a creative mind at work in the deep dark basement

Thursday, February 4, 2010

My Basket of Eggs

I had so much fun coloring these images from My Favorite Things.  I saw these at CHA and had to get at least one.  By the time I found them, most were out, but this one was one I grabbed up real quick.
Of course I paired this image with one of my favorite new papers which I'm so thankful I bought...and almost wish I had bought 2.  Bittersweet by Basic Grey.  The new line of papers Basic Grey is coming out with are awesome, can't wait to get my hands on them!

I colored her with my Copic markers and highlighted the eggs in the basket & the heart in her hair with some Crystal Effects.  I finally broke out my sewing machine to adhere the brown piece that I stamped with the Art Deco background set by Clear & Simple Stamps.  I love this set, I can see myself using it a lot.

I used Mercy's sketch #46 for this card, but flipped where the image should be as I screwed up on my sewing just a bit.  Mercy's sketches are great, I love having the opportunity to participate in her sketch challenges.

For the flowers, I used an old punch, not even sure how old it is.  In the middle I wanted the flower to stand out a bit so I used another new purchase from CHA, some dots from Clear & Simple Stamps.  They are a little bit bigger than a small brad & without the prongs.  They have adhesive on the back & the white ones can be colored with your Copics.  I wanted these in every color!

Card details:
Stamp Set:  My Basket of Eggs by My Favorite Things, Art Deco from Clear & Simple Stamps
Cardstock:  Sahara Sand, Bittersweet by Basic Grey, Stamper's Select white
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black, Close to Cocoa 
Accessories:  Oval & Scalloped Oval Nestabilities, A Blanc Check Dots from Clear & Simple Stamps, Janome Sewing Machine,  3/4" circle punch, flower punch


~*~ Allison ~*~ said...

I LOVE it!!! SO cute..
I need to learn about these markers. Looks like you can do a lot with them.


Gerrie Johnnic said...

Ohhh sweet little child. FAB card GF, really beautiful. and of course the BG is just purrfect! xxoo

Beth M said...

This is adorable! I love the colors!

Anonymous said...

AWW!! What a really precious image!! Love your coloring!! HUGS

Lisa Somerville said...

Too sweet! Wonderful coloring and that BG paper is just scrumptous!

Amy Sheffer said...

Adorable! Great coloring and fantastic job with the sketch!

Imagine That Digistamp said...

Hi Kim *Ü* Such a cute card--I love this shy li'l girl image, and your flowers and DP are so pretty! Thanks so much for stopping by and leaving a comment on my DT post! I'm super excited about that. Have a great Monday!!

Unknown said...

Totally adorable!

Unknown said...

Awwww this is sooo darling!

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