Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Bring on the Bling!!!

Wow - it is already Wednesday again which means it is time for another Paper Pretties challenge. They have challenged us this time to BRING ON THE BLING! WOO to the HOO! You all know how I LOVE me some blingy bling. :-)

I have been wanting to color up this oh too cute image (Love Birds) for a while. Once I had it colored my 11 year old daughter wanted it. She said she wanted it in a bookmark. Well, ok, ANYthing to encourage reading. So I made it up as a lovely little bookmark.

The bling around the edge of the beaded Nestie are clear hotfix jewels. I also had some teeny tiny bling that I used in their eyes, and some light green that I used on the flowers.

The colors I used on the birds are YG11, 13, 17 and BV11, 13, 17 and Y11, 13, 15.

The tree / flowers are E11, 13, 15 and G12, 14, 16, RV10, 13, 14.

Once I was done, I outlined with B000 and B00 to give it a little shading and interest.

The ribbon already had the bling on it, so that was easy. I just cut two of the nesties out and stuck the ribbon between the two and glued them together. Then blinged out the front.

Please check out the other items that the DT have prepared for you blingy inspiration over at the Paper Pretties Blog!!!

And this weekend is the start of the Paper Pretties April release Previews. I have been having a blast with the sets I get the privelage of previewing so I hope you all come back this weekend to take a gander!!!

Have a great week!



  1. WOW. I love it, all that blingy looks great.

  2. I LOVE this bookmark! What a great image and a super cool way to encourage you daughter to read ;D

  3. What a lovely bookmark! You've definately brought on the bling!

  4. This is gorgeous, Ilove your colouring, v talented.
    Sally. x

  5. Wow, Alaine, the bookmark is gorgeous and the image - YES - is colored beautifully! I see the bookmark in one of my fav series of books. My fav character is Ash (and and where he goes - usually Simi).

  6. Too Cute Alaine .. Love that image and of course your coloring is drop dead gorgeous as usual !!