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Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Hippy Chick


Isn't this one of the most fun stamps, ever? I loved it as soon as I saw this new release from Hanna Stamps. In addition to these images, there are some accessory pieces, including a lava lamp that brings back memories for me. I had to wear glasses starting in kindergarten and my eye doctor had a lava lamp in his waiting room. I would sit there the whole time watching those globs of lava break apart and float around, I was fascinated. I made this card for my friend Angela's mom, tomorrow is her birthday. So Happy Birthday Rebecca! My Hippy Chick is colored with Prisma markers, the flower "iron-ons" are covered with pink fun flock and the stitching is done with yellow Liquid Applique. I went over the chains in her belt with a gold Spica marker. I cut out the image and used pop dots to attach her. I don't normally have tie-dyed paper, but the last time I took the girls to JoAnn's Samantha picked out this paper and I traded with her to get it. The paper is from Paper Pizazz and the card stock is DCWV. Those flowers are from the dollar bin at Jo-Anns some time ago and the brads are from The Paper Studio.
Another 70's memory for me: see the pink border on the bottom of the jeans? I colored that in honor of my mother who used to sew ruffles around the bottoms of my jeans when they would get too short! I am not scarred by that memory or anything! I was rather tall as a child and my pants would get too short too quick and that was her solution!

5 comments:

Scrapping Julie said...

WHAT A FLIPPIN' CUTE CARD GINA!!
the coloring is awesome and I love the thought of your mom sewing ruffles on your jeans, how ingenious! when can i come over and stamp myself some of these images????

Jennifer Scull said...

oh my goodness, this card just cracks me up! do you remember the purses that were also made out of old jeans? I had one - yep, dating myself too. and hot pants, and a poncho, and go go boots - the whole shebang! :)

Anne Power said...

Very fun card-reminds me of my big sisters all that's missing is some Judy Collins music.

Conni said...

brings back some memories all right

C

Kryssi said...

what a fun and HIP and GROOVY card!