• You are beautiful

    Hello there, 

    Today I have a fun card for you, so grab a cuppa 'cause there's lots of details!

    I started with the background. I used the My favorite things Roses background, my Misti, 4 watercolor markers and a water spritzer. After placing the stamp in my Misti I scribbled the markers on the stamp, making sure I colored the whole thing and trying not to overlap. I wanted pink and blue, not purple. I then spritzed a couple of times with my water spritzer and closed the Misti door. I let the stamp sit for a few seconds before removing it. I set the background aside to let it dry.

    On Neenah cardstock I printed this cute "She is charming" digital image from The Paper Shelter. I also printed a mirrored image. I colored the images with Copics as alike as possible. The original image was fuzzy cut. The other was die cut with the second smallest MFT linked chain circle. I felt the circle frame could easily be a mirror frame.

    After die cutting the mirror image, I covered it with a thin layer of Ranger glossy transparant texture paste. I wanted to make it resemble the glassy surface of a mirror. I set it aside to dry.

    The "mirror frame" was stamped with WOW! embossing ink and covered with WOW! Opaque pastel pink embossing powder. I repeated this step 2 more times for dimension. I then again stamped with the embossing ink and sporadically sprinkled WOW! Metallic platnum powder and heat set it. I repeated this step but sprinkled with WOW! Pink sherbet powder, which is pastel pink with a little bit of glitter. I think this all gives the frame a cool vintage look. I then die cut the linked chain circle frame 3 more times and adhered one on top of the other.
    Note the glossy mirrored image.

    I stamped a sentiment from the MFT All about you and die cut the YOU from the MFT Miss you die-namics 4 times. The top layer is embossed with 2 layers of WOW! Black magic - How gorgeous is this powder?!
    The sparkle on the dress, shoes and headband are Spectrum noir clear sparkle.

    To "ground" the beautiful girl I used the Avery Elle Bookmark elle-ments and cut some Doodlebug paper. I cut the bookmark shorter to fit it to the card. To do this I first die cut the whole bookmark. Then slide the die over the cardstock circa where I want to cut, until the little knobs fit into the indentations. Remember to place your top plate so you only cut the wanted part. I wiped the embossing ink pad along the edges of the bookmark and covered it with WOW! Black magic. I also added a hot pink ribbon and some silver twine.
    I popped up the girl with craft foam and placed her directly across from the mirrored image.

    Copics used:
    Skin: E04, E11, E00, E000, R32, RV13
    Hair: E21, E23, E25
    Puff: R32, R20, R00
    Outfit: BG07, BG57, BG53, BG000, RV04, RV02, RV00

    Watercolor brush markers: Arteza 117, 138, 149 and Panduro hot pink

    I hope I have inspired you!
    Thanks for stopping by, and happy crafting.
    And remember - You are beautiful!

    This card is entered into:
    the paper shelter - anything goes
    polkadoodle - anything goes
    unicorn challenge - fully loaded or cas
    simon says stamp insta - die cutting
    happylittlestampers - dies
    creations in pink
    pearly sparkles - something with B
    cute card thursday - circles

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