Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Chelly Twinkles Too

Hi girls! It's Tuesday and you know that means it's time for Madelynn's Twinkling Tuesdays. Madelynn is 8 years old and loves to sketch while her mom Jessica stamps! Back in December she drew a card sketch and now she has her very own design team! Be sure to visit The Twinkle Blog to see our featured stamper this week - it's Jennifer who is one of my favorite people in the world! I mean, what's not to love about a gal with glitter in her hair? Be sure to stop by and leave her some love, okay?! And be sure to read all the way at the bottom for some VERY COOL news regarding our special guest at The Cuttlebug Challenge this week!

This week Madelynn sent us an Inspiration Challenge! Her mom loves coffee and this is a favorite mug.

I was completely inspired by the colors in the mug: cream, pink and green and that big, wonderful bow!

I also wanted to participate in the sketch challenge Katie issued over at the Paper Makeup Stamps blog. It was inspired by the very first card her mom made this week! I did flip it slightly as I thought my flower at the top was competing too much with the shamrock. It feels much more balanced this way.

I stamped Chelly on watercolor paper in Memento Tuxedo Black. I colored her using my inkpads and a waterbrush. Don't you just love her puffy skirt and the bloomers underneath? The grass and posies were freehanded.

In the closeup you can see the stickles I added to her fairy wings and her fairy curl. She also has a little pink bling on her cheek because...well, she's a fairy and she can!! There are lots of new stamps coming out at the end of the week and Katie put them up for Pre-Order with a discount! But it only lasts until tomorrow so go on over and check them out! She even has the new nestabilities on the pre-order!!
Thanks so much for stopping by today! Be sure to visit the rest of the Twinkies to see how they were inspired by Jessica's coffee cup!
The Cuttlebug Challenge is so happy to announce our guest this week is THE VALERIE SALMON. She's known for her sketches and design work for Fiskars. She created a wonderful sketch for us this week and we can't wait to see how you use it! Valerie will be picking her favorite and the winner will receive a free subscription to her sketch blog/class: Got Sketch! Cool, huh? So be sure to come back tomorrow to see my take on it!

17 comments:

Kimmie0270 said...

I LOVE Chelly in the soft colors you choose. She looks awesome.

Bonnie (eggette) said...

LOVE this stamp!! What beautiful colours and I absolutely adore the sparkle!!

Tina said...

Great card! I love the pink and green together! And I love the sparkle!

Sandra MacLean said...

How stinking sweet is this card Cassie!?! I LOVE the soft colors and that shimmer to her wings! I have to get me some of that shimmer stuff! Great job on the challenge this week Cassie!

Janna said...

Oh Cassie this is simply stunning!!! wow, wow, wow! I love the soft pinks and greens you used and i think watercoloring the image was a great idea! You do such amazing work! You are such an inspiration to me!

Smiles,
janna

Nancy said...

So beautiful!! I love the soft colors...reminds me of the inspiration and spring!!

Christi said...

This is gorgeous!! You know I love Chelly!! :) Thank you so much for playing along this week!!

Michelle said...

What a great card!

xoxo,
Michelle
http://imagdesigns.blogspot.com

Michelle said...

What a great card!

xoxo,
Michelle
http://imagdesigns.blogspot.com

Cathy said...

This is a great card. Love it!! Super job!!

the whimsical butterfly said...

This is adorable Cassie! I LOVE it! It's so cute and I totally went w/ the colors and bow, too...great minds think alike, right? ;) Love it!

Madelynn said...

Hi this is Madelynn. I love your card and how you used the same colors as my mom's mug. This is such a pretty card. Thank you for playing.

Jennifer (SCS: jennifer-g) said...

Aww! Thanks Cassie!! HUGS! I am so glad we are friends. :)

I love your project too - goodness! Those spring colors are just so gorgeous. You did a great job with the inspiration piece, love the bow! What a CUTE image!

Kristie said...

This is sooooo pretty! I love the colors and that stamp is adorable!

Heather said...

Wow does she twinkle I love her and your whole inspiration card is great!!!! Great colors, papers, coloring, and layout!!!! Love it Cassie!!!

Heather

Michelle said...

I've seen this image a couple of times and each one is so different and unique. I just love the soft colors you used - very pretty!

Debbie Lee said...

Hey Cassie, Love the sweet fairy and love the colors. Great job! :)