Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Sitting Here Thinking of You



Hi everyone.  Today is the start of another new type of challenge at Addicted to Stamps & More - Challenge #41 - Anything Goes. Yippee!!!  Who doesn't love an "Anything Goes" challenge - the sky's the limit!  I spent a bit of time making another "scene" card using an image from this months' sponsor.  Isn't this little girl adorable??!!  She makes me smile! :)










Stamps:  Pure Innocence-029 (Heather Ellis); Be Happy Sentiments (Amy R)
Paper:  White, Early Espresso, Wild Wasabi Polka-dot DP, Sycamore Street DP (SU!)
Ink:  Basic Black, Bashful Blue (SU!); Copics:  E000, E00, E01, E44, E49, Y32, YR24, YR07, R17, BG72, BG57
Accessories & Tools:  Big Shot; Memory Box dies: Twiggy Tree, Leafy Branch, Puffy Clouds; Grass Border die (C.C. Designs), Rectangle Nesties (Spellbinders), sponge, red chalk, glue, adhesives, glue dots, and dimensionals


I colored Pure Innocence with Copics and paper-pieced her dress.  I sponged the background with a home-made, randomly sized, scalloped template.  I die-cut the twiggy tree in brown and then the leafy branch in green polka-dot and cut off the leaves and glued them to the tree ... this is what took the most time :)  I sponged around the clouds before attaching them on top of the frame. 


Here's a close-up of the main image:




I hope I have inspired you to join us for this fun challenge.  Check out the other fabulous creations by the Design Team at ATS&M!




20 comments:

  1. Gorgeous card Loll! The little scene is perfect and beautifully framed. Cathy x

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  2. Aw this is gorgeous! What an adorable image. Your colouring etc is fab. Best wishes
    Lea

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  3. OMGoodness, all those little leaves! Lovely job Loll, all you hard work paid off as this is just gorgeous! xx

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  4. oh so cute Loll! You're making me want to color! : ) Awesome scene creating!

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  5. Absolutely adorable Loll! I bought some Heather Ellis digis, so thank you for enabling me! LOL Your coloring and paper piecing is awesome!

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  6. Absolutely adorable Card Loll, she is so sweet looking. Love all your cards!!
    Thanks for sharing,
    hugs
    Donna

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  7. Fabulous 3D effect you've created with this card Loll! A work of art! Love her sweet polka dot dress. Hugs D

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  8. Love your card Loll, can't believe you stuck all those leaves on individually!
    Val x

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  9. You really rock on paper piecing. This card is so adorable I find my self sighing...calm serene peaceful. Well done.

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  10. What a gorgeous scene, Loll! I admire your patience with the paper piecing, but well worth it, because it looks fab.

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  11. Gorgeous card-that little girl is just sooo sweet-well done on your paper piecing(there are a LOT of leaves!) :)
    Nessa xx

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  12. Stunning card, Loll. Love how you've put the scene together. Your paper piecing looks great.

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  13. Oh, Lolly, your image looks so real. I think if I sit here quietly long enough, either that little girl is going to say something or her little tweeter is going to fly away. Awe.

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  14. Hi Loll..just caching up,on your what you've been up to since I've been away...such lovely creations especially love today's card such a sweet card

    Anne

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  15. This is so sweet... I love the tree and the sponged clouds and of course her beautiful dress! So great details in this one. My laptop has been in maintanance so I couldn't visit earlier, sorry about that. :) xx

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  16. Excellent! Too cute for words Loll. Great paper piecing.

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  17. Oh Loll!! I absolutely adore this. Love how you have used the image and the sentiment is perfect.
    Have a wonderful weekend.
    Florence xx

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  18. I'm another adoree !!! The little girl is so cute and you have created a wonderful scene. Love the position of the clouds and all of those leaves omg this must have taken forever.

    Marie

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  19. Oh, isn't she sweet in her polka dot dress! What wonderful dimension you have on this card!

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  20. I just love this card - your scene is beautiful xx

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