Thursday, July 28, 2011

Something suh-weet!

Hi suh-weet friends...thanks so much for stopping by for a visit! This week at Mo's Challenge Blog, our uber talented DT sistah, Elaine, is our hostess again...and she's decided that we should use the theme:

Something sweet (as in "food-related")

Seriously...how fun is that?? Plus, as you well know, Mo has about a kabillion images that fit this theme perfectly!!! So...I chose this little Watermelon Girl...have you ever seen such a cute image? ! (I know, I say that about ALL of Mo's images! LOL!) I couldn't wait to color this cutie patootie...and decided that she'd be perfect for this week's challenge at Mo's!!


My sweet and oh so talented friend and DT sistah, Debbie Lanci, made a "criss-cross pocket card" a while back and I decided it was time for me to break out of my comfort zone and try something new. So...that's just what I did! I used Wild Wasabi cardstock from Stampin' Up...and these delicious DPs from...uh oh...I have no idea who makes these DPs. They're from a pad of DPs and, when I saw them weeks and weeks ago, I pulled them out and set them aside for this little image. And, now I haven't a clue who makes them! Sorry about that! ugh!! I do remember that the peachy pink cardstock is from DCWV's Pastel Pack. Here's a close-up of this adorable little Watermelon Girl.


 I used the following Copics:
Skin: E21, 00, 000, 0000
Cheeks: R20
Hair: E19, 15, 11, 23, YR21, 20
Watermelon: G28, 24, 21, 40 (I lost my G20...ugh!) and YG11
Peachy-pink: R20, 01, 00, RV10, 000
White dress: C1 & 000
Shadow: W1, 00


Look at that, I just slipped in the "artsy" pic without warning you! Were you so surprised?! hehehe! Well...here's another one for good measure...


And here's a photo of the card with the inside popped out a bit so you can see it. This is such a fun sentiment for this challenge, don'tcha think? I found it at Stamping Bella!! The scroll thingie around the sentiment is a stamp from Stampin' Up (it's called "Elizabeth")...the ink is Wild Wasabi. These gorgeous flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts...the leaves are from Marianne Createables...and that little clip and ribbon are from my stash. Ooohhh...almost forgot...the lace edging is made with  Doohickey die from Magnolia.


So that's it for me, kids. Be sure you stop by Mo's DP2 Challenge Blog and take a peek at what Elaine and the rest of my talented Teamies have created to inspire you. Then get crackin' on your own little masterpiece using one (or more) Mo Manning image (you can find lots and lots of fun images at Mo's online store HERE and HERE). Remember to follow Elaine's fun theme: Something Sweet (don't forget...it has to be food related!). One lucky participant (chosen at random) will win her choice of one of Mo's digi images! And that lucky person could be YOU!! Whooohooo!

Thank you so much for stopping by...and a special thanks for your kind comments. They really do make my day. Sending hugs...until next time...

20 comments:

Boxofcolours said...

What a beautiful card and in my favourite pink/green combo too! Great job Pat TFS ~ Jane

Chrissy said...

Gorgeous wee image Pat, she is so cute, and love the colour combo, a gorgeous card.
Luv CHRISSYxx

Lou Mac said...

This is just beautiful! I love the way your write your posts, you're so funny!!

The colours you've used are just yummy and you're right - that sentiment is perfect for this!! Gorgeous criss cross card - so unique!!

xo

Christina C. said...

Oh my gosh, Pat, your work is soooo AMAZING...I am in total awe every time I visit your blog! I adore this sweet card, colored to perfection. Absolutely phenomenal!

Dawn B. said...

Where do I begin.. I love the way you colored her. I have never tried E21 but I think it will be on my next order. I am not happy with my skin coloring lately.I have tried that watermelon and it gives me fits I tell ya. I uber love that you made it a criss-cross card. The sentiment could not be any more perfect. Great card Pat..

Debbie said...

OMG Pat!!!This is just stunning. Your coloring, the papers, everything is just perfect. And, not only did you make a criss cross card, but you took it too a whole new level. I Love the image on the outside like that.. OMG... and the using the green clip as the pull just pulls the whole thing together. LOVE IT!!!!

Hugs
Debbie

PepPop said...

Love it! Incredible detailing and such a cute image. Jaqui x

Debra G Smith said...

Awww isn't this just precious. Your coloring is spot on as usual and the papers and colors go so good together. Another Beautiful card. Love that you made it a criss-cross pocket card.

Cathy said...

Pat, this is just the cutest image and your coloring and layout are to die for, no pun intended LOL. Absolutely gorgeous. You are going to make me get this image :)my ever growing list especially now that Mo is on such a roll of new images LOL. Love it Sweetie!!

Pop's Cards said...

Hey sweetie, Gorgeous Work big Hugs ♥ Pops x x x x

Dorcas said...

THis is great Pat! I love how smooth looking your watermelon came out. Beautiful card!!

Susie said...

Pretty darn artsy Pat! You did good! *smiling* Everything looks very nice. You did an exceptional job on the watermelon and I really like the envelope style card as well. It's good to get out of our comfort zones - but scary too. : )

Elaine L. said...

So pretty, Pat! I love the colors you've used on this! I'm pleased to see all the wonderful cards coming out of this challenge!

Sandy said...

She is soooo cute Pat - Love all that you do!!!!!!!!!
XO
Sandy

Barb Hardeman said...

Oh, such a cutie patootie! Your coloring is beautiful and I love the colors you chose. Don't you just love those leaf dies??? Beautiful card and darling sentiment on the insert!
Hugs,
Barb

Grenouille Greetings said...

Loved your circular Tilda and Edwin card, Pat, and this Mo's image is a real cutie. It would have been a perfect entry for our Stamptacular Sunday Challenge this week. Lovely papers, perfect pocket, beautiful colourwork! Hugs, Lesley

Jenée said...

OK, I just adore EVERYTHING about this sweet little card. Yes, Mo's images are the best, but you've done such a marvelous coloring and presentation that you've enhanced the little darling even more. Thank you, thank you, thank you for always listing the colors that you use. I sooooo appreciate that.

Jenée

Ann English said...

Unbelievably wonderful! Love, love, LOVE your coloring and the design-spectacular!

Iulia said...

Hey sweetie; yet another amazingly colored piece of art! I really don't think this image could be colored better than this. LOve the way you did the watermelon and this color coombo- a la Pat- is always a winner!
Hugs, Iulia

Sheila said...

That watermelon looks good enough to eat!!!!!, I love watermelon it's my favourite melon me thinks :).
Your card is just stunning!! Pat I love everything about it sweetie, you ROCK!!!.
Hugs
Sheila xx