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Saturday, January 19, 2013

Third Time is a Charm!

I think that's how it goes... right? Third time is a charm? lol I don't know... but this is the third time I am attempting to do more than one challenge with one card... AND... there are three challenges with this card so... :)

This card should fall into place for Some Odd Girl's (SOG) January Challenge... this involves a card sketch and an SOG digi... I've got both covered. :)

The Corrosive Challenge Challenge #165 - Out with the Old calls for using old stuff... well... I think I've written that I am on a hell-bent... excuse the foul language... streak of ridding myself of all my stash... if I have it... I'm using it! Card stock (CS) and printed paper (PP) have been with me since about 2006 - 2007ish... LONG overdue for a card! I KNOW I bought the CS and PP in New Hampshire (NH)! We left NH in the spring of 2008. :-O 

Finally... Artistic Inspiration has Challenge #24 - Anything Goes! Gotta love those! :)

This is the card sketch for SOG's challenge:
I used 70s Kaylee from SOG. I colored the image with both EK Success coloring pencils and Copic marks. I used the coloring pencils for the oranges and purples. The remainder of the image is colored in markers and these are the colors I used:
Browns: E18, E15, E13
Reds: R20, R46, RV69
Yellows: Y13, Y19
Greens: YG41, YG43
Blues: B00, B04
Blacks: N8, N6, N2
Grays: N00
Skin tone and eyes: E00, E11, R20 and E11, E13

Here is the card:
As I wrote earlier, all the CS and PP is from my long-hoarded stash. The sentiment is from a clear stamp set Gals on Flashback Lane from Raisin Boat. I used a Lucky 8 Mini Vine Punch from We R Memory Keepers to make a mat for the side of the card. Aren't these super awesome?!? I love them! These are my newest favorite toys... beats dragging out the Spellbinder and the dies. Love this punch! I'd like to buy all six mini punches but these are $107.94... if you buy these through the Paper Wishes catalog with their special discounted price. I have a thing or two to say about PWs and their discounted prices but I'll tell you about it when I show you my Spectrum Noir markers I recently bought and received yesterday. It's a story that needs telling but not with this post. :-\ 

4 comments:

  1. Wonderful. Can't wait to "hear" all about the new markers & your thoughts on them.Card is real cute- love the coloring. Like I said elsewhere- guess I need to check into that punch.

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  2. Super cute card Ema...love your coloring! Thanks for joining us this week at ARTistic Inspirations~Wendy, DT

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  3. Way to multi-task! Love it when one card can cover a couple challenges! lol! This is super cute! Love the smiley faces. Thanks for joining the SOG challenge!

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  4. Those happy smiley faces are perfect for this card. Love the colours too. Thanks for playing at SOG. x

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