Friday, 6 May 2011

Lady in Red

Rainbow Lady's Challenge 151 - Lady in Red

The challenge over on Rainbow Lady's challenge blog this week is another song title "The Lady in Red". Love that song!

I am trying very hard to post on my blog more frequently, not necessarily every day, but more often than I did. I just don't know where my days go, but before I know it, it is the evening again! I actually made this card this morning (see, I started out well enough today, but don't know what happened to the afternoon, I came back for lunch then got engrossed in a bit of needle felting and knitting, as you do).

Anyway, I digress. My card uses a stamp from a plate by Creative Expressions.  I stamped onto white card, coloured the flesh and hair with copics, then paper-pieced the dress, hat and shoes using paper from a christmas pack I bought years ago (I forgot to check who it was by). The image was cut out using a nestie, then a faux nestie, using the same size die for the black card backing the image. I have edged the image with black soot DI. This is mounted using 3D foam onto my backing, which uses a paper from my precious Graphicus guild paper pack (I decided I had been stroking it quite long enough and it was high time I started using it).

The border uses a MS ribbon punch, threaded with red gross grain polka dot ribbon. The same ribbon has been used for the bow.

It's just a pity I didn't make it back into my craft room this afternoon as I had intended. Never mind, tomorrow is another day!

Thanks for stopping by. As always I love to read your comments. And I promise not to accidentally delete yours this time Helen!

Wanda xxx


  1. Stunning card Wanda, classical and elegant. Love the touch of black.
    Thanks for joining us at Rainbow Lady's Challenge this week and good luck.
    Christine xx

  2. This is just stunning Wanda, love the image
    Beryl x

  3. Such a lovely elegant card. Beautifully executed. So pleased I can comment - how long will this last? See you soon.

    Janet xx

  4. This is lovely Wanda, you've made a stunning card and I love this image. Thanks for joining us at Rainbow Lady's this week.
    Jenny x

  5. Wow stunning card Wanda, gorgeous colours and how brave to take the scissors to that beautiful bp
    Thanks for joining us at Rainbow Lady's Challenge and good luck
    Claire xx

  6. Perfect image and perfect card. Thanks so much Wanda Love Cynthia x

  7. Fabulous card, love the stamp and you have coloured it so beautifully. Like the background too, very striking. Thank you for joining with Rainbow Lady's challenge this week.
    Jen x

  8. Hi, Wanda - now don't delete this!!! I love your lady in red,she is very beautiful. Oh, and your purple tag was great!!

  9. Hi Wanda, I have a had a little wander through your blog :) This is definately one of my faves. She looks very chic, just like me *cough*

    Trudy x