Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Mushroom of happiness

Hiya friends!

It's review preview day over on the ATS blog and today I wanted to color up the new Swiss Pixie Mushroom Girl. Can't you just hear her giggling? :)

At first my mind went to the traditional red mushroom with white spots for her color inspiration but considering I had already done a lot of that earlier in the month with Shroom, I made a conscious decision to go a whole different direction. That is when this great MME paper caught my eye with it's earthy blue, brown and green color combo. Those colors combined with the weedy, organic print and it seemed a match made in heaven... Mushroom Girl had her home. :)
And see that little silver mushroom down there? It's actually from an old hair clip that I wore in high school. One got lost and this one broke off the clip and yet I could never bring myself to throw it away. Now, all these years later, Mushroom Girl has a magical mushroom treasure to keep care off... yeah for hoarding, LOL!

There is even more review preview fun and inspiration to be seen at ATS from my fellow teammies so take a moment to check it all out and all of the new February stamps can be found in the ATS store here!

Have a happy Valentine's Day!
Supply list:
cardstock- Bazzill and Copic X-Press It
paper- My Mind's Eye (So Sophie)
stamps- CC Designs (Mushroom Girl), My Favorite Things (sentiment)
ink- Memento tuxedo black and Colorbox dark brown
Prima flowers
Queen&Co pearls
seam binding ribbon
Martha Stewart butterfly punch
mushroom charm
Copic markers:
skin- E50, E00, E01, V20, V22, R02
hair- BG72, BG75, BG78, B99
clothes- E81, E84, E87, E89, W0, 0, YG00, YG03, YG95

26 comments:

Valchen said...

Wow, just gorgeous! I so love your colouring!

Madu said...

отпад!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! супер!!!!

Annette said...

so adorable...love her blue hair..

Marianne said...

Wow, this is absolutely stunning. Love the PP and colours and that silver mushroom is gorgeous, too. Hope you'll be sending it to a good home, LOL. I wouldn't be able to part with it, either.
Marianne x

Creations by Shirl said...

Very pretty Amy~ love that blueish hair of her's.... such a sweet precious card for any occasion..Happy V-day!

Heidi Brawley said...

AWE so Adorable!! love the colors you chose! the silver mushroom is way cool too! Have a very Happy Valentiens Day!!!!
Hugs, Heidi <3

corry'kaart said...

hoi amy
wat heb je weer een schatje van een kaart gemaakt, het is een feest om naar te kijken!
groetjes van corry

Mimi said...

Gorgeous!!! Amy, this is sooo pretty! The colors are beautiful and the papers are perfect! Love the hair color!! Have a happy valentine's day! ;D

jeanne girl said...

OMG Amy - this is so CUTE!!! Love the silver mushroom - glad you kept it :) The card is gorgeous - love the colors and the paper and all of it!! Happy Valentines to you!

Stephanie J said...

Hey Amy! I've actually got a Copic question for you. You store your markers more-or-less horizontally, right? Have you ever had a problem with them where the chisel tip seems dried out and what colour you do get from it comes out super concentrated, but the brush nib seems juicy and the colour from it seems quite a bit lighter than it should? (I'm trying to fill in the new colour chart & am finding a whole bunch of my markers are doing this - including ones I'm not even sure I've used except for on the colour chart; I store them vertically, brush nib up, and am wondering if that's maybe part of the problem!)

Rhonda Miller said...

This is such a sweet card.

Cami said...

Oh how sweet this Mushroom Girl is with her blue hair. The DP is the perfect "background" setting for her!

Maria Therese said...

Sooo cute ♥

Mary J said...

Soooo gorgeous Amy! Your hair colouring is amazing too!

Pam Sparks said...

She's such a happy soul! Love your coloring and card designing Amy... thanks for inspiring!

Leanne said...

AW, this is super sweet. Love her hair! A combo I will definitely have to try. And boy those colors you chose for her are perfect. The flower ans the mushroom are a very sweet touch. A really pretty card Amy! Thanks for sharing!
Happy Valentine's Day!!
;)

Alyce said...

So cute!! I love this image and you have done a wonderful job colouring it :)

Julie said...

Beautiful card! Juliexx

Shirley N said...

Luv your beautiful card Amy, she's just adorable!!! Have a great day!

biggirlbri said...

Another awesome card as always! She is so cute and look like she is ready to take a nap in the flowers with her sweet silver mushroom. She is so cute and sweet and I am loving her blue hair. Great colors and papers.

Happy Valentines Day All Year Long!!!
:)
Tiffany

gobeagirl said...

Happy Valentine's Day my Friend! I hope that you are having a wonderful day. I think your little mushroom girl looks just so pretty. I love that you have used your hairclip from High School. Isn't it funny how some things we just hold onto as they have such special meanings to us? I love that you have used it. It truly looks adorable with her. Hugs, Lisa

Kim Y. said...

I adore this! I love the colors!

Have A Scrap Happy Day said...

Sweet Pixie Mushroom Girl is such a cutie with her rosy cheeks and the butterfly on her hat. Thanks again for the sweet card you sent me for the Feb. Secret Sister Swap. I just posted it on my blog. Happy Valentine's Day Amy.

Dotty Jo said...

Oh Amy, you really do make such wonderful cards! Jo x

Isa said...

So cute !!

RiNNE said...

What an adorable card!! Love the color scheme and your coloring! I like that cluster of blooms/ plants she's standing in front of!