Wednesday, March 24, 2010

WOJ #72 - Sketch Challenge

It's WOJ Challenge Wednesday....YAY!  WOW you all made some gorgeous easel cards!  This week Bev has a fantastic sketch for you to try....remember you MUST use a WOJ image in order in be in the chance to win the prize! 
 I have used another cutie from the WOJ Store Kit....and have stepped outside the box and used some colors I normally don't use much.  At first when I had my markers picked to match my paper I thought this cute girl was going to look like a pumpkin (orange and green)....but I think she turned out pretty adorable.  Papers are the American Crafts Dear Lizzie collection.
Of course I used my Copics to color and then used the new Smooch Illuminate on the orange parts for a soft shimmer.  The background has been created with a $1 stamp I picked up the other day at Micheal's and stamped with Ranger pearl acrylic paint.  Added some spring flower soft to her flower pot.  Oh how I wish I could grow plants/flowers....I do NOT have a green thumb at I just admire everyone else's! :)
I added a mixture of MS butterfly punches to decorate around the card.  The bigger butterflies were layered and I painted the top layer with Smooch Illuminate which you can see in this picture and the bottom butterfly was edged in Diamond Stickles.

I can't wait to see what you all create with Bev's amazing sketch!

Stamps: WOJ Store Stamp Kit #1, flower/strawberry ($1 bin at Michaels)
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics, Ranger Acrylic Pearl Paint Daubber
Copic Colors Used: R02, R05, R11, YR00, YR02, YR61, YR65, G12, G24, YG67, C1, C3, C5, W3, E000, E00, E11, E15, E18, E21, E25, E29, E53
Papers: American Crafts Dear Lizzie Collection
Tools: Spellbinders - Ovals & Scallop Oval, MS butterfly punches, MS border punches
Embellishments: Roses (Wild Orchid Crafts), Prima flowers, Diamond Stickles, Illuminate Smooch, Pearls (Kaiser), Spring Flower Soft

♥ Thanks for stopping by! ♥



Summerthyme Studio said...

Kim, she is BEAUTIFUL!!!! I love the orange colours!!!! So pretty!


Chrissy D said...

Kim - this is GORGEOUS! WOW - love your color combination and your card is FILLED with beautiful details.

Mary Lou said...

Oo-la-la very nice!! Very springy looking--I can feel the breeze (whoosh) when I look at your card :)))) Love the way your threader the tulle!!

Crystal said...

Oh my word Kim this is GORGEOUS I LOVE LOVE these colors you chose!!! Stunning card and beautiful image!

cats whiskers said...

OMG Kim what wonderful creations since I have been absent from blog hopping its lovely to be back.
I just adore this beautiful WOJ card your colours are just stunning sweetie
Hugs jacqui x

Giò said...

Ohhhh!!! Kim this is utterly gorgeous!! Full of lovely details and the papers are so lovely!!!


Kim Piggott said...

Utterly fabulous card Kim!
Wonderful work!
kim x

Stampin Mindy said...

Hi Kim, I wanted to apoligize for not having you on my WOJ DT list :( I thought I did.

This is so adorable, Love the stamp and all of your details are just great. Gorgeous card.


Jane said...

Wow! this is amazing Kim, I love all the gorgeous details, especially the tulle threaded through the panel and the colours are gorgeous! hugs, Jane xx

debby4000 said...

Oh Kim what a wonderful card, adorable image and fab colours.

Debbie said...

Your card is stunning Kim, the colours are beautiful and I love all the gorgeous detailing.
Debbie x

Kim Dellow said...

Wonderful card Kim, the colours are so rich and I love the threading. Kim

Bev said...

Kim sweetie this is utterly sublime! OMG your colouring just rocks girl. Love love love this card x

~Michelle~ said...

Very, very cute card Kim!! ....makes me wish that WI spring would hurry up and get here!!! ;)

Love all the details...this one is a real beauty!

TaraG said...

Just gorgeous, hun! I love that paper...what a beautiful way to welcome in Spring...I love the, peach green and brown and of course Willow looks stunning and your colouring is magnificent as always!


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