Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Keep believing

     Thanks so much for all the feedback you all left me on my blog candy post.  I've jotted down the suggestions some of you made and will try to work them into my posts.  It was nice to hear from those of you who visit silently too.  LOL  Any and all stealthy stalkers...uhhh I mean followers are appreciated.  hee hee
     A new challenge opened on Sunday at the Catered Crop and Linda is calling for sequins.  There's a great board on the CC blog with some ideas for how to use these little sparklers.  They're pretty fun to use and I think I'll take a peek at Hobby Lobby tomorrow to see if I can find some in different sizes.  The ones I used were taken off a couple of the strung spools you can find in the Michael's $1 bin.
     My image is one of my previously un-inked stash of Stamping Bella Uptown Girls.  This is Faith the Fairy.


     I started off trying to use the Sketchy Colors sketch for this week and Faith cut out in a rectangle.  The card would have had to be 6" x 6" and even though my standard size is 5.5" x 5.5"  it just looked huge.  So.....I decided to cut Faith out and trim the card down to a more balanced size.  It now measures 4.75" x 6".  Odd I know but it looks much better.
     My Mo's DT sistah Franz suggested I might want to add more photos like some close ups to my posts so here's a closer view of Faith.


     It was also suggested that I post the markers I used on my image.  This can be tough sometimes kiddies cause I like to use every color in the color box.  This one was pretty straightforward though so here are the Copics I used:

skin (E000, E00, E11, E13, R20)
hair (E21, E23, E25, E27)
dress (BG10, BG11, BG72, BG75, BG78)(Y11, Y21, YR21, YR23)

     I'll be back tomorrow with a fun card for the new challenge at Mo's Digital Pencil.  I'm the hostess for the challenge and I sure hope you can find some time to play along.  Give the Catered Crop challenge a try too.
     I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Loves Rubber Stamps--anything goes
Papertake Weekly--anything goes
Make It Monday--anything goes
Country View Crafts--quotations and sayings

     Have a great Wednesday!


Supplies:
Paper--My Mind's Eye "The Sweetest Thing--Bluebell", Recollections, Copic XPress-it Blending card
Stamps--Stamping Bella "Uptown Girl Faith the Fairy"
Ink--Memento Tuxedo Black, Jet Black Archival, Sakura Clear gel pen
Tools--MFT Die-namics Crown Border, sewing machine
Miscellaneous--Patina Stickles, Michaels sequins

36 comments:

  1. Absolutely stunning. I so adore the fussy cutting around the beautifully coloured girl.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  2. Absolutely stunning. I so adore the fussy cutting around the beautifully coloured girl.
    Hugs
    Desíre
    {Doing Life – my personal blog}

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  3. What a great card, I love the colours you have chosen.
    Hugs
    Jane

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  4. Absolutely gorgeous! Love the sentiment and the image is perfect for it. Amazing coloring as always! Hugs, Ivonne

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  5. Oh WOW!! what a stunner ... Legs as long as mine (I wish!) Fabulous card Tracy!

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  6. I have never tried sequins on anything, will have to check out the ideas and love the border you used, matches her crown perfectly!

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  7. Wow!! Her legs are almost as long as mine! Yes, indeed! ;o)
    Love your beautiful card! The colors are wonderful and that border die is perfect! :o)

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  8. Gorgeous card, Tracy! I love the colors and the fun image! Wonderful sentiment!

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  9. This.Is.FABULOUS!!!!!!!! I'm so glad you entered in my number so I could comment...you're always so thoughtful! ;D
    Another AMAZING creation!!!!
    Thank you so much for sharing this with us at MIM! Good luck!
    Rene :D

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  10. This is stunning Tracy. I love that image, wonderful colouring and gorgeous design. I especially love your stitching and the crown border die.
    hugs Sue xx

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  11. Beautiful card! She's colored so beautifully. Your post card will be coming soon!
    Kim

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  12. great card loving that sentiment :-)

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  13. Oooh..love this image and love love love the colors.. ok, now I will do the same.. get to listing these colors.. I love this- the BGs are perfect!... xxx Ann Marie

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  14. Fabulous card! love the colors, the coloring and sparkle with sequins.
    Thanks for sharing with us this week at Loves Rubberstamps! hope to see you again soon!

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  15. Beautiful card, love the image, keep inking that stamp! Saw your card on MIM.

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  16. Stunning! You did a wonderful job on the colouring, and cutting her out. It looks like you used a die to do this, it's so evenly done! Love your layout and colours and all the finishing details ( the crown border die fits so perfectly).

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  17. fabulous card Tracy, love the colours and your stunning colouring of that image! and gorgeous layout as always!
    Kim x

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  18. Oh my word, Tracy ~~~ please please say you are selling her...!! I MUST have her!! My FAVE colors ~~ & a FAIRY ~~ & SEQUINS~ my heart has stopped and the only way I'll get better is to see this lovely lady in my mailbox!!!! :) :) :) Let me know!! xo

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  19. This is outstanding from image to stitching. I love it. Thank You so much for joining us here at Loves Rubber Stamps this week. Good Luck and Tons of Hugs, Dangina

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  20. Oh, I just love the sass that oozes from your princess and the way your punched edges look just like the top of a crown! Way to pay attention to the details, girl! So pretty!

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  21. Wouldn't mind having ONE of her legs, for I'm not so tall, lol! Love your feminine fairy Tracy, those sequins make stunning embellies on your card! Hugs, Ira
    Ira’s Crea Corner

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  22. Beautiful, beautiful....as always! She is divine! Love the scattered sequins on here, too!

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  23. The card size is just perfect for this adorable image and her lovely long legs! Love it! Hugs

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  24. So cute. She is Beautiful. Love the wonderful design.

    Hugs~

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  25. This is gorgeous!
    Beautiful design:)
    Hugs, Heidi:)

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  26. Beautiful work as always Tracy - lovely colouring and such neat fussy cutting. Love those Uptown Girls - very sassy :)

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  27. oh! I certainly need wishes to come true here Tracy.
    Gorgeous card, love the image and the papers are beautiful.
    Huge Hugs Mau xx

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  28. Yup, love everything about this one. Beautiful papers, wonderful die cut borders, pretty sewing, and sparkly sequins...what's not to love? And then you top it with that gorgeous fairy. Your colouring really is spectacular. Thanks for including the close up.

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  29. This is beautiful! love your coloring and how the image just pops! Thank you so much for playing along with us this week at Loves Rubberstamps! We hope you play along with us again soon!

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  30. Awww! She is Gorgeous Tracy! And the Sentiment is Wonderful! Loving the fun sequins too! 8-)

    Hugs
    Shannon

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  31. Cool design and I love your perfect stitching!
    Hugs, Betty

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  32. Gorgeous!!! Your coloring of her dress makes it look so soft and lovely!!!

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  33. Oh my word...this is wonderful and the stitching on this is beyond perfection!! I lurve it tons!!!

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  34. A super cute image and love the addition of the sequins, gorgeous quote too x Thanks for joining us at countryviewcrafts challenge this time for our quotes/quotations challenge Trace x

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