Tiddly Inks DT Call!

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

I'm finally back to blogging! This has been a busy month for me, but August always is, with school starting again. But, I just HAD to get back in the groove because Tiddly Inks is having a DT Call! I took a DT break after Flourishes closed up shop, but Christy's images are so cute, I decided to throw my proverbial hat in the ring and see what happens. ;)
I just love images with little girls and their books. It always makes me think of my DD. This digital image, called School Girl, really is cute as a button, isn't she? I printed the image on Copic x-Press paper. She was so much fun to color with Copics, and I added some dots to her dress with a white paint marker. The layout came from the Viva la Verve August 2014 Week 1 sketch, and I followed their color challenge, too. The flowers and sentiment are Verve images that I colored, then fussy cut and rounded with a stylus. The floral strip on the gray dp is Washi tape, and you can't see it in the photo, but I used a clear Spica pen on the flower for a little sparkle.
On the inside, I used PTI dies to cut a few dp buttons, to coordinate with the sentiment on the front of the card. 

Well, I'm down to the wire on the DT Call, so I better pop over and get this baby entered! Thanks for stopping by today, and enjoy the rest of your week!

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
Tiddly Inks DT Call
Viva la Verve August 2014 Week 1 Sketch Challenge
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday: Make it Sparkle
Freshly Brewed Challenge--August Challenge #1: Buttons
Paper Issues: Mix Tape with Hazel & Ruby

~Hugs,

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13 comments :

Jenny Gropp said...

Super cute!!

ccroll said...

Love this---inside and out!

Leslie Miller said...

Well, if they don't choose you they're nuts! Your coloring is downright amazing and the card design is fabulous. So nicely finished inside, too. Love those cute die cut buttons, which are great with the sentiment. Wishing you luck, Cheryl!

Virginia Lu said...

Aw.. super adorable! I love the coloring and your use of embellishments! Beautifully done! Thanks so much for playing Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

Holly T. said...

that is adorable! the coloring is awesome!

Julee (Vervegirl) said...

Absolutely adorable! Just love the splotchy background behind your perfectly colored girl.

Conniecrafter said...

She is too cute, excellent coloring and love how you did the background around her, good luck!

stampqueen said...

Just adorable!!! I haven't been crafting as much this summer either but the kids leave for college in 2 days - and the Hubby is driving up with them so I will have the whole week to myself :) - except for work anyhow :)

Deborah Anton said...

This is perfect and so adorable! They'd be crazy not to take you!:) Your coloring is fabulous!

Desire Fourie said...

This is so perfect for our BUTTONS theme. Thanks for sharing your talent with us and good luck.
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Desíre
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Karen Amidon said...

Wow! She really is "cute as a button"! Cheryl, your coloring is amazing, so talented. Good luck on the DT call, they would be lucky to have you!

Karen Amidon said...

Congratulations!

Sue Lelli said...

As always, your coloring is FABULOUS and really makes the images come to life! LOVE the flower, too! Good Luck, Cheryl!