Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Celebrate, It's a Girl!...


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A co-worker of my husband just welcomed a third baby and I can never seem to pass up an opportunity to make a baby card. They had a little girl, and as their two older children are darling, I'm sure she's lovely. Though they are only acquaintances, the proud parents don't seem like the "cutesy" type, so I thought I'd go for elegant baby!
For this card, I decided to create a monochromatic one for the fabulous Kris Kilcoyne's Kween Bee Kreations Challenge. I created a custom stamp and colored it in with Copic Markers. I've been very curious about Stampin' Up's Glassy Glaze Enamel and thought I'd try it out (since it's been sitting on my desk for weeks!) I have to say that I just love it. After heat embossing a few times, I was left with a wonderfully glossy, raised star that allowed my sentiment to shine through. I stuck with Blush Blossom cardstock, stamping this pretty flourish in the same color, and only added some tiny Liquid Pearls and silver brads to finish off what I hope is a card that will help celebrate a sweet new edition to a happy family.
BEAN NOTES: JustRite Custom Design Cardmaking Kit and Papertrey Ink Flourishes Stamps; Memento Rich Cocoa Ink; Copic Sketch Markers; Stampin' Up Blush Blossom Classic Dye Ink; SU Blush Blossom, Whisper White, and Groovy Guava Cardstock; Pastel Raspberry Liquid Pearls; Tim Holtz Tattered Rose Distress Ink; Silver Brads (generic) HAPPY BEANS: SU Glassy Glaze Enamel

7 comments:

LeAnne said...

This is gorgeous, Regina. I am curious as to how you applied the Glassy Glaze. I have always used it with Versamark, and sprinkled it on top, just like embossing powder. Did you use a different technique? It looks wonderful!

Ann Schach said...

Love this card! Like LeAnne, I apply Glassy Glaze with Versamark. However you applied it, this looks great!

Patti MacLeith said...

I never noticed Glassy Glaze. hmmmm. And you are the queen of liquid pearls!

Fuzzy Slippers said...

What a beautiful card! The parents are sure to love it! :)

Kris Kilcoyne said...

Thank you so much for playing in my second challenge!

This is such an elegant baby card.

Carla Bazhenow said...

Very elegant and beautiful. Hugs,

Mary Fish said...

Blush Blossom is so under appreciated. You really made it shine! Did you sprinkle glassy glaze over an image stamped in VersaMark? Very cool.

Hugs, m