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Monday, November 4, 2013

Happy Monday!!.

Good morning everyone! I was able to get a good stack of cards finished this weekend! I did have all the coloring and decoupage finished; so all I had to do was put the cards together LOL! Sometimes that can take me a while too though!!

We had a really good weekend! I did the school fall festival thing.. and that was fail, but at least I know now. My mother brought over lunch on Sunday and we watched Monster Inc. University Sunday afternoon. It is really cook here! I love the cold weather. The time change has me out of whack LOL! I will adjust to that though. What else? I have no idea LOL But it was a really good weekend!

Just want to throw out a quick reminder to go over to Open-Minded Crafting Fun to the DT Call!! We need a bunch of crafters to get started :)  I would love to see a bunch apply!! Make sure you follow over there too so you don't miss out on all the awesome sponsor spotlights and the challenges beginning after the start of the year!
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Here is a card for today!! Hope you enjoy:





The image is a Wee Stamps image - Autumn Happiness. I absolutely adore her images! The image is colored with my Prismacolor pencils and my Gamsol. There is absolutely zero decoupage on this card!! I know I know!! Unbelievable!! LOL  But I only had one image printed.. and I can never get them the same size. So, I just colored the one and that is it! The papers are all left over from last year.. I'm trying to use my scraps up!! :)  The scalloped oval and the oval are Spellbinders. I added the three brads and the leaf and swirl are both stickers and the leaf on the inside as well. All three stickers are glittery too. I added a little bit of stickles to the green on the little dragons back. I distressed the edges of some of the papers. I also used Copic Opaque White to add a little bit of detail. And that is it!! Love this little guy. :)

Top Tip Tuesday Tip: Gamsol is awesome and I've learned a lot playing with it. My tip is this... You have to line the color along the edge and pull it down with the gamsol. Don't add color all over the image or you will not get your shading; there will be too much color. You only need a little!
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104 comments:

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

Here's totally adorable. You say there's no decoupage... but you fussy cut him out lol Love your coloring it's stunning!!! Have a great week.

Sammy said...

Oh my goodness, what a cutie! love this card. Thanks for playing along with the current CraftyHands challenge. Sammy-x

CanadianScraps43 said...

Such a cute card. Love the colours, they really pop!! Thanks for playing along with us at Doodle Pantry Challenge #40.

KraftyKoolKat said...

So very cute and I adore the colours.hank you so much for sharing your lovely creation with us at Paper Crafting Journey.

Hugs
Cathy DT Member
xxxxxxx

Pat Garvin said...

Cute. Thanks for joining Speedy Fox and Friends.

Kathy D. said...

I love that he is playing in the leaves!! Great card!
Thanks for playing in Doodle Pantry Challenge #40!
Kathy D (DP Guest DT Member)

Carole Robb Bisson said...

Susan, This is such a sweet, sweet image and you have colored on your card so perfectly. It is just so adorable and I really like the colors you have used. We all appreciate you posting this beautiful art with us. PLEASE come back.
Abundant Blessings,
Carole Robb Bisson
Word Art Wednesday

Dee's Craft Room said...

Gorgeous card, beautifully coloured and great design. Thank you for playing along with crafty Boots Challenges.

Dionne

Lisa S. said...

Your dragon is so cute Susan and love those pretty fall leaves. Thanks for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday for our Seasons challenge.

Remember you can enter up to 3 projects and 3 tips, good luck!

Susan Kennedy said...

LOL But thats different!! At least it wasn't many duplicate images colored and cut into tiny pieces and layered!! :p LOL!!

Susan Kennedy said...

Thank you Sammy!! I'm loving the CraftyHands Blog! :)

Susan Kennedy said...

Thank you!! I always love playing at Doodle Pantry :)

Susan Kennedy said...

Thank you Cathy!

Susan Kennedy said...

Thank you Pat :)

Susan Kennedy said...

And thank you for the great challenge! ;)

Susan Kennedy said...

Thank you Carole :) You guys are always awesome over at Word Art Wednesday :)

Susan Kennedy said...

Thank you Dionne! :)

Susan Kennedy said...

