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Wednesday, January 30, 2013


Hi all!  Dang- I was totally planning on entering the Saturated Canary challenge for Inspired by a Movie- mine was Pitch Perfect- but life just seemed to have other plans for me this week :) BUT I still got to make a sassy, funky card so I thought I'd share it!  I had such a blast coloring up this trendy girl with my Copics- she's part of a stamp duo called DJ Luv but I kinda cropped the guy out as he just wasn't quite fitting with the idea I had in my head...poor guy :)  Now, normally I pick my papers before I start coloring my image but this time I switched it up- mostly because I had such a strong idea of how I wanted to color her- and I'm pretty happy with how she turned out.  And, lucky for me, she matched some papers from Fancy Pants!  Then I kinda went crazy on the card- I just started throwing Black Soot Distress Ink on everything to grunge it all up and pulled this striped piece of fabric that I've had for, no lie, about 8 years out of the basket where it always sits and stares at me.  When I was looking for embellishments I remembered I had these new wooden die cut thingy's (yes, that is the technical term, lol) from Freckled Fawn and pulled them out to see if there was something that would work- when I saw the word 'Epic' I knew I'd found the perfect thing.  So all in all this isn't the most traditional birthday card but the fun thing is that it's definitely the kind of card I'd love to receive :)  I hope you find something likeable about it as well- thanks for stopping by to take a peek!

Skin: E000, E00, E11, R30, R21, BV34
Hair:R20, R22, R24, R29, R89. N7
Clothes: T0, T1, T3, T5, T7, T9, 100. Y32, Y35, Y38, YR18

I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:
Simon Says Stamp Challenge- Anything Goes
Tuesday Alchemy- Anything Goes
Twisted Tuesday Challenge- Anything Goes, No Twist

Supplies: Cardstock- Bazzill; DP- Fancy Pants The Good Life; Flowers- Recollections, Prima; Sentiment Sticker- Jillibean Soup; Bling- Recollections; Wooden Embellishment- Freckled Fawn; Fabric- my stash


Decosse's Dynamite Doodles said...

Great card. Your colouring is awesome. Thanks so much for joining us over at the Tuesday Alchemy challenge. I hope that you will continue to enter into our future challenges.

Lisa D, Tuesday Alchemy DT

Louise said...

Wow totally loving your card
Louise xx

Dana Joy said...

Hot card. Love it!

Tracy Valure said...

Katie this is gorgeous!! Your coloring is so fab!!!

Tracy V

Rachel Parys said...

She is so stinkin' cool! Love the shades you used on her hair, thanks for listing them! Pitch Perfect is a huge hit in our house, can't even count how many times my girls have watched it! lol!

Shazza said...

just fabulous x

DebraK said...

Everything works so perfect together in your card--super cute!

Jill said...

Oh my Katie, shut up what an amazing card!
I would never have dared to use theese colours and everytime you do, you nail it down!!
I so want to colour like you when I grow up...LOVE her hair!!
And, like always I love your card
Hope you are all fine my friend

Sharon said...

Love this image and her hair colour is fab. Great papers also.
Hugs Sharon. x

Maria Therese said...

Fabulous card!! Wow I love how you coloured her hair!!

Heather said...

A fantastic card Katie, your design and papers are fabulous, brilliantly coloured the gorgeous image and great details.

Thanks so much for joining us with Simon Says Stamp challenge
Heather xx

June Nelson said...

Wo wow wow your colouring always blows me away and this is no exception, what a fantastic card sweetie, first class love it, big hugies June xxxxxxxxxx

Unknown said...

Terrific coloring. Love the color combos!

PaperDaisies said...

Stunning card. Love your attention to details. Those embellishments are fab and showcase your image perfectly. Hugs Nina

Tracie said...

Your coloring is simply gorgeous. Thanks for playing with us at Twisted Tuesday Challenges.

Unknown said...

Great Hair! Love the colors!

Gale said...

Gorgeous card. Your coloring is fabulous. Thanks for joining us at Twisted Tuesday and good luck. Hugs, Gale DT