Friday, August 19, 2011

[Mami Doodles] Challenge #32 - Shaped Card

You girls were absolutely amazing. In our latest Mami Doodle challenge there were 158 entries! Did you gals have fun? If so, we have another exciting challenge for you today: Shaped Cards.

When Elisa created this cute little Girl with Balloon, I know I wanted to make something special with her. However, a few cards ended up starring a different Mami Doodle Digi. So this time, I picked the image first and decide to make it fit the challenge :)

Walking on Sunshines
Stamps: (Girl with Balloon) Mami Doodles
Ink: (Tim Holtz Distress Ink - Sugar Spun) Ranger
Paper: (Paper Basics Card Stock - Lemon Zest) Papertrey Ink; (Scrap Pack Card Stock - Blue) Recollection
 (Soft-core Color Pencils) Prismacolor; (Summer Days: Alpha Stickers; Rub-on Accents, Epoxy Brads, Element Stickers) Echo Park; (wire) Recycled

This girl reminds me of a Lily. Little Lily with a red balloon! I chose a scalloped circle because it reminded me of the sun. The card fell pretty easily together when the sentiment was picked. From the sentiment I got the a color scheme that helped with coloring Lily's dress. I decided to cut out the balloon as a separate element and adhere with glue dots to a white wire that I had bent into a shape.

Walking on Sunshines

The clouds from the Summer Days collection were really cute, and I had to somehow incorporate them. A couple of clouds were trimmed out from the stickers and then placed across the top border. The sentiment is matted onto a blue piece of scrap card stock and adhered with a matching brad.

Walking on Sunshines

The flower bed is also from the Summer Days collection and make a great color burst addition to the card, don't you think?

Walking on Sunshines

Go check out the rest of the DT's inspiration to find amazing inspirations on creating shaped cards. You're really in for a sweet, sweet treat!

Thanks for stopping by, and Happy Friday!


Ines said...

Lovely! If the girl had blonde hair, it could be our little sunshine...

Thanks for that inspiration.

Greetings from sunny Germany, ines

Trinh said...

So sweet & cute, Ren-Yi! I love the little rainbow of flowers. Hope you are doing well in Europe!

Lisa aka Myran said...

This is super pretty Ren-Yi! It's one of those cards that makes you smile as soon as you look at it :)

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