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Sep 10, 2010

Blueberry girl

Happy Friday!!

Today I decided to play in this week's Mo's Digital Challenge. The theme this week is "special folds and flowers". I think the fold I used is called "gate fold".

I purchased the strawberry and blueberry girl from Mo Manning's store a few weeks ago and just hadn't had time yet to use them. And I really wanted to before summer is over.
For today's card I used Blueberry girl. What a cutie and so much fun to color!

It's been printed on couture 80lb card stock which I purchased at I heart papers. Again, I used my derwent coloursoft pencils blended with baby oil. For the skin I used a couple of copic markers.

My designer paper is by basic grey (wisteria collection), card stock is elegant eggplant from Stampin Up. It's amazing how well the eggplant card stock matches the purple in the designer paper!

The card is kept pretty simple. Sketch was inspired by the sketch from Just Magnolia. I embellished with a prima flower (sponged it with eggplant ink to make it match better), some tulle, a button and ribbon. Distressed and sponged the edges and then I did some stitching with my janome mini. Of course I had to add some glitter too. My sentiment is from an old Stampin Up set.

Here is a picture of the card opened.
Besides Mo's challenge I am also entering it to these:
Thanks so much for stopping by today!!
Have a great weekend!!


Anneke said...

Hi Ellie,
I love this card!
So sweet this little girl :)
Hugs Anneke

Elaine L. said...

This is wonderful! Love your coloring and the touch of glitter. Thanks for sharing it with us in Mo's Challenge this week.

Danielle Champagne said...

Hello Ellie, would like to comment more, but seems to have a problem with photobucket... I am unable to see your blog well as the mention "this image or video has been moved or deleted....
I'm so sorry Thank you for joining us at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge and hope to see you again soon.

The Wired Angel said...

This is darling, Ellie. Very creative! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Mo's special folds challenge this week. Hugs, Peggy x

Joanne Stott said...

Beautiful card, love your choice of papers they are georgeous. Thank you for joining us at SFTW for this weeks challenge.


Joanne x

coldwaters2 said...

OMG Ellie this is stunning, those papers, design and image are truly beautiful.
Lorraine x

Cynthia said...

Very sweet! The image and papers are perfect.

Leonie said...

O super cute! Love that Mo image. and your colouring is gorgeous! Love how you have distressed your papers too! just perfect and thanks for joining in with us for our distressing challenge at SSC.
hugs leonie

Jackie said...

Totally fabby card, love it. Thank you for sharing with us at Mo's challenge this week. x

Lindsey said...

Great card, I love the image! Thanks for joining us at FnF this week x

♥ Lydia ♥ said...

Such a gorgeous card! Love the fold and your great colouring!!
Thank you for joining us at Mo's challenge this week x

Gunn (Merete) said...

This is so adorable. Love the papers and layout. Image is so beautiful.
Thanks for joining us at SFTW.

Dawn B. said...

Ellie this is so sweet. I love this image. I need to get here.. Thanks for joining us at Mo's this week.