November 24, 2013

'Bow' Challenge with Paper Nest Dolls

Hello my friends.  Sorry I've been a little MIA lately.  I've been super busy with work lately and I haven't had a chance to work on any crafty projects.  I'm afraid if I don't get back to it soon I'll forget how to color!  LOL!  But I'm hoping that will change soon.  I'm on vacation next week and I SO NEED IT.

It's time for the next challenge with the Paper Nest Dolls.  This one is a 'bow' challenge. It starts today, 11/25 and runs through Friday, 12/6.  Check out all the details on The Paper Nest Dolls Challenge HERE

We also have a wonderful prize as well.  Can't have a challenge without a prize now can we?  The winner of this challenge will win a $20 gift certificate to The Paper Nest Dolls online store.  Check out all the cute stamped images (both rubber and digital) HERE

The image I used for my card is called 'Lollipop Ellie'.  She's colored with COPIC markers.  The card is very simple - I cut small notches on either side of the card to hold the twine as I wrapped it around and then tied in a bow.  I fussy cut the image and used foam adhesive to pop her up for dimension.  I stamped the sentiment (from Paper Smooches Slang Gang collection) and hand cut the banner edges.  Bing, Bang, Boom and it's done!!!!

 Here's a close up of little 'Lollipop Ellie'  You can't see it too well in these pictures but I used my new Wink of Stella pen to add a little bit of shimmer to the lollipop and the heart on her shirt.
Instead of listing all the COPIC markers I used and labeled, I decided to show them instead.  I've seen others do this and decided to give it a try.  I love my hot pink bucket.

That's it for me....thanks for stopping by and can't wait to see you create for this new challenge,

If you celebrate Thanksgiving I hope you have a great day spending it with loved ones and friends!


November 10, 2013

Paper Nest Dolls 'Giving Thanks' Challenge

Hello my friends!  It's time for another challenge with the Paper Nest Dolls.  'Giving Thanks' is Challenge #17 and runs from today, 11/11/13 until 11/22/13.  See challenge details HERE.
Now you can't have a challenge without prizes.  There will be a top three that will win one digi of their choice and then one grand prize winner who will win a $20 gift certificate to The Paper Nest online shop.  Click  HERE to visit the store.

I'm having problems with my laptop so I had to get creative with getting this post done with pictures.  I took pictures with my phone, sent them to my work laptop, signed in to my work laptop and downloaded the pictures so I could attach them here.  

Now the card I made uses the digital image called 'Thanksgiving Avery' - can't you just smell the turkey????
She's colored with COPIC markers and the papers are from Bo Bunny 'Apple Cider Collection' which is from last year but I love, love, love the colors.  I used a Spellbinders Nesting Doily Rectangle die to frame the image and cut a couple of mats.  I love the banner which is from Simon Says Stamp called 'Folded banner'.  It's so cute!!!  The size of this card is rather large at 5.5 x 8.5.  .
Here's the a close up of Avery!
COPIC Markers Used:
Skin: E000, E00, E11, R20
Hair: E13, E15, E17, E18
Dress: R22, R24, R7, R39
Apron/Potholder: Y35, Y38, YG61, YG63
Turkey: E31, E33, E34, E35
Platter/Shadow: C1, C3, C5, C7

That's is for now......thanks for stopping by and I hope to see you again soon - and I can't wait to see what you create.