Thursday, July 16, 2009

InStyle Pampering!

Hello - I crafted last night!!! Wow this illness I had really knocked me off my feet this week! Really was bad when I didn't even feel like crafting! But I am really feeling human now. And last night I had some fun with Lindsay from InStyle Stamps. I just love this image. It may be because my Mom is a hairdresser. Now I went a bit retro on this one this time... for some reason I had a flashback to the 70's and the beauty shop my mother worked at. I remember that long green shag carpet. The green chairs and hair dryers and the gold colored wall paper.
Lindsay is colored with my Copics, and high lighted with white gel pen. For my card I started with the green card stock, then found a piece of SEI pattern paper.. it has that vintage 70's feel to it don't you think? I cut a circle out of yellow card stock scrap and inked the edges. The brown band down the left side is a scrap of kraft paper. I punched it with a EK Success Swiss Cheese punch. The purple twill ribbon in lavender was perfect. I stacked up a bunch of felt flowers and leaves with jewelry spacers and mini brads.

The sentiment is one I got on clearance a while back. Hubby took a look at it and said.. cute but it needs some bling. Well ok, I found three lavender "blings" for the corner. :0)

I just love the Retro stamps from Instyle.. they can be so fun for cards for your girlfriends!

Well better get my day going - I have to fit 4 days of chores and to do list into today! HA! Probably wont get it all done.. cuz I plan on some time to start catching up on my blog reading, I feel like I have missed a year!

HUGS and-


DawnMarie said...

Hi Michelle, glad you are feeling better. Such a fun card, really made me smile. Hugs Dawn Marie.xx

Ila said...

Super Cute and So Fun!! that image..and your coloring and papers make it all Fabulous!!...Sorry to hear you were ill...So glad you're feeling better!!....Hugs, Ila

Cathy said...

Hi Michelle,
So glad that you feel better! I love this card. The retro images are so adorable and you really did a wonderful job with the green retro look. Really fabulous!!

Hugs, Cathy

Vicky said...

wow! this is awesome, Michelle!! your coloring is amazing...great job!!

Alley said...

Wonderful coloring and the colors used are great.

Georgia Ehrmann said...

great card! I can remember having a hairdryer like that in my home! You brought back some sweet memories! Thank you!

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Michelle,l love the image and colours.

Hugs Riet.x

Susie Sugar said...

What a beautiful creations Michelle, l love the images and colours you have used are simply stunning so is the detail
Hugs Susie xx