Thanks Lisa!!! You guys are great.. I never think to add a tip until I head over to Top Tip Tuesday!!! ;)

Lisette Baker said...

Adore this image and love how you've added dimension. The pop of purple looks fabulous. Thanks for joining in at Crafty Boots Challenges this time.

Lexie said...

This is so pretty Susan and I just love that little dragon.

Thank you for joining us over at the Scribble and Scrap Challenge. Good luck.
xx

Jackie W said...

Such a beautiful card! Love the image and colors! Thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Sentiments!
Jackie W
SchoolinandScrappin
Crafty Sentiments
Crafty Sentiments Inspirations

Loz said...

Fabulous card and colors. I saw this on MIM..Loz

designermc said...

Very cute image, and I love the dragon playing in the fall leaves. Thanks for sharing this week at HIMCR.
Nancy,DT

Susan Kennedy said...

Thanks Lisette!!! ;)

Susan Kennedy said...

thanks Lexie!

Susan Kennedy said...

Thanks Jackie :)

Susan Kennedy said...

Thanks Loz for visiting ;)

Susan Kennedy said...

Thanks Nancy :)

Karon said...

Beautiful card and fabulous image!! Love the colours! TFS

Tonnie Deijkers said...

it's a beautiful card iI love the image and the colours thanks for sharing with us at brown sugar

grts tonnie

Tina said...

how cute is this image and all these amazing colors and details
thanks for sharing at cupcake inspirations

Tina
sweetie td

Teresa Arsenault said...

What a cute little dragon. Your design is great and your coloring is perfect.

Karen Letchworth said...

This is darling! Thanks so much for sharing with us this week.
Karen
Eureka Stamps

Karen Letchworth said...

This is a really cute card - great image and lovely embellishments as well. You are super creative, and I thank you for sharing your talents with us. Have a blessed week!
Karen
Word Art Wednesday

www.karen-mycuprunnethover.blogspot.com

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PaperDaisies said...

Love how you have coloured up that sweet image. Great job. Thank you for joining us over at Ladybug Crafts. Hugs Nina

debby4000 said...

What a great card, fab image and brilliant colours.

Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge.

luv
Debby

cotnob said...

This is a fabulous card, such lovely autumn colours.
Thank you for joining us at Crafting for all Seasons.
Pauline
x

Kerry said...

Great card Susan...love the pop of purple. Your colouring is fantastic. Thanks for joining our Photo Inspiration challenge at LCI this fortnight xx

Susan Kennedy said...

Thanks Karon!!!! *hugs*

Susan Kennedy said...

Thanks Tonnie!! ;)

Susan Kennedy said...

Thank you Tina!

Susan Kennedy said...

Thanks Teresa!!!! :)

Susan Kennedy said...

Thanks

Susan Kennedy said...

Thanks Karen!! :)

Susan Kennedy said...

Thank you Nina!

Susan Kennedy said...

Thank you Debby :)

Susan Kennedy said...

Thanks so much Pauline!

Susan Kennedy said...

Thank you so much Kerry!!

Kimbo said...

What a fun Autumn card. Thanks for playing along at Cuttlebug Mania x

Holly Hughes said...

This is adorable! Love the image, and the colors, and of course the glitter! Thanks for joining us at Glitter N Sparkle this week!

Debs said...

Adorable card - such a cute image.
Thanks for playing along with The Divas this week.
Good luck.
Debs xx

Lisa Mensing said...

Adorable! Love the colors together! Thank you for joining us at Party Time Tuesdays.

Debbie said...

Very cute dragon!! Love the fall colors!!
Thanks for playing this month at Doodle Pantry Digital Challenge 40!!

heidy said...

Oh this is so cute,thanks for joining CCT this week!
Hugs Heidy

L.Wilson said...

What a little doll! His smile is contagious! Super coloring and love how you made him work with the fall theme too. Thank you so much for entering the Doodle Pantry Digital Challenge 40!

Sandy said...

Your dragon is very cute, lovely colouring and a fab fall layout. Thanks for linking up at Make It Monday this week.
Hugs,
Sandy

Winnie and Patty said...

Oh, so cute! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Speedy Fox & Friends blog challenge!

Chris said...

