Friday, August 26, 2011

Just Inklined Rose Bookmark

I wanted to make a little something special for my sister's birthday.  Peg is a librarian so I thought it would be fun to make her a fun bookmark I have been seeing so many of lately and thought the pretty Rose from Just Inklined would be perfect for this project.  What do you think?

I know you may have never seen a blue rose but blue is Peg's favorite color so had to color it blue,..The Rose was colored with copic markers and then cut out...yep every single itty bitty leaf and stem. except the very center which I was able to color in with a copic to match the cs. So don't look too close LOL.
The book mark template or tutorial was from the Splitcoast Stampers website and so easy to follow, the project only took about 10 minutes after I colored and cut out the flower.  I know I am going to be making a lot more of these. To give you an idea of the size the base card stock piece began as a 4X4 inch piece.

I added a strip of lace and a narrow ribbon and bow which I glued on to insure it would not fall off.  A band of pearls which I also glued on and then I stamped a cracked paint background stamp to go under the rose.  I love the vintage look it gives or just to add some detail without getting too busy.  Because it is a book mark I didn't want to add flowers or anything that would get too thick since it would be on the inside of a book, hopefully she will use it LOL.

Thanks for stopping by, and for those of my friends and followers who are on the east coast of the US please stay safe as Hurricane Irene bears down on you, and to everyone else, have a great week-end.



fairysparkle said...

Cathy i know i have never seen a blue rose but i have now and i love it .Girl its gorgeous

Betty Benton said...

Your bookmark is a work of art, Cathy -- just beautiful!