Friday, December 17, 2010

Saturday Sketch Challenge 182

Good Evening Friends!

I'm home alone tonight, but thinking of heading to the bowling ally to see my hubby and sweet daughter. This image so reminds me of Alexis, and no matter how "grown up" she gets, I think that this is how I will always see her.

I decided to keep it very simple today.

Here are my measurments

Base: 5 1/4 x 10 1/2" scored and folded in half at 5 1/4"
Layer 2: Cherry Cobbler 5 1/8"
Layer 3: Blushing bride 5" square
Layer 4: Cherry Cobbler 4 3/4" x 1 5/8"
Layer 5 Blushing Bride 4 5/8" x 1 1/2:
Layer 6: Cherry cobbler 4 3/8" square
Layer 7: Vanilla 4 1/4" square
Layer 8: 2 1/2" circle punch...

Wow.. there's a lot of layers here!

This is still really simple with a little embossing using my big shot and water coloring with markers.

When I watercolor. I use an aquapainter and pick up a little color from a plastic bag. I "wash" the color all over the image, then add accents with the straight marker! Easy as Pie!

I used sticky strip on the back of my big circle to attach the seam binding ribbon from Stampin' Up! Then I made a double loop bow with my handy bow maker (made by operator Lee Conrey) and that's all she wrote!

I hope you have time to play along this week! Make sure you check back next week... a little birdy told me that ALL the operators will be doing something special for Christmas.

Rubbah hugs,


Hi, I'm Lee Conrey! said...

You just come up with the best things with this set. I just love this darling little girl. I'm sure that you think of Alexis when you are using it. I know I do!! Great job!

Kerin said...

I love, love, love the way you've used the ribbon on this sweet image!!! VERY pretty!

Patti Chesky said...

If Robin's signature stamp set is Winter Post, yours is definitely Greeting Card Kids. This is another brilliant card!!!

Andrea L - EnchantINK said...

I think we all wish our little girls didn't have to grow up! This is adorable, Selene! Hugs xxaxx

Stamp with Frenchie said...

Merry Christmas and thank you for all your inspiration with Stamping 411. I love this stamping 411 and to all the operator Thank you for all you do!
Always Frenchie

Nance said...

This is sooooo sweet! I love BB and CC together--this will be my go-to colors for Valentine's Day--they're beautiful together. LOVE your ribbon treatment here and thanks for the watercoloring tips! :-)

Connie Babbert said...

This is SO darling, Selene! Wonderful colors and details! So sweet!

Andrea L - EnchantINK said...

Just popping by to share a special Christmas message with you ...
Andrea's Christmas Wish
Christmas Hugs xxaxx

Anonymous said...

Love what you did with the ribbon.
Merry Christmas and A Safe and Happy New Year
Donna- Ontario-Canada

Laura Howell said...

This card is just so cute!