Wednesday, April 23, 2014

My Besties "Making Faces" Garden Girl with a Fancy Fold card

I am always inspired by what i see.  What's that game?  Pictionary?   Or remember when someone would draw a squiggly line and you had to make something with it?  That's how i feel about making cards and using images.  I see more than just an image, i "see" what i can do with it besides coloring it and placing it on a card..it challenges me to do something different every time. 

So what was my "squiggle" line.. well, the image and a fancy fold card and figuring out "how" i wanted to put the two together.

If you have been following me, you might know i fussy cut most of my images.  Well, this image with the curly lines was a bit harder and challenging for me to cut out..some times i just cut the little curly bits off, however, this one needed the strawberry vines..i think..so i intricately cut them out and added more color so i had a bit more room to cut too. :)

So here is my card using My Besties "Making Faces" Garden Girl, the card is open:
Here is what it looks like closed and close-up:



















Several dies were used on this card:
Tan flowers (background), Memory Box
off white flowers are Memory Box
Blue square doily die is Spellbinders
blue checked leaves are Noor/Joy Craft

Crocheted flower is a gift from a friend! (Thanks Jennifer!)

Copics used:
skin and shading- E57, 55, YR0000, 000, 00, 23, 24
hair- Y11, 15, 19, 21 YR23, E55
flowers- Y19, W1, 3, 5
leaves- YG01, 03, 17, 67
eyes- BG13, YG01

Challenges:
My Besties Aussie challenge- Card w/folds
Try it on Tuesday challenge- More than one fold
Digi Sketch Challenge- Floral
Timbroscrapmania challenge- Easter colors
Sentimental Sundays- Color Photo Inspiration
Crafting by Designs- use flowers



17 comments:

Sassy Raggedy said...

WOW Bonnie, this is beautiful. Your coloring is amazing...I love how you incorporated so much into your card it is just lovely. Hugs, joann

Julie Gleeson said...

This is just beautiful Bonnie! I love all you do! Thank you for sharing with us at Aussie Besties! Hugs Julie!x

Angela Treasures said...

This is so georgeous Bonnie. Just love it. Ange xxoo

http://angetreasures.blogspot.com.au/

Doreen said...

This is gorgeous,lovely image.xxx

Evil Edna said...

like the backing images and the dimensions using the chloe stem die cuts.EE

Deni - Angel Scrapbook Goodies said...

This is really lovely, thanks for joining us at My Besties Aussie Challenge
DT Deni

zandra said...

Love the image and the coloring. Great take on the challenge. Thanks for playing with us at TIOT.
Hugz, Z

Debbie said...

This is so elegant! Wonderful fold! You're soooo the queen of embellishing!!

Belinda said...

Once again a stunning card Bonnie. Thanks for joining us at My Aussie Besties Challenge.
Hugs,
Belinda.

Belinda said...

Once again a stunning card Bonnie. Thanks for joining us at My Aussie Besties Challenge.
Hugs,
Belinda.

Jennifer said...

Bonnie, this is exquisite! I love her sweet face peering out through the flowers! Wonderful fold and papers to! Nice flower choice! :)

Jennifer said...

Bonnie, this is exquisite! I love her sweet face peering out through the flowers! Wonderful fold and papers to! Nice flower choice! :)

Rose Andrew said...

Beautiful card .. love the colour combo and all the details .
Thanks for playing along with us at My Besties Aussie !
Hugs
Rose DT

BA said...

hi
such a wonderful card, I'm happy to inform you you are the winner aour challenge #92
please write me an email at info@timbroscrapmania.it
thanks

ShersL84bed said...

This is beautiful. Out of all the projects you have created I think this is my favorite. Your coloring is brilliant. Who am I kidding, I love all of you projects. I really really really love this!

Smiles Sher

Karin said...

This is gorgeous, love the colouring!
Thank you for joining us at My Besties Aussie ! Hugs Karin DTC

Beverly Steele said...

stunning..beautiful colors and lovely layout thanks so much for joining us a My Besties Aussie.... Beverly DT