Friday, June 20, 2008

Does this make me look too hippy?


Good morning all! I have made several cards using Melanie Muenchinger's (at Gina K ) stamps for a contest she is holding, and this one was one of my favorites. When I thought of this, I just knew that I wanted to use a red and black theme for it. Don't ask me why. One of the reasons why I like her Just So Hippy, Just So Hoppy, and her accessories sets are because of the puns. I've been enjoying a lot of the Pun stamp sets out their in stamping land.

So what I did was take my Michaels ribbon and gathered it at the top with my sewing machine. Then after I had stamped and colored my hippo, I took my craft knife and cut slits on her "hips" and slid my gathered ribbon through. Since nobody is going to see the backside all I did was tape the mess down with scotch tape. The sentiment is actually from her Hip-Hop Accessories set.

I wish I looked this cute in a little red sheer tutu :) Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!




Cardstock: GP White, CTMH Black, PP: Around the Block, Ink: Palette Noir Black, CTMH Grey Wool Stamps: Gina K Just So Hippy, Other: Nesties, Michaels Ribbon, White Gel Pen, Copics

7 comments:

Miss C said...

*giggles* this card is SOOO CUTE! I love how you made her skirt!

Sue said...

Thanks for my morning chuckle...CUTE card!

Lauren said...

This is just adorable Katie - you are too clever with that hippo and the skirt. Your cards are always so fabulous though. TFS!

Mary K said...

Very clever idea for the tutu! I think your card is my favorite I've seen made with that set.

Davis Family Blogs said...

this set is on my list.
LOVE IT!
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Jak said...

I love this card and you are becoming quite the professional with the Copic markers.

Carrie said...

Too stinkin' cute! Big smile on my face:)

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