Saturday, January 23, 2010

My First Bella

Hi legions of fans. I know I'm probably the last one in the stamping world to get a Bella, but I just didn't. It wasn't for lack of trying though. So finally a blogger posted this one for a price I liked and I picked it up. I felt this image will lend itself to any kind of card. So here she is. I struggled with what to do with her hair. Should I color it, or not? I tried a few different things and not coloring worked best for me. I'll have to go back to check what others have done. So, I added a pin with baubles and some ribbon and I thought this ds paper worked well and voila. Hope you like her.

How's your weekend going so far. Hopefully, you're finding lots of time to stamp. A friend and I attended Michelle Zindorf's beginner brayer class this PM. We waited almost a year for her to come to AZ. We learned and had a good time. Now I have to put it all to good use. I'll post one of the cards we made in February. She asked us not to do it quite yet so she can finish up her classes using the cards she's taught this go-around.

Happy Sunday stamping.
Erica
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3 comments:

Scrapaddict said...

Beautiful card! I forgot I have Bellas... thanks for reminding me.

Deb Neerman said...

Oh, this is fab, Erica! GREAT job with coloring Bella ... and I love the beautiful bow and stickpin!

Curt in Carmel said...

First, thank you so much for the more than kind comment you left on my blog regarding Gunther. Your comment touched my heart and I so appreciated what you said. Secondly, your card is beautiful! Your first Bella turned out beautifully! Love the paper, ribbon, and stickpin! Really beautiful! I also LOVE your sense of humor. The way you started off this post made me laugh right out loud! I can tell you are one special person! I'll be back to visit soon! Count me in as one in the your "legions of fans"! Best, Curt