Lovely Lace…

It’s so good to be back in my studio after a two-week Florida stay.  My SU! order was here when I got home but my schedule of classes prevented me from doing anything more than open the box and drool.  Last night I had the chance to play and picked the Lovely Lace EF to experiment with.  Here is the first card I came up with…


How fun is that?  You just can’t do anything but beautiful with this EF.  First I just embossed the black cardstock and it was gorgeous on both sides.  Then I tried using the chalk marker on the embossed images.  Liked that too!  But then I tried the new Blendabilities over the chalk marker and this is what happened.  Yep, I liked that too. THEN I decided to doodle a little with the white gel pen.  At any point I could have stopped and used the layer just as it was, but I just wanted to see what would happen if I added one more thing.  (It’s a sickness I suffer with)  Did you notice the envelope?

Here are the Stuff ‘N Digits for you if you’d like to give this card a try…


  • Paper:  Whisper White, Lost Lagoon, Basic Black and Pool Party cardstock
  • Ink:  Actually no ink pads were used!
  • Stamps:  And no stamps were used!
  • Tools and Embellishments:  Lovely Lace EF, Chalk Marker, Blendabilities Pens, White Gel Pen, Pearls, 5/8″ White Organza Ribbon and Apothecary Accents Framelits.


  • 8 1/2″ x 5 1/2″ Whisper White cardstock scored at 4 1/4″ x 5 1/2″
  • Lost Lagoon layer is 4 1/8″ x 5 3/8″
  • Pool Party layer is 4″ x 5 1/4″
  • Basic Black layer is 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″
  • Emboss the Basic Black cardstock with Lovely Lace EF, use chalk marker to cover the area you want to color with Blendabilities
  • Color with Blendabilities Pens, Highlight with White Gel Pen
  • The tag at the top is a portion of the Apothecary Accents Framelit.
  • The ribbon is pleated and held in place with glue dots.
  • Add Pearls.

Hope you enjoyed this card today.  Thanks for stopping by.

Here’s your “B-ism” for today…”Change is hard in the beginning…Messy in the middle…and Gorgeous at the end.”

Get those fingers inky and be Happy!