Wednesday, March 11, 2009

CBC58 - Inspiration Challenge

Are you ready to be INSPIRED? Check out the awesome book cover for the even more awesome book, New Moon. That was our inspiration for this week's Belli Challenge, keyword CBC58. Do you love it?? I think this is a great inspiration piece! Here is my interpretation:

Now let me just say this is the WORST PHOTO EVER!! I took it down in my stamp room where the lighting is not ideal for photography {to put it nicely}. I will try to retake the photo when we get some light in the upstairs of the house. I think that probably the shiny rose-colored paper was not helping matters either. ;-)

All images from Prickley Pear Rubber Stamps. I heat embossed these silhouette flowers using white EP, then I used a blender pen to pick up the dark rose color from my Shimmer Chalk Jewel Tone set and went over and added some color here and there to the white flowers. {This technique is called Pastel Embossing}. It gives a very soft look. I also heat embossed the sentiment in white EP on black cardstock and used circle and scallop circle punches to make the layered piece. The white dots were done with a white gel pen. I added black photo corners and my yummy velvet ribbon along the bottom and I was all set! Truly, this looks much better in person, but I had to post SOMETHING this morning so you get this until I can fix the photo, heehee.

A reminder -- today is the last day to enter my Ribbon Blog Candy by leaving a comment on THIS POST. I'll be drawing the winner Thursday morning -- come back then to see if you've won!

Ok, that's it for now. I'll be back in a little bit with another project made using a sneak peek of April's new release images from Pink Papery Studios! Thanks for stopping by this morning - be sure to stop back!

13 people made my day!:

Kimmie0270 said...

great take on one of the best books eva!

the whimsical butterfly said...

This is awesome! Now that's one challenge I'd have participated in if I had time this week Lol...this is great, Jen! LOVE the flowers and totally reminds me of the book cover!

Holly said...

Beautiful card!!!!! Love how you added some color to the embossing with chalk. It turned out so gorgeous!

Shelly Koskinen said...

This card is great!

Christi said...

This is beautiful!!!

Ceal said...

This is Gorgeous!!

Joan Ervin said...

How pretty!!! I love the white embossing on the black with just a hint of color...looks awesome, Jennifer!!!

Danni said...

Very nice!! It just seems so elegant with those colors!

Janna said...

Wow! This is absolutely stunning!! i so see this book in the card and the card is amazing!! The black and red is so rich and I love the extra color you added to the flowers!! The velevet ribbon is heavenly as well!!

I can't wait to read this book! So, so excited! I am compltely hooked now and I have some books to share with you as well!

Smiles,
janna

Chrissy D said...

I love your card - GREAT idea in embossing this - I loved this book - actually devoured ALL of these books in December!!1 Thanks for playing in the Belli Challenge!

jami {sgtStamper} said...

Gorgeous!! Love that white embossing on the black bg!

Anne said...

Oh this is waaay cool! I love the black background, your velvet ribbon and the pastel coloring of your flowers. Very creative, no worries cause it looks fantastic from where I'm sitting!!

Heather said...

Jennifer,

I love this Mothers day card!!!

It is so pretty and I love the pink on the black!!!

Heather