Thursday, 13 February 2014

Zachy's Girl

I made this bookmark for a friends daughter's birthday and my son Zac when he saw it straight away said, it's my girl Alexia. Which nearly broke my heart, as she is his best little girl friend which we left behind in England and this image does look a bit like her! I had made the bookmark coincidentally for her big sister. But I'll definitely have to colour this up again for a card for her some day.

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A very simple make, just featuring this gorgeous Sugar Nellie image called Mori and a fabulous Eleanor Roosevelt quote on the reverse. I coloured her with my Promarkers in muted shades of pink. I love the close colours and soft dreamy finish it gives. I paired it with a deeper pink organza ribbon over the cream satin ribbon to create the bookmark loop and fixed the cardstock either side to create the bookmark. I edged the cardstock layers with distress ink in Tattered Rose.

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Here's a closer look at sweet Mori.

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And a shot taken in different light, so you can see the glossy accents on the hearts and the tattered rose distress stickles used on the dress. I wanted to keep the image quite serene, not too much in the way of bling. So the distress stickles worked really well for this. A bit of interest and texture, without being flashy.

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Well that's it for me folks. I'm off to beddy-byes. We're travelling up to the very North of New Zealand tomorrow for a wedding, so long drive ahead of us and my pillow is calling. Catch you all when I'm back. Have a fab week and thanks for stopping into my lil' blog. Hugs, Wends x

Challenge Entries: 
Divas by Design: With Love
Papertake Weekly: With a Heart
Cute Card Thursday: #307 ~ Lots of Love
Passion for Promarkers: #234 ~ Have a Heart
Crafty Calendar Challenge: Love Is All Around
Crafty Catz Challenge: #217 ~ Love Is In The Air
The Sugar Bowl: #112 ~ Pinks & Pewter (I think I'm pretty close with this make, hope you do too.)


13 comments:

Pami said...

Fabulous bookmark! Thanks for sharing your creation with us at the Sugar Bowl this month, good luck! Pami x

coops said...

stunning bookmark wendy.gorgeous image and i love your soft colours and beautiful sentiment :D

xx coops xx

happyglitzygirl said...

A very pretty image and well coloured, thanks for playing with us at the Squirrel and the Fox,blessings Hilde

Janette said...

Gorgeous CAS bookmark Wendy, very cute...
Thanks for sharing it with us at CraftyCatz this week.

carol said...

Fabulous creation.... thank you for playing along with our challenge at CRAFTY CATZ x carol

Rebekah said...

Fab idea and what a sweet image Thanks for playing at Divas and for entering our DT call good luck! Hugs Rebekah xx

Shelly said...

Such a sweet creation for our Have a Heart challenge at Passion for Promarkers! Thanks for taking part and good luck! Shelly :)

Margreet said...

This is gorgeous...love the 2 pics to see the shining better...thanks for joining us at Divas by Design!
xxx Margreet

coops said...

oops me again wendy.
Thanks so much for joining us at PFP :D

xx coops xx

Sharon said...

This is a beautiful card and I would like to thank you for sharing it with us at Diva's by Design.
Have a lovely week.
Hugs Sharon.
{Nellie’s Handmade Cards}

mixamatoasties said...

Lovely creation.

Thanks for sharing at the Sugar Bowl this month.

Susan

Beverley said...

Gorgeous bookmark. Thanks for joining in our "Love is all Around" challenge at Crafty Calendar this month.
Hugs
Bev x

Elise said...

OoOH Wendy! This is so BEAUUUTIFUL! I love the softness of the image and the single ribbon behind her!

Hope you're having a lovely weekend!

Sending Big Hugs,
Elise

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