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21 March 2012

Pretty Birthday Wishes

Good morning!  I have a quick post to share today... got to get going and do stuff!

I wanted to join in the March sketch challenge at Some Odd Girl as I purchased some stamps from there a little while back, but hadn't had a chance to use them.  These girls are super fun to colour!  This one is called Gifty Gwen.

Here's my card:














































Here's the sketch:
























The papers I used are from Sassafras Lass and American Crafts.  I have coloured Gwen with copics (see pic below).  This time I added some BV000 for shadow on her skin... I'm undecided if I like it or not.  The felt flowers are from Sew Sweet and the brads are from My Mind's Eye.  The crystal is from Webster's Pages and the ribbon is from The Ribbon Girl.  I cut the tag with my Slice and used a rub on sentiment from Pebbles.  I added Stickles to the prezzie and Glamour Glaze to Gwen's hair clip and Perfect Pearls to her necklace.  Other than that it's pretty simple!

Here's a close-up:
























And here are the copics I used:




















I would like to enter this card into the Some Odd Girl March Sketch challenge.

Have a lovely day!

Arabella Chickie


12 comments:

Maria Therese said...

Beautiful ♥

angelwhispers said...

She looks fab and I love the shading so perfect. Loving these papers what gorgeous colours! Chanelle xx

Mary J said...

Love love love this Arabella honey!

Leah Crowe said...

*swooooon*
I absolutely adore how you have colored Gifty Gwen!!! She looks all dolled up for a birthday party! Stunning work Arabella, I love it!

Vicky said...

Fabulous card love the image & the colours. I love SOG images.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Danni said...

Wonderful card! Very pretty!!

mforquer said...

Arabella this is gorgeous girl! I love those fabulous colors and all the perfect stitching...you are amazing! Thanks for joining us at Some Odd Girl!
hugs,
M

Sarah said...

Hi Arabella, I appear to have missed a few of your posts - blooming Blogger dashboard playing up again!!

Anyway, goes without saying, but I'll say it anyway! Gorgeous cards, perfect colouring, brilliant papers and just love 'em all!!!

Do wish I could cut out as neatly as you do! I am soooo rubbish at neat cutting round images.

Hope you got your fuses / hoover fixed. Don't envy you trying to learn a new language, I have enough trouble with English!

Sarah

Pop's Cards said...

I love this her hair is just gorgeous fabulous colours hugs pops x

CraftyMomOf2 said...

Totally stunning and fabulous Arabella!! Amazing coloring!!

Thanks so much for joining us at Some Odd Girl!!

Crafty Hugs!
Meredith

...just Barbara said...

Excellent coloring, of course, but I really love the coloring scheme - gorgeous! And the bow on the side is adorable. Thanks for playing along in the Some Odd Girl Challenge! :D

Vera W. Yates (Ling) said...

Beautiful card & love your coloring. Thank you so much for playing along with us oddies at SOG! :)