Lake Superior Provincial Park

Lake Superior Provincial Park
Along the shores of Lake Superior Provincial Park

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Vespa girl

I just finished my card for this weeks post, so rather than wait until tomorrow I've decided to post her tonight.  A friend at work (Lucy) asked me for a birthday card for a good friend of hers who enjoys riding her motorcycle.  Hmmmm... wasn't sure if I had anything that would suit this, but then remembered I had Vienna and her Vespa, how can you go wrong with an Uptown girl right?



She was stamped on bella's bestest paper using black memento, then I coloured using both copics and pencils.  I really did not like the way the ground area turned out, I almost tossed it, but I knew I had to finish this card tonight, so just carried on.  Once I finished putting it all together I don't really even notice the ground area.

Paper is from MME - Nostalgia - don't you just love MME paper's?.  I also used some light aqua and soft peach bazzill paper for my layers

She looked kind of bare in the corners so I used one of my new Memory Box Mariette Buckle, instead of using it as a ribbon slider, I punched a couple of circles using the co-ordinating papers and then finished off with a pearl in the middle. I also used a SU border punch for the open scallops on the aqua piece.

What's an Uptown girl without glitter - so added some glitter to her stripes on her dress as well as the bottom frill on her skirt.  For the light on her Vespa I added some glossy accents.

Just a reminder for our challenge this friday - Christmas in July.  It's a good way to kick start your holiday cards.  Just email Emily your cad by thursday night for your card to show up on bloggabella and also a chance to win some bella bucks.

Thanks for stopping by, see you on Friday.

9 comments:

  1. She's great! It must be Vespa Day... because I did Vienna on a Vespa too!! LOL Beautiful job on the colouring Pauline and I love the Memory Box Mariette Buckle. And darn it - I forgot to add the glossy accents to the light on mine! Arrghh! Oh well, I'll do that now.

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  2. Fabulous card, Pauline. I adore the glittered stripes on her sweater. Just lovely.

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  3. You can never go wrong with an Uptown Girl! She is stunning

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  4. Gorgeous card, love the pretty colours and fab image.
    luv
    Debby

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  5. Love the card...colors are great and the image is awesome...

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  6. I love the card and really hated to part with it. It was a big hit with my friend as well.
    Lucy

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  7. I think I'm going to get hooked on these uptown Girls. I just bought a couple of them and can't wait to ink them up. Your card is gorgeous. Beautiful colors and coloring and I just got that paper pad, so yes I love the DP too. Just wanted to pop in and thank you for the comment you left on my blog. Hugs!

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  8. The card is great. I think the ground turned out just perfect.

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