Monday, April 4, 2011

What's Cookin'

It's Monday...happy, happy, joy, joy! (Is the sarcasm seeping out of that?)  I do NOT like Mondays. Just sayin'.  My Sunday was filled with cleaning and Laundry....I have hardly been home lately and you can tell by looking at my home! Life doesn't seem like it's going to calm down any in the upcoming month either.  I need a stay-vacation. A week of just being at home.  Afterschool today I promised my daugther we would go swimming..she wanted to soooooo badly yesterday but there just wasn't enough hours in the day. So that's my big plan for the day - swimming!  Sorry all you in other parts of the country...but yes...it's been super gorgeous here in South Florida and the water is so nice and warm! The other day, it was actually almost too warm...didn't really cool us off but was still refreshing!

On to the card (I find I'm saying this alot lately...I guess it's my "thing" sorry you have to deal with my "thing".)  Over at CMC we want you to color (using your copics of course) metals.  Mo' Manning had this Fabulous little girl for a buck right after the Tsunami in Japen and had all the proceeds go to the disaster. So of course I snatched her up. She is just toooooo adorable. I love baking and cooking, so this was a no-brainer for me.


I know I could have used something a bit bigger to show off the metals...but they are cute pots! ;-) Everything is colored with Copic markers. I paperpieced her apron and then added copics on top of it to give it some depth. The oval is cut with a spellbinder and I used a Martha Border punch for to create the matte around the oval. The spatcula charm I believe is from Karen Foster. Not sure where the sentment came from...but I like it!  Here are those FAB papers from MME again. I think I need to buy some more pads! I can't stop using them. They are my current go to papers. Perfect for paper piecing too because the patterns are so small. Love them. The pearls were originally white and I colored those with my Copics too.

Come on over to the CMC site and join us in the challenge.  I also have BLOG CANDY - ends April 30th

Challenges:
I Did It Creations - Anything Goes
Craft your day Away - Spotty dotty
Shannons Sentiments - Use on Oval
Digis w/Attitude - Anything Goes
Stamp Something - Use something Digi
Dutch Dare - Distressing
Scrapbook Sisters - Mom or special lady





23 comments:

Cheryl said...

This card is adorable! As always, your coloring is beautiful. I love all the little details, especially the spatula.

martina's kaartjes said...

nice card ! have a great evening,
greetings, martina
x

*Vicki* said...

Oh wow!! This is so precious and I just adore your coloring on this image!! :) TFS! HUGS

Dorcas said...

THis is awesome Tracey!

Brook said...

Super cute card! I just love the spatula. Hope you had a nice day for swimming.

Debra said...

Hi Tracy

This is an awesome card. I love the verse and your little charm!

Thank you for joining us at the Digi's With Attitude! Anything Goes Challenge this week. I hope you will join us for our next challenge and Good Luck!

Debra
Digi's With Attitude! Design Team

Dorcas said...

Hi again Tracey! Thanks so much for joining us at DDCC!!
Hugs,
Dorcas

Georgia Ehrmann said...

super cute card!! I love this image (I just got done inking mine up yesterday!) The little spatula is a perfect embellishment.Thank you for playing with us at IDIC this week and good luck!
Hugs,
Georgia

alicaz said...

super cute! I love how you colored her hair and the paper pieced apron looks great too!

Gemma said...

a fabulous project! Thanks for joining in this weeks challenge at I Did it Creations! Gemma :)

Jan Garber said...

Your card is adorable! As soon as I read about the fundraiser I couldn't hit the link fast enough...but apparently it's no longer avail for $1! I will be waiting patiently to catch the next one! Pray for Japan!

Claire said...

Wow Tracy, what a beautiful card! Your colouring is perfect and I just love all the detail :-)
Thanks for joining us at Digi's With Attitude! and good luck
Claire xx

Samantha Silva said...

How precious :) Love it!!! so so so very cute <3 The coloring is so Beautiful. muahhhh

♥♥RubyM:)♥♥ said...

HIYA Tracy girl!

I FREAKIN LOVE LOVE THIS CARD!!
THE PAPER PIECED APRON IS ADORABLE AND NICE COLORING DEPTH TO IT!

OMG! The charm is the cutest thing EVER LOL!!! Wonderful gorgeous work hun,Ruby♥

Pat said...

Hi Tracy...absolutely gorgeous sweetie! I am lovin' everything about this card! Hugs. Pat Frank

Karolina said...

Hallo Tracy
This card is beautyful

Tracey Brossart said...

Gorgeous!! Love that charm! :D

xx Tracey xx

Sandy said...

Hey Tracy -- I am a little behind in my blog hopping. This is one cute card and I love the sentiment you put with it.
Sandy

Sarah said...

Such a fabulous card Tracy, I love the colours and image. Thank you for joining us at Craft Your Days Away, good luck with the challenge xxx

Anniebee said...

Hi, Tracy! This card is too cute for words! You did a fantastic job coloring it.

I dropped by to tell you that I have an award waiting for you at my blog. You can pick it up whenever it's convenient. Congrats! You definitely deserve it.

Anniebee
anniebeescraftroom.blogspot.com

cabio's craft corner said...

Sweet card Tracy and the coloring is amazing :-)
Hugs,
Cabio

Julie Yanky said...

This is my favorite by far! I love it!! It actually reminds me of cooking with my grandmas. Thanks for the nice memory!

Wendy Ramlakhan said...

Oh my GOSH!! Love your apron!! Your shading of the folds and pleats is just AMAZING. Such a cute design with the little punch border (was that hard to do?) and the little spatula charm. I still haven't had the chance to use this sweet image yet!! Love her!!

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