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Sunday, June 26, 2011

Shopping Stella Card/Gift Box

Good morning! My Mom asked me to make a card for a friend of hers who is embarking on a new adventure; she is opening a shop on Main Street. I was pretty much able to make whatever I wanted; however, my Mom wanted the card to be purple since that's her friend's favorite color. I DO like purple, but I was a bit worried because I knew I didn't have much in my stash.... I was able to find some pretty Basic Grey and when paired with purple CS, it worked perfectly. I love it when it all comes together so easily!

Stella is colored with pencils and her wand and crown are accented with a touch of yellow glitter. I made sure to give her bold, red lips since that is another favorite color of the recipient! I went with one of my "go-to" layouts and embellished with ribbons, a die cut flower and some bling.

Here's a close-up of the card only. I think Stella rocks! I love her crown and wand...they give me the opportunity to break out the glitter!


Image: Stamping Bella "Stella's Goin' Shoppin"
Paper: PTI Stamper's Select and Dark Chocolate, Basic Grey DP
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black, Sakura Black Gel Pen
Embellies: PTI Plum Pudding and Dark Chocolate Ribbons, Recollections Bling, Doodlebug Glitter
Extras: Prismas/Crayolas/Goo Gone, The Cat's Pajamas CutUp "Button Flower" Die, PTI Label Die (box), The Paper Studio Sicky Doos

That's it for now, although I do hope to work is some stamping later today. It's been a busy week, so there is a lot to catch up on at home. Also, my daughter would like to do a bit of geocaching if the weather holds out. Thanks for stopping by; have a great Sunday!

Angela

7 comments:

Amy said...

Very pretty! your mom's friend will love it.

Imke said...

Angela, this is such a pretty card ! It´s a funny image and the colors you have used are fantastic. The BG DP fits perfect. I´m sure your mom and her friend will like it.

Thanks for your sweet comment. I think it´s always nice to see a card what is made a card kit. Glad you like it.

Saskia said...

Great card! :)

Linda Palmer said...

Darling card. Beautiful coloring on a cute card! I love the layout and that is my favorite basic grey paper of all time. Beautiful card. I know your Mom's friend loved it.

Kathy said...

I love Stella in purples, so pretty. Your mom's friend will love this. I think glitter is a must with the crown and wand, too! Adorable!

Chris said...

this is very cute!! your mom's friend will love it!!

Larissa said...

This is a fabulous giftset! Love the Stella image. The matching gift box is so perfect.