Friday, November 18, 2011

Candy Cane King...

Oh what fun did I have last night seeing Breaking Dawn with my daughter and girlfriends! (the 3:30 bedtime was a bit rough, lol).  Now I can't wait for the second part of the movie to come out to find out what happens...I think I may have to read the books after the Holidays=)  The girls loved their Edward cards and got a lil' giggle from them too=)
Anyhow, let's talk about my card...this will be my youngest grandson Connor's Christmas Card=)  This is a Christy Croll image, King of the Candy Canes from Stamping Bella.  This card does triple duty for challenges...my entry for the Bellarific Friday Challenge (a sketch challenge), Tiddly Inks Challenge #73- Anything Goes and Echo Park's FB Holiday Project Contest.

I stamped King of the Candy Canes in Memento Ink on Neenah, coloring with Copics.  I oversaturated the paper and had some bleeding out issues at his feet.  Rather than take the time to try to clean up my mess and risk ruining my image, I just fussy cut him out=)  I used stickles on his crown and stocking.  Went over his crown and candy cane with a glaze pen and the star with a glitter pen.  Island Indigo, Peach Parfait, Echo Park Holly Jolly Christmas Paper, CB Snowflake Folder, Twine, Denami Design Buttons, SU Linen Thread.

Thank-you so much for stopping by!  Have a great weekend!

5 comments:

  1. You'll love the books. I devoured them!

    Lovely job on your card. Your Stickles show so well. Such a fun image just love how you coloured him up. I am also a huge fan of offset framing, I guess I like asymmetrical?

    Thanks for joining us this week at Tiddly Inks.

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  2. hiyah Tanya!
    oh he is too cute and that layout is fab!! I love layers.
    Thank you for sharing it with us over on the tiddly inks challenge blog
    hugs Lou xxx

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  3. Tanya - he is SO super cute! Love the colors you chose - non-traditional colors are my fav - is that Echo Park I spy?? Gorgeous embellishments and I love the twine! Thanks for joining us at Tiddly INks this week!
    Hugs,
    M

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  4. Oh, what an absolutely adorable card! So glad you could join us at Tiddly Inks this week!

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  5. Very cute! Love the bright red accents! Thanks for playing along this week at Tiddly Inks and good luck!

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