Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Hot Cocoa

Hi everyone and Happy Tuesday! :) Hope your new year is off to a great start. I'm working hard at work, I'll be out of town next week at prosecutor boot camp (yikes!) so I have to get some things ready to go. The boot camp is for new assistant prosecutors. I've been at the job for about 4 months now and my boss sends all new prosecutors to this course. I'm actually kind of excited about it, but I have lots to get done before I leave :)

Anyway, onto crafting. I'm currently working on Valentine's Day cards, but I still have some winter cards and a couple Christmas cards to show you.

For my first card, I used Cocoa Puff (how cute is that name :) ) from Susana's Custom Art and Card Design. This is another image illustrated by the super talented Victoria Case. I colored the image with copics (R81, 83, 85, and 89 for the pink, B34 and B37 for the blue). I added some stickles to the snow at the bottom of the card and I added Glossy Accents to her eyes. All design paper is by My Mind's Eye (love this company!). Cardstock is from SU (Ballet Blue and Rose Red). All flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts.

***I apologize, my pictures aren't as good as they should be. I took these pictures before the craft show back in November and we got a new camera since then so these aren't as great as I'd like.

My second card today uses another Victoria Case image from SCACD. This one is called BFF's. I think this image is absolutely adorable. I colored the image with copics (R81, R83, R85, R89, G24, G28), added some gold Spica glitter to the bells on the stocking, added Glossy Accents to her eyes, and some Diamond Stickles. All design paper is from K&Co. The cardstock I used is from SU. I also used my SU Ticket Corner Punch on the corners and added pink pearls (from Michael's). I think the sentiment is from Whiff of Joy. A very simple layout on this one, but I didn't want to overshadow the cute image (love that kitty cat) :)

Well, that's it from me today. Thank you so much for stopping by. Hope you all have a wonderful day and I'll see you back here tomorrow :)

Big Hugs, Christine


Maria Matter said...

Hi Christine!
It was so nice to see your sweet face on my blog this morning!!!
I'm glad you are back in blogland, you make such lovely cards!!!

These are super sweet! I do love that BFF, Victoria draws such pretty faces!

I'm following you now, so I can keep track of you! lol I look forward to seeing more of your beautiful makes!
Have fun at bootcamp!
take care
Blessings, Maria

Good Kardma by Jules said...

These are both adorable! I especially like the DP you chose from MME and how you colored the images.

Heidi Walczak said...

Wonderful cards, I love the "feel" of them ... sounds silly, but I really do!

Brandi said...

These are darling! I agree that Victoria is amazing and My Minds Eye makes the cutest papers!

Good luck with your bootcamp ~ Smiles ~ Brandi

Anonymous said...

SOOOOO cute! love your cards!!!
Pam Going Postal

Peggie said...

Great cards. The dp works so well with them.

Anonymous said...

hi christine!!
SO glad to see your blog active again!! your cards are just wonderful!!!

Anonymous said...

Love the cards!! The colors are perfect and girl your coloring is incredible!! Blessings and Hugs!!

Danni said...

Wonderful cards!! So very cute!

Anki said...

Wow - you're colouring is amazing! You've been creating a lot and I'm so happy that you are back. Kram - Anki

Belinda said...

Darling coloring --- soooo sweet!

cats whiskers said...

Hi Hun 2 fabulous cards here love the bright colours and DPs. best wishes for 2010 dear
Hugs Jacqui x

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