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Hi!  So happy that I got to pick up a few Tiddly Inks Wryns during a great sale!  I was so excited that I printed some out and made a card last night for Tiddly Inks Challenge 81 -- Fabric Fun.  I actually stayed up really late to finish and good thing it was the weekend so I could sleep in this morning even if it was just an hour more.  Kids--why do they always wake up so early on the weekends?

So ever since I first saw this Whatcha Doin'? Wryn, I thought she'd look great looking out a window or something so that's the idea of my card.  I kind of wish I had one of those window frame dies.  But have to make do with what I got.  I used PTI felt for the clouds (also PTI dies), grass and flowers.

I printed the sentiment out and used MFT's Say What die to cut her little word bubble.  I also made little bows with embroidery thread for her hair and cut out her tiny little hands to stick out over the window (a bit challenging).

I put together a little picket fence and impressed the woodgrain (both from PTI).  There is felt grass behind the paper one using MFT's grass die.  I die cut the tiny flowers from felt (also a bit challenging) using an old Sizzix Hello Kitty die and added some rhinestones to them too.

I spent a lot of time just crafting yesterday and so maybe I lost track of what chores I had done.  I thought I had put the laundry from the wash into the dryer but realized at night that it was still sitting in the washer.  OR maybe it's because I do the laundry soooooo often that I can't keep track and everything just blends in together.  Sigh, in any case, I do the laundry way too often.

Thanks for reading!

Comments

Rachel Parys said…
Are you a genius, or what? This is fantastic! I love all of your fabric elements! I can't believe you cut her tiny little hands out! (I would have chopped a finger or two off for sure!) Those darn bows in her hair are just adorable, don't you just love embroidery floss?!

AWESOME!

(hate laundry, doing it now) :p
You are amazing Eva~
Never a dull moment on your blog...
So darn cute, at least you beat me to posting her before me.....LOL!!!
love how you got her behind the window looking out and those cute blooms on the bottom..
Fabulous my friend.....
Cheryl said…
You enabler! I just finished coloring the Wryn holding the hearts in the flower pot, doesn't help when a rugrat keeps saying "I need the brushy pen!" I think I'm stuck on making a card though...gotta look for sketches now. The hair bows are cute! I will need to try that. How in the world did you cut those tiny hands, my hand is cramping just thinking about it.
Barb said…
this is so precious. your coloring is flawless!!!
Craftyangel said…
fabulous colouring, love the picket fence and flowers.

good luck with the challenge
Eva, this is so darn cute!!! The window scene is awesome and so is Wryn.
Alyce said…
hehe I love this!!! What a CUTIE! Love the grass and flowers and the bows in her hair :D Great job Eva!! Lol you always make me smile
Romina Nahata said…
love it eva !!
*do join in for my blog candy !!
Linda said…
Such a great card Eva! Love that she's just peeking out of the window - who needs a die for that - you did a fab job on your window!
Love your card! so adorable!love the detais and her tiny hands!
Such a sweet card!
hugs
Doreen
Lorraine said…
Adorable as always, girlfriend! I love the woodgrain picket fence and the small little felt flowers w/ rhinestones! Also love the hair on your Wren image! and i agree - kids have some radar that lets them wake up way earlier than a school day on weekends.
RiNNE said…
So so cute!! I am an admirer of scenes and I adore what you did here! Am loving felt right now and the depth and textures they create! Love each detail!
Anonymous said…
Yea! Why do kids wake up so early on the weekends?! Your card is so pretty and intricate! I love the detail you put in the grass and flowers. wow!
Loopylou. said…
awwwww omgosh Eva!!! awwwww!! I love the way you have that lttle fence and those super cute flowers! its just gorgeous!
Thank you for playing along with the Tiddly Inkers this week
hugs Lou xxx
mforquer said…
Um this is just the most ADORABLE thing...Love the fence and flowers and look at those fabulous fabric cloud! This is just gorgeous and is that paper brick embossed? OMgosh!
Thanks for joining us at Tiddly Inks - this is GORGEOUS!
Hugs,
Melissa
Joey said…
Eva I just love this, great scene, love the fence and the grass and flowers, such a pretty touch. thanks for joining us at Tiddly Inks. Joey x
Jenny said…
Hi Eva,
So cute! Love the fence detail... Can you email me again for the candy? I think I deleted your address!

Jenny
Amanda R said…
Love all the layers and such a pretty card, definitely makes me wish spring would hurry up! Thanks for playing along with us at Tiddly Inks!
Larissa said…
Eva this is really fabulous! Love the scene and all the details you added. The clouds are too cute and love that fence. Thanks for joining us at the Tiddly Inks challenge.

Hugs,
Larissa
SOOOOO CUTE!! :) Lol Love it!
Marlena Peduzzi said…
What a super sweet card! your clouds and flowers are just perfect! Thanks so much for joining us at Tiddly Inks this week!
Cheryl Valadez said…
I adore this sweet scene! Very clever use of details :D Thanks so much for joining the Tiddly Inks fabric challenge ;D Hugz, Cheryl
Leanne said…
This is adorable and as Rachel said pure genius! I love how your mind works even if you do laundry all the time.. hahaha.
Fantastik card Eva.
;)

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