Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Laviously Lucious Layers at Top Tip Tuesday

Hello and welcome, it's time to kick off a new challenge at Top Tip Tuesday and this one is all about layers. Paper, buttons, ribbon/trim, flowers, bling-the more the merrier! A friendly reminder that if you would like to be in the running for our guest designer spot then leave a tip on your blog and put (Tip) beside your name when you link up. Good Luck!

My card features Scene It-Ladybugs digi image by Bugaboo Stamps and I colored it with Copic markers and added a touch of bling to the flower centers. A white gel pen accents the eyes of the cute ladybugs and the large leaves. This image reminds me that spring is just around the corner (sorta) and I'm so ready. To see more fun images drop by their online shop and browse their fantastic selection. There's something for everyone! 

Here's my Tip-to achieve an easy sky background simply stamp (with a blending tool) Tumbled Glass Distress Ink all over. Work quickly and keep it light adding more depth as needed. Note: I always color my image first.


My inside sentiment is from Hero Arts Thoughtful Messages and the bling ladybug is by Zva Creative. The red panel was embossed with a Cuttlebug Polka Dots 5x7 embossing folder and the black panel was the negative of my frame die on the front. A white gel pen was used to create the border and I stamped the sentiment on the negative of the smaller frame die (part of the set by Spellbinders) and popped the smaller frame up on foam dots for dimension. I do hope I haven't confused anybody lol.

 A big thank you to Bugaboo Stamps for providing the design team with images    
and for offering the winner 7 Digi images of their choice.  

 Top Tipper Prize - Fred She Said $20 voucher!

 Our fabulous January Designer Clarissa wowed us with two amazing creations this month. 
Thank you Clarissa for joining us!  

That's all for me today, glad you dropped by and spent some time with me. I do hope you'll pop by my teamie's blogs to see what they have in store for you. You can view their beautiful work at TTT or click their links on my right sidebar.

Have a wonderful day everyone!
Lisa xx


Chrissy said...

Oh! I love this image Lisa and such gorgeous colouring..love the die and lace...so pretty..


Elaine Stark said...

I love ladybirds, this is a lovely card to cheer up a bad day. Elaine

Lisa M said...

Okay, so I loved the outside, but then you reveal the inside and I'm even MORE impressed! I wasn't confused in the least, not anymore than I usually am naturally, but thank you for sharing all the deets on how you made this. I really love the gel pen. I think mine must be drying up because it never looks that crisp! Awesome post and amazing card my friend.
Bug hugs (get it?? lol) to you,

Janny Jager 't Hooft said...

lovely and beautiful card Lisa.
Love the colors and images you used very much.

Greetings Janny

Nicecrane Designs said...

So colorful, so cute,,,,,,love it Lisa.

Asia King (aka Joanna K) said...

Fabulous card Lisa! Lovely layers :) xx

Tracy said...

That frame really adds a lot of interest to your card and make the image pop too Lisa. Lovely job! Hugs!

Sharon Ngoo said...

I must say you are quite the master colorist Lisa! :) And thanks for the tip on the use my stamps thingy. Will check it out!

Margaret said...

Gorgeous! Just look at all of those wonderful layers!! I love the framed image on the front and the little ladybug inside is too cute!

Sandie Edwards said...

Love the lady bugs, soooooo nice!! Your card is very sweet, and I am sure will be loved by whom-ever receives

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