Thursday, January 8, 2009

Rumor Has It...

As soon as I saw yesterday's Sketch Challenge on Splitcoast I KNEW it would be a perfect layout for my brand new Rumor Has It Girl stamp from Stamping Bella. And, since this is a brand new stamp, I'm also using this card as my submission for the Bella-riffic Friday blog. The theme this week is 'New Beginnings' and I think these two are starting a new rumor. {grin}

The stamp comes as one image with the two girls connected by a string line, but I chose to ink each girl separately. I did my best not to get any of the string inked because I knew I wanted to use some hemp for the string. The girls are stamped with Memento black onto Gina K Pure Luxury white and coloured with copics. I added a bit of green shimmer to each of them using my Melon Green Atyou Spica glitter pen, but it doesn't really show in the photos. 

The girls were cut out with a rectangle nestie, then layered onto either Regal Rose or Baja Blue and Chocolate. I distressed all the layer edges. The card base is Gina K 120lb Pure Luxury, followed by a piece of distressed Chocolate. The patterned paper it from Sonburn Designs, the Frolic Collection. 

I used my SU Ticket corner punch on the patterned base layer and added a green Bella Bonbon to each corner for a little sparkle. The ribbon is from Making Memories, I think. To attach the black hemp I just pierced a hole in each can, threaded the hemp to the back and secured it with scotch tape. 
I decorated the inside of the card this time cause I was going to be stamping inside as well. I really like decorating the insides...must do it more often!

Did you ever do this as a kid? I can totally remember making a tin can telephone with my friend when I was young and being completely amazed that it actually worked...to a certain extent anyway. Much the same as being able to hear the ocean in the big conch shells.  :)

Thanks for stopping by!
Karen

12 comments:

Nancy said...

Very cute! I like how you used the template and decorated the inside.

Lim said...

Hi,

I just found your gallery in SCS and Oh my..I love it!!. I looove all your cards. Thank you so much for the inspiration. I will linked your blog to mine, I hope that's OK.

Hugs,
LIM

Jaspere said...

Oh my are you creative. This is so so cute. Love how you linked the two girls together.

Dana White said...

This is so cute; I love the linking with the hemp - bet they're BFF's

Janet said...

what a freaking cool idea!! you rock!! :)
see ya soon!! (i will say this everyday!! lol)
hugs

Janet said...

P.S..you have another award on my blog ;)
hugs

Joanne B. said...

Can you hear me screaming over here? I LOVE THIS!

Charlene Austin said...

This is too stinkin cute!! Just how many Bella stamps DO you girls have? LOL.

Norine said...

super cute love the hemp very creative
hugs
Norine

stamping bella said...

LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE the card sistah!!
great job.. and the string? BRILLIANT I SAY!

Jennifer said...

This is sooooo stinkin' cute!!! Love it!!!

Cassie said...

oh this is incredibly adorable!!