Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Copic Colour Challenge #8

This week, the Copic Colour Challenge #8 is being sponsored by Toodles and Binks. Each DT member was graciously given a stamp from Toodles and Binks to showcase this week! Thanks, Toodles and Binks! I was given this cute fairy called Celeste. I just love how regal she looks!

This week's colors were perfect for her. Although I have to say that I made a mistake with the green...I thought it was YG97, which I didn't have, so I used YG95! Totally blanked on that one, but I only used the green on her little shoes!

I used the Paper Pretties Weekly Challenge Sketch for this card. It's a larger card that measures 5.25" square. The base is SU's textured Wild Wasabi and the dp is their Raspberry Tart. I accented it with their retired Purely Pomegranate. The pearls are Hero Arts and I colored them with the RV29 copic marker to match. I love this copic marker technique. You can perfectly match any of your embellishments to your card. Lauren Meader just posted a video clip about this technique here that you might enjoy watching if this technique is new to you. The corner pieces were done with a Cuttlebug die that I always forget I have. I thought this image was deserving of a fancy flourish such as this! Celeste is glittered up with diamond stickles and the star on her wand was glittered with yellow stickles. I like the sentiment from PTI's Mixed Messages set. It sort of looks like Celeste is about to grant a wish to someone! Oh, I hope it is me...I could use more stamps, Celeste! LOL!

Please stop by the Copic Colour Challenge blog and enter our challenge. Remember, if you don't have all or any of the colors, you may substitute. We just want you to have fun and post your creations! Thanks for stopping by!
Recipe
Stamps: Celest the Fairy (Toodles and Binks), Mixed Messages (PTI)
Paper: PTI white, textured wild wasabi, purely pomegranate, Raspberry Tart dp
Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
Copic Markers: RV10, 13, 20, 21, 23, 29; E00, 02, 33, 35, 37, 57; B00, 02; BG01; YG91, 95; Y17; W-1
Accessories: Cuttlebug flourish corner die, pearls, ribbon, nesites, dimensionals, diamond and yellow stickles, glue pen

8 comments:

Cheryl said...

Great card! Love the fancy corners, the papers and this fairy looks like she COULD grant a wish or two! Love the sketch, too!

Tina said...

This is lovely! Perfect coloring.

Chrissy D said...

Fabulous card Lisa! FUN and your right the colors were perfect!

Meli Mitchell said...

First off, I am in love with these colors! I also really like the fancy corners and the image is just so cute. Love the expression on her face!

Galaxy Girl - my Stamp Galaxy Blog... said...

wow, thank you what a wonderful job you've done with our girl - I love that colour combo too.

Kay
Toodles and Binks

Dawn (flowergal36) said...

She is deserving of a flourish. I would love to join this challenge. I am still practicing my copics coloring. It is harder than I thought it would be. If you could only have ALL the colors. LOL.

Linnie said...

great card looove the colours
linniex

June said...

Wow Lisa what a fantastic card, hope you dont mind me following your blog now, its lovely huggies June xxx

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