Thursday, June 14, 2012

Adorable Bessie For Nicecrane Designs

Just a couple of cards I'd like to show you that use two touching images from
 Here's a glimpse inside
 And another
This card was guided by a couple challenges. 
One being the photo inspiration below and the other to use banners and bunting.
I hope you enjoy my interpretation of both.
The photo inspired me with the concept of flight. When something leaves, you miss it.  The colors were also so vibrant and required here. The tail feathers resembled a crown to me.
The banner challenge was fun as well. 
I've included a paper banner and two banners I've crocheted in white.
Here's a preview of the images available from
 Thanks for stopping in. If you like the images, you can find them here at
Have a great one!
Lisa xx

Challenges I would like to enter:
Frilly and Funkie - Photo Inspiration
Catered Crop - Banners and Bunting
Crafts and Me - #88 Pearls and Roses

22 comments:

Jeanne J said...

I love your vintage images and all the fantastic details you pack into every creation! I could stare for hours - just the perfect elements all combined beautifully!

Lisa S. said...

I totally agree with Jeanne. These are stunning and I love how you interpreted the challenge. I would never have thought of a crown but you really brought out some great aspects and I learn something new everytime I visit here. :-)

Nicecrane Designs said...

Absolutely different, and what a lot of different elements here,,,,,,I must stop to get a complete vision of all them,,, and all over you used my little gir,,,so adorable and beautifully colored,,,,,,wowwww.

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

Absolutely fabulous pieces, as always, Lisa. I really love the one you submitted for F&F. So much gorgeous texture and dimension. Little Bessie on her chair just pops right out and I love the tie in with the crown/tail feathers - very cool. Really beautiful colors and a terrific match with the inspiration photo. So happy to have you joining our challenge again this week at Frilly and Funkie!

Hugs,
Linda

Gayle Page-Robak said...

I so enjoy your lovely cards, Lisa and this is another beauty. Gorgeous. I asked Ignacio about providing links and happy to see he has in this last newsletter so it will be nice to view your other artwork as well as what we do for him. I am now a follower and invite you to follow me as well. Kind regards. Hugs, Gayle

Rose said...

Lisa, your beautifully colored bouquet image looks fabulous on this pretty, detailed and wonderfully textured card. Lovin' your MissULots card too! So glad to see your entry at the Crafts and Me Stamps' digi team's Pearls and Roses challenge. Hugz, ~ Rose

Frea said...

Hi Lisa, love your card, it's just so pretty. Hugs, Frea

Teresa Kline said...

wow, both of these cards are stunning, I adore all of the fun and fabulous details...hope you have a super day!

enjoy *~*

Mitra Pratt said...

ROCK STAR!!! I love that embossing and you used my favorite dye!!! Those cards rock there my friend in high places!!!

Sue said...

I would never have thought of using theses images in the way you have Quirks.
I think I have purported this before, and I think I have also stated that you have exceptional powers of imagination; a natural ability for you. But to many, it is oh so foreign!
Bessie is indeed adorable, and you have captured the feeling of sadness perfectly, the elements of the crochet pieces and crown not only add interest, but a tactile quality as well. The unique way you interpreted the Photo; where as most would lock on to the vibrancy of the colour palette you have seen flight and then again extended this to leaving......
It is just as well you gave an explanation, as most would not have seen it as you do. A wonderful creative piece, and I love the idea and the symbolism you have put into it.
Smiles:)
Sue
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Marie-Louise said...

Marvellous as always.

Anita Houston said...

What a fabulous take on the photo Lisa!!! I love the way you think! All these gorgeous layers and the whole design are just fabulous! Love the pop of color with the roses! Thank you so much for playing along with us this fortnight at Frilly & Funkie!!!

Cheryl said...

Oh this is GORGEOUS! I love the texture and beautiful colors.

Linda McClain said...

Oh my my my . . . still picking my jaw up off the floor. GorJus!

Tracy said...

I see lots of product on these two cards. Somebody had fun playing. :-) Did you make the crown out of clay? Great use of those digi's Lisa. Hugs!

Shelby said...

The ultimate Grand Supreme winner of our vintage pageant today is Dory!! Whoohoo

Shelby

Alyce said...

Amazing Lisa! Wow I love it all...beautiful layering and the embossing and distressing is really lovely. And look at that bow! I wish I could do bows like that :) xx

Margaret said...

Just have to say again how much I love that creative brain of yours...
The cards on their own are gorgeous creations using such a wonderfully eclectic mix of goodies, but following your thought patterns from the inspiration photo to the completed card was lovely! I love the little bingo markers and the crown!
Saw some sculpy clay at Wal-Mart and thought of you... Didn't buy any-yet...I think I'll stick with play doh for now :)

Marjie Kemper said...

How beautiful! Love your spin on the challenge. The colors are so vibrant and your bow is outstanding. Thanks for joining us again at Frilly & Funkie this week!

Rebecca Mosher said...

Very sweet! I love the vintage take on these challenges :) You have so many gorgeous details, not sure whats my favourite.

Rebecca
www.polkadotdoordesign.blogspot.com

Mina said...

stunning Lisa, I love the stunning design...thanks for joining in with the Crafts & Me Challenge
Mina xxx

Sandy said...

NO!!! I absolutely did not make you ink but I do like your bow. Hey you got a wonderful comment form Miss Mina herself. Congratulations.
Sandy