Thursday, August 19, 2010

A New Challenge

I am finally down to only two uninked stamp sets left in my cache, so my summer mission is coming along quite nicely. Alot of it was thanks to this new challenge blog I stumbled upon, Christmas Stampin' All Year Round. If not for this week's nifty little challenge of using two different dps, poor Christmas-y Nora might still be sitting in the uninked pile.

I inked up Nora and then die cut her in a circle to fit into my card. I daubered the edges with some memento ink, then finished coloring her in copics. Normally I go with blonde hair, but I'm trying to branch out. Bear with me here because it seems like I still need to get the hang of the brunette...

I topped her off with some glossy accents on all her buttons and earrings. Then I paper pieced her scarf and added some stickles to the snowflakes. I ended up using Mercy's Tuesday Sketch, MTSC87, b/c it fit perfectly. I love the layers Mercy incorporates into her cards.

The Dets:
Stamps: CC Designs Swiss Pixie Nora
Paper: PTI scarlett jewel, Basic Grey eskimo kisses
Ink: Copics, Spica glitter pen, Memento black & summer sky
Accessories: Spellbinders circles, snowflake embossing folder, glossy accents, stickles stardust, M's ribbon


  1. She is just too cute!! Great papers and paper pieced scarf! Thanks for joining us at Christmas Stampin' All Year Long!
    Jodi =)

  2. Your card is gorgeous! Love the mix of designer papers! You did a fabulous job with the designer paper challenge! Thank you for playing along with us at Christmas Stampin All Year Long! Hope you'll play along with us again in this week's challenge!


  3. So cute! I love the brunette color combo and the paper pieced scarf!

  4. Aw, this is super sweet! You did great with the brunette hair! Just adorable!

  5. So pretty! Love your paper choices and your coloring is gorgeous.