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Thursday, March 9, 2017

For Mother or Special Lady

Hello there friends!
Just swinging by to share a new challenge with you over at
CUTE CARD THURSDAY
This week we would like to see your creations for "mother/special lady".
We look forward to seeing what you come up with!

Our sponsor this week is
All Dressed Up Digital Stamps
So be sure to play along with our challenge for a chance to win!

They have provided the design team with some lovely images to work with for our creations this week, so here's what I've come up with for the challenge:
I have used the ADU image called Mirror Mirror.
I have printed her out on some Copic blending card stock and colored the image with my Copic markers and several different colors of metallic gel pens.

I masked off the bottom portion where her feet are and blending some ink at the bottom of the image panel and then also used a light hand at blending some ink in the upper left corner to make it appear as light.  Before adding the glossy accents to the mirror, I stamped a sentiment on the mirror from Altenew called Precious Moments.  I've also added a sentiment at the bottom from the same stamp set as well.

I attached this panel onto a red A2 sized top folding card base in the upper right corner and then added some stitch lines around the image panel with a white gel pen.

Here's a closer look at the details:
Here you can better see all of the shimmer and shine on the mirror.  I've stamped the sentiment, covered it with clear Spectrum Noir glitter pen and then layered it with a thick coat of glossy accents. I've also used some glitter metallic gel pens to color in around parts of the mirror, dresser, her seat and the butterflies.  I 've also added some dots around the butterflies with my white gel pen.

I hope you've enjoyed my creation today and please be sure to stop by the challenge blog to see the rest of the inspiration from the design team and join along with us this week!

Thanks for dropping in!

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HUGS & SMILES
*Vicki*

CHALLENGES:
1.  Simon Says Stamp Wednesday - For a Special Lady/Girl

40 comments:

aussie aNNie said...

STUNNINGLY GORGEOUS. Vicki this is so pretty and love how you did the mirror to really stand out. Great colouring too.xx ♥[aNNie]

Debra K. said...

Absolutely gorgeous! Fabulous colouring and I love the glitter gel pen areas as they sparkle beautifully. What a great idea to stamp a sentiment in the mirror before adding the Glossy Accents. The sentiment at the bottom is just so lovely. Any mom/mum would be proud to receive this from their daughter. Debra x

Aileen Ryan said...

Fabulous card I love your colouring and how you have done the mirror, with the sparkle and depth. Stunning

Carmen S. said...

Fabulous, I really like your Scene and colouring.

Best wishes - Carmen :)))

Margreet said...

Gorgeous card with stunning coloring, Vicki....love the sentiment, because it is so true....and I'm so proud of my mother....so I don't mind becoming a little bit more like her!
xxx Margreet

Lynn McAuley said...

I love this card, Vicki! What mother wouldn't love getting this from her daughter! Beautiful work and fun layout to showcase this delightful image!

Donna Ellis said...

How lovely! Your design elements are incredible (and incredibly imaginative), Vicki! Colorful, texturized, whimsical, and such a sweetness and sincerity! Marvelous creation! hugs, de

Mac Mable said...

Oh the sentiment is so perfect. Such a sweet card and an amazing job on the colouring and the mirror x

Linda Simpson said...

Gorgeous card Vicki, love the image and what a beautiful sentiment.
Hugs
Linda xxx

CaroleAnn said...

Love the card and how you did the mirror effect!!! Very creative!! xxoo

jimlynn said...

CAS and gorgeous!! Love this Vicki! The image is so pretty and really like the addition of the white dots.
Lynn

Shelly Schmidt said...

How absolutely fab! I just love the image, love all of the creative ideas you have offered- including the shading around the sentiment- love that!

Kim said...

This is so pretty. I love what you did with the glossy accent and the fun splatters. Gorgeous!

Monika Reeck said...

Oh Vicki
you colored her sooo beautifully
I love the Mirror too
so beautiful this little lady and the color on her sooo soo awesome Vicki
love the blue under her feet
and the yellow there at the top
you made this image looks so real
and sweet sentiment too...Love love love love
if I can get this card on my Hand ooh..
may I CASE this Vicki
ADORABLE made
I am happy did catching up all your cards hope you are happy to read it
hugs
Monika

Lori Kobular said...

