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Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Pixie Cottage #110 and ICopic #71

Pixie Cottage time again....As you probably know either follow the sketch below and/or use the theme~~Anything Goes~~                               
Another Blog that I enjoy entering in is the ICopic Challenges~~The challenge this time around is to Create anything but a Card!!!!
Now for my creation..........using The PC~~Springtime Hannah with Butterflies by Sandra Hammer!!!
This time I altered a journal--just love the elastic closure :) Gotta keep those thoughts safe :D LOL
Colored with Copics~~Hair E27, 25, 21...Skin E11, 00...Butterflies E25, YR04, Y02...Dress BV04, 02,00 with black pastel pencil....Boots and Dressstraps N10, 7, 5, 3...Grass G99, YG67, G85, 07, 40, YG 01 Olive Spica pen....Gelly roll white pen on dress and flowers!!  TH mustard seed to ink edges
Flowers are an assortment of Prima, Wild Orchid, and center blossoms from bouquet I got at Michael's.  Pearls and metal butterfly finished the embellishments :)  Sentiment is Great Impressions stamp--so fitting for this adorable image!!!
Few more views to show dimension 
Hope you join in the fun and be sure to sneak a peek at the rest of the DT's talent!!!
Would like to enter~~
Simon Says~~Anything Goes
Little Miss Muffet #29~~ Fancy or Lacy
Sparkles Challenge #29~~Things with wings!
ICopic #71~~Anything but a card
Fussy and Fancy #57~~ More than words....
Stamptacular Sunday #153~~Photo Inspiration

Have a wonderful day!!!!!!!!


Squirrel x said...

Oh wow hun, this is truly gorgeous! I have a weakness for journals but would never have thought of doing this to one of them, what a beautiful result. Adore the image, so perfectly coloured, and all your pretty details. A work of art. Hugs Sxx

Denise and Louise said...

Beautiful altered journal. Love how you have coloured the image.
Denise G xx

Renkata said...

Mary Lou , the journal look so precious.
Love the colouring, look so rich, just my cup of tea :)
love it!

Sazzle said...

Mary Lous this is gorgeous and I think butterflies are so magical too :-)

Thanks for joining our "more than words" challenge and good luck!

xx Happy crafting and glittery hugs xx


CraftinGranny said...

What a gorgeous, gorgeous journal. I love all your journals but this one is really exceptional. Beautiful coloring, fantastic image, and your flowers are stunning. "Sending Hugs"

Anonymous said...

Oh my goodness Mary Lou!! This is absolutely STUNNING my dear!! Love your coloring and style of this card!! Beautiful work!! :)

mforquer said...

What a fabulous art journal! Love the coloring of her dress and the gorgeous colors! Thanks for joining our challenge at iCopic!

Davi said...

Love the image and all the lovely details to go with her. Fab job on the journal cover Mary Lou :)

* Shaz * said...

Beautiful card!

Thank you for joining in the fun with us at SMC with our
"Things with Wings" challenge

Hope you will join us again soon & good luck in the draw

Hugs Shaz x

Jenny said...

What a pretty image and I love your colour combo. Thanks so much for joining us at Paper Sundaes this week.

Michelle B. said...

So very beautiful with so many wonderful details! Fab use of colors in our photo inspiration challenge. Thanks for joining us at Stamptacular Sunday!

Sheri said...

Mary Lou..this is super cute and those white dots really make this pop! Beautiful job. Thank you so much for joining us at iCopic! :)

Bettina L. said...

Oh my I love your note book. Your colouring skills are amazing and I love the design with flowers, punchwork and butterfly. Thanks for playing at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge and good luck. Hope to see you back sunday for a new challenge. Bettina xx

Jacq said...

Hi Mary Lou,
Oh My Goodness this is just Absolutely Beautiful!!! Love this altered journal!!! Love the gorgeous image, the dp, the colour scheme is beautiful. Love the layout and the embellishments, beautiful sentiment too. Coloured to perfection. Truly Beautiful work!!! Thanks for joining us at Sparkles Monthly Challenges with this Gorgeous project and Good Luck. Hope to see you joining in with us again.
Hugs Jacqui xxx

debby4000 said...

Wonderful card Mary Lou, love the image and colours.
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamps Challenge.

febe said...

Beautiful work on the colors and details. Awesome!

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