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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Hey, sis...at our age, we're going to need glasses!

I really love this "Celeste" stamp set from Art Impressions. It just makes me laugh every time I see it. I hope my sister Debra enjoys it, too, because this is the card I made for her birthday, which is today.

I'm entering this card in Passion for ProMarkers' Weed 283 Challenge: To Someone I Love.

I paper-pieced the sofa and Celeste's top and colored the rest with my ProMarkers.

For the background, I masked off my image and then spritzed on color using the Perfect Airbrush (from Perfect Paper Crafting) and one of my ProMarkers. I also inked the edges as a final touch

This is the first time I have used my Perfect Airbrush to add color to a card. I actually won this tool, along with two of the Perfect Layers tools and the Perfect Ruler. I absolutely LOVE these tools and use one or more of them in making nearly every card.

As an extra bit of dimension, I added some Glossy Accents to Celeste's wine glass and her cat-eye glasses. She is über-stylish, isn't she? Her earrings and bracelet were colored with a metallic marker with an overlay of sparkle from a glitter pen. Just wish that showed up in the photo!

Half of the sentiment (I masked off the rest of the sentiment with tape) was stamped and then cut out with an oval Spellbinders die. I added three little pearls with a Viva Décor pen on each side.

The rest of the sentiment was stamped on the inside of my card, along with "Happy Birthday" from another stamp set.

I used a wine glass image from yet another stamp set to create my criss-crossed glasses. I stamped the image twice onto vellum, heat embossed them with clear embossing powder and then colored the backside of each one. I cut them out and adhered them next to my inside sentiment. I thought it added a fun embellishment to the inside.

I hope my sis enjoys her card, her day and her entire year!


Thanks so much for stopping by, and remember to laugh--a little or a lot--every day.


designbydonna said...

LOL!! I LOVE it. That is an adorable image. Good job with the coloring. And that sentiment is great.

Lotta said...

Cool! :) Thank you for joining in Passion for Promarkers this time. Hugs Lotta xx

Glittered Paws said...

Oh how fun this card is - love the fun lady. Great job.

Rainey's Craft Room said...

A fabulous card and coloured beautifully. Thank you for joining us at Passion for Promarkers this time.
Lorraine DT

debby4000 said...

Love your fabulous, fun card. Made me smile this morning.

Taunya Butler said...

Wow, your sister is a lucky girl to have such a sweet, talented sister who will celebrate with her by creating this amazingly fun, cool, and delightful card for her!! You are fabulous and this card is really well done!! I hope your sisters day is lovely and yours as well!!!

Sue said...

Cheryl, enjoyed all your wonderful Valentines. Each one is delightful and done up beautifully. Bet your kids enjoyed them and the one for your sister is hysterical. Such fun.


Sue said...

Enjoyed all of your wonderful Valentines. Bet your kids enjoyed them too. The one for your sister is hysterical, love it. Such fun.