Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Tickled Pink Monthly Sketch Time

Hello my blogging pals,
it's hard to believe it's been a month
since our first sketch challenge over at
Tickled Pink Stamps Monthly Challenge
This month we are using the featured sketch,
plus making a coordinating bookmark.

I've used the darling Lilith from TPS Lil Lolitas range, doesn't she have a look that says it all, lol, I love her!! K & Co. paper, gorgeous lace and mesh from TPS and Prima flowers, look at how they loaded them up with stamen, soooo dreamy!!!

Now here's where I have attempted to incorporate sarcasm into my papercrafting by using an old school Stampin' Up "Oh Happy Day!" sentiment, doesn't she look thrilled, heehee!! The bottom border, shaped with a ek success punch onto kraft then distressed in Brushed Curdoroy, is popped up with foam mounts and I've placed flowers round the shape to nestle the pullout bookmark into place.

Lilith was stamped onto Gina K cardstock and coloured with black prisma pencil, our running challenge set by Kellie for us Pink Ladies to spark our mojo is to colour our images in black and white only. Well, I must say, I love the effect, quite neat. I couldn't resist just a hint of blue in her eyes and on her roses, because to me, she looks a little bummed out, the colour matched her vibe I think. I added some highlights with a white Sakura jelly pen and added a touch of Diamond Stickles to the dress, shoes and skull.

So you'd like to join in but don't have any Lil Lolitas (((yet)))??? Well, that's okay, because our monthly challenge allows you to use any range of stamp that is presently sold at Tickled Pink Stamps, head on over HERE to see the list of brands. And nope, doesn't have to be purchased from TPS to play in our challenges!!


Unknown said...

WOOHOO Coupon this is soooooo great!! I love the black and white theme and I reckon she looks tops with blue eyes and a little pink on her cheeks.... she looks so sad to me too:-) Love your papers, and your flowers and the sparkly bits. I love sparkly bits:-)

cabio's craft corner said...

This is so very cool Stephanne. Love the mono image and the coloring contrast layout!!

Debbie Pamment said...

WOW Steph - this is truly gorgeous!!! And I think your sentiment is the perfect touch for Miss Lilith! I've cheated a bit with my B&W too - little splashes of colour are all part of making the challenge out own - LOL!

Annika said...

This is just so gorgeous! Love the DP and your embellies, trust you to get it 100% right! Fabulous colouring of course and the image/sentiment combo is a real hoot!

Kylie said...

Wow Steph! Your colouring is amazing! And your card - equally gorgeous. I love all the lace and gorgeous flowers.

Jennibee's Cardspot said...

This is a really great card, I love it, the expression on that girls face is amazing LOL, you have coloured it beautifully
Love Jenni

Chantelle said...

Oh this is stunning Stephanne - love the B&W on Lilth - love how you've made the bookmark for the front of the card - so clever.

Juls said...

so gorgeous!! Love how you have kept the image monochrome! and I love the real vintage look you have created! such a gorgeous creation. hugs Juls

Juanita said...

Fabulously gorgeous card, love the DP, lace, flowers and image. They all look lovely together.

On a side note Fussy and Fancy is having a DT call. All you need to do is create a card with current challenge and add the letters DT after your name. I'd love to see you give it a try if were interested in being on our team.

Maria Therese said...

Gorgeous card and bookmark!

Marlene said...

Wow - this is amazing! I love your sarcastic witty sentiment...and I love how you added some sparkle to the "understated" image. BEAUTIFUL - all of it!

Mina said...

I am loving these new Tickled pink stamps and this one in grey is fabulous...stunning card Stephanne
Mina xxx

Elise said...

Okay, this is SUPER COOL!!! Wow! I am in awe sitting here and looking at your AMAZING work! Seeing you work with these line of stamps is making these stamps really grow on me! LOL .. but I know I wouldn't know where to begin on how to make these look amazing like yours! GORGEOUS work as always and any person would be LUCKY to receive a creation like this! But who could use this bookmark? I couldn't! I'd be concentrating more on the bookmark than my actual book! LOL!

Well you've done it again ... totally wowed me. Over and over, you do it again and again! Whewwweeee! BRILLIANT work Stephanne!

Big Hugs,

Aunty Sue said...

oh i so love this and the colours are amazing just love everything about it

Debra James said...

Love all the little extras you have added to your already perfectly coloured and fabulous card,Love the softness that you added to her with that little bit of colour, Hugs xxxx

bente_me said...

Wow, what an amazing card:) Love the stamp and the sarcasm! It made me giggle;)
Have a great summer

having a {me} day said...

WOW!! Just love your pull out bookmark! Awesome! Fabby image even if she does look 'bummed out' LOL! The sentiment suits her. kxx

Kellie said...

Yup I am so behind and playing catch up! BAD BLOGGING FRIEND, BAD, lol This is absolutely AMAZING Waffle #2, she looks gorgeous in grey, great minds think alike babe!

Hugs Kel xx