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Sunday, 2 November 2014

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To celebrate the Day of the Dead I have a card featuring the lovely new Dia De Los Muertos Betty from Simply B Stamps.


I wanted my card to have the cheerful aspect of Dia De Los Muertos that seeks to celebrate life rather than mourn death while still being somewhat muted in keeping with the usual tradition of sympathy cards.  The beautiful papers from BoBunny and Lili of the Valley I think worked to create that blend.

To make up my card I followed the current sketch over at Die Sketchtanten and used some beautiful dies to add elegance to the circle and rectangle elements.  The sentiment comes with the stamp and I printed it using a shadow effect although the purple I picked looked lighter on screen so it’s a bit hard to see the black shadowing.

Over at Fairytale Stampers they have a use something new challenge going on, my image is new (released today) and the beautiful lilac paper is new from a Lili of the Valley pad that arrived just this week.  I’m also entering my card in the current challenge at Love to Scrap where the theme is dots, which I have in the lovely BoBunny paper.

Ingredients:
Copics
Skin C00, N0, N1
Eyes V0000, V09
Eye shadow V01, V12, V15
Lips & Hearts R24, R29, R46, R59
Hair N4, N6, N8, V01, V05, V06, V09, 100
Outfit Y13, Y15, Y17, Y19, Y26,
Dies, SVGs & Templates etc
Marianne Designs Creatables ~ Petra’s Large Oval
Spellbinders Nestabilities ~ Stately Circles
Embellishments
Kaisercraft Sparklets ~ Hearts & Princess
Inks & Paints etc
Shimmerz ~ Sugar Plum
Spica ~ Clear, Lavender, Lemon & Pink
Tim Holtz Distress Ink ~ Milled Lavender, Scattered Straw & Victorian Velvet
Papers
Bazzill Cardstock ~ Pansy
BoBunny Double Dot ~ Vintage Maize
Ribbons & Trims etc
Live and Love Crafts Lace ~ Chérie (coloured with Seedless Preserves Distress Ink)
Stamps
Challenges


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7 comments:

Michelle said...

This is a wonderful card. The image is awesome and your colours are very stunning - thank you for joining us this time at Love to Scrap and good luck - Michelle x

Sandy said...

What a beautiful and a awesome coloring!
Thanks for playing with Sketchtanten.
Hugs

Kuni said...

Wonderful card and fabulous use of the Sketch.
Thanks for joining us at the Sketchtanten-challenge.
Hugs
Kuni

sweet art designs said...

Beautiful colours. Thank you for sharing with Fairytale Stampers - Myrna (GD)

Lola said...

Stunning, look at that hair coloring!!
Just beautiful!!

Thank you so much for joining our challenge over at Fairytale Stampers, good luck :-)

Hugs,
Karola

Tamesis said...

Oh jeah you made a great Job. An Amazing coloration and a perfect Sketch done
Thanks for joining us at the Sketchtanten. I Hope to see you again
Hugs Vanessa

Twingomaus said...

A wonderful card!
Thanks for joining us at the Sketchtanten.
Greetings Andrea