Thursday, May 6, 2010

Busy Beauties Boutique Release Day!!

Good morning!  I have a special card to share with you today, in celebration of a special event.  Yes, today is release day at The Busy Beauties Boutique.  There are some fantastic new images being released, and you're going to want to have them all!!  My card is made with the newly released Sailor Gal image, and my color scheme follows along with the current challenge at the Busy Beauties Creation Station.  For this  challenge we are asked to use the colors red, and or blue.  You can use either color, or both colors.  Your colors can be the main focus of your creation, an accent color, or whatever you choose.  Just make sure it's there somewhere.  Head on over to the BBCS, as the very generous Miss Carolyn is offering a free digi for you to play with. 
I colored my Sailor Gal with Copic markers, and used some of this gorgeous Graphic45 designer paper that I found at my LSS.  The stitched and polka dotted grosgrain ribbon comes from Stampin' Up!, and the Prima flower embellishments are accented with pearl dew drops.  The embellishments are finished off with some small red Dew Drops along the side and top of the image panel.   The amazing sketch for this card came from the Sweet Stop Sketch Challenge.  We'd love to see what you come up with using red and or blue, and you have the chance to win a $10.00 gift certificate from the Busy Beauties Boutique just for playing along at the Busy Beauties Creation Station.  Hop on over there for links to all the design team blogs.  The inspiration you'll find there will keep you happily inspired for hours!!!

It's such a pleasure to have you join me today!  May you have a day filled with many blessings, and lots of happy stamping!

Love ya,


Always with a Sentiment said...

Hello Lorie. What an amazing card. So bright and colourful, very cheery and happy looking.
I love the background papers and your colouring is just fantastic. You bring all your images to life. simplt amazing. Happy crafting.
Lots of love, Sandra xx

Becky said...

This is is just to fabulous..Your coloring is gorgeous.

Anonymous said...

oh my Lorie! I choked on my bagel when I saw this. Absolutely stunning. Those bright colors would make anyone's day happy. Just love it!

hugs xoxo

Unknown said...

Wow, what a stunning creation! Thanks for playing at The Sweet Stop!

kadie said...

Hey Lovely Lorie! I just wanted to stop by and tell you how much I love this cutie Sailor Girl!!! Perfect blend of red and blue and your coloring of little miss is Divine!! Love it!

"Kirby" (KrB) said...

Wowzers, Lorie, this is fabulous! I love it! Your papers are so perfect with this and you colored her oh so cute - fabulous job. I'm working on mine, but it's sure going to be dull compared to yours and Carolyns' cards.

Carolyn Bounds said...

Lorie, I cannot begin to tell you how much I LOVE THIS CARD!!! Every detail from the papers to the baubles is frames this image perfectly!!!! As for the breathed BEAUTIFUL life into her!!!! I know you are going to brighten someone's day with this darling creation!!! I know you surely brightened mine:o)

Love ya!!!

Judy McMullen said...

Beautiful card, Lorie! Love your Sailor Gal and you've colored her perfectly!! Gorgeous papers!!!
Hugs, Judy

Shelly said...

Your card is so beautiful, Lorie. I love the papers and embellishments you chose. The image is so sweet and your coloring is gorgeous.

Nikki Foraker said...

awwwwwwww a SAILOR!!!! I love it!!!


Anonymous said...

OH LORIE! this card is amazing and you used one my favorite papers... HUGS...SK :)