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Friends Having Fun Sketch #2: For My Mom

Since the days of Twilight Tuesday, I have loved creating things with Dani’s sketches. So, now with Friends Having Fun, the same is true. Her sketches keep getting better and better! Take a look:

Fab right? Love it! With it, I made a card for my Mom for Mother’s Day.

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The showpiece in this card is of course that gorgeous mermaid from Sweet Pea. I won her from Alex’s blog candy a short time ago. I got her in the mail on Friday, and had to color her in immediately! I also used some bamboo (on the red) from Inkadinkado and a grassy stamp from Judikins. The mermaid is of course colored with colored pencils and the background stamps are Versamarked and Clear embossed. Here’s a closeup of the mermaid:

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I love these colors. I don’t normally work with so many bright and bold “primaries",” but I really love it here. She makes me smile. Aren’t colors supposed to do that though? Make you smile?

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Here you can see the background stamps I used a little better. Please click on any of the images to see them bigger.

Thanks for taking a peek! I hope you play along with this sketch challenge. Have an inspiring day!!!

Comments

Erica said…
This is gorgeous! She definitely brings a smile to my face. I bet your mom loved it!
Dani said…
Such a bright and happy card! Perfect!!! :)
margie c said…
Gorgeous card, Alison! I love all these colors! So perfect for Mom! I'm sure she adored it :)

hugs, margie
Julie said…
What an awesome card for your mom! I love all of the color, especially your coloring on the mermaid. She's just stunning.
Danielle said…
That is such a delightful card! Those colors go together so well, and they really do look happy! You colored your mermaid beautifully too! I have to find time to play more with FHF. I played last month a little, and then fell off again. I'll HAVE to make more time!! Your card is totally bitchin'!!!
Randi said…
Beautiful Sweet Pea card Alison! I love the bright colors and how you left the background white! Great effect!
Alyssa S said…
She is fabulous! What a beautiful card...I'm sure your mom loved it!
Gorgeous! I love the way you colored her.:)

hugs,
Laura

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