Santa’s Helper….

This is my card for the “Crafty Awesomeness Challenge.” We were suppose to use a Digital Stamp and a Gina Marie Die.

The image I chose was one by Mo Manning called “Toyshop Helper” and is available at Mo’s Digital Pencil. I colored the image with my Copic Markers and a touch of white pen.

The red and green Cardstock is from my scrap pile, but the pattern paper is from a 6×6 DCWV stack called “The Christmas Basics,” which I bought last year.

The Twine is from Hobby Lobby and the Red Ribbon is from JoAnns. I dotted the background with Liquid Pearls and Ranger Stardust Stickles.

The Gina Marie Die is from the Stitched Hexagon Die Set. Make sure to check out her great selection and great prices.

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CHALLENGES ENTERED:
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Hawaiian Mermaid….

This darling image is called the “Hawaiian Mermaid” and is by digital artist Francesca Lopez. This image is the latest for her Progressional Challenge at her CUTE AS A BUTTON” site.

I had originally wanted to make her a “puzzle” card, but I cut the image out and couldn’t do that. I went ahead and built the card inside of the “Shaker Dome” anyway, which you can get from our own Samantha, AKA MsWipz, on Ebay. The Domes are a joy to work with.

The image is colored with my Copic Markers and surrounded by an assortment of Dies.  I used the following: Happy Birthday and Music Notes are by Die-namics from My Favorite Things; the Magical Castle and Seaweed are by Gina Marie Dies. I also used a Circle Nestability Die by Spellbinders.

I topped the card with a layer of white paper, which I embossed with an Embossing Folder called “Tide.” This folder was made by Memory Maker’s “Life Time” Crafts. I finished it off by wrapping the Dome with Twine, which was also made by Memory Makers. I don’t know the name of the “Sand-looking” paper, but the blue background paper is by Sandy Lion. The Gold Paper is from My Favorite Things. I also used a Wink of Stella Clear Glitter Brush Pen.

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Challenges Entered:
craftingwhenwecan
lilpatchofcraftyfriends

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