Thursday, October 6, 2011

A Patchwork Christmas...

Please scroll down to see my newest 
Sugar Bowl DT project...

Hi again, my darlins!! I have been busy busy busy making Christmas cards...and having the best time! Y'know what's best about winter holiday cards?? SPARKLE!!! The more the better! YAY!!

So, for this week's fun challenge at Mo's DP2 Challenge Blog, my incredibly fun and talented DT sistah, Elaine, has chosen the coolest theme...


Hmmmm...this challenge would totally lend itself to some cool stitching, don'tcha think?? Well, since I haven't quite gotten around to taking my sewing machine out of its hermetically sealed package, I decided to find some fun "patchwork-looking" DPs...and just added some fabulous "imaginary" stitching!! hehehe! So...what'cha think?

I used one of Mo Manning's newest digi images called "Ragged Angel." I don't generally "do" angels...but I made an exception for this sweetheart...I just love her! And I think she's perfect with this fun "Vintage Christmas" paper! "Ragged Angel" is available from Mo's digi online store HERE.

Here's my card "recipe"...
  • Cardstock: Very Vanilla 
  • DPs: The Paper Studio's "Vintage Christmas" Collection
  • Ribbon, pearls, & charm: stash
  • Sentiments: SU
  • Dies/Punches: Magnolia Doohickey Vintage Tag, Nestabilities rectangle, & Memory Box loopy circle thingies and tree
  • Roses, metal filagree corners, & reindeer: Wild Orchid Crafts
  • Polar White Flower Soft
  • Stickles

Here are the Copics used to color this little sweetheart...

  • E21, 00, 000, 000 (skin)
  • R20 (cheeks)
  • E25, 23, 21, & YR20 (hair)
  • Apron: E51 & 50
  • Reds: E08, 07, 02
  • Greens: YG97, 95, 93, 91
  • Shadow: B0000 

I also added a bit more shading w/Prisma pencils. Here's a peek at the inside...

And, just one more "artsy" shot...

Okey you'll want to pop on over to Mo's DP2 Challenge Blog HERE so you can check out the gorgeous creations by my delightfully talented DT sistahs!! Then it's your turn to get busy on your own Mo Manning challenge project!! Just make a card, tag, or 3D project using one (or more) of Mo Manning's images (you can find them in Mo's online store HERE and HERE)...and come join the fun!! One lucky participant (chosen at random, of course) will receive a $5.00 shopping spree at Mo's online store. LUCKY!!!

I'm thinkin' about entering this card into the following challenges:
And...that's it for me. Thanks so much for visiting, my sweet friends...and for your very kind comments! Big hugs...until next time....