Sunday, September 7, 2014

Autumn in the Garden Challenge, Come and Get It Challenges

Today is the day for a new challenge at Come and Get It Challenges.  The theme is Autumn in the Garden.  I used some images from Fred She Said for my DT project below.  This was my first time working with this sponsor and I loved working with this little Emma.  They have her doing all kinds of things for all the seasons in their shop. The one below is called Emma in the Leaves and I also used Sunflowers and Pumpkins.

Emma in the Leaves/ Pumpkins and Sunflowers by Fred She Said
I colored the pumpkins with my Prismacolor Pencils but Emma, the leaves and the flowers were colored with my Graph'it Markers.  I saw a youtube of someone dong pumpkins with their pencils and they turned out so awesome so I wanted to give it a try.  I think the picture is washing out the depth I achieved a little bit but it is my favorite thing I have done with my pencils so far.  I used a range of different oranges but I also used a red hue and well as one of my yellow pencils.  They took longer this way but they were fun to work on.  I didn't make a list of the markers I used but if there is something specific you are curious about the combo for I am sure I can figure it out for you.  My papers are DCWV, the sentiment I had printed for another project but it went well on this one too, it is from Inky Impressions.  When I printed everything out I had a gatefold card in mind but then I couldn't get the images to line up right so I had to go with plan B.

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I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Bugaboo, Catch the Bug- September ATG
Hiding in My Craft Room- Think Fall
Just Us Girls- Leaves
Send a Smile 4 Kids- Cute Fall/Halloween


  1. A gorgeous card and I love your coloring - it's beautiful!

  2. Indeed, stunning and gorgeous. Coloring is popping right off the page. Love the polka dots you added to the boots. So cute. Also the pumpkins are such a great color. Thanks so much for sharing your excellent skills with us at Send a Smile 4 Kids.

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  4. Your coloring Liz is jaw dropping gorgeous!!! So glad you shared your talents with us this week over at Just Us Girls.

  5. Very nice! lovely coloring. Thanks for joining us at Catch the Bug this week, we hope to see you again!
    -Mari K.
    Bugaboo DT

  6. Wow- what a great card for a special child! I saw it linked at SAS4Kids and had to come here and see it in more detail. I am now your newest follower and would love it if you visited my blog and became a follower too.

  7. Thanks so much for taking up our September “Anything Goes” Challenge at Bugaboo Stamps! Good luck in the draw – and if you’re not one of the winners, please do come back and join us again tomorrow, when we start a new challenge!
    Luv’n huggz
    Jen Leeflang

  8. This is beautiful! I love the colors that you used!

    Thanks for sharing at Hiding in my Craftroom!

    Clear it Out DT
    Designs by Sammy

  9. LOVE THIS, what a happy card, great image and colouring too!! Wonderful Fall card!!
    Thanks for joining us at Hiding in my Craft Room
    Cheers Jennie DTM

  10. your coloring is amazing. This is such a cute card.

  11. Beautiful shading on the pumpkins and this whole creation is so pretty for autumn. Love your card !!


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