I received my new Nesties Labels 10 set on Friday and have been playing with them this weekend. I thought they kind of looked like an egg on a stand, and after I got this card done, I thought it sort of looked like a fish too. Am I warped for thinking this? tee hee hee.
The challenge on the Penny Black site is for spring cards, and this little mouse sitting in the egg is too cute. I designed the background paper to look like a decorated egg. Both the green rickrack and looped edging are cut from a 12" long Sizzix Sizzlets die called "Frills". The striped paper of the loop edging is by Imaginisce. It already had some glitter on it, but I added a bit more with Stickles, and also on the image coloured with Copics. Yellow PP is by SU and it was run through the Bug "Dots" folder.
After the card was finished, I discovered it doesn't stand properly. The weight of the ribbons makes it heavy on the left side causing the card to tilt and fall over.Oh well, sometimes good ideas don't work out. I'm not sure if it would stand tall-ways either.Perhaps a scoreline by the scallops and folded to make little "feet" would help it stay upright. Maybe I'll try that another time.
*see challenges below
Penny Black - #92 -Spring Colours
There She Goes - TSG #45 -Yellow Flowers -The patterned paper by SU has very faint flowers on it, and there is a yellow layered Prima.
Ooh La La - #49 Anything Goes
Paper Cutz - #32 Anything Goes
Secret Crafter - #74 Anything Goes
Suzy's Sassy Blog - #10 Easter
Rosie D's - #66 Think Spring
Stamping with Fun - #49 Spring
Cute and Girly Blog - Spring in the Air
Creative Card Crew - Celebrations ( Easter )
Tanda Teazer - #137 Spring