Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Through The Craft Room Door Anything Goes Challenge

It feels like I have been permanently fused to my computer keyboard. I am caught up on my comments at the moment, and I have been blogging as well. I need to get back to my craft room and make. more. cards. Yup, yup, yup. 

But, first, I must get to the details for this week's TTCRD challenge--always anything goes, but you know that, right? This week's sponsor is:

Whoopsi Daisy

Whoopsi Daisy has lots of darling images. We were given our choice of several to use, and I chose #862. I don't think the images have names, just numbers. I thought this image was really pretty. 

I had decided to do her in pretty yellows and pinks, so I checked my stash for DP in those colors. Lo and behold, Stampin' Up Razzleberry Lemonade just fit the bill. It was certainly easy to pair with CS! 

I printed my image on Make It Colour Blending Card and colored it with Copics: R20, YG93, YG97, Y21, RV13, RV14, RV17, RV63, RV66, RV69, C0, C2, C4, YR20, YR21, YR23, YR24, YR27, E000, E00, E11, E21, E31, E33. I also added some Copic Spica to her eyelids. Then I sponged SU ink around the edges, added some die cut corners made with La-La Land Crafts Corner die, and mounted her on layered CS. I added layered DP and CS, a bow made with Bazzill Basics ribbon, and a tiny doily made from the Cheery Lynn Mini Italian Flourish die. My sentiment was created using a Whimsy Ticket sentiment and a Whimsy Ticket die. 

Have to tell you that I feel like a bit of an idiot. Who, me? Yes. Me, truly. Because I finally watched Whimsy's video on how to use their sentiments with their dies. And, oh by gosh, by golly, is it ever easy. I can't even explain what I was trying to do, which was really clumsy. And idiotic. So I had been ignoring my Whimsy dies and stamps for the most part. I do believe I will be using them a lot more in the future, now that I know how.

Looking forward to all of your entries this week! Perhaps you'll even try a Whoopsi Daisy image. Do check out the fab cards done by my talented teammates!  


14 comments:

  1. Good morning absolutely gorgeous creation as always...

    Huggles Pops x x x

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  2. Hi Penny, I know the problems with the dies *lol*
    I think I'm a idiot too *lol*
    But your card is gorgeous - the image is so lovely and the colours so beautiful
    Have a nice week
    Big hugs
    Doreen xx

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  3. This is gorgeous, Penny! Love your color choices and the pretty image! Great coloring!

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  4. I told you before but this is a stunning card Penny!!
    Your coloring is beautiful and the corners are like"I need those".LOL
    Hugs,Sandra

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  5. Penny, your card is gorgeous. Love all those corners. Love your coloring.

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  6. I totally love the colour of dress, and it looks like it's swaying as she moves. Gorgeous papers and design, well done girlie!
    :)S xoxo

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  7. Penny this is a really pretty card. You have quite a range of styles and all of them are good!

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  8. Wow, wow, beautiful image and loving those corners, beautiful retro feel of the creation, so stunning and regal.
    Hugs

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  9. This is so beautiful Penny. I love the corner pieces on the image and love your beautiful coloring. It is one of the best I've seen today. Great job as always.

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  10. Me again, loving the first card, so fun and delightful. Hugs

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  11. Hi, Penny! What beautiful, deep rich colors on your adorable little princess image. She IS a princess, right? She must be to so pretty, and to be surrounded by all the gorgeous details of your card!

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  12. Gorgeous card hun,beautiful colouring and I agree with Sandra...I love those "I need those" corners, lol :)

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  13. Penny, Beautiful!!! Love your colors as always she is colored so stunning. Love those corners and the DP and all the layers. Have a great Sunday...
    Hugs

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  14. Wow. Pretty image, colored beautifully.

    Those corners are gorgeous, as is the paper. I love all the layers and that wonderful loopy bow!

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