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Thursday, May 19, 2011

Blonde Beauty

Okay, so I absolutely love this stamp from Simply Sassy. She is just so adorable. I just want to pinch her sweet little cheeks. For some reason I have been drawn towards purples lately; so to make it stand out even more I have paired it with green. This is a real fresh yellowish green. Don't you just love how these colors complement each other? 
 Here is the inside of this card, I always have such a hard time doing the inside of cards; but here I did a sentiment and just used some of the design paper from the front of the card. Simple, but it works for me. :)
Here is a close up of my coloring. I felt that Rupunzel just had to have the blonde hair blue eyes look!
Here are the Copic colors I used on my sweet Rupunzel.
If you know me at all, you would know that I love to try new things....Here I have a coil rose flower that I made using a small piece of the same design paper used on the card. You can find tons of tutorials on youtube on how to make this flower; I watched so many that I cannot give credit to only one person. I inked up the edges with Distressed Ink Dusty Concord just so that it had a bit of purple on it. The leaf I also did myself, using a scallop cirle puch I cut a slit one one end and folded it a little on itself to get a bit of dimension.Then I inked it with Shabby Shutters Distressed Ink and used Copic marker G82 to make some suttle vein lines on it. I think it came out very pretty.....just right for this rose. Last I also wanted to add some sparkle to this card with a stick pin with some crystal beads from my jewelry making stash.

I will be entering this card in the following challenges:
icopic Challeng: #30 Blonde Hair
Simon Says Challenge: Sparkle and Shine
A Spoonfull of Sugar: Challenge 152- Anything goes
Creative Inspirations:Challenge 112 - Lace & Pearls!
Truly Scrumptious: Anything Goes
For the Truly Scrumptious Challenge I am also entering in hopes of getting into the DT!
I have not been in any design teams....yet!

Thanks for stopping by and sorry for such a long post I think I got a bit carried away. :)
Have an awesome day! 
Janette <3

13 comments:

  1. Hi Janette...I love this Sassy little cutie!! And your card is just delicious!! I love the rich colors...and your distressed flowers are perfect! Thanks so much for playing in the Sugar Bowl!! Pat Frank

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  2. Wow gorgeous card Janette
    Hugs Heidy

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  3. Beautiful coloring and, yes, a very cute image. Love the sentiment, which I also have in a stamp. I can never get enough sentiments! Especially pretty flower made from the paper so it coordinates so well.

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  4. Gorgeous card and thanks for joining the sugar bowl!

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  5. This is fab! Loving the colours and that flower is lush!

    Thanks for playing in The Sugar Bowl!

    Ali x

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  6. This is a very beautiful card! Thanks for joining in with our Challenge of Lace & Pearls over at Creative Inspirations Wednesday's Challenge Blog! xxx

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  7. Janette, your blonde haired Rapunzel looks fabulous on this pretty card. So glad to see your entry at Copic Creations. ~ Rose

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  8. the colors are beautiful together.. love the image too..

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  9. Such a pretty card. Love the sassy image and the colours. Thanks for joining us this week at Truly Scrumptious Challenge and DT call. Hugs Michele x

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  10. Hello Janette, It's nice to see your blog! I love this card with this sweet image! Love the shading and your paper choices too!!

    Hugs,
    Patricia

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  11. WOW That blond hair coloring TOTALLY rocks!!
    Thanks so much for playing along with iCopic.
    Hugs,
    Samantha
    www.thescrapmaster.com

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  12. Hi ya, CUte card thanks for sharing with us and joining in our DT call! good luck with the call and the CandY! http://toptiptuesday.blogspot.com/ hugs Samantha

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  13. Just Gorgeous!
    Thanks for sharing it with us at Truly Scrumptious.
    Hugs Sue x

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