Wednesday, August 25, 2010

WOJ #86 - Jane's Sketch

**WOW...I sure have a busy blog this week....another double post day today please scroll down for my Stamps and Smiles New Release Day 3 Preview post!  There is a FREE DIGI IMAGE available so make sure you check out that post!!!**
 
Hi Whiff of Joy Friends!  How are you all doing this lovely Wednesday...wow another two weeks have come and gone...where does the time go?!  Before I know it I will be back in classes....NOOOO can't I stay and craft all day? hee hee!

Before we get to this fortnight's challenge we have some sad DT news over at the WOJ Challenge Blog. Unfortunately, both our beloved team members, Donalda and Jacqui, have decided to step down from their positions with the team. You both are going to be missed extremely!  You both have been a HUGE inspiration to me and got me to where I am today and are such amazing friends!!!  Thanks so much to both of you!!!

Now onto our new challenge which is a sketch by our beloved Jane!  This week you have a chance to win a gift certificate of $25 to Simon Says Stamp thanks to Heidi!

Here's my take on Jane's Sketch....sorry hun, I added a few more layers in there...my fingers wouldn't stop!
I've used Willow with Coffee to Go for my card.  I can't believe I haven't colored her until now...she's definitely one of my favorites...although I like to think she is drinking chai as that is my FAVORITE drink...have to have me a cup every day...sometimes two!  (*Wink* to my friends Jennifer and Jennifer....at CHA I got them hooked on Tazo Chai too!!!  Love you two!) For my card, I went again with a vintage feel...I am really liking the vintage/shabby chic look!  Papers are from the Basic Grey Green at Heart Collection and have all been distressed with TH Tea Dye ink.  My Distress-It-All was used to distress the edges of the dp!  Love that thing makes distressing sooooo easy...although my hubby says "Gee that's a loud tool you got there!"  Like his tools in the garage aren't loud!  Geesh!

Here's Jane's Sketch.  As you can tell I did go a bit askew by throwing in a few more elements and swapping the Circle for an Oval.
Willow was colored with Copics and accented with a white gel pen.  I've added Diamond Glaze to her sunglasses for the gloss look.  My Viva Decor Rose Paper Pen was used to create the pearls on her bracelet.  Image was cut out with my SB Mega Ovals and popped up on a SB Mega Scalloped Oval.  3mm Spice self-adhesive pearls (from Wild Orchid Crafts) were used to accent my scalloped oval.  To finish off the image I used my stampabilities stamp to create the border around Miss. Willow.  For the heart....I took an already pink dolie heart and spritz it first with Cotton Candy Shimmerz Spritz (that's 25%off -->HERE<--) and after that dried I then spritzed it with Tattered Angels Bronze Glimmer Mist for more of an antique feel.

Of course we can't make a card without using some amazing Wild Orchid Craft flowers! :)  I went with the two tone champagne-pink look for this flower arrangement and used a flat Gardenia, two 30mm Wild Roses, and two 15mm roses.

Now make sure you head over to the WOJ Challenge to see what the other DT members have made! :)

Recipe:
StampsWillow with Coffee to Go (WOJ), Whimsical Words (SU), Flourish (Stampabilities)
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black, Memento Rich Cocoa, Copics, White Gel Pen, TH Distrees Ink in Tea Dye
Copic Colors Used: Skin: E000, E00, E11, E21, R02, R11; Hair: E39, E99, YR24, Y23; Shoes: N2, N5, N7; Cup: E30, E31; Dress & Purse: R00, R11, R21, R22; Shadow: W3
PapersBasic Grey Green at Heart
Tools: Spellbinders - Mega Oval and Mega Scallop Oval, Labels 4, Large Scallop Edge Die (MFT), Nellie Corner Die,
Embellishments: flat Gardenia, 30mm Wild Roses, 15mm roses, 3mm Spice self-adhesive pearls, (Wild Orchid Crafts), Diamond Glaze, Viva Decor Rose Paper Pen, Cotton Candy Shimmerz Spritz, Tattered Angels Bronze Glimmer Mist, heart dolie.


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13 comments:

Chelsea said...

Amazingly gorgeous card Kim! Oh my my I just adore this so much! All those wonderful embellishments and details. Love visiting your blog.
Luv,
Chelsea

Paula said...

Love all your layering & I sat with wonder reading through your very fluid post. Amazing. The stamped floral bordering is an absolute joy as is that pink ornate corner.
Paula (PEP)
http://pepcraftchallexp.blogspot.com/

Wendy Ramlakhan said...

WOW Kim this is just beautiful!! I love that long oval and the flourish stamp, it's gorgeous!! Amazing coloring too!!

Hugs,
Wendy

Elise said...

Oh my goodness Kim! You are simply AMAZING! These colors are WONDERFUL, your colouring BEAUTIFUL, and your details are GORGEOUS! Wowwwee! I love it!

Big Hugs to you!
Elise

Renkata said...

So beautiful card. Love how you colured her hair. Great details.

Riet said...

So beautiful card Kim,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers and the details.

Hugs Riet.xx

Deb said...

this is so beautiful, fabulous image and those flowers are gorgeous! Thanks for linking my candy! hugs Debx

Kerry said...

The extra layers are worth it Kim! Gorgeous card and I love the heart doily! Love Kerry xxx

Jennifer Meyer said...

WOW Kim what a beautiful layout and design! The image is so elegant and the detail is stunning! LOVE the flowers, wish I had a collection like yours!

Hugs, Jennifer :)

carrie said...

Wow! Fantastic card that will make someone really, really happy.

Christina C. said...

What a stunning card, Kim!! Your coloring of this image is fabulous and I love that cute heart doily.
Beautiful flowers!

Mary Lou said...

Oh my Beyond Beautiful--Do like the vintage too!!
The stampablilities border is stunning Hun!!!
I agree that the distrezz tool is a LOUD one LOL
Love
Mom

Lori said...

What a pretty card and Willow is so cute!!!

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