Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Pen Pal


The wonderful Katharina is starting her own stamp company. She has some sneak previews of a few of the stamps already on her blog. They are fantastic. I can see that my budget is going to take another hit! She has an amazing Design Team set up. It is like the "dream team"! I know she is going to have a huge success on her hands. Congratulations to her!

She is going to have guest designers as well. This is my submission. The sketch was provided by Katharina. I just received my new stamps from Funky Kits yesterday and I couldn't wait to ink them up! I love theis image and I know I'm going to use her again and again! The image is quite large so I realized that I couldn't double mat it as I had planned. So I cut it out using my large scallop rectangle from my Nesties set. It looked a little stark so I dry-brushed a little River Rock ink along the sides to soften it up! I also added a little bit of stickles to the flowers in her hair and her heart necklace to give the girl a little bling!


Thanks for the opportunity to try out, Katharina!
Recipe:
Stamps: Pen Pal by Sugar Nellies, SU! sentiment
Paper: PaperTrey, K&Co
Ink: Brilliane, SU! Close to Cocoa, River Rock
Coloring: Gamsol & Prisma colors
Embellies: PaperTre Ribbon, K&Co pearls

6 comments:

Rach said...

beautiful card, great colours and choice of image. lovin the ribbon. good luck with the GD call. hugs rach.xx

Heather (Craftling) said...

Wow!! Lovely card, and that image is great!

Heather xx

Kim said...

Love the colours, fab card Kim :)

Katharina Frei said...

WOW, another stunner Jeanette. Your colouring and colour combination is wonderul and harmonises perfectly. Thanks for joining in!
Katharina

Niki Estes said...

So adorable! I love your coloring!

Maria said...

Great card and wonderful colouring. I'm waiting for this stamp to arrive as this is one of my faves. Hugs, Maria

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