Are you getting lots of stuff done this weekend? My day is looking even busier than yesterday was. It's not a bad thing but it is certainly keeping me on my toes! :)
So when I sat down to create last night I was in the mood to really play with my stamps and do a bit of altering. Since it felt like it had been a while since I'd inked up any Sprouts, that was the first place that I looked for inspiration. I came across Jade, from the big Roll Call set, first and I loved her cute hair so out on the table she went. I flipped a couple more pages into the stamp binder and saw Ruby... awww, perfect! I knew that by combining the two I could give Jade the softer look that I was going for.
First I wiped away Jade's eyes with a baby wipe before stamping, leaving the area nice and blank so that I could then use my light box to trace Ruby's eyes on. I did leave Jade's original eyebrows and once I was done I LOVED how quizzical and concerned she was looking which totally led me to the sentiment that I used! I also ended up altering Ruby's body a bit by drawing in little shoes and wiping away the long sleeves on her dress to give her more of a springtime look.
Then I just colored both parts up, cut her out and pieced her together. I was playing with a new color combo for her hair and was going for a 'strawberry blond' look. I'm not 100% in love with the results yet but I'll keep working on it... practice, practice, practice, right? ;)
My paper choice was an easy one as I still had the scraps from Friday's PI card hanging around and once again they were too cute to pass up. And I also wanted to use these little felt roses that I had just made using the MFT mini rolled roses die. I have Nancy to thank for being a total enabler on these, LOL! She has been making the coolest rose accents for her cards and I simply couldn't resist any longer! :)
The problem now is... I think I need some new colors of felt for my stash! LOL!
Alrighty, time for me to bid you adieu... hugs! Supply list:
cardstock- Bazzill and Copic X-Press It
paper- Sassafras (Sweetly Smitten)
stamps- The Greeting Farm (WS Jade and WS Ruby), American Crafts (sentiment)
ink- Memento tuxedo black and Colorbox creamy brown
My Favorite Things mini rolled roses die
Kaiser Craft pearls
Martha Stewart butterfly punch
skin- E000, E00, E11, R00, R20
hair- YR30, Y21, YR21, YR16, YR23, YR24
clothes- E40, E41, 0, C5,C7,C9, BG11, BG13, BG15, RV23, RV25, RV14, Y13, Y15, Y17, YG05, YG03, YG25