I found this cute little guy at the LSS and just HAD to have him (you know how it is.. that just HAVE to have) *rolls eyes*
I have been doing some reading in the forums and I had watercolor paper and the Sharpies/Bics so wanted to try my hand at coloring with them. I saw a video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-jKsXsJzok
that said about embossing before coloring.. what a difference it made
I have to say he came out really cute I surprised myself!!! His hat has some Stickles & Flower Soft on it to give it some uhmpffffff
I used the Nestie Labels 4.. but didnt emboss.. Had a blonde moment with that.. so don't ask :P
The DP is from a SU old Christmas scrapbooking collection, do not remember which now.. using scraps is good ;)
Registered: July 9, 2008 Location: Stars Fell on Alabama Posts: 37011
Wed, Dec 23, 2009 @ 12:33 PM
Congratulations on using your first House-Mouse. He is absolutely the cutest thing ever. I see why you just had to have him. And, yes, I know that feeling. :) I love the SU paper from long ago as it was just perfect for this image. You did a great job coloring with those Sharpies/Bics. This is just an adorable card! Thanks for taking time from a busy Christmas schedule and CASEing one of my card to honor me as FS. Have a wonderful Christmas and an awesome New Year.
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Registered: May 18, 2008 Location: Virginia Posts: 24108
Wed, Dec 23, 2009 @ 4:58 PM
Oooh, this is SO CUTE. Once you've done a HM card, you'll never want it to end!!! I LOVE them!!! You did a terrific coloring job and love your papers. You did a fantastic job honoring Benzi as FS this week!! TFS!!
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Mon, Dec 28, 2009 @ 11:01 AM
Oooooh, this guy is so cute the way you have dun him up! I've had my eye on him at the LSS, also, but those darned super-sized MS border punches keep jumping in the basket first! Totally agree about embossing the images first. Really got into that over the summer when I had more time to stamp. Makes such a difference! Oh, yeah....I'm with ya all the way on the using scraps thing!! Definitely a good thing!!
Super cute card ya got here!! Love it!!