Thursday, July 22, 2010

TIOT 77 - Swan Princess Fun

Hi Friends~

I hope you are all doing wonderful!!!  Only 3 more weeks left of my summer school class!  YIPPY!!!  One more paper to go + one presentation and then I'm DONE....get a couple weeks off and then fall classes start!  Bummer that my time off is so short...but getting this hard class done during the summer really will be a blessing!!!  Also I'm so pumped and looking forward to CHA this next week!  This is the first time I am attending so I'm seriously jumping out of my seat with excitement!!!  Looking forward to meeting many of my blogging friends and of course the fun getaway is a blessing too! 

It's Thursday.....Are you ready for another TIO*T*?!  I'm very excited to share my creation with you today!!!  Not only have I used one of my brand new fairytale Kraftin' Kimmie stamps (which Susana now has at SCACD)....combined with the challenge this week I think this turned out amazing!  Don't you love when your creations turn out just as you have pictured in your head?  This week Suzanne has an awesome sketch challenge for us!
Here is the brand new Swan Princess and the sentiment even comes with her along with a cute swan and rose accessory stamps...this mini set is definitely worth the money!  When I saw this card that Elaine made I knew I had to have this beauty!  I've used Kaisercraft Gypsy Sister papers oh how I love this paper collection...I think these papers and colors scream "Kim!" LOL!
Here's the wonderful sketch that Suzanne has made for us to play with!  I hope that you will play along with us!
Swan Princess has been colored with my Copics, I used mainly BG colors and added B52 for a blueish tint to the teal/greens.  I've added eyelashes with my Copic Multiliner to make her look a little more girlie (after I saw my DT Sister Aud do this on one of her cards....thanks for the inspiration hun!)  This beauty has been cut out with the Oval and Scalloped Oval nesties.  The famous "Crissy Armstrong Dot Shadow" has been made with colors from the princess' dress.
Flowers are a mixture from Wild Orchid Crafts.  The large 35mm Wild Rose started off white and I airbrushed it with my Copic ABS again using the colors from Swan Princess' dress.  The 20mm roses are from the Purple/Lilac Floral Foundations pack.  The small roses are 10mm white roses that also have been airbrushed.  To finish off the flower collection is a white Gladioli Stem that too has been airbrushed.  I've added star dust stickles to the Gladioli stem for some extra bling!
Finally I have another angle to show you of Miss. Princess.  I've added Illuminate Smooch to her wings for even more bling!  I hope you have enjoyed my card!  I hope that you now head over to the SCACD Blog to check out the amazing creations my DT Sisters made with the sketch!

**Shopping News**Susana has recently gotten some amazing new products in over at SCACD!   These include the Kraftin' Kimmie Fairytale and Mermaid Stamps; SEI Velvet paper (this stuff is REALLY cool...what a fun touch it will add to all of your projects); Jewelry Findings (I can't wait to play with on the look out for some fun projects using them here!)

BLOG HOP ALERT....there is a VERY SPECIAL Blog Hop that will be taking place tomorrow!  Check in at the SCACD Blog for the details and to start the definitely don't want to miss this one!  *wink wink* I here there could be some sweets involved!!!

StampsSwan Princess (Kraftin' Kimmie)
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black, Copics, White Gel Pen, Copic Multiliner
Copic Colors Used: B52, BG11, BG13, BG18, BG34, YR00, YR23, Y35, R02, R11, C00, C0, C1, C3, W3, E000, E00, E11, E21, E25, E31, E50
PapersKaisercraft Gypsy Sister Collection,
Tools:  Spellbinders - Oval and Scalloped Oval nesties, SU oval and scallop oval punches,
EmbellishmentsIlluminate Smooch, star dust stickles, 35mm Wild Rose, 20mm roses from Purple/Lilac Floral Foundations pack, 10mm white roses, Gladioli Stem, ,

♥ Thanks for stopping by! ♥



Anonymous said...

wow a beautiful Card, mad colors and a class detail.

TaraG said...

Hey Sweetie! Glad to read that school is almost over and you will be enjoying some of you summer soon!
This card is absolutely stunning! The colours and the papers are gorgeous and you have really made this sweet swan princess come to life with your stunning colouring! I just adore all the details, yummy flowers, sparkle! Love it to death!

Melanie said...

My goodness are one busy gal! Glad to hear your course is almost done...and that you're heading to CHA!! Oh, how I would love to go someday! Hope you'll take lots of pics to share with us...pretty please?

This cards is gorgeous! Your colouring on the Swan Princes is stunning! I love the Illuminate on her wings, and the background looks fantastic. Your flowers are arranged so've got such a knack for that! Thanks for sharing this beauty with us.

Renkata said...

Hi Kim, your card is divine. Love how you coloured the image and the backgrouns is so special.

Julie said...

Absolutely stunning - your colouring is awesome!! Your colours are so rich and vibrant too! Love it!! Juliexx

Twin-Katis-PaperScrapworld said...

very very cool! like it!

greetings Kati

Kerry said...

Hi Kim,

Hope you are okay - sorry I have not visited for a little while.

TOTALLY gorgeous card, I wish I could creat something like this. Stunning colour combo and the colouring is just amazing.

Love Kerry xx

Lori said...

WOW Kim! Awesome work!!! I adore those colors and your coloring! Gotta love those gorgeous eyelashes lol! I want some of your Wild Orchid roses and your ABS tooooooooo. Actually, I don't even know how to work it, but I could learn hee hee!

Happy almost Hop Day : )

Love and hugs ~

Mary Lou said...

Oh My word~~is she gorgeous or what!!
Excellent colors and she even has eye shadow :))
Sweet hun!!
Blessings of Love

Crystal said...

EEEEEK Kim how in the world did I miss this beautiful creation...I LOVE these images soooo much and you colored her to perfection..I bought my first Kraftin Kimmie eeeek I gotta get her inked..Thanks for the inspiration!!!


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