What a beautiful card! I love the sentiment on your card and that image is so sweet! The mirror looks awesome!

Carol L said...

The mirror looks sensational with all of it's glitter and sparkle! Awesome coloring too on this sweet card for Mom :)

Fiki said...

it is so pretty card!
hugs

Lola said...

What a darling card. Love all the glittery and glossy goodness as well as the shading (floor and light).

Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

Such a sweet card! Love the glitter and especially that awesome mirror!

MiamiKel said...

Swoon!! Vicki this is an absolutely magnificent card ! That mirror really steals the show this entire heart is just darling :)

Davi said...

Oh Vicki this is SO pretty!!I love the image and your coloring! The mirror is cool and I like the the white dots:)

Pollard Carole said...

This is stunning just love this card especially that beautiful sentiment Love this stamp and a great mirroridea with the glossy accents Fabulous Love and hugs Carole x

Nana Connie said...

I love this card, Vicki, and it's so true about both me and my mother, and repeating again with my daughter and oldest granddaughter. The female genetics are very strong in our family. Wonderful use of the Glossy Accents! I love the pop of red in her blouse.

Heidi Stamps said...

That is such a sweet card! What a lovely sentiment and I really like how the mirror comes forward in the design. Great coloring too. Definitely a wow card!

Bastelkueken`s Kreative Welt said...

Your card is so beautiful.. love your little girl
Wish you a wonderful weekend
Hugs Anja

Babs Watson said...

Gorgeous image gorgeous card..

Hugs Babs x

Tammy said...

This is sooo beautiful Vicki!! I love that image and your coloring is stunning, I love the shimmery mirror! Enjoy your weekend!
Hugs, Tammy

Donna said...

Absolutely love this, the saying is so touching, the image and your coloring, the mirror is great, your mom will be so touched Vicki, have a great weekend!, Hugs, Donna

MaryH said...

The G.A. on the mirror gleams splendidly. I love your coloring, and nice work with the metallic pens too. They add such nice sparkle I think. It's a cute image, and I love the layout you've done. Like the way the light 'glows' in the top left corner, and I adore that sentiment too. Isn't it so true for all of us? TFS & have a great weekend.

Nonni said...

Wow Vicki, your coloring and all the details on this scene look fantastic, what a great card and so skillfully made... The sponging is the perfect final touch!

crafty-stamper said...

Gorgeous image and beautifully coloured-what a wonderful sentiment too
Carol x

coldwaters2 said...

OH WOW Vicki this is beautiful what a stunningly designed CAS style card, love the image and colours, brilliant work
hugs
lorraine x

Diane said...

My gosh this is just adorable Vicki, what a wonderful colored image.

Hugs Diane

Pia S said...

This is so well designed. The yellow ink adds light in a natural way and the blue grounds the image. And the glossiness of the mirror looks very realistic. Great job!

Patti J said...

Ugh...I've fallen behind again! Just had to pop in to see what you've been up to. This is darling, dahling!!! You are the queen of coloring, and design, my friend - love it!

froebelsternchen Susi said...

This is just gorgeous!
Would be great to see you at
ART-JOURNAL-JOURNEY-CHALLENGE
this month again- we have
OUT and ABOUT as our theme in March.
Would be a pleasure to see you again with an Art Journal page this time!
oxo Susi

jenn shurkus said...

such a beautiful card :) your coloring is fabulous! thank you for playing along with us at simon says stamp wednesday challenge!

Chrissy said...

This is just pure delight Vicki..gorgeous image and colouring..love the litte spots around the butterflies and the mirror is wonderful..I love the sentiment too..

Luv CHRISSYxx

Donna said...

Adorable card Vicki, love your CAS design and your colouring is perfect! :) Donna ♥ x

Bożena Adamusińska said...

Hello Vicki,
This is an amazing card for Mom! The mirror looks so special. This is a great idea. I love how you added color to the background, it makes it so light.
Hugs,
BożenA

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