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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

{Spotlight Project} Vicki Goes Back to the Basics with CityGirl

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Hi, all! Vicki here. I went back to the basics today. Lately, I have been seeing black and white backgrounds, with a pop of color out here in blogland. I have to say, it really appeals to me.


Out comes The Bee's Knees CityGirl. She is so classy, and can't she carry off all that luscious color? :)



I laid out the houses and stamped with black ink. Rather than stamping the houses individually, I used my MISTI. [If you don't know about this tool, I highly recommend you Google it.]



Next I stamped CityGirl and colored her. I went as bright as I could - I adore bright! This time I even colored in some stylin' boots. [I have more fun with this image.]



That's it! Stamp on a sentiment, add dimensions, and adhere CityGirl on to the card, and it's done!The pop of color makes me so happy.



See you next time!



Stamps Vicki used in today's project:

  

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17 comments:

  1. The pop of color makes me so happy too... great inspiration from you - TFS
    CU hellerlittle

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  2. I like the background but the City Girl just pops! Very nice card!!

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  3. She is really classy Vicki, great colours too.

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  4. Very cool. Love the spare background. She really pops. Hugz

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  5. Yes she is just the classiest girl Vicki and you've dressed we beautifully for her stroll round town. Great sets of stamps

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  6. I love that look too, Vicki - the black and white with a pop of color. What a fabulous use of the technique you have made here!

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  7. Cool card! The pop of colour on the lady looks fabulous with this background!

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  8. You are so creative and inventive with this stamp. Out of this world, brilliant! xx

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  9. The bright outfit really pops with the black/white houses background Vicki!

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  10. Love the focused color, so nice! The MISTI tool looks so cool! Thanks for sharing!~kim

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  11. OMG Vicki, does your City Girl ever POP! Love the bright colors for the foreground and the lined images not colored in the background! So Classy. TFS my friend.

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  12. Vicki, your card is AMAZING! I've been considering getting the City Girl set...now I HAVE to!!

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  13. Classy and stylish in every way, Vicki!
    Hugs~c

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  14. What is fabulous is this CARD!!! It is amazingly cool and chic!!!

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