Today was a very productive day in my Paper Spa. In between doctor appointments - I was able to finish up some cards for a Stampin' Up Swap. The cards turned out wonderful and I will be posting them on my Stampin' Up website soon. When those were all done, I got to work on making another card for a few challenges. I got some new Sugar Nellies in the mail today, so once they were mounted, I stamped out one of the images. She is one of the new ones and when I saw her, I knew I just HAD to have her - and that was easy because I was the one picked through the random.org a couple weeks ago on the Sugar Nellie Challenge forum at Paper Craft Planet. This is the second time I have been chosen and I love it because I can add to my collection of these beautiful stamps. Taking a look at the new Sugar Nellie challenge that was posted earlier today - it was an easy one - use embossing. It could be heat emboss or dry emboss. I don't do heat embossing much anymore, but love to dry emboss with folders. However, today I used one of my new texture plates from Stampin' Up.I then added a piece of Blueberry Crisp DSP over which I placed a piece of this gorgeous guipure lace. When I chose the flowers, I decided to twist the wires together and then 'curl' the wire to add a bit more dimension. My Sweet Sugar Nellie is colored with prisma color pencils. I started out to do pink and then decided I wanted to do blue. Notice her pearl necklace and matching pearl ring! These teeny tiny pearls are a new item I just got from Stampin' Up and I LOVE these tiny little half pearls. I thought they would add such a fun dimension to this card.
This card meets the Sketch challenge for the Operation Write Home Stars and Stamps sketch challenge #29. I am also entering it in this weeks Sugar Nellie challenge and also the Wild Orchid Challenge which was to make a card that screams - 'one for the girls' - I think this is a very feminine card and it was fun to put her together.
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