Hope you're day is off to a good start. It's chilly here today, so I'm trying hard to warm up before I get to some crafting. Right now my fingers are so cold it's hard to type. Here's hoping that the sun will shine bright and warm everything up today.
Belles 'n Whistles is holding a DT call until tomorrow, May 12th. I adore all the images that Elisabeth Bell has created for B'nW so I thought why not give the call a try. I love doing design work and working with a variety of different images. I think all the options we have as stampers is why this hobby is so much fun! And even if the call doesn't work out for me, I still had fun making a pretty card with one of Elisabeth's beautiful images.
For my entry I've created a card using the image Sunshine and Apples from the red rubber collection. This image is so sweet and makes me think of warm summer days, which on this chilly morning, I hope are just around the corner.
Camilla's blog. Her work is so inspiring! When I saw her card it made me instantly think of the new Cappella BG papers that just arrived the other day. I used some of those to create a vintage and distressed look. The card stock is cream and blue. The edges of my papers have been sewn on the machine and also sponged with some Antique Linen distressed ink. The image was colored with Copics and then framed with Oval Nesties. Please don't look too closely at my first attempt to sew in a circle....not the greatest attempt. Will need more practice with that. I've embellished with gardenias and roses in creams and blues to match these papers, some sticky pearls, and a sentiment. This sentiment is a sneak peek which I'll tell you more about later this week. I also added some stickles to the flowers to give them a touch of sparkle.
Here's a view of the card standing open...
Belles 'n Whistles creations.
Thanks for dropping by today. I'd like to wish all those who are entering this call good luck! Have a wonderful Tuesday!