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Friday, May 20, 2011


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The sneak peeks are over and YES-- today is Release Day for the Brand New Carmen Medlin~~ Natural Beauty Collection  designed exclusively for SCACD!!!  This gorgeous collection is a wonderful mix of beauty and nature~~~UNBELIEVEABLY IRRESISTABLE!!!!  You may go to the SCACD store to get these Beautiful stamps and........With every Natural Beauty Collection (7 image) set purchased Susana is giving away for FREE 1 tooled rose's set from Prima (which contains 9 roses--approx 1" each).  Susana will pick the color :o)  Only good for the 1st week of the release.  Offer ends May 29th--don't wait goooooooooo  now:)

Onto the Hop~~if you came here from The Sweet Lovely Lori's are on the right path.  If you got here randomly....the hop starts HERE!!
Here is the GORGEOUS image....
by Carmen Medlin for SCACD
Isn't this AMAZING!!!  This naturally beautiful gal enjoying the warm friendliness of these gorgeous koi :) 
My card: Colored with copics. Papers are BG Capella and Nook and Pantry Packs.  Cardstock is from SU.  Flowers are Jolee's Vintage Daisies with additions from SB floral accents and MS punch for SU sentiment.  Used the sketch from Wild Orchid Challenge Blog this week :)
Shows sparkle and shine of diamond glaze for water pond; iridescent medium painted on cattails--seashell--shells on her dress--and her pendant; stardust stickles used on flowers,  swirls, tag,  and in water.   Now onto the Fabulously Talented Kim's Blog to continue this hopping venue :0)

For all the UK/European Friends we have playing along~~~Do remember you can get your stamps at Quixotic Paperie Here!!!  US friends~~you can get your goodies at SCACD store and be sure to check out the NEWEST additions Susana has added in the store~~~Super Delish!!!!!

Challenges would like to enter:
Wild Orchid #23~~Sketch and theme
Basic Grey #44~~ Mix and Match
Appreciate your visit! You have truly brightened my day!!


Kim Dellow said...

Lovely, she is so pretty.

Colleen Holmes said...

Very pretty and just love the colors you used! Soft and pretty love it! Hugz, colleen

Mary J said...

Soooo beautiful, Mary Lou! I adore all the little details!

Lori said...

She is BEAUTIFUL Mary Lou!!! You've done a fabulous job with her :)
Love n hugs,

Crystal said...

So very pretty Mary Lou, Gorgeous design!!!

Liefs Ineke said...

Hi Mary Lou,

Your card is lovely.

Gr. Ineke

THERESA said...

I love, love this, she is stunning!!!
lotsa luv

Gillian said...

amazing work

Sudha - Art Admirer said...

Wow gorgeous creation dear.


Brenda said...

Beautifully colored image. I really love this image! love the glitter and extra details!

Shazza said...

loving this image, beautiful!!!

Sharon in Arizona said...

Lovely, lovely card - and your coloring is so perfect! :o)

Lorraine said...

Such a pretty card, Mary Lou! Love your coloring of that beautiful scened image!

Susan said...

Your card showcases this beautiful image so well. Love the shimmering water.

Danni said...

Beautiful card!! Love the yellow dress, just pops off the card!



Renkata said...

Hi sweetie,
ohhh wow you have done an amazing colouring with her.
Love, love her dress tail, very pretty design.

kurlygirl said...

Your coloring on this is gorgeous! I love the colors you've chosen!

Rica said...

Stunning card Mary Lou!! Your choice of papers is fabulous, I love your colour scheme and the image is simply beautiful!!

So glad you joined us at Basic Grey,
Heather xx

Mandy said...

Beautiful card Mary Lou...Lovely colours and image....
Mandy x

Kirei na Kami said...

You have definitely created a showstopper with this beautiful creation!! You have colored this lovely image flawlessly and every detail is sheer perfection!! I LOVE IT!!!


Rose said...

Mary Lou, your Siren's Call image looks incredible on this beautiful card! So glad to see your entry at Copic Creations. ~ Rose

Cheryl Valadez said...

What a lovely card! The golden hues of her dress are stunning! Also, the dotty background really adds lovely soft color to this serene scene. Thanks for joining the challenge at Copic Creations ;D Hugz, Cheryl

Jamie said...

What a pretty image, I LOVE your colors! Thanks so much for joining us in our Nature Challenge, hope to see you again next time!

Jamie from The Beary Scrap DT

Susan ~ Killam Creative said...

Mary Lou, this is stunning! Thanks so much for joining our Beary Sweet Nature challenge - good luck!


beadz said...

Mary Lou, this is gorgeous (had to go check out those stamps too - yum!) Thanks so much for joining us at the Beary Scrap- and good luck!

Patricia said...

Very sweet card, Thanks for joining us at The Beary Scrap. I hope to see you again.