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Apr 12, 2011

DTC #106 - Little Women

Happy Tuesday!!
We have a new challenge over at digital tuesday! It's Maria's turn to host the challenge, and she chose the theme:

Little Women

Simply make a card or other project using a female picture. Just be sure to include something digital on your project, it doesn't have to be the main image.

For my card I used an image from Mo Manning. Absolutely love this one!! I colored it with derwent coloursoft and baby oil, and copics for the skin tones.

My color combo was inspired by this gorgeous card by Crissy Armstrong.
No designer papers on this card. I used a flourish stamp with white craft ink on 3 of the corners. Embellished with some prima flowers and brads, and added some grosgrain ribbon. I used my sewing machine along the edges and the black paper strip.

I'd love to enter my card to the following challenges:
Stamptacular (girls and swirls)
Paper Sundaes (childhood memories)
Mo's digital challenge (how does your garden grow)

This week Digital Tuesday is being sponsored by Robyn's Fetish. Hope you get a chance to play along for a chance at a fantastic prize from the sponsor!

That's all for today! Thanks so much for stopping by my bog!

Have a GREAT day!


CraftyC said...

A very sweet card Ellie, and so pretty to!

karen said...

Ellie this is just beautiful! hugs, Karenx

coldwaters2 said...

Absolutely stunning card Ellie, this caught my eye as soon as I saw it, the colours, design and image are super.
Lorraine x

Pat said...

Oh Ellie...this is just delightful!! I have always loved this Mo Manning image...and must get it now that I see your beautiful creation!! I love how you colored her...and that self-designed paper as a backdrop is just perfect to showcase this little angel!! I am totally lovin' this! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Mo's!! Pat Frank

Elaine L. said...

What a sweet card! I love the red and black together, and all your embellishments are wonderful! Glad you shared it with us in Mo's Challenge.

Amy Johnson said...

wow! What a gorgeous card! Love all the red and those flowers with that image!

Maria Matter said...

Gorgeous Ellie!! love the black, red & white together and this image is so sweet!
hugs & blessings!

Lou Sims said...

Stunning card and love how you created your background. I must get my sewing machine out as your stitching really adds another dimension to your card.


Annette said...

How delightful! Love the color scheme! Thanks for joining us at SSC this week.

Dorcas said...

Gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous!! I love this! I’m so glad you could play with us at Mo’s this week!

Sandy O said...

Oh Ellie, what a pretty and bright card. The stitching is wonderful. I never thought to stitch on ribbon, I am going to have to remember to try it. Stamping the flowers is a great idea to remember too! I never know what to do with the white flowers I bought.

Anonymous said...

Your sentiment is perfect with this image. She's just adorable! Thanks for joining us this week at Stamptacular Sunday Challenge.


Lisa said...

This is so precious! Thanks for joining us at Mo's Challenge!

Alica said...

So sweet! Love the sweet strawberry girl! Great stitching too!
Thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes this week!

Alica ;)

Anne-Marije said...

Oh I really love this card Ellie! The digi is too cute...
xxx Anne-Marije

Sprytebyrd said...

Beautiful card, Ellie! What a fun image and you've colored her so well!
Thanks so much for joining us at Stamptacular Sunday this week!
Hugs!! Dee Sprytebyrd's Sentiments

Christine said...

What a beautiful card! That Mo's girl is one of my favorites. Thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes!