Friday, October 14, 2011

Mary, Mary Quite Contrary


     We have a new release from Tammy today AND a new challenge at the A Day For Daisies blog.  I think I am SOOOOO lucky to get to work with these images. Free Smiley Courtesy of www.millan.net Here's the whole new release and you can find them all in the ADFD store.


     I picked up this 7 Gypsies paper pad a few weeks back at Hobby Lobby thinking I could go to it when I needed something more masculine, but I've found it very easy to use on other projects as well.  The checkered and diamond patterns reminded me of an old Mother Goose book I had as a child so they seemed just prefect for contrary Mary.  I think this Mary is maybe not so contrary though.  :-)
     We'd love to have you join us for the challenge.  We want you to "Use Your Noodle and Add a Doodle!"  You can see my doodling on the cream piece under the image.  I'm not much of a drawer so I figured I was safe with a few dots and squiggles.
     I'd like to enter Mary into the following challenges:

The Stamping Boutique--someone special
Top Tip Tuesdays--use designer paper (optional make your own flower)
Paper Sundaes--favorite color combination  (blue, brown, cream)
Sentimental Sundays--anything goes plus sentiment

     Thanks for popping in for a visit!



Supplies
  • Papers:  7 Gypsies Venice collection, Recollections, Copic X-Press It Blending card
  • Stamp:  A Day For Daisies "Mary Mary Margaret Evans Price Style"
  • Ink:  Copics, Vintage Photo Distress ink, Sepia Micron pen, Black Sharpie, Inkadinkado Blending Chalks
  • Tools:  EK Success Retro Flower punch, Martha Stewart Daisy Edge punch, Bow Easy
  • Miscellaneous:  Recollections pearls, Make It Crafty Lasercut Chipboard corner, Offray lace, Martha Stewart and Celebrate It ribbon, Picket Fence Distress Crackle Paint

24 comments:

  1. Wow, what a gorgeous card, Tracy! Love that fun image, and as always, your coloring is fantastic. Love the fancy edging and the bits of doodling. Fabulous paper and layering, too. :)

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  2. Oh, Tracy! I love this one...I really do! Brings my childhood to mind as well! Gorgeous coloring! Love everything about it! I also love your happy animated smiley! Have a fabulous weekend! :o)

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  3. I can never have enough of your beautiful colouring Tracy, you just colour those fabulous images up so beautifully! This image, too, it´s sheer nostalgia, love your precious card. Hugs, Ira

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  4. Simply stunning!

    Thank you for joining Top Tip Tuesday this week.

    Maggie :)
    x

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  5. What a sweet and elegant card! This is so beautiful, Tracy!!! Wow! Thanks for playing along with us at The Stamping Boutique!

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  6. What a fantastic image... I love the hoop skirt... how cute. You can never have too many layers... and yours are gorgeous along with the beautiful border and corner scroll. The paper is ideal!

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  7. Beautiful card I LOVE your border and also your doodling! so pretty! Thanks 4 joining us this week @ Top Tip Tuesday for our use Designer Papers with the Optional Extra to make your own Flowers, Don't forget you can enter our challenges up to 3 times, and if you make your own Flowers add GD for a chance to win a GD spot! I hope you can come and play again soon, Hugs Samantha

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  8. Mary is looking quite good. What a pretty card.. Love the design and your coloring looks wonderful..

    Hugs, Linda

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  9. Great card - love that image and the coloring is amazing. Thanks for joining us at Stampin Sisters in Christ!

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  10. Such a sweet image and you make wonders out of it, I so love the layering and lovely embellishment.

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  11. Lovely card and your coloring is fabulous. Thank you for joining in Di's DigiDesigns Challenge.

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  12. OH such a pretty pretty card! Very relaxing colors:0)

    Thanks for playing along with us at Top Tip Tuesday:0)

    Hugs;
    Janette

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  13. Just so ya know...you're not sooooo lucky, you're sooooo TALENTED!! But I get ya, girl! Your appreciation for these images really shows in every project you create with them. This one is another perfect one--can't imagine how it could be any prettier! Miss Muffet, on the previous post, is so stinkin' cute, she's about to pop off her card! Gorgeous details on that one, also!

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  14. Soooo sweet and beautiful! I love the colors and all of your details! Thank you so much for joining us at CLP!

    Hugs,
    Elise

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  15. Oh wow! This is gorgeous! Love the layers and textures! And you have such an eye for details! Brilliant! :)

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  16. lovely card tracy, very cute and pretty

    thanks for joining our challenge this week
    hugs
    Miranda TSB DT

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  17. Gorgeous, elegant and beautiful. Love the colour combination. Thanks for joining us at Di's Digi.

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  18. Beautiful! I love the gentle aging and fabulous embellishments! Thank you for joining us at Paper Sundaes - we hope to see you again soon!

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  19. Beautiful card Tracy! Good luck & thanks for playing with us at The Stamping Boutique!

    Sandy :)
    DT TSB

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  20. Oh Tracey! THis is soooooooo beautiful! I think it needs to join my "fave cards" page. Absolutely LOVE it!

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  21. Beautiful card! Your coloring is stunning. I love the various elements you incorporated.

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  22. This is sooo sooo sweet, Tracy! Love it!
    Huggies ~
    Sharron♥

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  23. Such a pretty card, love all the girly details and the papers are gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at Digi Designs Challenge Blog, Shelly ;)

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  24. Beautiful card! The color combination you've used is so pretty, not to mention the amazing job you've done with coloring this image.

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