Thursday, August 26, 2010

Dance Recital

Well, I made the first cut of 20 for the SCS Clean and Simple Fall DT!  I have to tell you, though...this is one talented group of 20 ladies and the competition is tough.   Our challenge theme is Teacher's Pet and this 2nd challenge sub-title is "Fashion Statement".  We were to use a "tiny bit" of designer paper on our cards.
Here's my entry:
I remembered that dance lessons for our DGD begin when school starts so I grabbed this gorgeous stamp from Impression Obsession I bought a few years ago.  My DH was the final decision maker on color.  I gave him a choice of pink, rose or black.
I stamped it in black Versafine, then again in Versamark.  I  heat embossed it with clear embossing powder.   I have two favorite parts.  The gorgeous black silk May Arts ribbon and the overskirt I created from a bit of tulle I picked up in the $1 spot at JoAnn's awhile back.  I used a T1 Copic marker to accent the skirt under the tulle.
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Susan (rainy) said...

This is a total WOW! card, Charlene! I LOVE the black and white. And the little paper pieced part of the tutu fits the challenge perfectly.

Kelly said...

WOW! I love this card. The tulle on the skirt is totally awesome and I agree, the bow is fabulous! Love the black and white!

scrapn_momof2 said...

Stunning!! I love the black and white. Very elegant. I'm sure this will stand out of the 20.

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Charlene.

Hugs Riet.xx

jen said...

This is quite stunning! The black really sets it off- and the tulle is such a fun detail! Gorgeous ribbon, of course! :)
Good luck in the next round!!

Kimberly Jones said...

What a gorgeous card! I love the black and white color scheme, and the silk ribbon is so elegant!

Sharon (notimetostamp) said...

Congrats and best wishes! LOVE this card -- nothing like classic black and white with silk!!! YUM!!!!!!!!!!!!

Meg said...

This is so gorgeous--your DH made a great color choice! I love the tulle, too-what a perfect touch! Good luck in the second round!

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