Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Jacksonbelle Tuesday – Stitch It Up!

(Of course to the tune of Lick-it Up by Kiss! – OMGosh! I saw the video on VH1 Metal Mania – I nearly died from laughter! It was horrible – good song….BAD video!!)

Jacksonbelle Embellishments Tuesday Challenge – Stitch it Up! Lindsey loved stitching on cards – faux or real…so she challenged us to stitch it up!  (Remember to sing that to the tune of Lick It Up… Stitch it up, stitch it up, oh yeah, ooohh! ) Be sure to play along (while you sing along) and if you upload to Splitcoast be sure to use the keyword JBE037 so we can find it!

I was thrilled for an excuse to pull out my favorite Daisy D rub-on tape stitches for this job!   I love this stuff!  Much easier to use than a sewing machine and it looks great!  I used a zig-zag pattern and the Victorian stitch.

I was thrilled to finally be able to use this Nesties die – I love the shape and I think it works perfectly for the Basic Grey butterfly.   I used my SU markers for the stamped image.  It wasn’t a perfect stamped impression so I used the markers again once it was stamped on the paper to color it in just a bit better.  Then I blasted it with ShimmerzBlingz Hottie Pink.  For the yellow/green color I used a Martha Stewart Glitter Pen. 

The white dots were created with a white gel pen and all of the stitching is Daisy D’s as mentioned above.  I used Basic Grey Urban Prairie paper and buttons – I am completely in LOVE with this collection! I added some MAMBI bling for a bit of extra pop!  The ribbon is May Arts of course!

Please take a few minutes to check out the other ways to Stitch It Up!

Melissa Bove

Jennifer Buck

Jill Dunn

Kimberly O’Rosky

Maren Benedict

AJ Otto

Heather Lee-Reppen 

Shannan Teubner

Michelle Woerner

Taylor Usry

Rachel Baird

Lynda Benden

Beth Thomas

Lindsey Botkin


Rachel Hope said...

Love it! So bright and cheerful!!!

Jill said...

The stitching looks great. Love the colors and that fun butterfly!

Kim said...

What a fun and happy card! I love the colors and buttons!

Linda said...

I just bought this BG butterfly stamp yesterday! I love your card! Thanks for the inspiration:)

Heather said...

This is BEAUTIFUL! Love everything...the butterfly, the colors, the shimmerz the stiching...PERFECT!!!

Lynda Benden said...

Fantastic card Kisa! Your stitching rocks and so does that paper ~ awesome! I have that butterfly and have yet to use it ~ you have totally inspired me! Great card!

Lila H said...

CUTE!!!!!!! love your stiches and that BLINGZ!!!

broni (waterchild12) said...

Oh, Kisa! This is just fantastic!! I love the layout, the colors and all the sparkle! Super!

Lindsey (jacksonbelle) said...

This is soooo fun Kisa! I Love the colors, sparkle and stitches! Awesome job! Love your top cards too! :)


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