Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Don't Be Blue, You Found Your Shoe

Here's a new image over at the Digi Doodle Shop. She is called Little Sweeper.   Judy asked me to color it for display on the home page of the shop.  She has this new thingee that is fun to play with.  (I am easily amused)  You hover your mouse over the black and white image and you get to see colored versions of the stamp.  I think it is pretty kool.  Diane and I both used the same image with different techniques and colors.  Check them both out here and let me know if you just love it.  (The thingee, I mean) lol.  It makes it a lot easier when selecting a image to be able to see it colored, don't you think?

I chose to use paper piecing on my scarf and apron.  I wanted checks and stripes and I certainly couldn't draw them.  All my papers, ribbons are from my stash.  I generated the sentiment on the computer but wish I had chosen a larger,bolder size font.  It does not photograph well, but looks fine IRL.  The sentiment was created by blogging buddy granddaughter #2, Kaylee.  I was dreaming up witty, catchy sentiments and this was the first thing that popped out of her mind.  She is brilliant, I do believe.  My flowers were punched from vellum and centered with a pearl. I curled some black wire around to make the swirlies below the bow. The ladybugs are cut from a piece of DP from my stash too.  The little aqua slipper is an image from the Digi Doodle Shop also.  It is called "lace" and can be found in Shoe Set 2.  Border punch is a MS one that I trimmed the scallops off of the bottom.  The Spellbinders is Label 10.

I am so proud to be featured on the front page of the shop along side of the very talented Diane.  At the time of this post, she didn't have her Little Sweeper card posted, but she has some really beautiful other creations there. Check her out  Diane's Country Cards & Crafts. 

Hugs people and thanks for popping in.  I love it when you do, you know.  Muwah!

Challenges I am entering this in are:
Make It Monday -  Anything Goes
Lollipop Crafts - Anything Goes
PolyCraft Challenge - My Favorite Things - Ribbon and Copics


  1. so nice card - thanks so much for playing with lollipop crafts- hugs Joanna

  2. You're absolutely right, the "thingee" is a KOOL feature. Some websites I've been to do show different colored images but not by passing the mouse over the image. I love this image; kinda reminds me of the two hours I spent cleaning my floors on Sunday. I also love your color combo. The vellum flower is new to me; I never thought of it. Thanks again for coming over to play blogger today; you're the BEST!

  3. Yeah for you! Fabulous card, wonderful coloring and an awesome image!

  4. This is an adorable image! Your coloring is amazing and the sentiment is quite sweet! Oh, how we girls long for the perfect shoe! :)

  5. Such a lovely card honey! And wow, well done on being featured on the front page! Smiles.

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  6. so stunning linda.i really love the image and your colours and details are gorgeous ;D

    xx coops xx

  7. Hi hun
    aww adorable card, lovely image, fab paper piecing, lovely embelies & design, sue,x

  8. This card is so pretty! I love your coloring and paper piecing. I going to have to go check out the "thingy".


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  9. This is absolutely gorgeous Linda, the colours, image and design look superb.
    Lorraine x

  10. such a sweet card love the colour choice
    Hugs Kate xx

  11. She is so sweet, love the paper piecing. Love to see images colored up, sometimes, I would pass them by without a second look if I didn't see the potential in color. Really cute, Linda, have to go check out the thingy!


  12. I love your favourite things! Thanks for joining us at Pollycraft this week, Sheena xx

  13. Pretty! I love your soft colours Linda! Thanks for linking up to the Make It Monday party and Pollycrafts!

    Mary J xxx


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