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Sunday, May 3, 2015

ENJOY YOUR DAY & YOU GNOME ME SO WELL

Hey there, I know, I know...I barely spend any time on my blog any more.  Although I haven't been coloring much, I have at least been getting my craft on with some die cut projects.  They are quick and easy and offer instant gratification.  Here's an easy peasy one that I made with My Favorite Things dies and stamps.  So simple, yet kind of elegant...don't you think?



SUPPLIES: 
STAMPS:  MFT More Essential Sentiments
PAPER:  Neenah Solar White; Bella Blvd Sand & Surf; Bazzill
INK:  Memento Tuxedo Black 
ACCESSORIES:  Sizzix Big Shot; MFT Die-namics (Blueprints 15, Wild Greenery); MISTI; Zig 2-Way Glue pen; KaiserCraft Black Pearls; adhesive
SIZE OF FINISHED PROJECT:   A2 (4 1/4" x 5 1/2")

So...let's talk about gnomes...you either like them or you don't.  Am I right?!?  I have some gnomes in my garden, so I guess I would be in the "not a hater" category.  My preference is the cute, little guys...not the creepy, sneaky ones that like to play tricks when you aren't looking!  *snort*  Anyway, have you seen MFT "You Gnome Me" illustrated by Birdie Brown?  Amazingly adorable, I tell ya!  I couldn't wait to break out my markers for this one!  Yep, that's right...I colored!  Ha!



Blueprints 16 was used to cut the background panel.  A Stitched Circle Frame was cut from Kraft and white card stock.  The Kraft pieces were stamped with the Woodgrain Background.  Acetate encloses the "window" while the white frame finishes the inside.  The new Simple Leaf Flourishes is the perfect touch to lay down the base for the greenery.  The red rose is the Mini Hybrid Heirloom Rose and I absolutely love how it can be shaped to look so realistic!  QC Fringed Mum and Magnolia leaves were used as filler too complete the card front.

Here's the inside...the stitched panel was cut with Blueprints 21, stamped with Tuxedo Black onto Neenah then colored with Copic markers.  I really had a blast coloring this! 



COPIC COLORING: 
SKIN:  E11, E000, E0000, R30  BEARD:  W3, W1, W00  HAT, SHOES:  R08, R05, R02  SUSPENDERS:  R08, R05, R02, W3, W1, W00   SHIRT:  B45, B41  SNAIL, PANTS, GROUND:  BG98, BG93, BG90  MUSHROOM:  W3, W1, W00, YR09, YR68, Y38, YR31

THIS PROJECT INCLUDES THE FOLLOWING CHALLENGES:
ABC CHALLENGES ~ I is for Inspire Us
LET'S CRAFT AND CREATE ~ Seasonal Flowers
NAUGHTY OR NICE ~ Friends

Thanks for stopping by! 


SUPPLIES: 
STAMPS:  MFT (You Gnome Me, Woodgrain Background)
PAPER:  Neenah Solar White; Bazzill
INK:  Copic markers; Memento Tuxedo Black 
ACCESSORIES:  Sizzix Big Shot; MFT Die-namics (Blueprints 16, 21; Circle Stax; Stitched Circle Frame; Simple Leaf Flourishes; Mini Hybrid Heirloom Rose; Flower & Leaf Trio); Quilled Creations Fringed Mums; Magnolia Doohickeys Bon Voyage Foliage; acetate; quilling tool; Susan's Garden Tool Kit; Crafter's Pick The Ultimate glue; Art Glitter glue with metal precision tip; adhesive
TECHNIQUE(S):  Window card
SIZE OF FINISHED PROJECT:   A2 (4 1/4" x 5 1/2")

7 comments:

Eileen Dobson said...

Such a beautiful card, love the cute image, thanks for sharing it with us over at Let's Craft and Create.
http://mycraftcreationsnz.blogspot.co.nz

Ammaris Art said...

A lovely card! Your image is beautifully colored. Thank you so much for entering our challenge at Let's Craft and Create. Hope to see you again soon!!
Catherine DT

Maryvonne COUSSE said...

Beautiful card !
Thanks for joining us au Let's craft and create !
Maryvonne

Nannieflash said...

Gorgeous card love your image and your card design. Thanks for joining us at ABC, good luck with the challenge. hugs Shirleyxxxxx

Dotty Jo x said...

What a beautiful card! Thanks for getting us off to a great start with our Friends Challenge over at Naughty Or Nice, Jo x

Lindsey said...

I'm not a big gnome fan, but I do like the new MFT set! And your card is absolutely adorable. (The first one is very classy.) Thanks for joining us at Naughty or Nice Challenges!

Julie Gleeson said...

Oh I love your little Knomes! Thank you for sharing your gorgeous card at ABC Challenge! Hugs Julie DT xox

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