Thursday, July 14, 2011

Anouncements, Winners and a Fashionista Challenge

Happy Thursday (Wow the week is going fast!) I do have my winners today but they will be at the end of my quick ramblings. Lol.

I wanted to share a card with you I created using Distress Inks. This is my first attempt at water coloring with Timmy's fabulous inks and I'm loving it. It was a little quicker than when I normally color with my Prismacolor pencils but I'm thinking once I start venturing into all sorts of colors, my time frame is going out the window. However, that might take me a while to get there seeing that I still need about 30 of them. Lol!

This is a 5.5 square card. I used one of my new (to me) Anya's from the Miss Anya Dressy Set from one of my fave co The Greeting Farm. Love them!  The sentiment is from my fave gal Kristal, KAndrew Designs.

I will be playing along with: Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes. Simon Says Stamp and Show - Stitching, Faux or Otherwise. Cupcake Craft Challenges - Favorite Cupcake: #110 Pink and Brown. Sketch Saturday - Sketch 163.  A Spoonful of Sugar - Pink and Brown.      

I also wanted to remind you all that we will be having a special Getting Cricky Blog Hop this Friday, the 15th at 9pm Eastern (6pm Pacific). Our hop will be benefiting the "Run For The Fallen" in Maine Organization. Its an organization that helps keep alive the memory of our fallen heroes from Sept 11. That was a very sad day in our American history and we should always cherish our loved ones and always thank our heroes. Please make sure you come back tomorrow and participate with us in this very special hop. Plus we will be having an amazing guest designer. You wont want to miss her :)

And now for my winners (Sorry for the delay).

Explosions Blog Hop - Becky from Squirly Girl Creations
I Spy Post - Ashley from Scrapping Pink Piglet
Ladies please email me by July 20th. 

Thanks for stopping by/commenting.
Ill see you tomorrow for my special Double post!


Amy said...

Love the card and you did a great job on the coloring with the distress inks! Congrats to the winners! :)Amy

JulieK said...

This is beautiful Jess! You did a fantastic job with the distressed inks (aren't they fun!).

Ashley said...

Beautiful card - loved the distressed inks! I am in awe of what you do :) Thank you for the awesome prize!

Ashley "Scrappin' Pink Piglet"

Dan said...

Great card, distress inks are great for watercolouring, aren't they! The Design Team are really pleased that you joined us for the Simon Says Stamp and Show Challenge this week - Thank you!

Faye said...

Oh, what a totally fabulous creation. A lovely image choice too. Thanks for playing at Cupcake this week and good luck. x

K Andrew said...

THis is AWESOME!! I love it! Gorgeous--I love all the smoky browns; you are brilliant my friend!!!

Brenda said...

Beautiful is RIGHT. Great card. Love the colors for sure
Brenda GCDTM-Sister
I would be honored if you came to see my blog here

Donna said...

Such a pretty card and a fab choice of theme from our previous challenges...thank you so much for joining in the fun with us at Cupcake this week :) Donna x

*CATS* Creations said...

WoW what a BeAuTiFuL CarD!!! You're SO Talented! I've become a new follower.

Squirlygirl said...

Beautiful job on your card Jess! I love the look of this technique! I am reading along not expecting to see my name at the bottom of your post.... and I won, I won :) Thank You so much! You rock :)

Linda said...

OH I absolutely love this one. Very beautiful work.. Hugs, Linda

abusybee - DoubleClick Connections said...

so cute! Love the colors on this!

Rica said...

Gorgeous card, I love the monochrome colours and great colouring with the distress inks.

So glad you could join us at the Simon Says Stamp challenge
Heather xx

Amy said...

Absolutely wonderful, Jess -- LOVE your coloring... Wow, you blow me away with your incredible talent!! :)

Your GCDT Sister,
Amy :) at

♥Rach♥ said...

Love the layout and vintage look of this, totally beautiful!