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Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Pumpkin Parade

Hi All!  I bet you're shocked to see another Halloween card huh?  In my defense this one was actually an order- a coworker saw a pic on my phone of the colored image (Trixxie Treat from Kenny K) and said "I want that!".  When I told her that I hadn't made a card with it yet and she said "I know but I want you to make one because I want it!", lol!  So I grabbed the Doodlebug Design Halloween papers that I'd colored her to match and got right down to business :)  I knew that this card was going to be hand delivered so I got to go all out with my embellishments...I of course have some signature bling on there, along with some flowers and some cheesecloth- I think it kind of has that spider-webby (and yes, that's the technical term, lol) look to it no? 

And I thought I'd throw just a quick note in about the coloring- her hair is done in Neutral Grey's but I laid down a base color of BV01 to give the highlights a purplish hue to kind of reflect the color of her dress and hat.  I was worried it might get lost in the 'black' of the hair but I'm fairly pleased with the finished result. 

Skin: E0000, E000, E00, E11, R30, R32, BV31, BV34
Hair: BV01, N1, N5, N7, N9, 100
Clothes: BV02, BV13, BV17, BV08, YG03, YG17, N3, N5, N7
Pumpkin: YR21, YR24, YR18, Spica Black

I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Diva's by Design: Use Some Texture
Hooked on Craft Challenges: Halloween
Bearly Mine Challenges: Halloween
MarkerPOP: Oldies but Goodies- some of my first Copics were E000, E00 and the BV's

Supplies: Cardstock- American Crafts, Bazzill; DP- Doodlebug Designs Haunted Manor; Flowers- Recollections, Prima, Kaisercraft; Bling- Zva Crafts; Stickers- Bella Blvd; Pins- Heidi Grace; Cheesecloth- Fred Meyer


Jill said...

Love love love it! Can totally understand your coworker! I would die to have a card like this too!!
Amazing colours :)
Have a wonderful day my friend.

Laura Bradley said...

This is fab! Your colouring is amazing Katie - totally brings the image to life! Laura x

Emma said...

Ooooh Katie, she is just Gorgeous! Love the colors and that hair and dress look simply devine, Love it!

Kjersti said...

Wow! This is amazig, see why your coworker wanted this one! Fantastic colouring and beautiful design!
Have a nice weekend!
Hugs Kjersti:)

Wendy said...

Absolutely fabulous, love all your textures ...Thanks for joining us at Divas by Design this week.
Wendy xx

Sharon said...

Hi Katie. I have just come across your blog whilst doing a spot of blog hopping and I have really enjoyed the visit. Your colouring is fabulous as are your designs. I have become a follower so that I can return.
Hugs Sharon. x

Eulanda said...

DANG IT! Someone beat me!! LOL! Wow this is stunning too and I luv luv luv your embellie's. Great to see you make a card that you don't have to mail. LOL! Also, the BV worked out perfectly. What a good idea! Hugs!