Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Hostess Card

Today I have a hostess card to share with you.  Since I didn't put a sentiment on the front I could also end up using it as an invitation to dinner card instead.

All of the patterned papers are from My Mind's Eye from their Lime Twist collection.  This is the Happy Go Lucky 6 by 6 pad.  I used 5 different patterns from that paper pad on this card.

The adorable image is from a set called Hostess With the Mostess by Amber Ink.  I've been looking for a set like this for a long time and was so excited to find it.  She has it available as a clear stamp set, which is what I bought, or a digital one.  There are several little items that can go on her tray and a sentiment too.

I used some Copics and a couple Stampin' Up markers to color his skin, hair, eyes, and mouth.  Everything else is paper pieced using my patterned paper.  Lots of hand cutting so it did take awhile.

I added some Ranger Liquid Pearls in Petal Pink to the top of the cake to be the frosting.

I layered her onto a couple Nestabilities dies, and went around the white one with some Crystal Stickles.  

Along the bottom of the card I used my EK Success Open Scallop border punch.  I placed a small strip of white cardstock behind the scallops because I thought it looked too busy to have the pattern showing through them.

I added a bit of satin ribbon from Stampin' Up.

The top two corners are rounded on a 1/2 inch setting using my Corner Chomper.

Thanks for stopping by today :) 


Tara said...

Lovin' that bow!!!

Audrey Frelx said...


Linda said...

Very cute! I have the same image and love it!

Lisa said...

This is so adorable! I love that image - so cute! And the colors are just fabulous!! :)


Missy said...

This is terrific---you paper piecing looks great, I love all the patterns you used, your papers are so cute!!

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

So sweet! Great paper and love the image!


Amanda said...

Oh Amber, this is such a super cute card.. I just love Amber Ink. digi's..

Scrappy hugs,

PinkBlingCrafter said...

Very pretty card Amber!! That cake looks delicious!! TFS

Cindy said...

Hi Amber,FANTASTIC job with this sweet card!I just LOVE the great image and the pretty paper,BEAUTIFUL job as always my friend!!:)

Michele F. said...

She looks just like YOU!! :-) Love it!! Super cute card!! I would come to dinner!!

cricutalltime said...

really cute.that cake looks yummy and the bow is so cute.tfs

Angi @ CokiePop said...

Super adorable. Love that image & all the sweetness of this card. :)

Kelly said...

Super cute! Your choice of paper is perfect and the ribbon and bow is awesome!