Friday, April 11, 2008

DIY DP LSC.......

I don't know about you, but that is a few to many initials for me!!LOL!! To spare you the phone call Mom, it means "do it yourself designer paper". Friday's limited supplies challenge was to make your own DP. I love it when they post the challenges early, so I got right to work. Tomorrow night is the Paper Pretties Pajama Party, so I will have some cards from that to post tomorrow night. We would love to have you join us tomorrow night for the party. It starts at 8pmEST(7pmCST) and will have a challenge posted every hour for 3hrs by Charmaine and there will be prizes!!! I wanted to do something for my SU friends, so I decided to use some SU stuff for the LSC. I started with a piece of Very Vanilla and drew my lines on it with my Pale and Perfect Plum markers. I used a ruler to keep them straight and my grid paper to keep them evenly spaced. The flower was stamped three times-once with Pale Plum craft ink, once with Perfect Plum, and once with Pale Plum and then I rolled the edges around on the Perfect Plum pad. I then embossed all three with clear embossing powder and cut them out. I used pop dots to separate the layers. I colored my hummingbird with my SU markers and then added some glitter to the belly and wings with my Sakura glitter pen, although you can't see it in the picture. I thought it was missing something, so I stamped the sentiment from the SU set Warm Words and then added pewter brads to all the corners. That's it for me now!! Hope you have a wonderful day and thanks for stopping by!! BTW, the storms weren't nearly as bad here as they predicted, thank goodness, but thanks for all the concern!!
stamps- Pretty Amazing and Warm Words
paper- Pale Plum, Perfect Plum, Very Vanilla
ink- Pale Plum and Perfect Plum craft ink
tools-clear EP, SU markers, organdy ribbon, glitter pen, and pewter brads

8 comments:

  1. Stunning dp!!! Even with a ruler and grid I have a sneaking suspicion my lines would soooo not be that perfect!!! And I love the colors with the flowers and hummingbird!! So Spring-y and soft!! I'll try to join that party, but we're going out with friends in OKC......I sure am missing doing the challenges along with you all late at night!!! LOL

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  2. What an absolutely beautiful card! Love the color!!
    Have a great day!

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  3. Great "do it yourself" DP :) Colours are wonderful and perfect for Spring.

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  4. Awesome card, and thanks for the reminder about the *pajama party* for PP. :)

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  5. wow, this is just beautiful, Jessie! love the striped paper. Let me guess...is your favorite color purple?

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  6. You did an amazing job with this challenge - lovin' the stripe paper!

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  7. Jessie - your card is FABULOUS!!! I love your lines and you have made them look AMAZING - your card is so well balanced and the colors are fab too!!!!

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