Saturday, May 29, 2010

Pearl Journal

This week's challenge #31 at Michelle Perkett Studio is Circles & Ribbon/Lace. I altered this journal using Michelle's beautiful Pearl digital stamp, available from Michelle's Etsy shop HERE.

Pearl was printed onto Xpress Graphx blending card and coloured with Copics. She was then highlighted with lots of  bling...SU Dazzling Diamonds, Kindy Glitz, Stickles, glitter pens and glaze pen...then cut into a circle with my CM cutting system. The front panel has SU Basic Black CS as the base with DP from the Kaiser Spirograph collection as the background for the image. The ribbon is Kaiser grosgrain, which matches perfectly!! with the SU Certainly Celery CS, which I used to mount Pearl and the believe panel. "Believe" has been computer generated and traced over with a clear glitter pen.

Inside the front cover:

I made a ribbon marker from the leftover grosgrain and attached a punched circle element from the same DP collection. I attached the ribbon marker to the back cover, before adhering the DP to the inside.

A close up of the lovely Pearl:

As soon as I read about this challenge I thought of this is perfect for a challenge using circles...and I love the colours.  When I went to look at the DT projects I realised Nancy had used it on her gorgeous card...great minds think alike lol!


Shelley said...

beautifuly journal lynne! I love how you used the extra ribbon too!

Pattie G said...

Oh Lynne, this journal is so pretty! I love the way you colored Pearl and also how you added a bookmark.


Claire said...

Just gorgeous Lynne, beautiful colours and the bookmark is a perfect finishing touch
Claire xx

Michelle said...

Lynne, this is gorgeous!! I love how you colored Pearl and added all the glitter and just love that you made a journal!! Love the ribbon with the circle design added!! A beautiful job as always, Lynne!! Thank you for another wonderful and creative entry!!:)

Jean said...

Lynne ....This is absolutly gorgeous ...The Dp has my favorite colors in it and so perfect for this challenge...Thanks for sharing and joining us this week.
Hugs Jean

Robyn said...

Lynne, as usual, stunning work. You're always thinking out of the box. I love waiting to see what you'll do next. Beautiful!!!

H2 :) said...

Your journal is beautiful Lynne! Love Pearl & how her hair is escaping from the circle & the papers you have used are yummy!! Hugs :)

Trish said...

Hi Lynne,
Gorgeous card as always- loving your colours and making it part of a journal is so clever- anyone would be delighted to receive it.

Fotf said...

Wow Lynne that's lovely :)

ileana said...

Ohh Lynne!! this is simple gorgeous!!! I love it!! Your coloring is always a treat to the eye and you are so good at adding special touches to make it even better. Thanks for joining us this week! Hugs!!

Ann said...

This card looks so pretty, love all the colorful jewels!

Marilyn Webb said...

Hi Lynne
Just simply gorgeous! You always come up with such great entries, love that journal.

Tammy said...

OMGosh....this is so beautiful! You are my queen of altering girl!! Your coloring on this image is absolutely fabulous!! Thanks for joining us this week!!


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