Thursday, September 12, 2013

Thinking of you today

Thinking of you today 2013

Been a little while since I posted. Been working on my cards and getting things ahead so I can leave town and all I need to do is post the finished card. My mind is going kind of crazy thinking of all the things I have to do, I will get everything done. Going down to Austin to see my brother,  sister and a friend. Not all a fun trip. So lets talk about the card. I ended up making it a GET WELL card with a Fall theme. The Outlawz Twisted Thursday challenge has started and the twisted for this is “ANYTHING GOES WITH THE TWIST OF FALL”.  The sponsor for this month is Nicecrane designs. If you love Vintage this is the place to go. Here is the STORE and here is the BLOG. The image I used is from Vintage cute kids DSL IV Sheet. If you order the sheet you can get all 6 images and they also come in color.

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The paper is from DCWV  Indian summer fall stack.   The sentiment is from Door Country. Several time used EK Success falling leaves edger.

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Pearl Pen from Viva color sunny yellow.  Yellow ribbon and button. The extra leaves are the ones that are left from the punch, added them to the card.

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The inside sentiment is from Stampendous. Added a couple of my lady bugs.

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Copic markers used to color image. Close up of the image.

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I have been taking these creative background classes over at CMC with Marie Gamber.

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I want to share with you how I got my background. These are the copic I used. This was before I made the card. If you would like to know more about Marie’s really interesting techniques you can click here.

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Thanks so much for stopping by and all the comments mean so much to me. I always like to know what you think!

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17 comments:

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

OMG ... this is just gorgeous Patricia! I should have known this was one of Ignacio's images ... they are SO adorable!! Again ... your coloring is absolutely amazing and I just love your design! FANTASTIC ... thanks for inspiration once again! Hope you have a safe trip and try to have a little bit of fun!
HUGS from OHIO!

P.S. I meant to email you and let you know I received the sample ... now to find time to give it a try! THANKS SO MUCH!!

Darcy Schroeder said...

Hi Patricia! Wow! Just when I think your cards couldn't possibly get any more beautiful--- you do it again!!! This one is just stunning and your background is so awesome!!! I truly love it!! Great design!
Hugs
Darcy

Carla S. said...

Your card is absolutely gorgeous, Patricia! Love the papers and technique and beautiful stamp! Wonderful coloring and design. Have a safe trip.

Janet McLaughlin said...

I need to say it again, Pat....STUNNING! I can't get over how real the clothing looks! And that background.....wow!

Pia S said...

This card looks fantastic, Pat! LOVE the papers you've used and that is one adorable image! Also love the addition of the punched leaves for an enhanced autumn feel! Best of luck to you and your family - my thoughts are with you.

Penny said...

Patricia, this is simply gorgeous! I love your coloring of this sweet image! Love the pretty colors & DP you chose, too! And your background is fabulous!
I may be wrong, but I expect this card is for Georgianne. If it is, she will absolutely love it! I am sending her a card tomorrow. Wishing the best for her. And I hope your trip goes well.
Biggest hugs, Penny

TheLakeslady said...

An absolutely stunning card with beautiful colouring. The leaves are just beginning to change colour here in the UK.
Have a safe journey Patricia
Inky hugs JoanP

Marie-Louise said...

Gorgeous card Patricia. Fabulous colouring as always. Have a good trip.

Berni Cuttino said...

Oh this is simply gorgeous, loving the background. Must take one of Marie's classes. fabulous image and magnificent coloring. Your sister will treasure this awesome creation. I sent mind today.
Blessing hugs

Linda Palmer said...

This is so gorgeous. Your coloring is amazing and love all the sparkly leaves and the precious image. I am headed to the store. I love this card, just so beautiful. Have a safe trip. I am trying to get a card out to you SIL.

Anne Temple said...

Oh my goodness! This is just amazing and what an extra special get well card. I know the recipient will absolutely love it. Safe travels to Austin.

*Vicki* said...

WOW!! This is so so stunning Pat!! Your coloring is amazing on this image sweetie!! HUGS :)

sue morris said...

What a sweet little image. It reminds me of Holly Hobbie. So cute!

Nadja said...

WOW, Pat this is another stunning card to the collection of sooo many! Love the coloring you have done on this image. Always amazed when I come see your blog!

Nadja

Sandy said...

I don't know how a card could possible get any prettier than this one Pat. I do love the deep colors of Autumn. My grandmother always used to wear a sunbonnet when out in the yard. I do love gingham! Well done Pat!!
sandy

Nicecrane Designs said...

Wowww Patricia,,,,,,,I am falling in lovw with your coloring on my funny and adorable pict,,,,,And all over what a stnning background,,,,my friend,These embellish are abslutely so funny,,, I love the inside card Patricia,,,,,,,You are Rock.

julieprice3 said...

She's stunning Pat, love the colours and your gorgeous image, beautifully done, will be thinking of you
Hugs julie P