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Sunday, November 23, 2008

High Hopes challenge #9

Today starts a new challenge for high hopes and therefore a new chance to win some stamps. A random winner will be drawn from all those who participate in this week's challenge. It is an awesome sketch brought to us by Ila (SCS craftess). Here is the sketch we had to work with:



Here is my sample:


Image was colored with copics. I did have a little problem with bleeding this time so I had to try and fix it. The green from the shirt bled into the beard so that is why I outlined it with a white gel pen. I ended up liking the white gel pen but I could not fix the dog bleeding- oh well, it is not too bad. I added spica glitter pen to the beard and bone bow. Stickles were added to the trim of hat and boots as well as poinsettias. Speaking of poinsettias...this card is inspired by my dear friend Korin (owner of Sweet N Sassy stamps) and I have affectionately named her an enabler. You see I saw the ribbon and poinsettias on some of her cards and knew I *needed* them. Well, truth be told it is not too hard to get me to buy ribbon LOL. I also decided to sand the edges of my dp which is also something I saw Korin do. I have sanded my white core CS before but not dp as I did not know basic grey sanded so well and had a white core also.



Supplies:
stamps- high hopes Christmas treat, Sweet N Sassy sentiment
CS- basic grey dp, white, artichoke
accessories- stardust stickles, spica glitter pen, white gel pen, ribbon, ponsettias, gold brads, oval punch, corner rounder punch, sanding block


Ok, so I mentioned that you have a chance to win some high hopes stamps. You can check out the details HERE.

BLOG CANDY UPDATE:

Sweet N Sassy Stamps- ME!- remember to comment on THIS post if you have not already done so. Christi also has candy to give away. Enter both through Fri Nov. 28th.

Debbie- has some awesome candy for you, enter though the 26th.

Well, have a nice day and thanks for coming by today!

6 comments:

Tracey said...

This card is fabulous!!! Love the stamp!

Em's Places said...

This is GORGEOUS! Just beautiful.
Well done!

Vicki said...

This is so so precious!! I love the sparkle and image!! :) TFS!

Christi said...

Oh how sweet! That image is adorable!!

Chrissy D said...

Janette - this is wonderful! Love this stamp and your coloring is FABULOUS! TFS!

Jami {sgtStamper} said...

Sweet!! I love this image, and your coloring rocks!!
hugs, jami