Monday, February 6, 2012

with Love ❤

Hi!  I was checking out Shirl's blog one day and saw this cute card she made with a cute digi (Canary Love) by Saturated Canary (Krista Smith).  I had seen the stamps around in blogland but I still have to stick to my no new stamps diet.  But Shirl was kind enough to provide the link to the digi in her post and it was free HERE!  So I thought I'd give it a try using the Deconstructed Sketch #37.

 

I have to say that it was kind of challenging to color all that hair and even to the tiniest ends.  I must be a slow colorer cause it took me part of last night and most of the morning the next day to finish coloring her.  But I like it!

Well, I know the digi is called Canary Love not Bluebird Love and I had the intention of coloring the bird yellow but somehow grabbed the wrong Copic and well, now I have a Bluebird.  But at least he matches her eye color.  I also added some glossy accents to the heart, rose, buttons and the red around her legs.

I even crocheted a little heart.  See HERE if you want to make one too.  It didn't take long, just about 5 minutes and I'm not that experienced in crocheting.  I didn't know what kind of sentiment to add then noticed the name of the DP I was using.  You know, on 12x12 sheets there is that little perforated part you can tear off and it has the paper line and info on it.  That's what I used.

I'm also entering this in iCopic's Weekly Challenge #68--Hearts and

Ribbon Carousel's Challenge 39--Anything Goes.  I realized too late that Saturated Canary also has their own challenges too!  Must check that out one day.

Thanks so much for reading!

10 comments:

Alyce said...

Hi Eva - this is so gorgeous! Love the colouring...and the layout makes the image stand out really nicely :) Great job!

Cheryl said...

Cute card! Beautiful coloring! Yeah, that hair looks complicated, you did a nice job! The bluebird is cute! There was a sale not too long ago at Saturated Canary too, I was debating about getting an image, but then took me so long to decide, and then I got distracted and forgot.

Creations by Shirl said...

Eva you are just one fantastic blogging buddie.... love it.....
Now wasn't she fun to be coloured?
You did awesome, like how you did her hair the correct way I was to fussy to go in between the spaces so I coloured as one bunch of hair...LOL! and the blue bird is totally cute.... love the colours you used - oh my you are da bomb....
That crochet heart is just too cute now if that was me it probably would of taken me several hours that is one thing I do not have patience for.. he,he...
Have a super Tuesday....

Rachel Parys said...

I just got her too! Isn't she something!? Your coloring is gorgeous, and I think her hair looks fantastic!

I need to crochet a few more hearts and flowers. I usually take a day and just spit out as many as I can in one sitting. It's nice when you can make what you want, when you want!

Linda said...

Hi Eva - long time no see! You're still doing great work as always! Fantastic coloring and love the crochet heart!

mforquer said...

Ah, so super cute! Love your coloring of this sweety SC image! Thanks for joining us at iCopic!
Hugs,
M

Lorraine said...

Oh Eva, your coloring is gorgeous! Def brought her to life! Also love the sketch. and the little chrocheted heart (seriously? you go girl! so talented)

RiNNE said...

Wow, your coloring is just getting better and better!! She is stunning! Love the little crochet heart too! Haven't tried crocheting since I was a teen! Your heart makes me want to do it again :).

Jennifer Shults said...

Wow this is just fantastic and your coloring is just AMAZING! Thanks so much for joining us for this week's sketch!

Sheri said...

I am absolutely head over heels in love with this card! Your coloring is rocks!! Thank you so much for joining us at iCopic this week! :)