Thursday, April 17, 2008

Hey Cupcake!

I'm such a picture snob. I'm so picky, which is ironic, since I have no photography training at all! :) I think that this picture is pretty crappy, but you get the drift. I got tired of fiddling with it! If any of you all know of a CHEAP photo set-up box, send me a link! Help a sistah out! LOL

I used some new goodies on this card - my cutie new Bella, new Basic Gray Cupcake paper, and my new Doodlebug ribbon! Love new stuff!!! The sentiment is from A Muse, and the circle stamp is from PTI. I loved how it fit perfectly in the metal edged tag! The main image is, as almost always, colored with Copic markers. It's a 5 1/4 in. sq. card.

Well, that's about it! Have a wonderful Hump Day, and stay tuned for some coolio news that I'll hopefully be able to share soon!

xox,

16 comments:

  1. K - if you want to purchase a light box less expensively, try:

    American Recorder

    if you want to go really, really cheap and you have camera lights already, do-it-yourself:

    Strobist

    There are other DIY places, too:

    Photo School

    Huber

    and

    Kevin
    (Note that this site talks as soon as you enter.)

    HTH
    Zanne

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  2. What a lovely card. I like all the ballons.

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  3. This is awesome Kirsten...so colourful. I think your photo is fine, but I know what ya mean!! I can only take pics on nice sunny days to get the natural lighting. If I do it under a lamp, it's too bright or too dark. Ugh. I need one of those lighting boxes too.

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  4. Adorable card! I love the colors you used.

    About the light box, they are super easy to make- google it and you will get millions of hits.

    It is also easy to just cover the inside of a shoebox with white cardstock... or black or grey if your prefer.

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  5. Totally cute!!! I love those Bella's and your colors are great! I was also wondering about the photo box thing. Glad asked cause now I get the info too :)

    If you haven't already entered my 1st Blog Candy jump on over and get in on it. Just little ol' me givin away a couple little things :)

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  6. love the card! so colorful and happy...i am seriously close to buying my first bella (yes, my FIRST!)..this is a total enabler!
    thanks!!!
    chelle

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  9. Great Bella card!! So looking forward to working with you!!

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  10. Hey Kirsten-

    Here is a DIY photo box. I used the instructions and made my own but I didnt use a big enough box so I have to redo it!

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  11. Wonderful card, just wonderful!

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  12. So cute!! I just ordered this stamp, you're making me even more excited to get it! And if someone hooks you up w a photo box source please share the love! :)

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  13. whatever you think about the actual picture doesn't matter, I think the card is just FAB-O! love the bright colors and the black ribbon is yummy!

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  14. Kristen....Your card is ROCKIN COOL. You can come take pictures of my cards ANYTIME! Hope your little one is feeling better. Kadie

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  15. This is lots of fun, I love the colours....and I love the name of your blog. Visiting from outside Edmonton, Alberta, Canada - Joan

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