Friday, 24 February 2012

Et voila!

I love it when a challenge really forces me to use my imagination, and this week, Daring Cardmakers has certainly done that for me with their ‘Marie Antoinette’ challenge.

I found an uncoloured paper doll on the internet and printed it off twice, once on white and once on patterned paper. I coloured in the skin, wig, ribbons etc with promarkers. I cut out the wig and dress and stuck them onto the body.

I made the background using ink and a text stamp. The peacock is a Hobby Art stamp, the corner is a Sizzlit and the ‘Merci’ is a sticker which I stuck onto an embossed oval.

I resisted the temptation to add cakes/ guillotines!

6 comments:

  1. A wonderful illustration of the theme,
    love the peacock!

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  2. Gorgeous card - The paper doll looks amazing with the peacock stamp

    jo xx

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  3. Fabulous card - I just love that image and the way you've done her dress. Thanks for joining in with my challenge this week over at the Daring Cardmakers!

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  4. I love that you've made such a special effort to get into our theme this week. Such a clever card - the paper dolls idea is brilliant!
    thanks for joining in and sharing your lovely card with The Daring Cardmakers'
    "Marie Antoinette" challenge this week

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  5. Such a beautiful card, love the image. Thanks for sharing with us at The Daring Cardmakers this week!

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