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Friday, January 7, 2011

IC266 Ladybug Frame

This is for the inspiration challenge, we had to choose something from Stephen Joseph Gifts site so I found this cute ladybug FRAME to make my creation. My girls want me to make more of these frames.
I chose to alter a frame. I had these $1 wooden frames I was going to make the girls so I thought this would be perfect.

I started with DCWV pink striped dp. I cut a strip of DCWV textured lime card stock. I used scissors to cut a curvy line. I stamped the stems with SU Green Galore ink directly onto the pink dp. I then stamped the flowers with versa mark ink, used white embossing powder, then heat gun to set directly onto the pink dp. I stamped a mini heart with SU real red ink, then went over it with a SU real red marker. I stamped the big lady bugs with black stazon, colored with a SU Real Red marker, then cut out. I cut the head separate then, adhered to the body. (The head is away from the body on the original stamp). I used a white Signa pen to make the white spots on the lady bugs. The only crawling lady bugs I had were going the opposite direction so I made do. I stamped the small lady bugs with black stazon directly on the dp's, colored with a SU Real Red marker & white Signa pen. I also added white dots for all the eyes of the lady bugs with the white Signa pen. I used the white Signa pen to make stitching marks around the big lady bug.

It took awhile only because I was trying to find the perfect BIG lady bug. I enjoyed making this frame, I may hang it in the girls room.

I hope this was ok for the challenge because it's not a card.

Stamps:SU Fanciful Favorites, SU Love Without End, Hero Arts Clear Stamps
Paper: DCWV pink striped dp, DCWV textured lime cs, GP white cs
Ink:Black stazon, versa mark ink, SU Real Red
Accessories:Heat gun, white embossing powder, scissors, white Signa pen, $1 wood frame, SU Real Red marker

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