I can't believe I have added two posts in 24 hours - but having a deadline to meet with this card quickly got me into gear. A friend of mine asked me to make a card for her teenage niece who is not overly girly. I really struggled with this as I am always quick to add pretty flowers and bows to most of my cards. I also didn't really have a stamp tailored to teenage girls - most of mine are perfect for the younger age bracket. So I decided to give digital stamps a go and came across this excellent site - Digi Stamp Boutique and found this Sammie image which I loved. The great thing about digi stamps is they are super cheap and they are available straight away to download. They can also be enlarged/reduced to suit the card.
The image was printed on White Basics cardstock and I paper pieced the bags and shirt with the same designer paper. The rest of the image was coloured with Copics. I matted this image on Kraft card and added a row of pearls along the bottom. The sentiment from Birthday Basics -Papertrey Ink was stamped in Memento Black ink onto Kraft cardstock and folded/cut to create a banner. A single matching pearl was added to each end.
Now to tackle the dreaded teenage boy card!! I'll be back in a day or two with the result.
Thanks for looking,
Stamps: Sammie (Digi Stamp Boutique); Birthday Basics (PTI)
Cardstock: Kraft (SU); White Basics (PTI); Lucky In Love Paisley/Stripe DSP (Scrapworks)
Ink: Tuxedo Memento Black
Accessories: Copic Markers; Pearls (Kaisercraft); Purely Pomegranate Ribbon - retired (SU)
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