Oh my, that dragon is adorable and your coloring is spot on. thanks for playing with us at Cupcake inspirations.

Kathy Bradley said...

Oh my gosh, what an adorable image - made me smile. Thanks for joining us at Speedy Fox & Friends blog challenge.

Susan Kennedy said...

Thanks Kimbo!!

Susan Kennedy said...

Thanks Holly!!! Her images are so fun!

Susan Kennedy said...

Thanks Debs :)

Susan Kennedy said...

Thanks Lisa!!

Susan Kennedy said...

Thanks Debbie

Susan Kennedy said...

Thanks Heidy!

Susan Kennedy said...

Thanks :)

Susan Kennedy said...

Thanks Sandy!!

Susan Kennedy said...

Thanks!! :)

Susan Kennedy said...

Thanks Chris!

Susan Kennedy said...

Thanks Kathy!

Ellen said...

That dragon is just adorable! I love the bright, cheerful colors on your beautiful card! Thanks for playing along with us at DPDC40.

Denise Pustelniak said...

Cute card! Great fussy cutting!
Thank you for joining us at Digitally Sweet!

Lisa Somerville said...

Such a cute image fabulous coloring! Thanks for playing along with the Bloggers Challenge!

Billie A said...

Beautiful image and colors. I saw you on MIM and I am loving this darling card. The colors the image the inside of the card is a great touch too.

Kerry said...

What a fun image. Thank you for joining in with our Autumn challenge at Cuttlebug Mania x

Melanie Rozwood said...

This is adorable. I like all the layers. Thanks for playing at HIMCR.

Kathy said...

Very pretty. Love the dino in purple. Gorgeous card. Thanks for joining us for the anything goes challenge at Catch the Bug.

THE BLUEBERRY BEAR said...

I love the way you have coloured that cute little image! Thanks for joining our ANYTHING GOES challenge at Bugaboo's Catch the Bug blog this week, Good luck in the draw. Please join us again for the next challenge.
luv'n huggz
Jen Leeflang
BUGABOO DT

Lynn Whitehouse said...

Very very cute, thankyou for joining the Scribble and Scrap challenge _ Hugs Lynn DT

Lola said...

I saw your adorable card at MIM. Your coloring is absolutely gorgeous!

Angie said...

Super cute card! Love the gorgeous colors! Nice inside too! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Speedy Fox & Friends challenge blog!

Pia S said...

Adorable little dragon - such a sweet image for an autumn themed card! Love the colors and it's a great take on the sketch! I hopped over from MIM to visit.

Ellen said...

Great card, well done! Thanks for joining us at The Crazy Challenge.

groetjes, Ellen

jane ayres said...

wonderful card ... thankyou for joining us at the paper nest dolls challenge x jane papernest dolls design team x

Susan Kennedy said...

Thank you!

Susan Kennedy said...

Thank you

Susan Kennedy said...

Thanks Lisa

Susan Kennedy said...

Thanks Billie!

Susan Kennedy said...

Thank you

Susan Kennedy said...

Thanks Melanie

Susan Kennedy said...

Thanks Kathy

Susan Kennedy said...

Thanks Jen

Susan Kennedy said...

Thanks Lynn

Susan Kennedy said...

Thanks Lola

Susan Kennedy said...

Thanks Angie

Susan Kennedy said...

Thanks Pia

Susan Kennedy said...

Thanks Ellen

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Thanks Jane

Deborah Johnson said...

Fun card - thanks for joining us at PGCB.

Bettina L. said...

Gorgeous autumnal design and love the details with the purple dragon. Thanks for playing at Top Tip Tuesday and good luck. Hope to see oyou back tuesdahy for a new challenge. Bettina DT Member at Top Tip Tuesday xx

Michele Duffy said...

I love the coloring on the leaves! Thanks for joining the Paper Girls' challenge!

Vickie ODell said...

Your card looks fantastic! What a great use of your scraps and those fun leaf stickers! Thanks for sharing your art with us at Doodle Pantry!

Lorianna said...

What a cute card!!! And your coloring is Fab!!
Thanks so much for participating in our Doodle Pantry Challenge #40!! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!!
Hugs
Lorianna DPDT