Tuesday, August 10, 2010

My First Loralie Stamped Card - A CHA Purchase


While at the consumer show at CHA, I discovered Loralie stamps.  Apparently EVERYONE else knew about these hilarious stamps before me, but I am okay with that.  As long as I did FINALLY discover them!  I purchased two of the Loralie stamps, a swim suit cutie named... wait for it.... Susan!  And this fabulous woman.  Is she not THE cutest?


I had my scrapping girlfriends over earlier tonight to give them the little goodies I brought to them from CHA (and I do mean little).  I also pulled out all of the cool products I discovered and shared.  The groups' favorite Loralie was not Susan (insert sad face) but this nameless cutie.  So after everyone went home (and Duncan the lady-loving-wonder-dog settled down), I decided to try my first Loralie stamp.


I began with basic black staz-on ink and stamped the image.  The hat netting is a second stamp so I went ahead and added that.  I used a slate colored copic and began coloring the slacks and hat, and I added dark highlights to her hair and pearls.


I added pink to her top, her shoes and her flowers.  I added more gray colors to her hair and I used a micro-tipped black pen and added stripes to her purse and definition to her necklace and earrings, as well as additions swirls to her hair.  And finally I colored her skin, adding touches of shadows and sun.  I finished her with pink pearls on her earrings and dark blue eyes.


I cut the stamped image out and added pop dots to the back.  I then created this fun card using Three Bugs in a Rug paper, an old Deluxe cuts die cut, and organza ribbon.  I also added more of the die cute swirls and left over paper to the inside of the card.


I know that my staz-on and copics did not like each other, but I really do think the card came out cut for a first try!!!  I cannot wait to play with my second Loralie stamp!!

18 comments:

  1. Adorable! This stamp is too cute. Shari (cricutrookie)

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  2. Wow I don't think I could do this one. The stamp is very cute.
    You did an awesome job
    Linda in Stanwood

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  3. It's fabulous! What a fun stamp.
    Lori
    http://got2bcrafting.blogspot.com/

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  4. she IS a cutie...love the card! when do you sleep?????

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  5. AWESOME! I love her she's soo sassy

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  6. Ok..so now I have to get some of those stamps--thanks for the enable! Very, very cute card!

    Maria

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  7. Yes Maria! You know you NEED them!!!

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  8. Love it!! I love the paper too...Three bugs in a rug? Gorgeous!

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  9. Awesome card! Fresh, Fun, and Flashy! It screams Paris! :)

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  10. girlfriend...love your coloring...hugs

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  11. Oooooooh La La!! Super cute!! TFS!

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  12. Love it. The card is adorable. TFS.

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  13. The stamp is so darn cute. I love your coloring. I can't wait to see the other stamp...and you were not the last person to know..I hadn't heard of them either..lol

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  14. I got on the website for her stamps and oh my goodness does she have some cute stamps..you know I will have to have the dog...I just need to figure out and justify in my mind that I could use a stamp more than once....

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  15. I too like them very much, but at $18 each??? hopefully they were discounted at CHA
    You did a great job at coloring and I really like the poodle paper!

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  16. Woo Hoo! How fun! I purchased a load of Loralies at he JAN CHA and have yet to use them. You've inspired me to dig mine out! Too cute! xxD

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  17. Absolutely LOVE this card! So creative!

    BTW, there are some Loralie stamps for rent at Stamp Revolution (http://stamprevolution.com) for anyone who isn't ready to invest in purchasing them yet and just wants to try them out...

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