December 31, 2008

Brrrrr...it's COLD outside!!

Hi everyone! Happy New Years Eve!! It is CHILLY here on Long Island, so for today's Sketch Challenge on SCS, SC209, I decided to pull out some spring colors to make me happy :)

For this card, I used Happy Heart Day from SU! Looking at my gallery, I realized I haven't done an SUO card in a week!! So of course, I had to rectify that!!! I stamped the elephant without the sentiment over his head (I masked that part with a post it note). I then watercolored him with Basic Grey Ink and a touch of Pretty In Pink and my Aquapainter. I also watercolored the heart flowers and the grass. I then stamped the hearts again, watercolored them, put some Dazzling Diamonds on them, cut them out and popped them up on dimensionals. I did the same for the butterfly.
The background was created with my Scallop Circle Punch, and I used it as a stencil for the sky. I sponged the background with Cool Carribbean. I cannot remember where I saw someone use the Scallop Circle Punch for this technique, and I LOVE this idea...so whoever you are...AWESOME idea! Thanks!!
All the panels are Georgia Peach DSP, and I paper pierced around the Old Olive and So Saffron panels. I colored the hearts on the sentiment and added some Dazzling Diamonds to them as well. I finished off the card with some Regal Rose Grosgrain Ribbon and Rich Regals Brads in So Saffron!!
Thanks SO much for stopping by!! I wish everyone and Happy, Healthy & SAFE New Year!!!
Recipe:
Stamps: Happy Heart Day
Paper: So Saffron, Whisper White & Georgia Peach DSP
Ink: Basic Black, Basic Grey, Old Olive, Regal Rose, Pretty In Pink & Cool Caribbean
Accessories: Regal Rose Grosgrain Ribbon, Rich Regals Brads, Paper Piercing Tool & Template, Two Way Glue Pen, Dazzling Diamonds, Scallop Circle Punch, Sponge Daubers, 1 38 & 1 1/4 Inch Circle Punches, Aquapainter and Dimensionals

Jodi

7 comments:

  1. This is very bright and springy! super colors - love the fun little elephant too!

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  2. Cute, cute, cute Jodi!! Awesome colors, love the little Ellie too!! Super sweet!

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  3. very cute...love the colors! Stay warm and Happy New Year!

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  4. This is so cute Jodi! I love the bright colors, thanks for the bit of spring, I feel that BIG chill here in Connectiut too!! :)

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  5. This is just beyond adorable girlie!!

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  6. SUCH a cute card! I love the colours, they really make it come alive!

    Happy New Year!

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  7. thanks for the spring jolt 'cause you are right....it is cold...Happy New Year

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