Monday, March 04, 2013

Now that's odd! (CYP)

A new week...a new challenge at Craft Your Passion Challenges. The theme this week is That is Odd and the challenge is to have odd numbers of embellies on your card. I worked in groups of odd numbers (5 buttons, 3 beads) but as it turned out there are also 11 embellishments on the card in total, another odd number. Obviously, I have no trouble being odd :)

I chose to work with the sweet Annabel digi from Sugar Nellie Stamps. I had purchased several of the Simply Adorable line the other day so I was anxious to colour this little beauty. I used Prismacolor pencils...I know, what else is new. I love my Prismas. Annabel was cut out around the circle frame provided and the edges were inked with Vintage Photo Distress ink. The scalloped frame around her was cut with a Spellbinders die from the MME Follow Your Heart - Be Amazing 6x6 paper pad and matted with dark brown cardstock. The framed image was popped up with foam dots.

More of this gorgeous paper collection was used for the background and striped band. Since the paper is double sided, there are an amazing number of patterns that work together. Both the background and the band were matted in the same brown cardstock. Five little buttons were threaded with brown floss and adhered along the band.

To embellish the top right corner, one piece of cheesecloth was adhered to the back of one felt flower button which had three letter beads glued to the center. The left corner had one corner piece cut with a Martha Stewart punch adhered a little in from the corner to balance the card. There you have odd card...LOL. Be sure to check out the gorgeous creations from the rest of the DT on the Craft Your Passion Challenges blog for more inspiration. I'm looking forward to seeing what you create for this odd challenge :) There's a wonderful prize on offer from our sponsor, Sweet Stamp Shop, this time around.

Thanks so much for visiting today and thanks also to my followers. I think it's so cool that people want to follow my art journey. Thank you so much.

I am entering this card in the following challenges:
A Gem Of a Challenge (Pink Gem) ~ #69 Button It
Catch the Bug ~ Anything Goes
ABC Challenge ~ I is for In Love

Life is good; so is art.


Kim Ryden said...

Cute card! I love the little I (heart) you beads! So glad to be on the CYP DT with you!

ParkNSlide said...

It's just magical how an odd number of elements is so aesthetically pleasing. Your composition definitely demonstrates this principle. Sweet image and you've colored it perfectly right down to the twinkle in Annabel's eyes.

Words and Pictures said...

That's a cool challenge, and you've met it beautifully!
Alison x

Tracy said...

Well I love your Prisma coloring so don't go changin'. :-) Beautiful vivid color and is that black matting I see? You can enter the TSG challenge with this one GF. Hugs!

besitos said...

Really beautiful 'odd' card, a great idea for a theme too lol. Love the image and your colouring is fantastic! :) xx

Michelle said...

Wow Bonnie this is a great card. I love the way you colored your image.
xxx Michelle

Anonymous said...

This is absolutely ADORABLE!! I really love your coloring and fun design!! :) Thanks for sharing!! Have a happy day! Smiles and Hugs - *Vicki*
*My Blog* - Stamp Smiles

~ginny said...

Hi Bonnie! Don't you just love the Sugar Nellie images like this one? Your coloring is beautiful on her - love the blue eyes!

Kelly Lloyd said...

Pretty card and colouring bonnie
Thank you for joining us at a gem of a challenge
Hugs Kelly

Ellibelle said...

What a pretty card and beautiful image! Love how you colored her!
Many thanks for playing along with us at ABC!

Stephanie said...

This is so cute, thanks for playing along in our Anything Goes Challenge at Catch The Bug.

Lori said...

Such a sweet image and you've colored her perfectly. Thanks for sharing your creation at Bugaboo this week.
Bugaboo DT