Saturday, May 7, 2011

House of Gilli DT - Layers and Stitching

This week at House of Gilli we have a great challenge, Layers and stitching. I chose to use October Afternoon Thrift Shop Paper and some Graphic 45 scraps I had in my stash, and pair it up with Nurse Gilli. I thought they made a perfect bright and cheery Get Well Card.
For my stitching, I used a faux stitching stamp from Crafty Secrets that I have had FOREVER. I love the way it looks, real from far away. I do not have a sewing machine, so stitching was a hard task for me. LOVE how this looks, and SUPER simple.
I colored Nurse Gilli with copics:
Skin- E000, E00, R20
Hair - E25, E31, E50
Dress and Hat - Y15, Y13, Y11, Y00, R27, R24, R22
Shoes- C7, C5, C3
I added lots of flowers, of course, from Wild Orchid Crafts. I also added another one of my hand-made stick pins to the flower arrangement. I love the added bling it adds. I also used some Doohickey Dies, Tilda Lace Border, and Swirl, for added layering. The yellow silk ribbon was tied in a double bow for another layer!
I hope you will join us at House of Gilli for our Layers and Stitching challenge. Also, pop on over to Stamping Scrapping and pick up a Gilli stamp of your own, they are adorable!!!
I am entering this card into the following challenges:
Mojo Monday - Sketch
Tip Top Tuesday - Open Challenge
Totally Papercrafts - Recipe (1 image, 2 papers, 3 different embellishments (ribbon, flowers, die cuts)
Totally Gorjuss - 1-2-3. (1 image, 2 papers, 3 different embellishments (ribbon, flowers, die cuts))
Stamping Scrapping - Anything Goes
Paper Sundaes - Favorite Hair Color (E25, E31, E50)
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes


  1. Hi Becca...
    I was just entering a card at MOJO Monday and saw your cute card and I just had to tell you how much I liked it. It is so eye catching with such fantastic colors. Your coloring is superb and the layout is great. I loved everything about it! Great job!

  2. she is so cute. Just love her. Great colors. Beautiful flowers and ribbon.

  3. What an adorable card! Her hair looks great! I can't believe you did it with just 3 colors! Thanks for sharing your creation with us at paper sundaes!

  4. Love the yellow & red together & I love that stitching stamp, so much easier than the real thing! Thanks for playing along with us at Paper Sundaes :)

  5. This is beautiful and just in time for Nurse's week- I have made cards for all my staff at work too.

  6. Oh, this is so sweet. You have done a fabulous job. Thanks for joining us this week at Top Tuesday for our open challenge.

  7. Oh how darling! Thanks for playing along with Mojo Monday!