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Thursday, February 23, 2012

Tickled Pink Stamps Challenges #57 - Lolita

I am feeling a little grim and grumpy and a tad gloomy too. It's raining today and this image just suited my mood. The Tim Holtz Muse Token reads "Courageous" and I think anyone who has had their heart broken has shown a courage and a strength beyond what should be expected of mere mortals. I dedicate this last Tickled Pink Stamps Challenge to all those who bear the scars of love lost and in particular to a good friend of mine.

It is a sad day anyway since we have to say good-bye to the Tickled Pink Stamps Challenge, but fear not! TPS stamps will continue to delight us with their Lads and Lolitas and Pinkettes in digital form, hopefully for a long time to come! Challenge #57 is to use a Lolita. Any Lolita. So of course, it MUST be a Tickled Pink Stamps image in order for you to play along.

My card features Lil Valentine Lolita Lilith. She is colored with Copics and Prismacolor Art Markers. The sketch is from Seems A Little Sketchy (#7). Flowers, lace, and pearls are from my stash. Papers are a new 6x6 pad I bought last week called Lost and Found - Market Street. I also got to use my new Picot Edge Circle Nesties, and I LOVE the look!

Please visit the TPS blog to see what the beautifully talented {PINK} ladies have designed for you for this last challenge! ANd we hope you'll join us so that the challenge can go out with a bang.

I hope you have a good day. And as for me, I'll allow myself one melancholy day. That is until my small man wakes up and makes my heart smile! There's nothing like that love to chase away the gloomy grays. :)

Markers used: Copics (E11, E21, E00, R20, R81, R85, RV34, W4, W6, W8, W10) and Prismacolor Art Markers (143, 151, 198).



Jasmine said...

Sorry you're feeling blue :-( We all have those days though, you are certainly entitled to wallow for a little bit. At least it gave you inspiration for a great card. Her hair looks awesome,and I love the new nestie. Feel better! Hugs!

knitmachinequeen (KMQ) said...

Sorry your in a blue mood but it certainly doesn't show in this beautiful creation. Love it. Like you, I'm really digging your new Nesties and you know I have a weakness for Kraft cardstock. You're certainly going out with a bang!

Kate said...

Aww sweety, I hope you be in a great mood soon. I agree with with Rachelle it sure doesn't show on your beautiful work.


Unknown said...

Oh you are allowed but not for long the card is amazing and so are you!
Hugs tammy

Kathy said...

This came out great Regan! Lovely coloring, fun papers and now I need that new nestie shape. Sorry you are in a gloomy mood. Hope something wonderful happens for you today!

Lotta said...

Hi Regan! Your card (and image) is a good one for this last challenge. Hope you feel better soon, even tho these blue days is important ones too, but not fun ofcourse. Your card is beautiful anyway! Love all the pearl and lace you added too! hugs Sandra

Linda Palmer said...

Lovely coloring, I love the card and I think you did a great job. Hope you get over your blue mood. lol!! I love the image. and I think she is perfect for a courageous person. Absolutely beautiful embellishments.

Scrappin Sista said...

Sorry your feeling grumpy!! Your card is great!!

AllisonG said...

We all need to have a gloomy day now and then to make the good days even better! I like quirky cards like yours that aren't all sunshine and happiness. I think you'll appreciate this card at my blog:

Thanks for playing along at Seems A Little Sketchy! Hope to see you back again for another sketchy challenge. :-)

Unknown said...

Gorgeous card! Love the coloring of your image, and all those lovely layers! Feel better soon! ;o)

Imke said...

Hi Regan, sorry you are feeling grumpy. Sometimes we have those days....
Your card is lovely. I like your coloring and the pearl swirls. Very pretty card !!

happyscrapper said...

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Rebecca/Sydney's Sentiments said...

I hit you with the award too Regan! Fabulous card.

Kim Kelley said...

What a wonderful card Regan! I hope the weather clears and so does your mood. I put you in my top for the liebster award! HUGS

talha said...

These cards are looking much attractive with pink and red shades,thanks for sharing.

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