Friday, March 16, 2012

Bellarific Friday: GREEN!!!

Hi all,
I hope you're ready for a fun St. Patrick's Day tomorrow!  I have a family event because, as it turns out, my entire family has their birthday in March, so we just celebrate everyone together.
I don't think I'll be drinking any green beer, but hopefully everyone else can take advantage of this fun holiday passed on to us by the Irish!

As you know, it's time for Bellarific Friday, and for me, this challenge was a great chance to make a masculine card.  We were supposed to make either a St. Patty's Day card or a green card - I don't actually have any "lucky" images, so I chose the green theme.
If you were able to play along with this week's challenge, don't forget to post your card on SCS using the keyword BELLARIFFIC1012 so that we can see it in the gallery!

Here goes:

My card base is Certainly Celery CS, and the polka dot paper is from the SU Old Olive Patterns DSP pack with a black mat.  Next, I added another square of Certainly Celery CS, which was embossed with the argyle Cuttlebug folder and matted with black.  I put that square on an angle, and added some Mellow Moss grosgrain ribbon around the base layer. 

I stamped The Big Guy Grilling by Mo Manning onto Bella's Bestest Paper using Memento Tuxedo Black ink.  I coloured him mostly with Copics, but I paper pieced his shirt using argyle paper from the same pack, and added shading and grass with Prismacolour Pencils and OMS. 

Next week's challenge???  Our 6th sketch for this year!  Make a card using the sketch below and any image sold at Stamping Bella and send it to Emily ( by Thursday night.  You'll be entered to win some Bella Bucks and your card will be published on the Bloggabella!

Have a great weekend and I hope you see someone wearing a shirt that says "Kiss Me, I'm Irish!".

Hope you enjoyed, and thanks for stopping by!


Crafty Cath said...

Ack!!!! What a great guy card. I always think red and blue when I think Bug Guy Grilling, but your green print is perfect. Super card!

Pauline said...

Fantastic 'guy' card Robin. Great job on the paper piecing his shirt. Love all your greens! Have a great weekend!

Leslie said...

Love your manly card and his shirt made me chuckle! Have a fun weekend celebrating!

Ebru Vatansever said...

Oh I LOVE IT !! One of my favourite masculine images by Mo. You did an amazing job colouring it Robin !!

Dana White said...

I agree with the other babes this is a perfect guy card & his paper pieced shirt is awesome!! Have a great weekend

paulatracy said...

This was a great challenge and I LOVE your paper pieced shirt. I looks so real and I love the results! Gorjuss Robin!