Today is the first day of Spring! Really? I was just singing *It's raining it's pouring... the old man is snoring...* My oh my - you DO have a wonderful voice hee hee! Well, today I can repeat my song! Apparently, the weather forecast is rain ALL week (sigh). A little rain is good. A lot of rain is good while I am cozy in my bed...but ALL week long? Part of the trouble is that for the past 3 days, the electricity has been on and off - off and on! Grrrrrr.... it makes it very hard to stay in the lines while I'm coloring LOL
So...to celebrate, I'm having a Fun in the Sun party! Wanna join me? Just leave me a comment telling me what you enjoy doing in the summertime! There just may be a SURPRISE hidden for you :)
Today I have a wonderful sunshine-filled card to show ya! This is an exclusive stamp in the Sweet Meets Sassy Collection by Victoria Case for SCACD called Just Chillin'. Can you feel the warmth of the sun yet?
I've colored this beach babe with copics: E35 E34 YR21 YR20; E11 E21 E00 R20; B18 B16 B14 B12. For her dramatic eyes, I've used Lavender atyou Spica pen, Plum Berry Smooch and a touch of Stardust Stickles! Also, I've added a drop of Diamond Glaze on each lense of her sunglasses, her eyes and luscious glass of lemonade - well... what did you think she was drinking? lol
She's all cozy, snuggled up in the warmth of the sand. Ahhhhhh... I remember that feeling! To create the warm sand, I've used Toffee Ultrafine Flowersoft. To create the soft sky background, I simply used BG000 in soft circles (I didn't even blend it *gasp!*) You can see the sky better in the close up above.
The umbrella is a print n cut image from Nitwit. I used a sticky strip for dimension and gave it two generous coats of Ice Crystal Glamour Dust Ultra Fine Glitter Paint. I LOVE this stuff! I also painted the blue swirls to give it some shimmer too. I also LOVE these rhinestone swirls! It's part of a larger swirl. The sets of 3 rhinestones came from the same swirl. Multi-purpose... YAY!
Oooops... I almost forgot to tell you that this FABULOUS sketch came from the uber-talented Chelsea. I am ashamedly late posting this card for the CLP Sketch Challenge, but the good news is that you still have time to join in the fun for March!
I'm entering this card in the following challenge:
Bling It On - Anything Goes (option of charm)
If you haven't entered to win my mega CANDY, you can find it Here. Ends this Friday, March 25 at 11:59 PST.
***Now... don't forget to leave me a comment on this post only (as noted at the top). I will choose one person who will win some fabulous rhinestone swirls!! Ends Sunday, April 27.
I hope you've enjoyed my project and will come back often :) I appreciate all the lovely comments you leave. It makes my heart smile!!!
May God bless you, keep you and comfort your soul ~