Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Belles 'n Whistles and Creative Cuts and More




Hello to all ~ I had to share this adorable clown image by Elizabeth Bell! Is she the cutest ? I used Spellbinders Deckled Edge Dies and stamped her with Momento Black Ink, then colored her with my Prismacolor Pencils and Gamsol. I added Cuttlebugs Swiss Dot Folder on the silver cardstock for the background. I also used Spellbinders Lattice Borderabilities using KaiserCraft Lilac Avenue Collection DP. The ribbon is swiss dot that I purchased at Hobby Lobby with a silver sparkle dot on top.

The Gable Box I purchased from Creative Cuts and More. So, so easy to put together using there wonderful Tacky Tape!! I added the flowers using the Lilac Avenue DP using Paper Trey Ink's Beautiful Blooms II Beautiful Die Collection. Inside I would have put a gift card, which this is the perfect size for it. This was made for my bestest buddy at work for her birthday...her favorite color is purple. She loved the clown card...the Gable Box I did not give to her, because I had other stuff that I wanted to give her...Please stop by Creative Cuts and More and check out all of their great stuff! Their prices are awesome and they have soo many ideas.

The weather here is improving...with the mornings in the 40's and the afternoons in the 70's. I felt like a different haircut yesterday and on a whim and had it cut just a little too short...I do not even know if I like it yet...but, it will grow out if I do not like it. I have been spending a LOT of time lately with my DD and her family in the last couple of weeks. What a Blessing and Just Memories for me. Please have a great week ahead and I hope you enjoy my latest post...I am working on some new projects...and hopefully will be posting more regularly again. Be safe and take care and thank you, as always for your sweet comments...it makes my day :)

21 comments:

Ila said...

OH Wow!!...I love this...the colors are elegant...and the image is So Adorable..Beautiful details!!...We had a few nice days here...but are expecting a cool off again and 10 cm of snow by tonight...Ugh!!..Oh well...guess it just makes the anticipation of spring all the sweeter. So nice you have your DD and family around. I am off to babysit our little grandaughter Sat...Yay!!...Take Care...Hugs, Ila

Beate said...

Yeah! Velta posted. I hope you are just busy, but alright.
Your box and card are wonderful! Love all that silver. Your coloring looks great.
Hugs and smiles

Grace said...

Hi Velta! What a beautiful set you made here! I know your friend loved that card.... who wouldn't?!!! I love the gable box too and it will come in handy one day!!! You know... I would LOVE for you to stop by my blog and take an award!!! You are so sweet and faithful in leaving me supportive comments! Thank you and I'd love to get to know you better too, reading your 8 things!!! Please do!!!
hugs,
Grace

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

Hello sweet friend!!! I was worried about when I did not see a post from you in almost one month.....wheeeew, I am glad everything is all right and you even have an amazing project to share!! I love that fun clown and your little gift box...awesome!!! HUgs, Sabrina

Sandy from Ukiah said...

Oh Velta this is just beautiful and I am sure your friend is going to love it. I have missed seeing your amazing creations. BUT it seems like we are all so busy doing this and doing that.. but always love to take the time to see what you have been up to my friend. Have a wonderful day. hugs

Rosemary said...

hi velta! what a sweet, sweet card! love the little gable box, too... hugs & smiles!

KathyJ (Wattle) said...

Love Elizabeth Bell's images and this one is adorable!! What a gorgeous set this is Velta - wonderful work!! :)

Lesie Miller said...

What a cute pair, Velta! And, oh, my, those die cut flowers are awesome! A great match to the flower in the clown image. Too much fun in this little set! Good to see you back in action. Take care!

Rose Ann said...

Your card is so darling, and your box is gorgeous, Velta!! Love that pretty silver, and your wonderful coloring!!

{Lynn - that's me!} said...

WOW...this is GORGEOUS! Your papers and the embellishments make this one elegant and stunning gift set. Wow...what a eye-catching design. Well done!

Cindy Haffner said...

Love all the silver, FABULOUS work Velta.

Elly said...

Hi Velta,
Very nice set, with an adorable image!
I hope that all the health problems solve fast, and that you soon get more time to be creative.

hugs, Elly

Carol L said...

Hey Velta, it's so good to see you posting in the blogging world again! Your card and box are stunning! Purple is my favorite color too, so this completely won me over! It's so festive and downright pretty! Nice job and take care! Hope to see more from you real soon :)

Elena said...

Wonderful projects! Love all that silver!
I am so sorry to hear that you broke your foot...
I hope that it will be healing good and you will be able to work and continue to create.
I will be thinking about you...
Please, get well soon, my Friend!

Carol L said...

The embossing folder I used is a Texture Fades design by Tim Holtz. It's made by Sizzix and it comes in this set of 2

http://www.sizzix.com/product/2102

I found mine in a local craft store. Thanks for asking - I hope this helps :)
{{hugs}} Carol

Jerri Jimenez said...

Oh my, how adorable is that little clown! I know your friend was over-the-moon with her card! So did you decide to keep the box for yourself {{wink}}! Absolutely love your card Velta, it's precious! So good to see you posting again!

Yvonne Hagane said...

Velta, I love the silver diecuts on your project! It looks absolutely gorgeous!

Betty Wright said...

This ensemble is amazing, Velta! The colors and detailing are wonderful! Adorable and beautiful!

Enfys said...

Hi Velta, these are just gorgeous, fabulous details, and I love the restrained colouring - very elegant.
big hugs
En xx

Silke Ledlow said...

AWWW Velta, this is so sparkly cute and beautiful! Awesome gift set!! I bet your bestest friend was blown away too :)!!! Hugs ~S~

Grace said...

Hi again Velta.... just poppin in to say hello and thank you for visiting my blog and how much I love hearing from you!!! Still lovin this pretty set here and hoping you are doing ok dear!!!!
hugs,
Grace