Monday, October 3, 2011

It's a Rainy Day



Boy oh Boy, some of you may have been wondering where I have been!
 A day off between posts.....I KNOW....CRAZY RIGHT!!! LOL 


I am officially off on my 7 day stretch......I simply love having 7-9 day stretches off of work so I can get into my crafty zone, creating til the wee hours of the morn while everyone is asleep! Like a mini- VA-CA every 4 weeks!! That makes me smile :-)


This is a card I made on my LAST stretch off from work using a Saturated Canary image. If you haven't heard of Saturated Canary then you MUST WAKE UP AND SMELL THE EMBOSSING POWDER. Saturated Canary artist Krista Smith is also the mega-mind & slight of hand behind the Simply Sassy Stamps. She does AMaZinG work & I have quickly fallen in love with her stuffs. 
This image is called Let it Rain. I immediately fell in love with her when I saw her. And after making the card front, I realized it would look great as an easle! So here we are. The blue papers are from one of my paper pads I NEVA got a chance to crack open yet......Stella Rose by MME!. 






A few pics of the finer details.  I used my  SU scallop punch on the base & added a layer & a button. Made the dots with my white gel pen! OOoooo almost forgot I slid some pins in the lace there on the base as well! 

The next pic down shows some of the glitter I added to her dress & umbrella. 

The bottom pic is of a sentiment I got from Sentiments4You. 




Unfortunately I made this card before the new Saturated Canary Challenge blog kicked off (which is a sketch with an optional halloween theme). Instead I followed the sketch below and have also found a few other challenges to enter as well. 

Well, gotta go create, comment & cook (not really, I think I'll order out, I just couldn't think of another "c" word.........oooo............) call! LOL 
Have a good one! 

Challenges for my card:
Crafty Cardmakers- anything goes
365 cards- 5 or more layers
2 sisters- fancy folds
Bunny Zoes- sketch (see below) -

23 comments:

Margreet said...

Awww Cor, what a beautiful card....lovely details and your colouring is awesome!
Enjoy your 7 day stretch!!
xxx Margreet

sara said...

this is gorrrrrjuss cor im loving these images too got a couple last week but not had a chance to play yet , booooootiful colouring love the spotty background
hugs sara x x x

Sandra said...

Wow what a beautiful card....lovely details and your colouring is Perfectly done!:)Sandra H

Jack said...

Just absolutely gorgeous! And what a fabulous image. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers. xx

Lau W said...

Oh wow ! this is a beautiful card, so great details !
xxx

Bettina said...

hi sweetie! what a beautiful card. love the dp and the colors. gotta go check out those images, like right away. love you coloring and ofcourse the sketch,lol. thanks also for entering our challange over at bunny zoes. have a fabby evening and night (guess you will be creating,lol)hugs!

Dorcas said...

Hi Corry!
Wow you did an awesome job with this. Your coloring is fabulous and there's so many cool things to look at. Nice one! I’m so glad you could play with us at Bunny Zoes this month!
Hugs,
Dorcas
PS) I have some “no strings attached” blog candy if you’d like to come by.

Danni said...

How pretty!! Love all the added details that just make it fabulous!!

Pop's Cards said...

This is gorgeous ♥ ♥ ♥ Pops x

Feebsy said...

What a sumptuous card, you've added so much detail it's fabulous.

Thanks so much for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers.

Feebsy
xx

Donna Mosley said...

Hi Cor, I love it!!!!!!! Your colouring is so amazing and I love all the scrummy details.

Donna x

Tracey said...

This is stunning Corry, I love all the details :)
Have a great week.
Hugs
Tracey
xx

Shelby said...

Looks absolutely breath taking! Your shading and coloring are spot on perfect!!!

Shelby

Tracey Brossart said...

Sounds like you had an awesome vacation Cor and from the looks of the gorgeousness you've been dishing out all week, you definitely had fun!!!

And just when I thought there wasn't any other stamps I could possibly fall in love with...you share these with us!! and I love them...must put them on my xmas list too...lol!!

This card looks amazing cor! Love this blue paper pack, they blend really nicely. And wonderful job on the colroing too...I need to try that white gel pen technique, love the way it looks!

It's rainy here too...but not out of the norm for us Oregonians! :D

Big hugz,
xx Tracey xx

saturated canary said...

wow-- what a seriously lovely card!!!!!!!!! it's so beautiful!! I just keep scrolling up and own to look again and again:):) too pretty!

have a lovely day hun! xo

Auntie Em said...

Love your pretty card! The lace and swirls are such lovely accents. Great colouring. I am still working on mine. It's quite blotchy :(
Thanks for sharing! :)

Chelsea said...

Hi Corry, Look at those gorgeous blue eyes! You've colored her so beautifully and your card always have wonderful layers and embellishments.

Hugs and Love.

coops said...

ooooooooooo wow!!!!!!! she is fantastic cor and i love the beautiful blue colours and gorgeous details :D

xx coops xx

DoBea A. said...

Amazing, amazing, amazing!!! Love your coloring!!

Lin said...

Wow Cor, you just get better and better! Love your colouring here and all your little embellies are perfection.

Thanks for coming over and joining in the fun at CCM, we miss you!

Lin xx

Jenni said...

Fabulous work as always Cor, love the colour combo on this one :o) Thanks so much for joining in with the challenge this week at Crafty Cardmakers.
Jenni x

Jennifer said...

Totally LOVE your blog and your project! Thanks for participating at Crafty Cardmakers this week!

Eulanda said...

Ok so I just came over for some inspiration and holi crap did I ever get it!! I luuuuuuuv this card!! Just everything about it but especially the lace and the sewing. I have NO room for a sewing machine but oh how I wish!! These images are so super cute!! Off to make a card now. Thanks!! Hugs!

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