Friday, January 22, 2010

Lovestruck HP Challenge

Cupid's come prepared to join in this week's LOVE challenge over at Humble Pie. The challenge is to use pink, red, white and lots of hearts. BTW we have some amazing news too ~ the ultra talented Bonnie Sharp , aka The Lucky Clucker, is joining us as a Guest Designer for the next 4 weeks ~ woohoo! Lookie here for a peek at the arrows of LOVE from the DT.

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All materials for my card were purchased from Phebe at the Town Scrapper. The MME paper 'Quite Smitten' is gorgeous and the die cuts included in the package are really fun to play with. I've been hoarding these red heart brads and the half-back pearls ~ does anyone else do that ~ LOL! Actually, I didn't need to hoard them because Phebe has these in stock and they are soooo perfect for Valentines. So if you're interested in the Magnolia Cupid stamp or any other crafting materials, contact Phebe at info@townscrapper.com or by phone at 519-882-0623. PLUS PLUS PLUS she's got an awesome sale going on right now until February 14th ~ buy 1 item and get the 2nd of equal or lesser value for 50% off and she ships internationally.

Here's a close-up of the card. Image stamped on Beckett Expression CS with Memento Ink and coloured with Copics (E000, E00, E01, E25, E49, E53, E59, R20, R22, R24, R29, R81, R83, R85, W0, W2, W3, W5, W7, Copic Multiliner & lots of the Blender Pen). I also used the Inkessentials opaque pen (also from the Town Scrapper) for additional highlights on the hearts. You'll see there's some bleeding in spots and at first I was really upset but then I thought it gives the image that extra something something personal touch so I'm living with it (at least that's what I keep telling myself) ~ LOL!

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So what are you waiting for? Come join our LOVE challenge this week over at Humble Pie and you'll get a head start on those Valentine's cards PLUS one lucky participant will be randomly chosen to win a Humble Pie Sweetheart stamp.

Have a great weekend,
Maria

12 comments:

Jodie from Oz said...

Maria, Love this sweet image, your colours & papers are beautiful and your colouring is fabulous. Thanks for stopping by my blog & leaving such sweet comments.
Hugs Jodie from Oz

Denise (peanutbee) said...

Oh how SWEET is this! I haven't seen this image before...gosh is she adorable!

Bonnie said...

She is beautiful Maria! Your colouring is outstanding and I am a real sucker for those pearls! Thank you for the wonderfully welcome words-I'm excited to be using these sweet stamps! Hugs!

Katie Skiff said...

THat girl is so darn cute!! Great job on the card!! Have a great weekend Maria!!

Ann said...

wow, Maria!! Your coloring is to die for. I love this stamp, just got her from Phebe too. Beautiful!!!

Bunny Zoe's Crafts said...

Love your card Maria, Gorgeous colouring of sweet Tilda, Have a great weekend, Hugs, Nikki x

Lisa said...

adorable card, love the image and you coloured her wonderful!!!

LORi said...

Oh How sweet and totally CUTE!!!LOVE it!!

Hugs - LORi

Deb said...

such a gorgeous card, have a great weekend, hugs Debx

TaraG said...

Hi Maria! Your card is just super duper sweet, hun! I love the great papers and layout and Tilda looks smashing...fabulous colouring!
Hugs,t

Linnie said...

OMW I LOOOve your card
linniex

debby4000 said...

Fabulous card, love Tilda.
luv
Debby