Great Blue Heron

Great Blue Heron
Great Blue Heron

Friday, August 31, 2012


Hello my blogging friends!  It's Friday, and well you know what that means - yes a bellariffic challenge which happens to be
'back to school' and also this is a 3 day weekend.  Gotta love it!
And the last day of August - like where did this summer go?

My card today is featuring Betty the bookworm by Stamping Bella. Betty is from the Greenbean baby line - which I adore.

She is stamped on bella's bestest paper and I used both copics and pencils on this - skin tones and hair was done with copics-

 skin: E000,E00, E01, R20     Hair: Y26, E23, E25, E27  Headband: R27 & R35, Bluejeans: B93, B95, B97, Top: E26, E28, and the rest was coloured with pencils and blended with gamsol.

After cutting her out with a square spellbinder die, I left the die in place and sponged some distress tumbled glass. The blue layer of paper behind the image with the alphabet on it was cut out using spellbinders Wonky Rectangles. DP is by Prima called Doodle Deux.

The only thing I added for accent on this was some stitching and some glossy accents on her glasses.

Need more inspiration? well then stop over at bloggabella and check out what everyone else did for this weeks challenge.  You will not be disappointed.  Leave a comment for a chance to win $10 in bella bucks. 

Next weeks challenge is another sketch.  You know the drill - email your card to Emily by thursday night to be included in the showdown on bloggabella on friday, and a chance to win $20 in bella bucks.
Well that's it folks- have yourself a wonderful long weekend, see you again shortly.


debby4000 said...

Oh this is adorable and gorgeous too.

Crafty Cath said...

Dang sister your coloring is out of the park on this one! And you come up with some very neat design paper. I can't keep up. I'm heading to a local store I hunted down in Colorado today and hope to bring home some new paper to keep up with you. Hehe enjoy your long weekend!

Gabriela said...

Honestly Pauline, your artful creations are stunning. Your Betty the Bookworm card has me smitten from head to toe. It's fabulous!

Leslie said...
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Leslie said...

Okay, I had to delete my earlier comment - it had a spelling error and that just seems wrong on a "back to school" post! :)
I'll try again: Wow, she's awesome! I LOVE her hair and that soft sponging you did on the inside of the nestie! The paper is super sweet too but man that hair is perfection!! Happy long weekend!

Carla Murphy said...

Ohhhhhhh!! Love this one Pauline. Perfect back to school image. Love how you've coloured her... especially her hair - you know how I obsess over that!! (and my real hair too actually LOL)

Dana White said...

The rectangle panel is perfect. You really didn't need a lot more on this card. The shading is gorgeous