Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Litlle C's Weekly Challenge #4 and Mulberry Paper Card

Hi Everyone! It's challenge time again!! I created this card for Jen's Little C's Weekly Challenge #4! This week's challenge is to create a card using the sketch below. It's actually my sketch this week! Whoohoo! Anyway. . .for those who are not familiar with Jen's challenges. . .she has a has a challenge each week, starting from Tuesday and ends on Sunday. She gives out a prize for the lucky winner. Hey, if you're going to create a card. . .might as well play along and have a chance to win a prize.

I used the Rachel Ann Miller stamp that you can find at Little C's Stamps n' Things. Oh, gosh this image is so darn cute. I think all the Rachel Ann Miller images are cute. I need to get more of them. Currently, I only have two of them but I plan on getting more of them.

I colored the image with my Copic Markers. I sort of messed up my coloring but I fixed it but it got rid of my shading and highlighting of the image. I had used the wrong color shade while coloring the image so I had to color over it and over it and over it. LOL! I hate when that happens.

Check out the other cards created by these talented ladies:

Jen - Pieces of Me
- Big Ideas from A Little Girl
Jean - Stamping Spot Studio
Lori - Love to Dream. . . .Skyz Da Limit
Ellie - Adventures With Scrapbook Mama
Risa - Life's Simple Pleasure

Card Details:

Stamps: Rachel Ann Miller, Fiskar
Paper: SU Eggplant Envy, Lavendar Lace, Wild Wasabi, Beige (unknown)
Ink: Copic Markers, SU Eggplant Envy, SU Pastels, Sakura Souffle Pen
Accessories: CB Embossing Folders, Fiskar scallop scissors, SU Ticket Corner Punch

I actually made this card the other night. I don't know the brand of the stamp because I had colored this image a while ago.

Remember those "mulberry papers" that were popular a few years ago. . . well, I decided to use them. Even Stampin Up used to sell these mulberry papers a few years back. Well, this is another material that I have a lot of and found them when I was cleaning out my craft room .

Hey, we should start a trend. . .let's all make cards with these mulberry papers and after a lot of people start to see cards made with this paper, they'll think that it's a new thing and will start making cards with them! LOL!!

Isn't that how it works? Isn't that how trends start? I'm seeing a lot of old techniques and old materials beginning to become popular again but a lot of people think they're new stuff. . .then the companies start to sell them again because they notice people are making more cards and projects with them. Since I have a lot of these mulberry papers. . .I want it to become a hot trend again. LOL!


2 Worlds said...

Great cards Maria I loved the Mulberry !
Have to use them more, I have so many here

Rita said...

Wow, both of these cards are so beautiful!!! Luv the colors Maria! I'm not sure but I think I have a sheet or two of these mulberry papers, I'll have to check. Wouldn't that be kool if you started a trend??? If I have some I'll give it a try.

Cindy Haffner said...

Oh so precious, I love both cards, love the colors, they rock.

Teri said...

Maria! I love Rachel Ann Miller images! Yours is super cute! Thank you for creating such a great sketch!

Jean said...

Great cards Maria! And I love mulberry paper, too.

Deb Neerman said...

Hey, Maria, great samples!!!

LOL, I'm doin' my part to bring mulberry papers back: HERE.

Mulberry paper rockz!

Ila said...

These are both Gorgeous!! love your coloring and the sketches. I love mulberry paper too and I'm sure I have some around!!...Hugs, Ila

Stephenie said...

So cute Maria, I stumbled upon some of your videos on youtube and was instantly hooked!
I am giving you a blogging award, see my blog for details!

Paper doll said...

Cute, cute card. I just realized your back with SU. what happened to CTMH, you dont have to answer Im just curious.

malieta said...

I love both of your cards Maria and your coloring is super fantastic!
I also want to thank you for the sketch design, you are great with these sketches!
BTW...before I knew what I liked verses what I don't like, I brought I few of these Mulberry papers. Now that I have seen your example, I have an idea of what to do with them. TFS:)

Dawn Easton said...

Beautiful cards Maria! Love that little girl image...so sweet!

Lori said...

WHOLLY COW!!! I love both of your cards!!!! AWESOME!!!

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