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Tuesday, 9 November 2010

Birthday Princess

At the Sugar Bowl this week, there is a sketch to follow and, as always, a fabulous prize is up for grabs for one lucky winner.
My entry uses the Sugar Nellie Manga Princess image, stamped in black onto white card and her hair and skin were coloured with Promarkers.   Her dress and tiara were paper-pieced using pretty My Mind's Eye paper with a subtle floral pattern.  
The petticoat was also paper-pieced but with white card which was sparkled up using Cotton Candy Stickles and the image was then mounted onto blue paper with foam pads for dimension before being cut around with decorative scissors.
The floral backing paper is a 6" x 6" sheet from the same MME pad, adhered to a cream tent fold card blank.   Aqua Stickles were rubbed over the embossed circle which had been cut with wavy-edged scissors to match the lower panel, before I added a rub-on greeting and placed a holographic 3D butterfly to hover daintily over the edge of the image. 
The inside was simply decorated with the leftover strips matted onto card leaving a narrow border. 
Hopefully the Birthday Princess for whom this card is intended will forgive me for neglecting to add any ribbons or bows, which was the Sugar Bowl optional theme, but I kind've ran out of room.

7 comments:

Ann said...

Somebody seems to have a lot of new stamps just lately - OMG what have I unleashed and I spotted your comments on Waltzing Mouse about not being able to wait for your order.
tut tut Max!
Great card - good luck with your entry.
Ann xxx

Aquarius said...

Very pretty card and love the glittery look

Hazel (Didos) said...

Love the card it looks stunning, you are much better than me with the inside decorated too. Hope all is well, Hazelxox

Susan.... said...

Afternoon Max,
Fab card, love that image too.
Great job with the colouring,,love the stickles accents !
Hugs
Susan x

jude said...

Hiya Max ,
Another gorgeous card hun.Hope your staying safe and warm as freezing here .Hope your well hugs judex:)

Tasha said...

Oh max this is stunning! i love the colours and the glitter and what a beautiful image
love tasha xx

Sugar Mama said...

Hi Max

What a beautiful card..I LOVE all of the sparkle!

Thanks so much for playing in The Sugar Bowl!

Luv'n'Hugs

Gayle x