{11.14.2011} pretty as a peacock

Paper Smooches has put up their new SPARKS challenge. Check out this awesome inspiration: I love this fabulous scarf and couldn’t wait to create this card. This peacock is the reason I wanted the My Peeps set.  Isn’t he so adorable and so pretty!  Once I saw the apple pattern in the scarf, I couldn’t wait to break him out and color him up. I colored the peacock and feathers with Copic markers.  Then added a little glitter glue to the center of the feathers.  I only applied a little liquid glue to the tip of the feather so the …

{11.2.11} sparks

Hello little guy! Paper Smooches has put up their new SPARKS challenge. Check out this awesome inspiration: Eeek, how FUN is this photo for the Paper Smooches SPARKS challenge.  I totally wish that was me driving that VW bus.  I basically used the photo as a sketch with the tall center tree panel and the circle at the bottom. There is a story to go along with this card.  My cousin lost her sweet greyhound in September.  She misses him greatly and has struggled with when to bring in a new puppy into her home.  Well, soon she will get …

{10.19.2011}

hmmmmm. I totally caved.  Yep, CAVED. I told myself to be strong… that I don’t need more stamps. But then, THIS adorable stamp company came along. And… I lost the battle and happily so!  Hee hee. I am excited to be using my OWN brand spankin’ new stamps from Paper Smooches for this SPARKS challenge. I’m using Friendly Flowers and Sentiment Sampler.  The flower stamp reminded me of the tomato tops and then mixed in colors and patterned paper to match the inspiration photo.  Lots of masking and some fun different colors.  Almost has a fall feel to it. This …