Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Back to the Bellas

And now...back to the Bellas!

This cute little bella is all ready to go to the beach. I wish I could say this is what *I* look like when going to the beach, but I won't lie to you all! Let' s just say it's been many years since I've worn a bikini.

When I saw this beach Bella, I thought of this wonderful paper from last summer's mini catalog. I instantly fell in love with this particular design because I LOVE diagonal stripes, and the colors are so wonderful together. I really thought it looked like a beach towel and would work well for her.

I colored this bella with markers (celery, bashful blue, and creamy caramel) then rounded just 2 corners. She's mounted on Certainly celery (also 2 corners rounded) and then I decided I should pierce some. I did this freehand, so they aren't exactly even! I added the flag to one corner with a silver brad and some celery grosgrain.

I stamped the Beach Babe sentiment with the teeny tiny Rough Edges alphabet set...and am quite proud of how well I lined it up even without using the Stamp-a-ma-jig!

Hope you enjoy these...we're just over halfway through our Bella-Rific week, and I have some great ones to come! And...I finally placed an order for some Bella's of my own, so hopefully I'll have them in just over 2 weeks when hubby returns from the US. Oh boy!!!



  1. Jana,
    Your card is bellisimo!!!

  2. Beautiful! Love how you did the corners!


  3. Hey Jana... I just placed an order for FIVE bellas! I never saw them before you started posting them on your blog. They are so cute. :) Now when I get them, I will be stealing your ideas, of course.


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