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Thursday, November 8, 2012

Simply B Stamps Previews Day 3 Norse Gods

Are you ready for more fabulous Simply B(etty) Stamps Teen Scene Norse Gods?!?  Yes?  Me too!  As guest designer, I was lucky enough to receive these eight awesome images to play with!  Here on Day 3 the team and myself have two more to share with you!  First up is Rio Hel!

Hel is the goddess of the underworld.  I decided to stick with only gray tones for her.  Black, white, and gray.  This is not a coloring technique I am adept at to begin with and it was very late when I started her so being tired didn't help!  We had out first snow yesterday, a pretty impressive nor'easter that left us with half a foot of snow.  The commute home took three times as long as usual so my whole night was off.  But I was determined to make both cards!  I did add Crystal Stickles to her hair for an "otherworldly" sparkle.

Papers are My Mind's Eye - Meadow Lark.  I used the Labels Twenty-Two Nestabilities from Spellbinders to cut out the image.  Flowers, a bling swirl, a metal corner and a sentiment from My Favorite Things' Twisted Foursome add that little something extra to the card.

  Next up is Lola Sif and I just adore her!  
Sif is the wife of Thor and is the goddess associated with fertility, marriage, and family.  She is also known for her golden hair.  My version is colored with Copics and Prismacolor Art Markers. She is mounted on top of die cuts made with Spellbinders dies- Ovals and Floral Ovals.  Papers are My Mind's Eye Lost & Found Two - Blush.  I wanted to play along with the Graphicat Sketch (#19), and though my sizes are a little off with the oval element, I really like how it turned out!  The flower trim is from Tim Holtz - Lavish Trimmings.  I used Labels Twenty-One to cut out that fab sentiment from Create with TLC.  A few pearls are the only other embellishment added.

 I am having so much fun working with these beauties!  One more day!  We'll have the final two images to share tomorrow and the images will be released into the Simply B(etty) Stamps store!  I hope you'll join us then!  As for today, if you arrived from Trish's blog you are on track.  If not, here is today's hop order so you don't miss any of the design team's beautiful work!

Regan (*you are HERE*)

Thanks for popping in to see me!  I appreciate all your lovely comments!  Hope everyone has a wonderful day!

Markers used on Hel: Copics (YG91, W4, W6, W8, W10, 100) and Prismacolor Art Markers (79, 99, 100).

Markers used on Sif: Copics (E11, E21, E00, R20, R00, R37, R81, R85, Y32, Y35, BG10, BG15, W4) and Prismacolor Art Markers (79, 196).



Irene's Creations said...

Beautiful cards!!!

Trish a.k.a stampi said...

So pretty and cute :-)

chrilvian said...

great work regan

Jovan said...

These are FABULOUS! Your sentiments are always so AWESOME!

Robin said...

Gorgeous! I love the underworld one and Sif is just so fabulous! Love the papers and the die cuts wonderful. Hugs, Robin

Corinne said...

WOW, gorgeous cards!!!

Katie said...

These are both gorgeous Regan! I LOVE the glittered hair on Rio and Lola is colored beautifully :) I'm also seriously digging the sentiment on the card with Lola- I know a few people that would be so appropriate for! Hugs, Katie

Kim Kelley said...

On the first one I can see her walking scared through a forest...and the second os more like walking through candyland! I know too much imagination! LOL

Graphicat said...

Gorgeous girl!!! I especially love the last one... not JUST cause it's a Graphicat Sketch either... FAB colouring, FAB elements and AWESOME inside as well as out!
Thanks for joining us at Graphicat!
You Rock!

DaileyScrapper said...

Wow these are gorgeous. Love them both.

Kate said...

Absolutely love both Cards. They look great.