Sunday, August 17, 2008

My First Whiff of Joy ~ Friday Sketchers Challenge


I received my order from Katharina's Whiff Of Joy line and couldn't wait to ink the stamps up! I am partial to angels so I had to pick this one to work with first. Isn't she gorgeous? I love that her eyes are so big! Now, my Stazon pad is in serious need of re-inking and I have ordered some but haven't received it yet. The image isn't as darkly stamped as I would have liked, especially the eyes, so I colored them with a blue wash of distress ink and I kinda like that effect! I used the sketch from this week's Friday Sketchers and used this gorgeous paper that is already embossed and covered in glitter and it is in my favorite color! The little embellishments are Swarovski Crystals from my jewlery-making stash and the glittery thread is left over from a cross-stitch project! So I was really making do with what I already had!

  • Stamps: Whiff of Joy Charlotte & Charlie by Alison Acton, Sentiment: PaperTrey
  • Ink: Stazon Jet Black, SU! Blue Bayou for sentiment
  • Paper: SU! Blue Bayou, CM Metallic Silver, DP Best Creations Inc., Vellum for Sentiment
  • Coloring: Distress Inks
  • Embellies: Thread DMC, Handmade Swarovski crystal pendants


Enjoy the rest of your week-end and thank-you for stopping by and visiting!


13 comments:

Katharina Frei said...

Wow Jeanette!! Looove your card. She really looks like an angel with your soft, shiny colouring. Perfect!
Thanks for sharing :)
Katharina

LizzyWizzy said...

Very lovely card :-)
You had the EXACT same problem I had when receiving the stamps - my StazOn was too light as well but my reinker was elsewhere so I just made do with it as well. Funny you picked the same stamp as well :-)
Gotta love her.

traciejane said...

oh wow Jeanette your card is stunning. Love the snowflake background and your colouring is fabulous - love it :)x

Rach said...

oh wow Jeanette, she looks perfect...so beautifully coloured. Charlotte goes so well with the beautiful papers and colours that you have chosen...fantastic work. hugs rach.xx

LOUISE said...

Lovely card Jeanette, love the image. LOuise x

Bunny-Zoe's Blog said...

This is stunning Jeanette, and the paper goes so well with the gorgeous image, Hugs, Nikki x

Sanna said...

Great card! I like those colors. :-)

Kraftin' Kimmie said...

Jeanette, this is lovely!! You did a great job with the angel and all that sparkly stuff!! I think I need to work with this one soon! Thanks for the inspiration!

Scrapmumur said...

This is absolutely gorgeous Jeanette!
I love your composition.
Fantastic colours and details.
Thanks for your participation FS.
Hugs Mumur

debby4000 said...

Stunning card, beautiful angel and adore the large snowflake.

Tanja said...

Wow!!! These Colors are fantastic!! Love it!

TFS! Hugs Tanja

SCRAP DIDI said...

wow is beautiful card !!!

Claudia Rosa said...

wow...wow. absolutely awesome.
i hope you become guest designer for this company soon.
love your creation

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