over at Audrie's IC challenge tonight:100 Brilliant Color Combinations. I just couldn't stop her...she looked at eVEry 1, multiple times...I know she was looking for some beets...she just adores beets. td! But after consulting cousin Bernice, Eunice decided upon #89 Shadowy & Dramatic. Isn't it the more wonderful color for skin of a certain age?
I do hope you have not grown tired of the Bernice and Eunice show. It has been several years since they both made appearances for Valentines. my advice to you back in 2009 and Eunice is back in 2013 and a pink TEDDY for Bernice. It is a lot of fun to figure out ways to ink up old rubber and bring forth something new...especially with these wild cousins!
The background is another venture into my mixed media year long exploration (WanderLust 2016). I am learning to let go of perfection and allow for things to take on a mind of their own. The wild starry night is an example. I used the Dylan Reaveley wonky star stencil on white cs. The shimmery red/coral/pinky color is from ColourArte's Radiant Gel. When it was dry, I used Gelatos over the top, in the colors of #89, wiping to remove the Gelato's off the starts. I kept layering until I was pleased with the random combination of color.
Eunice was colored with Copics and her jewelry was tickled. If you go to the previous Eunice links, you will see how I changed up the scarf, sentiment, and accessories each time. I thought with such a bold bg, she needed a 'hula' skirt (up cycled garlic net in red) and the underskirt is half of a pink silk flower petal. I cut a crochet white cotton do-dad, using only two loops. The German scrap in copper acts as a belt. FUSSY cut her. Instead of using the sentiment around Eunice, I decided to emboss the I Love You confetti in the colors of my inspiration.
Thank you for visiting my girls today...they are a hoot and a half! Can you tell I adore them? Remember fixin' up a shoebox with crepe paper and heart shaped doilies in elementary school...I wish for you the bestest box of chocolates...
Edit: for photo now that the sun is shining...
Date: Saturday, February 13, 2016 GMT Views: 1062
Accessories: Star Stencil by Dylusions, Confetti 'I Love You's', Garlic Red Netting, Stickles, Copics, German Scrap, Crochet Doily, piece of silk flower, Embossing Powders, snippet of gauze, White gel pen
Registered: May 23, 2009 Location: sunny california Posts: 9200
Sat, Feb 13, 2016 @ 9:08 AM
I am laughing at your description of this totally fun sexy gal. I love all the detail on her clothes. Your mixed media bg is fantastic. Eunice sure would be missing an arm if I tried to do that intricate fussy cutting.
Registered: September 12, 2007 Location: Wake Forest, NC Posts: 61618
Sat, Feb 13, 2016 @ 9:11 AM
I'm thinking you've finally found your hearts delight, Susan. You can create with abandon and enjoy the process at the same time. Your soul is a beautiful one, Susan. You reflect that in your wonderful creations. Love the story and the creation: It just all fits.
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Registered: June 9, 2006 Location: Wauconda, IL Posts: 53147
Sat, Feb 13, 2016 @ 10:05 AM
You look like you had a blast with this!! I love the fun bg. This Eunice looks like she must have some wild personality. I love her eyelashes and wish I had some that were half as long. Thanks for sharing all your creativity with us. :>)
Registered: October 19, 2007 Location: Packer Country, WI Posts: 56572
Sat, Feb 13, 2016 @ 12:12 PM
Susan, this card is just a riot....reminds me of the fun image you sent me awhile back...Bosom Buddy gal. I made a card for my friend and she totally enjoyed the humor. It makes me happy when seeing a stamper make cards, and have a great deal of fun. You add that fun spark to the challenges. Thanks.