Monday, May 9, 2011

I love You, Mother

Elizabeth Bell's World has a challenge that recognizes that person that will be forever special in our lives.... MOTHER. The site can be found HERE if you would like to play along!

Here is the little Elizabeth Bell card I created called "Pati's Kisses"

Technique: Pastels with Colorless Blender Technique from CMCC Class 3, Suzanne Dean

Card Base 5.5 in. X 8.5 in.
Score and fold at 4.25 in. (This makes card for a 2A envelope)
Base Layers 4 in. X 5.25 in. and 3.75 in. X 5 in
Designer Layer 3.75 in. X 5 in.
Base Focal Image Layer Large Petite Oval Spellbinder Nestabilities
Focal Image: Small Petite Oval Spellbinder Nestabilities

Focal Image Elizabeth Bell Digital Image “Pati’s Kisses”

Copic Markers:
Face: E000, E00, E01, E11 touch of R20
Blouse: R000, R20, R22 and Colorless Blender
Jeans, brief and scarf: B0000, Boo, B02 and Colorless Blender, V0000, V01
Belt: C00, C01, C03
Bear: E74, E71 and Colorless Blender

Card Stock Cryogen White, GKD Pure Ivory and Bazzell “Current Sensations”
Ink : Memento Black and Sky Blue

Tools: Scor-Pal or Scor-Buddy, Paper Cutter (I use Fiskars), Scissors - Tim Holtz (I find they help reduce pain for those with arthritis!), Quickie Glue Pen, Adhesive,large sponge daubers, Spellbinders Nestabilities Petite Large and Small Oval Die and Spellbinders shapeabilities “Symbology”

Embelishments: Pearls, flowers and ribbon

Tip of the Day Think twice before you throw out those scraps of paper.! I try to save paper if it is 2 inches or more. Look at the scroll I used on the card. Yep… scrap paper from the base and focal layers!

Here is a close up of that cute little Elizabeth Bell image

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  1. Just when I think your colouring skills can't get any better ... they do!

  2. hi dear Mary,
    such a sweet card.
    Very pretty colouring.

  3. Marie, this is just gorgeous!! What a darling image!!
    I save ALL of my scraps!! I love your coloring!!!

  4. Marie, your card is so beautiful! I love the sweet image and you've colored it perfectly!

  5. Oh My Marie~~This is a STUNNER!!! Gorgeously colored!!! Mum will love this--I am sure!!!
    Thanks for joining us at EBWorld!!!

  6. What a wonderful card and a cute, cute image. Love it!

  7. Absolutely gorgeous card!! Your coloring is perfection and I love this adorable image!
    Thanks so much for joining us at EBWC!

  8. Beautiful card.. Your coloring is BEAUTIFUL!!
    Thanks for joining us at EB World Challenge.
    Hugs, Janiel

  9. Wow, this is fantastic! The image is supercute and your colouring simply perfect!

    Thanks so much for entering our EBW-Challenge this month!

    Hugs, Kiki


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