Wednesday, September 5, 2012

A new challenge and a newer challenge

Soooo ... the last few weeks I've been participating in the FBW challenge.  This week I found out about the Saturated Canary challenge blog ... SC being one of my new faves for digi stamps (along with TI and SoG ... so many digis so little time)

And since the dog got me up at 0:dark:30 due to some serious thunderstorms rolling through, I had PLENTY of time to craft (even though I'm on vacation and have plenty of time to craft anyway.  She's a good dog like that - always thinking of her humans :))

So I made a dotty background on the birthday card ,,, I've got your butterflies, your SC image  and pink every where ... this card HAS to go to Katie-bird

The color scheme is Regal Rose (SU!) and Raspberry Fizz (PTI).  I used the Raspberry Fizz pattern pack for the stripes and stamped Polka Dot Basics (PTI) in Raspberry Fizz on white card stock. I die cut a scalloped rectangle and cut out the center with a standard rectangle to make the frame.  I saw a few DT samples on the SC challenge that mounted a frame slightly askew and I liked that look so tried it out here.

The sentiment is from Birthday Basics (PTI) and is stamped in Raspberry Fizz ink on Regal Rose card stock.  I finished the sentiment banner off with some half back pearls.

For my image I used Butterfly Princess from SC.   I tried a new Copic skin combo on this one (E51, E53, E55) I REALLY like how it turned out.  Not all pale and such.  I like the pale look but like this one too.  Took a little practice to get the shading and highlights just right (I practiced on a scrap image from my Copic class first)

Copic Deets:
Hair: W1, W3, W5, W7, E57, E55, E53
Skin: E55, E53, E51
Eyes: BG99, G28, G24
Lips: R59, R29, R24
Dress: RV04, RV10, RV13, RV14, RV17, RV19
Butterflies: V91, V93, V95
Background/Shadow: C1, C4, BG000

Thanks for stopping!


  1. what a great birthday card thanks for sharing with us at fbw.

  2. Beautiful!!! Your coloring is awesome and your card is wonderful. Thanks for joining the Flutter By Wednesday challenge again this week!

  3. Wow your card is awesome - your coloring is outstanding! Thanks for joining us at FBW!!

  4. This is so beautiful Maureen, gorgeous colouring..
    Thanks for joining in with us at Flutter By Wednesdays

    Luv CHRISSYxx

  5. This is gorgeous love the colours her hair looks fabulous.

    Thank you for joining us girlies over at Saturated Canary, hope you will join us again hun.

    Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

  6. Wow Maureen you have coloured this so beautifully Thanks so much for entering at SC hugs Rebekah xx

  7. Beautifully, beautifully colored image and wonderful card. Everything about this card is just stunning. Thank you for entering this week's challenge at Flutter By Wednesday.