Saturday, May 2, 2015

Anything Goes Challenge - 'Lil Patch of Crafty Friends

It's time for another DT post! Please join in Challenge 9: anything goes craft challenge at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends challenge blog! It's been a blast being on this DT, but I need to see your creations to make it SPECTACULAR!!

The challenge runs for two weeks starting May 3rd (Australia Eastern Standard Time). Ok, so guess what? We have not one, not two, BUT THREE sponsors - Sami Stamps, Bugaboo Stamps and Ching-Chou Kuik! They have offered some amazing prizes! Please check out their sites and show them some love!

Prize ~ $12 Gift Certificate

Prize ~ 7 Images

Prize ~ 1 Image

I was very fortunate to receive the digi
Hello magnolia by Ching-Chou Kuik!

It's a beautiful image with lots of hair (my arch nemesis!) I had fun learning where to put the highlights and low lights. I am sure you cannot guess what I colored with! Wink of Stella!!! 

Here's a better look at the subtle shimmer you get with Wink of Stella brush pens. They have a limited color palate but I was able to layer colors to create deeper shades and to blend colors. I have never tried this technique with Wink and I was so happy with the results.

Wink does not yet have skin tones so I did use a Copic to color her skin with minimal blending. The rest of the CAS card came together rather quickly. 

  • Stampendous mixed media cardstock (digi printed on...)
  • We R Memory Keepers - inked rose (Card base)
  • Live for today: dollar tree (sentiment)
  • simple stories say cheese - layers
  • wink of stella brush pens
  • Copic Marker E11 
  • Scotch ATG

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  1. La-Vie, great job, nice sparkle, fun trying to get the sparkle to show on a picture, you've done wonderful. Way to go! Hugs, DT Sista!

  2. cute stamps.. great job with the image.. BL

  3. Beautiful project, the image is absolutely gorgeous! I just love the sparkle! Have a great day! BL

  4. Beautiful image and card! BL

  5. That Wink of Stella looks gorgeous! Great card La-Vie!

  6. This is just lovely La-Vie. The wink of stella looks fabulous...I must get one of these. Great image and colours. So beautiful.


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