Sunday, March 21, 2010

Happy Birthday Poppy!



Here's a card I made for my friend and next door neighbor. Her birthday was last week but I am just now getting to posting it.

I used a new March image from DigiStamp Boutique called Birthday Poppy. I just love these images and I hope to fit in more time coloring them.

I used my Prismacolor markers on the image and added some depth with Prismacolor Pencils. I really like using this combination for the hair. I think it gives it more detail and characteristics of hair, even though it tasks me much longer to finish my coloring. LOL I used Basic Black for the card base and some leftover rust paper for the front base. I had cut out two 4x6 cards from the DCWV Flower Shower paper pack for the paper pieced dress and succeeded on my first try, so I used the second card for the panels in the sketch. The sketch is from the Sweet Sketch Wednesday Challenge blog hop over the weekend (March 19-21, 2010). Inside I added a simple white panel to write my personal sentiment.

Quick update: I decided to spiffy up the white panel for the inside because it was just screaming for cuteness.
The edge punch created these wonderful little swirls I needed to use them up. I punched out some Hydrangeas from MS 3-in-1 punch to go with them.. It's an EK Success edge punch and I couldn't find the name for it, sorry. I used Stickles and Studio G Glitter glue.
That's all for today. I hope you all had a great weekend and restful Sunday.

Details:
Stamps: DigiStamp Boutique Birthday Poppy, The Cat's Pajamas RS A Beary Good Year
Paper: DCWV Flower Shower paper pack, Basic Black, Rust
Ink: LaserJet, Brilliance Graphite Black, Prismacolor Markers and Pencils*
Accessories: Sewing Machine, Black Button and Carpet thread (really thick thread), Offray Satin, Martha Stewart Photo Corner punch.

 *Prismacolor Details (Pencils in parentheses): Poppy's Hair - Cream, Tulip Yellow, Sand (Goldenrod, Sienna Brown, Light Umber); Skin - Eggshell, Brick Beige, Clay Rose (Peach); Cupcake liners - Light Aqua, Aquamarine; Cupcake Frosting - Mineral Orange, Pumpkin Orange; Candles - Cream, Yellow Orange; Flames - Scarlet Lake, Cherry; Plate - Light Umber, Eggplant; Heart - Scarlet Lake; Background - Blue Sky Light; Floor - Light Umber (Light Umber).

10 comments:

  1. Ahh, great card! Fantastic colors and her hair looks wonderful, so I think it was worth your time :D !! Thanks for joining our hop at SSW!

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  2. Beautiful job on your card! I love her hair...looks so silky! Wow, Stacy felt the same way! Love your paper piecing too! Thanks for playing at SSW!

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  3. So adorable! I'm sure she will love her card!

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  4. I absolutely adore your card. I love the paper piecing and I really like easel cards. Love the image and her hair is amzing! Beautiful job!
    Nancy SSW-DT

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  5. OMG I absolutely adore this! Awesome, awesome, cheers and whistles!

    Thanks so much for joining us at SSW!

    Peace & Luv,
    Jeannie

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  6. your paper piecing and inside and put of your card is just fabulous!I am so glad you took the hop with us this week at SSW.
    KymKreates

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  7. Gorgeous hun love the back ground too, so pleased that you are our GDT at Digi Boutique, big hugs Pops x x x

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  8. Wow, awesome card! I love how you colored her hair!

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  9. Fabulous card! Welcome to the DSB team!

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  10. This is a beautiful card; love the paper piecing and that digi is adorable - love it! Thanks for joining us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday! :)

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