October 12, 2009

Sketch Saturday # 71...Ooh La la...it's Kiki La Rue!

Hey! It's me again! WOWZERS!!! Two posts in one day...that never happens for me! Just wanted to share this card I made this morning for one of my bestest girlfriends who has a B-day coming up real soon! I don't know about you, but I think the best B-day gift one could get, is just kickin' back and relaxing, with a cuppa and not a care in the world....oh and maybe a trip to the spa for a massage, smile!

So, I decided to use the, oh so sweet, Kiki La Rue...OMGosh, I love her name and she is just a cutie patootie! She is a C.C. Designs stamp that I bought at Scrappin' Great Deals when I went to Sheila's fabulous store for the Kraftin' Kimmie Stamps launch party!

I followed the great sketch that is over at Sketch Saturday this week...I just flipped to fit with my image!!!

I was drawn to these yum-o papers in the Indian Summer 6x6 paper pad and used Bazzill Basics Cardstock from my stash! I am so thrilled that I can use some the Bazzill cardstock that is in my Monochromatic sets that I don't normally use as they go so nicely with Indian Summer! I stamped Kiki on ATS Copic Quality paper and coloured her with my Copics and shimmerized her. I also took my blue Sakura Stardust pen and just gave her a little sparkle in her eye! I cut her out with my rectangle Nesties and pop-dotted the image!

Here you can see her sparkle and shimmer with Angle Wings Shimmerz...I shimmerized the Caboodle Prima Flowers that I also bought at Scrappin' Great Deals....love 'em! Ribbon is American Crafts and a bit of bling to finish it off! The sentiment is from a MFT set!

here is the inside "kick back and relax" is a MFT sentiment and Happy Birthday is from the Kimmie's Everyday Sentiments set!
Hubby has the turkey in the oven and the aroma is starting to waft through the house and it smells yum-o!!!! Can't wait to dig in, smile!
Well, thanks for stopping by and having a wee peek!


dolcreations said...

This image is just so adorable and the way you have coloured is unbelievable! You are so talented!
Thank-you so much for the inspiration..your girlfriend is so lucky to receive this card as a gift!

Christine said...

Wowzer Tara this is stunning a real GIRLS card..love it.
Hugs Christine xx

Angela said...

Beautiful card!! Love those papers and the colours are gorgeous!!
hugs Angela x

Julie said...

Wow - this is brilliant - I love the way you've coloured it especially her hair!!!

Tracey said...

Oh, she is a cutie! Gorgeous card Tara! xx

Juls said...

just gorgeous! great image, coloured beautifully!! love the gorgeous colour combo, fab papers!! stunning! I just love it!!

Kelly Schelske said...

Gorgeous Tara!! Love the colors and your coloring it out of this world awesome!

Hugs, Kelly

Kim said...

What a gorgeous bday card Tara! Your friend is going to adore it! It's fantastic! Love how you mixed those papers and the shimmer has to be so awesome IRL!! Amazing work hun!
hugs~ Kim

Kim Piggott said...

This is fabulous!
Such beautiful colouring!
Gorgeous design and wonderful detail!
kim x

CraftyC said...

She's gorgeous Tara, and your card is beautiful. Forgot I have these papers. Oops!!

COCO said...

WOOOOOOOO very gorgeous card !!!!!!
I love this stamps and your coloring is very perfect !!!!
hugs COCO

Tara said...

What a perfect card for your friend T, this is one gorgeous creation and the image looks yummy teamed up with those BG papers!
Hope you enjoyed that turkey, I can alamost smell it from here!
Hugs Tara xx

Tab said...

Gorgeous card hun, love the sweet image and the colours you have chosen are delish! Fab embellies too!
Hugs Tab xxx

Debbie said...

This is gorgeous Tara, the image is soo sweet and I love the fab papers & pretty flower details.
Thanks so much for joining us this week at Sketch Saturday. Debbie x

Paula said...

Beautiful as always. Fab papers en lovely details.
Hugs Paula.

Georgia said...

Oooh wow, Tara! Fantastic card! I love the adorable image and these papers are lovely! :)
Love, Georgia xx

Kathy said...

Hey there lady!! How are you? This is so cute!! I love this image!! Looks like me in the morning!! LOL
Pretty colors and love your mix of things ~ they are always so pretty and appealing!!
Hope all is well and that you have a wonderful week-end!

2 Worlds said...

Such a cute stamp !Great card


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