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Saturday, August 14, 2010

Chapter 26: Sizin' up a sketch...

CHAPTER 26: Sizin' up a Sketch...

"The Caterpillar was the first to speak. 

`What size do you want to be?' it asked. 

`Oh, I'm not particular as to size,' Alice hastily replied; `only one doesn't like changing so often, you know.' 

`I DON'T know,' said the Caterpillar. 

Alice said nothing: she had never been so much contradicted in her life before, and she felt that she was losing her temper. 

`Are you content now?' said the Caterpillar. 

`Well, I should like to be a LITTLE larger, sir, if you wouldn't mind,' said Alice: `three inches is such a wretched height to be.' 

`It is a very good height indeed!' said the Caterpillar angrily, rearing itself upright as it spoke (it was exactly three inches high). 

`But I'm not used to it!' pleaded poor Alice in a piteous tone. And she thought of herself, `I wish the creatures wouldn't be so easily offended!' 

`You'll get used to it in time,' said the Caterpillar; and it put the hookah into its mouth and began smoking again..."

Hello!  How is everyone here in Wonderland today?

We are sizing up a GREAT sketch by JEN and the main panel just HAPPENS to be THREE. INCHES. TALL.  :)  Now, of course you don't have to stick to this if your image won't fit, but we didn't want to anger Mr. Caterpillar by saying that Three inches wasn't a respectable height, so here's the sketch:

And here are some samples by our AWESOMELY Twisted team.
Here is what I created, I wanted to use this image but then after I was working on it realize that it was a little out of proportion to the sketch itself.  I used the Wonderland Collage plate from Artistic Outpost as well as the challenge over at Embellish Magazine which was Quirky, Cutesy, Clean with a color challenge. 

Hope you will join us over at Oh, Alice, we'd love to see what you create using Jen's sketch!
Card details:
Stamps: Wonderland Collage from Artistic Outpost
Cardstock: Melon Berry, Sage Shadow, Kraft and Rustic Cream Cardstock
Inks: Dish All the Dirt Brown, Copics
Accessories: Pearl from Kaiser Crafts, button from Clear & Simple Stamps, cream twine, flower cuttlebug die cut, ric rac die from Papertrey Ink


Sammi @ Mad for Markers said...

I love the colour combo you used Kim!
Great card :D

Lisa Somerville said...

Lovley Kim, wonderful color combination, great addition of the pearls! Thanks for using Artistic Outpost images!

Crystal said...

Beautiful Kim!!

Tasha said...

My goodness Kim this is beautiful! Love how you coloured the image and the image you chose to use. Great colour combo
love tasha xx

Erin said...

Very pretty, love the colors you used.

margie c said...

I love your color combo too! Lovely card :)
hugs, margie

Sara Henton said...

This is so pretty. I really like the color combo you choose, it's different.

Kristen said...

Great card kim. I love the sketch and colors!

Linda64 said...

Beautiful card! Thank you for sweet comment in my blog. Linda

Steph Zerbe said...

So pretty! Love the pearl and the colors.
Girl, I am lovin' your banner! It is so awesome!

CraftyC said...

Pretty card Kim, love the colours on this!

Gerrie Johnnic said...

Beautiful card GF, luv the colors and the card! Don't forget to enter it in the AO monthly contest.

Lynne Phelps said...

Lovely card, what a wonderful image. Great color choices, and my favorite detail is the pearl in her crown! That jumbo ric-rac is also great!

Peggy said...

Beautiful card! Love the color combo!

Monika Reeck said...

Love your Images and great color combo...nice LO and GREAT CARD...I just joining the embellish color challenge too and my card is number 28, would you mind to see my Blog?Many thanks before :)

Charlene Austin said...

Super sweet card! I love the sentiment. Too cute.

Traveling Mama said...

Beautiful!! Love that image and you colored it to perfection! Hugs from Denmark!

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