Thursday, October 8, 2009

A Bookmark - Warm Apple Pie!




Hello Everyone and Happy Thursday! Do you like to read? I LOVE to read. I always have at least two books and several magazines on my nightstand. And I'm also always in need of bookmarks. That is why my project I have to show today is not a card but a bookmark I made using the stamp "Warm Apple Pie" from Belles 'n Whistles.






I colored her using my Distress Inks and set some highlights with Stickles.




I distressed around the image using Tattered Rose and Vintage Photo. The swirls added to the background are stamped with Memento Rich Cocoa and are from Inkadinkado. The DP is from Basic Greys new Indian Summer paper pad which I also distressed using Vintage Photo. This is one of my favorite paper pads from Basic Grey right now.






The half pearls I've added on the image and to the ribbon are from Basic Greys Opaline Collection. The half-pearls, DP, Stickles, distress inks and ink pads and Memento ink I got from Roses on Paper.






On the back I stamped a swirl (Inkadinkado) and embossed it with clear embossing powder. I just wanted to add some shine to the swirl.

I hope you like my little bookmark and got some inspiration. Wishing you all a wonderful day and don't forget our GuestDT call over at our combined challenge blog with Roses on Paper.

Thanks for stopping by today and any comments you may leave!


Hugs,

8 comments:

Marina said...

Wow! Das ist toll!
Ein bezauberndes Motiv und natürlich wieder perfekt coloriert.
Tolle Idee ein Lesezeichen auch mal oval zu gestalten, wäre ich nie drauf gekommen, muss ich mir merken ;O).
Schöne Farben hast Du verwendet und die Gestaltung insgesamt gefällt mir auch super.

Knuddels,
Marina

Juls said...

wow!! this is just gorgeous!! and I love the pearl detail, and the added touches of sparkle!!

Jane said...

Wow Iris this is stunning! I HAVE to make one of these or maybe lots for presents, such a fabulous design! hugs, Jane x

Kim Piggott said...

Wow!
This is absolutely awesome Iris!
hugs
kim x

Melodie said...

Huhu Iris,
die Lesezeichen sind mal wieder super geworden. Deine Colorationen lassen mich fast schon wieder grün vor Neid anlaufen *lol*.
Liebe Grüße
Melodie

Mark said...

This is gorgeous. Love it. You might as well want to know the range and quality of paper crafting materials I found. Worth Checking!

Michele said...

Ohhhh this is gorgeous Iris. Love how you've coloured the gorgeous image and all the details to. Hugs Michele x

Jacque said...

Iris, this is gorgeous...all of the details you have added are too pretty...just lovely...Hugs...Jacque