Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Mojo160 Bella Style


 Hi everyone! I have been making cards like crazy this past week so I have another one to show you today! I coloured up this sweet lil' huggabugg and followed this week's MOJO160 sketch challenge. I turned the sketch to suit my image.


So this sweet Flutterby Huggabugg morphed into many different outfits while I was colouring her believe it or not. I know that sounds a bit "out there" but let me explain. I first coloured her in purples and didn't like it, then I coloured over her ink red derwent inktense pencils put black spots on her. Thinking that this looked alright, I took the next step and cut her out. I should have stopped there right? Noooooooo (said in a heavily sarcastic tone) I thought she might look nice with some stickles on her black polka dots. I wanted her dots to flow with her wings but apparently I hadn't had enough coffee in me yet. I accidentally grabbed my liquid pearls and squeezed some on before I noticed that it wasn't the stickles and when I went to pull it away, some dripped outside of the lines. So what do I do next? I wipe it away with my water brush and in turn smear black ink and liquid pearls all over my colouring. Now, normally this mistake would have seen a "trashy" end but I'm a determined person, especially after I have painstakingly cut out all of this bugg's limbs with some extremely dull scissors so I wasn't about to throw her out. So, I decided to take my red tombows to try to fix my mistakes and added some white gel pen dots instead.

All and all, I now have a multi-layered huggabugg who is red with purple highlights and a grey iridescent shimmer! LOL Ain't she purdy! ;) So to add to my odd little bugg, as a finishing touch I added some prisma and gamsol grass a la Paulabella. Yep. You guessed it - it didn't turn out either. I didn't get my blending the way I wanted it so out came the sponges for a quick (although not very good) cover up job. It's a darn good thing the sketch required some buttons or brads to distract you from my mistakes - now if only I could work on not pointing them out next time! lol

Don't forget that this week's Bellarific Challenge will be to feature any Ketto stamp. Just make up a project using any Ketto of your choice an email the a picture off of it to Emily and she will proudly display your project on her blog this Friday :D

Card Recipe:

Stamps: Stamping Bella - Flutterby Huggabugg
Paper: Gina K, Chocolate, Water Colour, October Afternoon Farm Fresh DP
Ink: Versafine Onyx Black, Olive, Ranger Distress Antique Linen, Chocolate
Accessories: Sewing Machine, Cuttlebug and Embossing folders, MFT Jumbo Scallop Die-namic, Top Note Die, Buttons, Taffeta Ribbon, Sponges, Pop Dots, Prismas and Gamsol, Tombow Markers and Water Brush, Stickles, Liquid Pearls, White Gel Pen

13 comments:

PinkBlingCrafter said...

OMG this is just super adorable. I love the coloring the the colored you used. Just super cute!!!!

Louby said...

Well I don't think anyone would have seen anything wrong with this little cutie, she looks perfect to me. I love everything about your card, the coloured image, the papers you have used and the way you have arranged them, all lovely
Louby x

Linda L said...

Huh mistakes what mistakes...she looks brilliant! I love your colouring...it always looks sooooo dimensional. My gorgeous gorgeous card arrived today...thank you soooo much....I am drooling over it as it sits here on my desk inpsiring me....totally appreciate you sending it my way. Cheers Kim! xL

Beate said...

Wow! Kim, that's gorgeous! Love your coloring, as always. Beautiful paper, layout...everything!
Hugs and smiles

Ebru - (April) said...

OMG Kim, she is stunning. Lovely coloring and I sure don't see any boo boos here. I want this card :o)

Lorri said...

Kim, I am impressed I would have given up at the first error. She is very cute.

Dana White said...

Kim this is fantastic - love the shading & how you framed the image

LindaH said...

LOLOLOL!!!! I thought I was the only one who would such efforts to rescue a card! But I have SO been there, done that, and you did an amazing job of saving it!

Anonymous said...

Oh yes..I've been there done that more times than I want to admit..sometimes these become happy accidents and you work even harder to find a way to save it and what comes out...a really creative piece..I just love it. It's so vibrant and colorful and I love all your boo boo's that helped you to get to this point..

More boo boo's...good show

pat

Beth Norman said...

I'm so sorry you went through all that. You can't even tell. Your card is as adorable as ever. Total cuteness.

Anonymous said...

Wow Kim... quite a tale!!!! May my best ones look like this "disaster"!!!! Love it even with all the problems!
Diane
diane7@rogers.com

Stampvanwinkle said...

Oh my goodness. This is just adorable Kim.

Shannon Erskine aka e3stamper said...

So very cute!!!