own worst critic. (wink) I did have a lot of fun coloring this image, and hope to start getting back to coloring more now that I'm back home.

That's all for now. Gotta go and walk my fur baby, or really, just let him out in the back yard. It's too damn hot outside!! Keep cool and thanks for visiting!

I'd like to enter this at:
 Aurora Wings #33 - Tic Tac Toe (middle row: doily/flowers/ribbon&bow)
Naughty or Nice #29 - Anything Goes


Stamps: Aurora Wings - Flower Ballerina digi
DP: mystery paper
CS: Crafter's Companion; Bazzill; Darice
Accessories: Spectrum Noir markers; Wilton - doily; Morex - ribbon; Ranger - Crystal Stickles; Rhinestone from my stash
Adhesives: SA by 3L - tape runner, 3D foam squares; Glue Dots; Recollections - red tape


  1. Your card is lovely, Christina! Thanks for joining us at Naughty or Nice Challenges this month, Jo x

  2. Chris, your card is absolutely stunning! I love the colors and the stickles! It's beautiful! Thanks for joining us at Naughty or Nice Challenge! Cyndi, DT

  3. Wow...fantastic colouring and the prettiest of images. Thank you for sharing this fabulous card x

  4. Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Naughty or Nice, good luck!!! Amy DT

  5. Oh, I'm sure she loved this! Such a fun image and I love your coloring. The Stickles adds such a great detail!

  6. Wowzer! This is a beauty, Chris, love it! And thanks for adding it over at Naughty or Nice!

  7. This is a gorgeous graduation card for a dancer, Chris! Love the shades of blue on the Flower Ballerina image, and I really like your use of black to ground the piece and make it look very sleek and grown up. Thank you for joining our Tic Tac Toe challenge at Aurora Wings. Mitzi xx

  8. What a fabulous card for a ballerina, Chris! Love your blues and the sparkle. The doily and bold ribbon are perfect embellishments. Beautiful work. Thanks so much for joining our Tic Tac Toe challenge at Aurora Wings. xxD

  9. Wow, what a stunner! Bet she loved this! Thanks for playing along at Naughty or Nice :)


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