This is Wendy's fun Free for All challenge - Bright and Beautiful.
Have you ever made a card where it is 99% finished then disaster strikes? I made the background and Rubys dress by water colouring with distress inks and coloured pencils and a bit of white paint for the clouds.
The hair on Ruby was lacking something so I made the decision to use copic markers...fatal mistake. Rather than bin this card I decided to go crazy with her hair and add some fun doodling and a caption to suit.
Have a great week end everyone and thank you for looking.
Date: Friday, July 18, 2014 GMT Views: 893
Registered: March 31, 2008 Location: Eastlake, OH Posts: 21011
Fri, Jul 18, 2014 @ 7:37 PM
This is So fun! What a refreshing take on this Phyllis Harris image, Susie! When disaster strikes it is never, ever at the beginning of a project! I love your cover up! Thanks for the chuckles! I love the grasses on this one!
Registered: May 23, 2009 Location: sunny california Posts: 5982
Fri, Jul 18, 2014 @ 7:47 PM
Love those "when all else fails...punt" moments. This is such a fun card. That awesome hair is what caught my attention. I love it. The sentiment is so funny. I need to frame it and hang it on the wall. I figure that of my 56 years, if I added up all the time spent trying to get my hair to look half way descent, it would equal about 7 years. Fantastic colors and water coloring.
Registered: February 22, 2012 Location: Cape Cod Posts: 28739
Sat, Jul 19, 2014 @ 4:34 PM
Been there, done that - 99% and disaster strikes, but I rarely manage to find a way to save it. I would never have guessed there had been a disaster. This is just the cutest and haven't we all had that bad hair day (many more times).
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Registered: February 9, 2010 Location: Mentone, California Posts: 7380
Sat, Jul 19, 2014 @ 5:28 PM
My hair has been the bane of my existence in this lifetime... it has made me LATE more times than I care to say. The notice of high humidity causes me to hyper ventilate! Actually I have become much more relaxed in my old age.... but I digress....LOVE this! Nancy is right, your grasses on this ROCK and I think her hair became a "happy" accident! I love that you saved this wonderful card and shared it with all of us so we could smile....