Saturday, December 6, 2014

Guest Designer - Art by Mi Ran Blog

Good morning!  Happy Saturday!  Hope your weekend is off to a great start!  Actually I am still sleeping right now (I hope), but I am here with a card and some exciting news!  First the news!  I was invited to be a Guest Designer for the Art by Mi Ran Showcase blog for the month of December!  Woo hoo!  I am thrilled and honored, of course!  Today, I get to share my first project for the month.  I hope you like it!


I created a multi-layered snowflake-shaped card using my Cameo.  The patterned paper is from one of my Christmas mat stacks.  I love the swirling snow and subtle foil elements on it.  The beautiful image is Princess of Snowflakes from Art by Mi Ran.  I colored her with my Copics then added lots of Star Dust and Icicle Stickles to make the image really sparkle! I also added some regular glitter to her collar. I cut out the image with a Spellbinders Lacey Ovals die.  The sentiment is from Create With TLC.  I added two Memory Box Snowflake Corner die cuts and some pretty white lace to finish my card.
 
Here is a close-up of the colored image:
 

Thanks for stopping by!  I'll be back in a bit with my Sketch Saturday DT project.  Coincidentally, we are sponsored by Art by Mi Ran, so I will have more ABM inspiration for you later.

I am entering my card in the following challenges:
Love to Create #144 (get in shape; shaped card)
Tuesday Throwdown #223 (bling it on)
Addicted to Stamps Challenge #92 (lots of layers)
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11 comments:

  1. Lovely coloring and glitter work. Your whole piece is just beautiful. I do hope you were sleeping when this post went live, if not you need a nap. LOL Enjoy your day. We are having a rainy one.

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  2. Congrats on the guest DT spot!! This is just stunning!! So, so gorgeous!!

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  3. Gorgeous Carla! Love the shape of the card and the frosty colors. Her hair is colored so beautifully. Hugs!

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  4. Stunning card Carla! Absolutely LOVE the shape/design of your card, and your coloring is awesome as always. Thank you for joining our "Get in Shape" Challenge at Love to Create this week.
    Ruza ~ LTC Designer
    Ruza's Craft Corner

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  5. Simply striking with so many details, that are eye catching. Thanks for joining in on the fun at Tuesday Throwdown. We look forward to seeing you again.
    Hugs
    Berni,DT
    tuesdaythrowdown.

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  6. This is really breath-taking Carla!! I love your gorgeous design and pretty sparkle!! Congrats on your GDT spot!! :) Thanks for playing along with us at Tuesday Throwdown Hugs & Smiles - *Vicki*-DT member

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  7. I am very glad you entered this week at Tuesday Throwdown. I hope you had fun!!! See you back very soon to play in another fun challenge.

    TTFN,

    CraftyGirl
    craftygirlcardsandcrafts.blogspot.com
    Tuesday Throwdown DT

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  8. Whoa, Carla this is stunning. I love that wonderful shape. And your coloring is too beautiful. Just Lovely...Hugs, joann

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  9. Oh this is soooo very Beautiful Carla!!!!! Congrats on your Top 5 at Tues Throwdown!!!!!
    hugs, Heidi

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  10. A lovely sparkling card with lovely colours and image. Hugs Rita

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  11. This card is absolutely stunning!

    Your coloring is amazing, all the glittery highlights are perfect.

    I also love the shaped card design, the fabulous die-cuts, and that gorgeous lace!

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Thanks so much for visiting and leaving me a comment! I really appreciate it! Carla