Smile!

Smile!

Smile!Hello!! I won this image on last month’s Club KennyK Facebook challenge, and just loooove it!! Retro Selfie is so sassy, but I just had to give her a vintage look when I chose my color palette.  I colored the image with my Prismacolors, then went to work assembling the card. The background paper is from a stack that was a magazine freebie a few years ago. I immediately thought of the film strip tape from Tim Holtz when I saw this image, as well as the die cut film strip that I had for ages. I didn’t have any pink roses in the shade I wanted, so I made these using a punch and paired them up with an off white rose from my stash and some gold fern leaves that I die cut with a Frantic Stamper die. It needed something more, so I coated some wire with Flower Soft, twisted it up, and added a few sprigs here and there. I stamped and embossed a gold “smile” sentiment, then stamped over it with black for a shadow effect.

I’d like to enter this into the following challenges:

Allsorts Challenge – Week 417, Vintage Style

Glitter N’ Sparkle – #241 ATG

The Paper Shelter – #296 Make It Digital

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge – ATG

As You Like It Challenge – Favorite Reason to Make/Send Cards (other than birthday)….Why??   I love to make cards to make people smile, and brighten their day…..often writing a little note (or long letter) inside :)

8 thoughts on “Smile!”

  1. Super creative card, love the film strip tape and great color choices! Thanks so much for playing along in our Digital challenge at The Paper Shelter Challenge this week. Hugs:) Audrey DT

  2. Oh wow what a great card, loving the image and all the extra embellishments.
    Thanks for joining us at Glitter ‘N’ Sparkle.
    Jean xx

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