Sunday, October 17, 2010

Christmas Virginia

Hi everyone!

Well, coming off my fun trip to Scrap Fest yesterday, I had to create something!  After getting a couple of brand spanking new stamps from Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps, and watching Melanie colour for a little bit, I really wanted to start practicing.  I am pretty happy with it, but I will definitely keep practicing.

Now, we got to purchase the upcoming Christmas stamps that Kimmie is releasing, and they aren't even in the store yet!  Way to make us feel special!

I chose to work with the Annie Rodrigue image Virginia!  She is sooo cute with her stack of presents, and I paired it with some Echo Park papers (the Happy Holidays piece, and the Holly Jolly piece).  The sentiment is from one of the other images.

My card base is Close to Cocoa CS, then a brown and white plaid piece of DSP with a Basic Black mat, and I added some zig zag stitching.  Then, a smaller square of DSP with a black mat, and I added some Close to Cocoa sponging on that piece, as well as some straight stitching.  Then, I added a brown and white snowflake DSP strip with a black mat. 

I stamped Virginia onto Bella's Bestest paper with Memento Tuxedo Black ink.  I coloured her in with Copics, and added the shading around her with Prismacolor Pencils.  I mounted that onto a Kraft piece and then a black piece, which was punched with an EK Success edge punch.  I stamped the sentiment on white paper, cut it out in blocks and mounted the pieces onto black CS.

Hope you enjoyed, and thanks for stopping by!

6 comments:

Jan Hunnicutt said...

Beautifully done! I really like the patterned papers too ;)

Melanie said...

ROBIN!!! Wow...look at that hair! Virginia looks amazing. Be proud girlfriend...you did a gorgeous job on her! Those papers are stunning...I think I "need" them. :)

I was thrilled to finally meet you in person yesterday, and I'm so glad we had the chance to hang out for a little bit!

Krista said...

Robin, this is gorgeous!!! Your colouring is just beautiful, wow!!! Lovin the dp you used too! This card would be perfect for the current KK challenge (wink wink)!!! So glad I finally got to meet you at scrapfest! Hope we can meet up again soon!
Hugs, Krista :)

Nana Diana said...

Robin, your card is awesome, I love the stitching and your choice of colours. The layout is lovely too. Your work is wonderful!!

Teresa Kline aka va.sunshine said...

wow, his is gorgeous, your coloring is totally amazing...have a fantastic day!

enjoy *~*

FitterTwit said...

WOW... how did I miss this post!?! This is AMAZING!!! You're spot on with your colORing! ;)