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Sunday, January 22, 2012

The Corrosive Challenge #141 - I {HEART} You

Hello, blogland! It's Sunday morning here and today is the start of a new challenge at The Corrosive Challenge! It is hard to believe two weeks have gone by already, but it's true! We are creeping towards February and with that in mind we announce our theme for this fortnight - "I {HEART} You"! With Valentine's Day less than a month away, now is the perfect time to include a heart (or two or three) on your creation! Your project doesn't have to be for that Hallmark holiday necessarily. It could celebrate a wedding, an anniversary, a birthday, any occasion where you want to send some love!

Our fabulous sponsor this month is Kenny K! They have offered up a prize of 5 of their digital images to our lucky winner! My image is one of their new Valentine's Day ones. She's called Sexy Cupid and that she is! I've colored her with the usual combination of Copics and Prismacolor Art Markers. This card is for a co-worker to give his wife on Valentine's Day, and I experimented with some darker skin tones than I normally use. I definitely think I still need practice with this, but hopefully, she'll like it anyway. lol I fussy cut and Stickled her as well. (Yes, I did just use Stickles as a verb. Deal with it! Haha!) Papers are from a new K&Company pad called Circus Valentine. I love this paper so you'll be seeing it again! The ticket is from a matching border embellishment pack that I picked up on Friday. On that same shopping trip I came across this lovely ruffled organdy trim that was a must have! A few flowers, a couple of punched and embossed hearts, some pearls, and my Dizzy Doily die from My Favorite Things complete the card.

Markers used: Copics(E25, E27, E34R43, W6, W8, W10) and Prismacolor Art Markers (150, 151, 152, 169, 1, 8, 10, 149, 209, 108).

If you want to play along or simply want to check out the rest of the gorgeous design team creations, visit The Corrosive Challenge blog!

This card is also being entered into the following challenges:
- Card Patterns: Sketch #149 (I took a little liberty with this one, but you can still see the basic structure)
- Stamping with the Dragon: Challenge #2 - Anything Goes
- Wags n Whiskers: Challenge #71 - Valentine's/Love Card
- 2 Sisters Challenge Blog: Challenge #75 - Embossing (the punched hearts are dry embossed with the Swiss Dots Cuttlebug embossing folder)
- Aud Sentiments: Challenge #46 - Love

Thank you for dropping in, and I hope you enjoy the rest of your weekend!



Lou Mac said...

Freakin' awesome card Regan!! Love your interpretation of the sketch and all of those tickets are drool worthy!! Gorgeous!!


knitmachinequeen (KMQ) said...

Regan coloring darker skintones is challenging and just requires lots of practice. You did good job. The card is absolutely beautiful. I love all the different embellishments. Especially love the tickets! TFS

I Don't Do Straight said...

Love that you used darker skintones for this looks Fab!

Linda Palmer said...

What a fabulous card Regan. Love your design, love your coloring and all embellishments. The organdy trim is perfect for your card.

Scrappin Sista said...

I {heart} your card!! lol!! Nice work!!
Stay craetive,
Alice B.

Lotta said...

Hi Regan, I love your card, it just breaths love! hugs Sandra

Ginger said...

What an awesome card! Coloring superb! Love the tickets. It is so cute.

Kim Kelley said...

Another gorgeous card Regan! I love how you did all the tickets and the ruffled ribbon is just perfect! HUGS

Pam said...

Pretty Valentine card, and that image is too fun!! Thanks for joining us at 2 Sister's!!

Kathy said...

Regan, this is AWESOME! Love the darker skin tone, you've colored her beautifully! Those tickets are fab, too. Your coworker is going to make his wife very happy!

Linda said...

Such a beautiful card.. As always very lovely work.. Hugs, Linda

febe said...

Awesome. Lady in red. Perfect color and layering.

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Lenet said...

Beautiful card, Thanks for joining us at Card Patterns this week.

Katie Butler said...

Wow! Great job. I love all the detail. Thanks for joining us at Stamping with Dragon.

Pami said...

Great card Regan, love all the elements! Thanks for sharing with us at Wags 'n Whiskers this fortnight, good luck and hope to see you again soon. Pami x

Ruthie said...

This is great - love the design!

Thanks for joining in with our LOVE challenge over at Audsentiments