Monday, December 26, 2011

Open House at TCC - Inspired by... Challenge

It's finally here! Open House at The Crafter's Cafe! We have a ton of fun planned. There are challenges that start today and will be open all week. We'll have a different game with a prize every day. You can win a door prize just for stopping by and saying hi each day. We have a ton of great sponsors and fabulous prizes! We hope you'll stop by each day for fun and games.

Today, I have my sample cards for the challenges. We have five challenges that start today. I'm going to post each one in a different post. I hope you'll check them all out.
I think this is my last card for today (breathes sigh of relief). This challenge is "Inspired by..." For this challenge, we're asking folks to find a card or project that inspires them and make a project. The challenge is sponsored by Make It Crafty.

I'm always inspired by Zoe's coloring :-) I saw this card on her blog that really inspired me the other day. So I studied it carefully and tried my best to use shadows in the same way she did. It was a challenge, and I got to experiment with making shadows using my C grey copics after I'd colored the main color. I'm really happy with how it turned out! I used Lizzie with a Gift and the presents from Festive Elements by Make It Crafty. The image was large and I wanted to focus on the coloring so I left the card very simple.
I'd like to enter this card in the following challenges:
1. Stampin' for the Weekend #23 - anything goes
2. Crafts and Me #66 - anything goes
3. Totally Papercrafts #97 - time to party
4. Charisma Cards #50 - anything goes
5. Paper Sundaes #100 - celebrate

Here are links to the products I used:




Happy Crafting!

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7 comments:

Cat's sCrap said...

Hi Jen,

What a fabulous card. Beautiful paper . Your work on your caracter is incredible ! Very magnificent work ! Bravo !

Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week.

Hugs from France.
Catherine.

Mummylade said...

fantastic project! Thank you so much for entering this in our challenge at Stampin for the Weekend and good luck!

Wendy said...

Gorgeous card, love the image and so beautifully coloured...Thanks for joining us at Totally Papercrafts.
Wendy xx

Bubbles said...

Wow what a fab image, and great colouring! Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz.
Joanne x

Pauline said...

What a wonderful image, beautifully coloured! Thanks for joining us at charisma Cardz this week!

Nasir said...

The designs are very cute.
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Chris said...

Hey Jen, fellow sweetie, love your coloring on this card.
thanks for playing with us at SFTW.