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Monday, October 8, 2012

You Are Too Sweet To Be Scary!

Look at me, two posts in two days!  Holy crap huh, LOL!  If you missed yeterday's post of the card I made for my friend's new home scroll down after this post to check it out! =)

Today I would like to show you a special card that I made for my wonderful friend Karen.  Karen was such a sweetie to invite me to Thanksgiving Dinner on the Holiday Monday, and I wanted to show her how much I appreciated her including me in her Family Thanksgiving dinner by making this adorable card for her.  Karen just loves Halloween and Ladybugs, so when I first saw this image I knew I had to make her a card using it.
 
 I know what you are thinking, yes it is another Lulu image, but come on, isn't she soooo adorable?
 
Here is a picture of the inside of the card.....
 SUPPLIES USED:
* Image & Outside Sentiment:  Kraftin' Kimmie, Halloween Lulu Set
* Memento Ink:  Tuxedo Black & Ladybug
* Copic Xpress Paper
* Copic Markers (colours used listed below)
* 4x5.5 Card & Envelope
* Patterned Paper:  Echo Park 6x6 Paper Pad, Yours Truly
* Red Embossed Polka Dot & Black Cardstock: from my scraps
* Glossy Accents (on the hair bobbles & antenas)
* Stickles: Black Diamond (spots on ladybug outfit)
* Sakura Gelly Roll Glitter Pen - Orange Star (for handle on the pumpkin)
* Sakura Clear Glaze Pen (on the pumpkin & the eyes)
* I*Rock Tool and Black Gems (x5)
* Fiskers Boarder Punch Treading Waters
* Thank You Sentiment:  My Favorite Things, All Occasion Sentiments
* 3D Pop Dots
*ATG
 
Here is a close up of Ladybug Lulu to show you the Copic colours used.....
COPIC COLOURS USED:
* SKIN:  E11, E00, E000
* HAIR:  E49, E59, E25, E21
* EYES:  E23
* BLACKS:  100,C9, C7, C5
* REDS:  R59, R39, R37, R35
* PUMPKIN:  YR18, YR16, YR14, YR12 + Y18 (for the eyes & mouth)


I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
* Heck of a Challenge - Spooktacular (Ends October 31st)
* The Crafty Bloggers Network, Challenge #4 - Anything Goes (Ends October 31st)
* Crafting For All Seasons, Challenge #37 - Costumes / Dress up (Ends October 15th)
* My Sheri Crafts - Challenge #95, Its PickingTime (Include a Pumpkin or Apple) (Ends October 12th)


I hope that you enjoyed today's card and will come back again soon. I would love to hear from you if you have time, your comments always brighten my day =)

Until Next Time, Keep Crafting!
Hugs;
Shari

14 comments:

  1. hi Shari , what a lovely card and isn't she adorable , great work and thank you for joining us at The Crafting for All Seasons challenge this time and Good Luck Hugs Elaine

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  2. Lovely card Shari, fabulous image and layout, love it.
    Hugs
    Caz x

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  3. so cute, thanks for shareing with us at heck of a challenge.xxx

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  4. Cute card! Thanks for sharing with us at My Sheri Crafts!

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  5. Oh such a cute card. The black, white, red, and patterned papers make it so elegant yet the image makes it so cute! Thanks for sharing this at My Sheri Crafts

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  6. Yep, way to cute to be scarey! Great job coloring the sweet image Shari! Love how you captured the highlights in her hair!

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  7. Now isn't that the cutest ladybug evah? Love the black and red design and your coloring is impeccable.

    Shelby

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  8. oh what a fabulous little image she is definitely too cute to spook lol.. i love her !
    Thanks for joining us at Heck of a challenge this month
    Lisa x

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  9. Too cute for words! Thank you for sharing your talents!

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  10. You did a great job! Love this Kraftin Kimmie set its too adorable. Happy Early Halloween!

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  11. Very cute card, love the image thanks for joining us over at the CBN Challenge this month
    Hugs
    Ang
    Crafty Bloggers Network DT
    My Blog: A Crafty Blether

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  12. What a fabulous card... Love that image so cute, Great design... I found your blog via your friend Mary... joined you as a follower... Hugs May x x x

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  13. such a cutie! love the simple design, too! lovely card, Shari!

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