Thursday, November 4, 2021

What the Doodle Ornament

Hi there.  I'm so glad you stopped by!

This card came about from finding just the sentiment on a background
in my UFO (UnFinished Obects) box.

I can't find the stamp so I'm not sure where this sentiment came from, but it had been
stamped and heat embossed with a glittery embossing powder.

The ornament stamp was in my NBUS box where it had sat for far too long.
I think I bought it on clearance and I don't see that it's available anymore. 

I stamped the ornament with VersaMark and heat embossed it with 
white embossing powder then very carefully added a bit of watercolor.
I had to be very careful because it's Neenah cardstock, not watercolor paper.
I used ink smooshed into the lids and picked up with a damp waterbrush for color.

Then I even more carefully added a bit of wash around the ornament, used
a die to emboss a frame and glued on a silver bow.

Krafty Chicks - Occasions (Must have stamping) 
Peace on Earth #2 - Inspired by the pine cones
NBUS - Never Before Used Schtuff



Card Recipe
Stamps:  What the Doodle Ornament Set (PTI)
Ink:   VersaMark, Island Indigo, Blushing Bride, Soft Sky (SU)
Paper:   Neenah
Other:  White EP, Long Island Teal EP (maybe), Silver Twine (ret. SU)

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Bobby said...

The soft colors on the ornament are beautiful, Bonnie. Isn't it good to start using some of those UFOs to you, B&P (bits and pieces) to me?

I Card Everyone said...

'Tis the Season for using all of those tidbits from last Christmas - or the ones before, Bonnie!! This one is just too pretty to NBU'd - a gorgeous bauble of blue!

Mac Mable said...

What a delicate and pretty card with the most beautiful ornament and sentiment Bonnie x.

Cat Craig said...

All of your careful crafting came together to make a beautiful card, Bonnie.

Diane said...

Beautiful ornament card Bonnie!! Thank you for joining our challenge at Peace on Earth!
Diane POE DT {Nellies Nest}

Susan said...

Beautiful ornament!! I always love blue and white Christmas cards.

HilaryJane said...

Your ornament is amazing, it looks fabulous and the background with just that hint of colour is perfect. The sparkly sentiment and silver string finish it off perfectly xx

Darlene said...

WOW this is absolutely beautiful Bonnie! Thanks so much for joining in the fun at our Peace On Earth Christmas challenge! Good Luck and we hope you’ll come back often. We appreciate your support on our new challenge adventure!!

Please stop in for a visit!

Christine Alexander said...

beautiful ornament Bonnie, love the simplicity of the touch of watercolour ♥

Nstiz said...

Oh my gosh I LOVE that ornament. That has to be the prettiest one I ever saw but it's your artwork that made it look so beautiful! Love the soft color in the background, another one of those techniques I've never mastered. Gorgeous!

JoAnn said...

Beautiful ornament. I love how you embossed it in white and added a little coloring with your waterbrush, so delicate and pretty. TFS

oldpunca said...

This is very elegant ornament, Bonnie. It is useful to have and UFO box. :-) I like the design. Silver bow is fantastic tied.
Have a nice day. Sonja

Pat said...

This is such a pretty bauble that it was obviously a good time to get it inked up and I love the soft blue colour and the added silver twine, and the darker blue sentiment to finish..two wonderful gems too. x

Leslie Miller said...

Ohhh, those UFOs... just look what happens when we pull them out of the box! This is so gorgeous, Bonnie. The ornament is incredibly beautiful. Oh, my! I'm so glad I spotted this at Peace on Earth so I can tell you thanks for playing!

Marcia Hill said...

Don't you just love it when when little pieces of this and that turn into something as BEAUTIFUL as this?!! Lovely, lovely card Bonnie!! Hugs. :0)

Colleen said...

Fabulous ornament, Bonnie, you colored it beautifully!

Lisa Elton said...

Oh, I like that lovely soft ornament! Fabulous card, Bonnie! I'm on a mission to use up bits AND older stamps this year!

TK said...

What a lovely ornament, Bonnie, and your soft colors allow it to be a beautiful focal image

Brenda in IN said...

That is a beautiful ornament stamp and the soft blue is so pretty. Isn't it wonderful when you are able to use things from the UFO box to make a lovely card.

Leanne said...

Such a soft pretty card, I like the image stenciled on the front and that nice added touch with the silver twine. Great card. Thanks for playing our Stamp Act challenge at Krafty Chicks Challenge this week. Have a great day!

Leanne DT/KCC
Krafty Chicks Challenge

Trina P. said...

So pretty. Love the soft blue colour. Amazing job watercoloring on Neenah cardstock.

Loll said...

Beautiful ornament, Bonnie. So pretty and delicate with the soft shades of blue. Great watercolouring on Neenah!! xx

kiwimeskreations said...

Oh Bonnie, what a beautiful card - you have really made the most of both the sentiment and the ornament.
Stay safe

Vicky Hayes said...

What a stunning ornament Bonnie! I love that you've kept a monotone colour palette with those shimmery blues and silvers. Vicky x

Papercraft Boutique said...

What a beautiful ornament card, Bonnie! This card reminds me of Grace Kelly. :-) Love the icy feeling! Your watercoloring and wash is simply gorgeous even on Neenah!
Hideko xx

Ros Crawford said...

So subtle and so beautiful!

BożenA said...

This bauble looks wonderful, as if I moved back to my childhood years. Moving the bauble a bit to the left from the center perfectly balances the sentiment. Beautiful card, Bonnie.

Darnell said...

I love the soft dreamy look of this card, Bon! Great job with a light touch of watercoloring and with using up your UFOs! And thank you for sharing with everyone at NBUS! Hugs, Dolly

Inkyfingers said...

Such a gorgeous, clean and festive design, Bonnie and I love the addition of the shimmery bow!
Take care,
Carol x