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Wednesday, January 18, 2012

PC #104

Happy Day Pixie Friends!!!
Time for another weekly challenge at The Pixie Cottage Blog!!
Challenge #104 is the sketch below and/or the theme is Embossing.  You know the rules use either the sketch or the theme......or if you are like me, I like to combine the two :D
You are probably thinking Christmas is over but I just couldn't resist coloring this cute Hannah!!!  As you can see I followed the sketch and also did include dry and heat embossing as well as using already embossed dp :)  Dry embossing was done with CB square lattice (which is kinda hard to see on base of card) and swiss dot folder on dp behind image.
Shows the Heat embossing using SU baroque swirl which was stamped with Versamark--sprinkled with clear embossing powder and heat set~~~~MMmm I love this stamp set!!!
Inside has more embossing!!!  Used a labels 14 for saying--- dry embossed using CB swiss dot folder and then stamped Hero Arts saying with versamark....sprinkled with white embossing powder and set with heat tool :)
Colored image with copics and pastel pencils.  Cut image and sentiment out with SB Labels 14 nesties.  Inked while still in nestie with TH Tea dye ink.  
This pic shows sparkle and shine!!  DecoArt Glistening snowwriter on hat; diamond glaze on coat buttons, coat edging, candle, bow and soles of boots;  yellow stickles on star, flame, leaves and ground!!  

Hope you can all join in this fun challenge at The Pixie Cottage Blog!!  Be sure to go and check out the wonderful inspiration the rest of this amazing DT has to offer!!!

Entering these challenges~~
Sparkles Forum #28~~  New crafty Goodies--used my new SB and paper ;)
Stamptacular Sunday #147~~TEXTURE please
Truly Scrumptious #72~~Something Forgotten (I haven't used my CB folders in a very long time)
Whimsy Stamps #22~~ Color combo--blue and brown

Thanks for visiting and Love your comments!!!
HUGZ

11 comments:

Denise and Louise said...

This is simply gorgeous. Love the heat embossed swirls and your colouring is fantastic.
Hugs
Denise G xx

Davi said...

Fab job Mary Lou!! I love you wonderful coloring of the image! The embossing and and the blue and brown color combo are outstanding :)

Renkata said...

wow Mary Lou,
what an amazing colouring, fantastic colours combo.

jackiescrafts said...

This is a great card I love that image and your colouring is fab
Thanks for joining in at SMC this time

Jackie x

Stephanie Lee said...

Your coloring is just awesome Mary Lou!! love your layout as well!

* Shaz * said...

Fabulous card

Thank you for joining us at SMC for our * New Crafty Goodies * Challenge.

Hope you will join us again soon, good luck xx

Nancy said...

Oooh...so cute! Love those embossed swirls and your coloring is beautiful!
Nancy

CraftinGranny said...

What a beautiful card with gorgeous details. Your coloring is awesome and I love how you've dry and heat embossed the papers. Have a wonderful weekend! 'Hugs"

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Mary Lou this is beautiful I love that image I am also loving the colours and design a superb card.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Beate said...

Beautiful coloring and gorgeous card.
Hugs and smiles

Fleur said...

This is gorgeous, Thank you so much for entering our challenge at Truly Scrumptious this fortnight, good luck & hope you’ll join us again!
Hugz Fleur xXx