Friday, December 5, 2008

InStyle Stamps - Sheree

Good Morning, Everyone!! I thought you were going to be working on Christmas cards, Maria? I will, I will. After today, I'll only work on Christmas projects. . .I'm such a procrastinator. Hey. . .believe it or not, I went to JoAnns and Michaels yesterday and I didn't buy a single thing for myself. Wow, unbelievable!! I did buy for others so I already started my Christmas shopping. I'm really happy about that.

Anyway. . .Instyle Stamps will be releasing 7 stamps this month and this is one of them. . .her name is "Sheree". Okay. . there's days when I wish I could just relax like Sheree. . .a bubble bath sounds good right now.

Doesn't she look like she's enjoying herself? This is a fabulous image to give a stressed out girlfriend. . .like me! LOL!! Instyle Stamps also has a blog. . .check out the other cards created with the image: Click Here

One more thing. . .InStyle has a group site on Paper Craft Planet. . .why don't you join so we can all interact with one another: Click Here

Be sure to check out InStyle stamps blog candy contest as well. . .. . .the prize is super yummy so don't miss out on a chance to win it. Click Here for the details!!

Just a little info on my card. . .I colored my image with my Copic Markers. . .rubbed a bit of SU pastels around the image using a cotton ball. I then added a bit of SU Crystal Effects to the bubbles. In person, you can see the raised and shiny bubbles better.

I also used my CB embossing folder to create a "bubble" background. I embossed a scrap piece of Photo Paper and rubbed ink over the embossed areas. . .unfortunately, it was basically covered up with all my layers! LOL!

I didn't want to cover up the image with my sentiment so I placed the sentiment on the inside of the card. I created the sentiment on my computer. It says "just relax and enjoy the moment". It's a message to myself! LOL!!

Hey, don't forget that I have a blog candy in progress. I'm celebrating my Blog's 2nd Anniversary!! Every day I'm adding a new prize to what I've already posted!! Click Here fore the Details!!

Card Details:

Stamp: InStyle Stamps - Sheree
Paper: SU Pink Pirouette, Sage Shadow, DCWV designer paper
Ink: Copic Markers, SU Pastels
Accessories: SU Ticket Corner Punch, CB Embossing Folder, SU Key Tag punch, Prima Flowers, Button, Embroidery floss, Su Crystal Effects, Grosgrain Ribbon


2 Worlds said...

Very cute Maria !
This is what i needed now :)

Rita said...

Luv this stamp, awesome job on the card as always! i think we all need to relax like this right about now!

Cindy Haffner said...

Oh my word girl, I love this, I always love your colors and great sketches.

Cathrine StClair said...

Hi Maria!

What a great card - you did a wonderful job with the flower. Everytime I try to use those things they just don't seem right. They are just kind of stuck on there. But yours goes perfectly with the card.

CreativeMish said...

what a fun card! I love all the bubbles!

Diane said...

I think I'm going to do just that right now,I'm cold,nothing like a relaxing hot bath!!!
Love your card and what you've done on the inside!!

Elena said...

Maria! This card is adorable! Love the bubbles and the pastel background! And of course your very beautiful coloring! I would like to be this girl! Sitting in the bathtub and just having some fun and relax!

Jules said...

SOOO Cute!!!!

Lauren said...

Gorgeous. xxx

Risa said...

Your card is super cute and so is this new image Maria! I've only been away for a week and I'm already seeing so many new stamps. I'm going to click on the link and check out this new company.
Take care and have a great day:)

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