Thursday, March 30, 2017

Elegant Lady in Blue

Hello Everyone!

For today I am going to playing along with Cards in Envy and The Paper Players. I cannot believe I am submitting early... So un-me!! I was, however, very inspired. Here is my card for today, enjoy!

At first, I wasn't sure what I was going to do with the hat. It just didn't 'fit' with the elegant dress. Then I thought of the English with all their magnificent hats. I thought drawing in feathers would be a good option. 

I would love to say extending the dress was all my idea! 
I was surfing Pinterest when I found someone who extended the dress. Genius, I just had to CASE it.

Left/Below: I am not sure I captured the sparkle that comes from the dress. All I did was paint a piece of CS. When it was still wet I added Robin's Egg blue glitter. In reality, it looks so pretty. Right/Bottom: I used the small die cut from the SU Paisley Framelits Die and a small blue dot. It seemed to be the perfect embellishment to finish off the card.

                          

Challenges Entered: 

This image from SU is very popular. I seem to see it everywhere from Pinterest, Instagram, and personal blogs. Each interpretation is so different and creative. I am just astounded how one image can transform into a beautiful work of art. I just hope I can do this wonderful image the creativity it deserves. 

Well, that should do it for me!! Thank you so much for stopping by and do appreciate you taking time out of your busy day to spend time with me. We will see you soon, but until then take care and happy stamping.

All the best,
Shawna

6 comments:

Monika Reeck said...

What I want to say is
I AM JEALOUS
I want to buy this
but you know SU always expensive for me hehe
an you have this stamp oooh dear
I will ask my hubby for my bday a peresent THIS STAMP SET
and my bday is at 10 April no more longer hehe
I really love the blue lady on your card elegant as can be
and Love the sentiment in vellum
and your own embellishment DIE
you are so clever andddddd that woodgrain I ADORE TOOOO
Elegant card and you know if you made it in Purple you can send for my bday card hehe and you know my address sweety
hugs
Monika

PS: will try to catch up but as DT for 5 Challenge I have less time visiting my friends blog oooh yeaaaah

Sandy Trefger said...

Fabulous blue with the black & white. Love the design and image of your card! Thanks for sharing with us at Cards in Envy.

Janny's Cards Creations said...

Beautiful card. Janny

Joanne James said...

What a clever idea to add feathers to the hat and extend the dress - I would love to see the original you CASE'd to create your design Shawna, what a shame you didn't include a link in your post. Thanks for joining us over at The Paper Players this week!

Valentyna Komisarenko said...

This is gorgeous! Love that beauty in blue. Thanks for joining us at The Paper Players!

Marilyn's Cricut Crafts said...

Your card is so elegant! Love the blue accent in the dress and hat! Thank you for joining us at Cards in Envy! ~ Marilyn

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