Thursday, April 19, 2012

Nymph Lucy

Hi!  I've been sick this whole week since I think I have the flu that my youngest had.  It literally kicked my butt and I had to sleep early every night like 8 or 9 and then sleep some more after dropping off the kids.  So even though I wanted to make this next card, it took me a while to put together.  This is for the following challenges:  iCopic Weekly Challenge #78 -- Spring Colors, Sweet Stampin' Pixies Challenge #2 -- Use KraftAll That Scraps -- Anything Goes, and Anyone For Anya -- Sketch.

I love the recent releases over at CC Designs, especially Nymph Lucy.  I don't know why but she's so darn cute.  If you've been a long time follower you would know that I had a hard time loving images that lacked a mouth.  It's because they could look spooky to some degree, couldn't they?  Like some scary horror story (Obake!).  So it even took me a while to use TGF's Miss Anya stamps.  Even my kids will notice that first, She doesn't have a mouth.  But I think I'm over that fear and I've overcome my urge to draw in some lips. 

In the sketch there were these little bar thingys on the bottom and right but decided to add a little swirly thing instead (from MFT).  I don't know if I'm quite lovin' that.  If this card doesn't quite add up, I blame it on the flu.  My head's still a little wobbly feeling.  Really, I even bumped into our wall in the driveway reversing the car.  So bad. 

I'm not sure if I'm quite lovin' her hair either.  I like the color just not the way I colored it.  Again, I blame it on the flu.  It was hard for me to focus.  I love this Doodlebug paper pad.  I should get another one before they are all gone.

I've been wanting to share this creation by my youngest who is in preschool.  He loves to draw and he saw that his big sister was drawing some cubes for homework.  She got tired of drawing them for him so she taught him how.  And this is what he learned!  He used a square stencil to draw the front and back squares and then connected the corners up.  I was pretty impressed and he knows trapezoids too!  I love that his preschool teachers teach him beyond the basics. 

My head is starting to hurt so I'm gonna stop here.  Thanks for reading!


Alyce said...

Wow eva this is stunning! I love her bright pink hair and the beautiful pleats in her dress. Hope you are feeling better soon! :)

Alex H. said...

Hi Eva, that's a lovely card! And the pink hair ist amazing LOL. Thank's for joining us at SSP Challenge.
;-) Alex

Cheryl said...

OK, now I know you're a die hard crafter, sick with the flu, cannot even drive and still making cards... :) Cute card! Nice coloring, awesome pink hair and dress! Yeah, cute paper, it even matches the flowers in her hand and hair. Wow, neat cube drawing, your son has super good fine motor skills!

Creations by Shirl said...

Hope you are feeling better...
love your card, you so funny...
My daughter every time she sees my cards she'll make fun like why don't some of the faces have any mouths... The magnolia stamps are made the same way... LOL!
But yes they are cute in all their own ways... love the pink hair and always a great job on your cards..
Your lil' man is just so talented... great job on those cubes.
have a super day and great weekend...hope you get better too!

Arabella said...

Awww this is so sweet Eva! I love her pink hair! Your wee man is super talented too!


Rachel Parys said...

She is cuuuute! I love the color of her hair, and your take on the sketch! I still don't have any of their stamps yet. (keyword YET)

Hope you feel better soon! You did a superb job on that card for being under the weather!!

Leanne said...

Aw, sorry you're not feelin' well. Sending hugs and well wishes for a speedy recovery!!!
I totally love her hair!! It's so perfect and woo hoo wonderful job with the sketch! I agree with Rachel, you rocked this even under the weather!
Okie dokie feel better!!!

Blankina said...

Hi Eva, hope your flu has passed by now...You have made a super sweet Nymph Lucy card using the AFA's adorable!!
Hope you join us next week too..
Ciao Blankina

Annemarie en Merit said...

You've made a beautifull card for this week by Anyone for Anya! I love the cute little girl with her pink hair!!! Thanks for joining us at the AFA challenge.

Merit and Annemarie

Natascha said...

Stunning card Eva. I love the pink hair. Thanks for joining in the Sweet Stamping Pixies Challenge.
Hugs Natascha

Norma said...

Eva,gorgeous card. Love the spring colours and your use of die cuts--I like the way you doubled up for the centre panel. Thanks for coming over to play with us at the Sweet Stamping Pixies. Hope you're feeling better.

Dangina Martinez said...

Your Baby is very talented! I love you DP and ribbon. I really like the color of her hair. Thank you for joining in at AFA this week!
Tons of Hugs {Dangina}

Lorraine said...

Your card is too adorable! Love the fun colors, papers and your beautiful coloring! I've been used to no mouths or noses for a while now, lol! Sorry to hear you've been sick. Take care and hope you feel better real soon. and wow 3-D images in preschool? Cool!

Mimi said...

So sweet! She's adorable with her fabulous pink hair! Love the pretty papers and great layout! Thanks for joining us at All That Scraps challenge! :D

Janine said...

love the hair,so lovely
thanks for joining at the allthatscrapschallenge

janine DT ATS

RiNNE said...

It's a beautiful card! Love the pink hair and coloring! Wow, your son is awesome!!

~* Jay Jay *~ said...

Your card is amazing! I love the hair color and image, too. Thanks for joining in the Sweet Stamping Pixies Challenge.

Jay Jay

Delphine said...

What a gorgeous card, Eva! Your colours are fantastic!!! Thanks for joining us at the Sweet Stamping Pixies and good luck! Delphine xx

Åsa aká Scraphorse said...

This is so adorable! Love you´re colors and layout.

Thanks for playing with us at SSPC!