Wednesday, February 25, 2009

New Challenge on the Block!

I stumbled upon a new blog when I was surfing a couple of weeks back and it's a copic color challenge blog. I love to color with copic markers and thought this blog was so interesting. It's called the Copics Colour Challenge, and they'll be posting copic color challenges weekly on Wednesdays! If you love to color with your copics, hop on over and check it out!

Today is their second color challenge and the colors they chose are: B02 Robin's Egg Blue, R05 Salmon Red, and YG23 New Leaf. These colors paired up nicely with SU's Green Galore, Tempting Turquoise, and Ruby Red. I started with this week's Mojo Monday sketch. As I was pulling all these layers together, I wasn't sure how I was going to make this work, but when it was all finished I really liked it! I colored the watering can with the B02 marker, the frog with YG23 and the flowers with the R05. I did add a couple of other shades of the green and blue to get some shading. The centers were also colored with a copic, but then I added yellow stickles because I LOVE bling! I even added bling instead of brads! The vertical ruby red piece and the turquoise layer under the image were run through the swiss dots folder. The dp is from SU's retired Ginger Blossom, and the ribbon is a $1 find from AC Moore. The sentiment on the outside is from PTI's Pond Life. I thought that sentiment sounded like "Hippity Hop...Get Well", so that's the sentiment I went for on the inside with another piece of the dp. Another one done and it's time for bed! Don't forget to try out this new challenge! It's a different spin on the color challenges! Thanks for stopping by!
Recipe:
Stamps: A Flower for All Seasons (SU), Pond Life (outside sentiment), Lizzie Anne Designs (inside sentiment)
Paper: PTI white, green galore, tempting turquoise, ruby red, Ginger Blossom dp (retired SU)
Ink: Adirondack black
Copic Markers: B02, R05, YG23, B00, YG11, W-1, W-3, Y17
Accessories: Swiss dots folder, bling, ribbon, scallop border punch, dimensionals, stickles, circle punches

11 comments:

Paula's ponderings said...

Beautiful Lisa!! Love the image so very pretty. Thank you for joining our challenge this week! Paula x

Shell said...

That is such a bright, cheerful card to see on such a dreary UK morning.
I love it.

Thanks for joining the COPICS COLOUR CHALLENGE

~Shell

Cheryl said...

Very pretty, Lisa! I like the colors. thanks for the tip on the challenge blog! Great sentiment piece and bling!

Lisa Brown said...

Lisa--this is gorgeous! great job!

Olena said...

Nice card! Love it! ~Olena~

Jane Wetzel said...

sooo cute!

Nancy Riley said...

GREAT design! That color combo is so bright and cheerful! Well done!

Cindy Haffner said...

Super job, love what you did with the sketch. Congrats on making the Copic Team, you go girl.

Adele said...

oh Lisa, this is such a cute image and beautifully coloured. Suits the colour combination perfectly.

love Dingle.xx

Hayley G said...

really very pretty! I have the same stamp set and love using it too. Love what you did!

Deb M. said...

Pretty card!! Love the colors, stamp, & your coloring is beautiful.

TFS...

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