Thursday, October 9, 2014

Amanda and her cats

     Today is a very special day at Mo's Digital Pencil.   We are all still reeling from the loss of our sweet Amanda Reed.  As a tribute to her, this fortnight's challenge is dedicated to the memory of Amanda, a talented and kind soul who left us far too soon.
     Because Amanda loved cats, and because we all loved Amanda, Mo has created this very special image called "Amanda"! You can find her in Mo's store beginning today!
     Mo will be selling the new "Amanda" image for just $1.00....with all proceeds being donated in Amanda Reed's name to an animal shelter near where Amanda lived::
     We hope you'll help us honor Amanda's memory...pick up this darling a good cause...and join us for this fortnight's very special challenge!
     I haven't felt like making a frou frou card in a while, but I pulled out all the stops for my dear friend.  I miss her.  She loved butterflies and was famous for using glitter nail polish to color things on her cards.  LOL  I don't know anyone else who does that.  She had just lost her cat Wimbly and had brought home a new kitten from the shelter named Ellie.  I can just picture her sitting on the floor like this trying to decide which one to bring home.

Copics Used:
skin E000, E00, E11, E13, R20, R22, R30
hair E33, E35, YR23, Y21
clothing R11, R20, R22, C00, C2
kittens E93, E95, E97, W1, W3, W5, N3, N5, N7
yarn B0000, B00, B02
shading E40, E41, E42, E43

     I think Mo did an amazing job on the image and I hope you think so too.
     Be blessed, tell your friends and family you love them.  We're not promised tomorrow.

Paper--My Mind's Eye "Follow Your Heart--Be Happy", Bazzill, Recollections, The Paper Studio Vellum, Copic XPress-it Blending card
Stamps--Mo's Digital Pencil "Amanda", sentiment from Precious Remembrance Shop "Positive Thoughts"
Ink--Jet Black Archival ink
Tools--Impression Obsession butterflies die, Simon Says Stamp string of hearts die, Martha Stewart butterfly punch, sewing machine
Miscellaneous--ribbon and lace from my stash, Recollections pearls, Star Dust Stickles, Wink of Stella Clear Glitter pen


  1. Oh wow your colouring is just out of this world. Such a super cute image and those little butterflies and the heart bunting are such wonderful touches.
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  2. What a beautiful tribute to Amanda with this adorable stamp! Your card is just beautiful!

  3. A gorgeous card and a wonderful tribute to Amanda.

  4. wow! This card is just awesome Tracy. I love this adorable image, which you colored beautifully. And love the little butterflies too.

  5. Such a lovely way to remember a special lady. The image is so sweet, your colouring and detailing is gorgeous and I love the layout too.
    hugs Sue xx

  6. Wow this is such a beautiful image, I adore how you have coloured her it is flawless!!
    Cuddles Jay xxx

  7. Aaawww Tracy, she's absolutely darling! Such magnificent colouring and I love your choice of papers, too, they're a perfect match! Hugs, Ira x
    Ira’s Crea Corner

  8. -a very lovely way to remember a special woman. your card is so wonderful

  9. This is really Gorgeous!!!!! I am sure Amanda is really honored and looking down from above and loves all the Beautiful creations everyone has made in her honor!!!
    Hugs, Heidi

  10. A beautiful card for a tribute to your friend Amanda. Love everything about this card Tracy!

  11. What a beautiful creation!! So soft and delicate and pretty! love it! And a wonderful tribute to Amanda.

  12. Absolutely gorgeous! The image is so darling, what a great way to tribute Amanda. Big hug, Ivonne

  13. Sweet image for your sweet friend. Love the card you made to pay tribute to Amanda. She sounds like a wonderful person and friend. Thank you for sharing a beautiful card. Hugs, Geri N

  14. love this creation, as always! if you like challenges...
    remember my "Throwback Thursday" challenge is under way...hopefully I can see you one day playing with us!
    hugs from california

  15. What a wonderful card to remember a wonderful lady. This new image is adorable and your colouring of it is superb Tracy.

  16. Love your beautiful card. This is such a wonderful tribute to Amanda.

  17. Oh, goodness, such a sad story, but such a wonderful thing to do! Your card is an amazing tribute to your friend. Love it, Tracy! Really outstanding!

  18. Oh, Tracy, I love this sweet image, and then I read your post with tears. What a wonderful way to celebrate Amanda's life and her love of animals. It's beautifully colored (you sure can color!), and your card is so beautiful with such lovely and soft elements. Yes, what a wonderful and lovely tribute to Amanda!! Thank you!! Hugs!

  19. Absolutely the sweetest thing... Your feminine girlie touches are perfect, she is beautifully sweet.

  20. Gorgeous card, my friend! You're colouring is incredible, and I love the sentiment! Beautiful work! :o)

  21. This is such a gorgeous tribute to Amanda. Love your colouring on this sweet image and beautiful card layout. I've been to Mo's and bought her. Hugs, Wends x

  22. This is just a beautiful card, loving the colours used as well. such a gorgeous creation I am hoping to get mine coloured up in the next day or so..xx
    The Journey is the Start

  23. I could have sworn I left a message on this one. I guess maybe I'm delusional then, or I passed out. That's it...I think I passed out. This is GORGEOUS....OMW!!

  24. Such a presious card Tracy,love it!!
    XXX Heidy

  25. I love this!
    The image is gorgeous and your colouring is fantastic:)
    Hugs, Heidi:)

  26. Oh Tracy, today as I eat my lunch I call it my Tracy day. lol I save your posts up until I have a few to enjoy as I dine on my tuna fish sandwich lol I must say I see the love you had for such a lovely lady in this card. It is beautiful. Hugs, joann sassy raggedy


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