Thursday, March 28, 2013

Friends to the End

I am back today with my end of the "Face-Off" challenge with Margaret.
I made my card last night while watching my taped versions of Project Runway.  What better show to watch while "designing" clothes for a girl, huh?!



My card features a LaLa Land image of Marci.  I colored her with Copics except for the orange part of her dress.  I just didn't have a Copic color that didn't class with the paper.  The blues were too bright or too blue.  The oranges were just too orange.  Not that I didn't have a big choice, because I do own about 125 Copics.  So I went to my pencil/paint drawer and found my Aquarelles.  I used my water paintbrush, dabbing the end of the crayon to pick up color.  I'm not very experienced with this form, but I think I will try it more often!  DP is Kaiserkraft Devonshire Collection and cs is DCWV.  The diecut is from Memory Box and I used various sized Swarovski crystals for accent.  The sentiment, stamped with Versafine Sepia, is from PTI and diecut flags are Sizzix.


My sketch comes from this week's Paper Players #138.  I am also entering the following challenges:

Forever Friends - One for the Girls
Crafty Cardmakers - Friendship

Thanks for stopping by!  Let us know what you think of our FACE-OFF!!!

kathy b

10 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness...this is gorgeous. Clean lines, nice colors, LOVE the image...am getting addicted to these girls and must have some of my own (Order is in the cart already). :) Now you've inspired me to use some of my pencils too. I'm such a copy cat, but isn't it the ultimate form of compliment? Good job!

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  2. This is adorable. Thanks so much for sharing:)
    Tabitha's Designs

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  3. What gorgeous colours - so bright and fresh. Love he DP. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers this time. Cxxx

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  4. Fabulous coloring, Kathy. Great use of the sketch. So glad you joined the Paper Players this week
    Jaydee

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  5. Hi, thank you so much for the nice comment, you´ve left on my blog. I´m proud and happy like a little girl :).
    Finally I had time to visit your blog - and I must say: your pieces of artwork are really amazing!! They all show exquisite taste and you have a fantastic eye for details. I´m excited about the fantastic quality! Kind regards and Happy Easter! Renata xo

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  6. Hi,

    What a lovely card!
    I really love your colorcombination and your coloring!!
    Don't say you don't own much Copics... i have "only" 76 of them ;) But i get it! It always feels like you need them all right? ;)
    Thanks for playing with our challenge One for the girls over at Foreverfriends.
    Good luck in the draw! and.... Happy easter!
    Linda DT-FF

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  7. What a sweet card! Not experienced in coloring? I disagree! Your work is just beautiful. Thanks for playing along with us this week at The Paper Players!

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  8. Very sweet card! I love the cute image that you have used and your colouring looks fab :) Thanks so much for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers.
    Fiona x

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  9. Lovely coloring job and the colors you've put together are so fresh and fun! Beautiful border die too...thank you for joining us at The Paper Players!

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  10. Wow! Fabulous colour scheme, it all works so well. Thanks for playing along at Crafty Cardmakers. Good luck! Sharon x

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