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Monday, February 4, 2013

Cherished...

Good Morning all.
     Can you believe it is once again Monday morning?  I don't know I read once that Fridays are so far from Mondays, but Mondays are so very very close to Fridays. Why is that? lol.. Oh well, it is once again Monday and I had a great weekend spent with Jerry and the M&Ms as well as Madison's boyfriend and his 10 year old brother.  Nice boys and we truly had a great time with them.
     I have a long day ahead of me, so I will get right to my card for today.  I wanted to play with my Friday Night stamp and when I pulled her out of the stamp box I noticed that poor James was just sitting there having never been inked up.
     So, I decided to do a little masking and make a none traditional Valentine's card.  I am thinking this might be the last one for the holiday. :O)  Anyway, I didn't notice until I had stamps them both together that they are actually looking at each other. Don't you just love happy accidents? I sure do!   So, other than the masking, no body swapping or any other fancy stuff I added a little bit of MME accents with two ornament hangers from the Dollar Store and my card was good to go.
      I always seem to use the same colors for skin tones and even though I have been trying to change it up a bit I can't seem to find one that I am happy with.  What's your favorite combo for skin tones?  I'd really like to know what your go-to combos are  so that I might practice and see what I like.
     Ok guys, I am off to shower and get the kiddies and myself off to work and school for the day.
As always thanks so much for stopping by.  I want to wish my new followers a huge welcome, so happy to get to know you all.  Have a great day and I will talk at you later.
Hugs, Lisa G

Oh yes, for those that remember Sunday please head over to my Pawpawrazzie blog to see a sweet surprise that Jerry received yesterday!  Thanks again everyone.






Two ornament hangers with a
MME brad on top for a little
accent.  The color of the heart
worked so well with my papers.



Supplies:
stamps-CC James & CC Friday Night-TGF & Happy Everything-LF along with some HeroArts
cs-Neenah classic crest solar white & Ocean Tides-PTI
dp-Away We Go-MME
Spellbinders-Lacy Squares
boarder punch-MS
mini pearls-boy assortment-doodlebug design, inc
twill ribbon-Forever in Time
corner rounder-stash (I so want to buy a corner chomper from WeR)
fluid chalk-Chestnut Roan-Colorbox

Copics:

James
skin-E50-E51-E53
hair-E71-E74-E79
eyes-B99-B95
shirt-E41-E42-0
jacket-E49-E47-E44
jeans-B45-B41-0
shoes-E49-E44-W6-W0

Friday Night
skin-E50-E51-E53-R20
hair-YR21-E97-E99
hat, skirt & vest-BG75-BG72
shirt-E49-E44
shoes-E42-E43-W6-W0


8 comments:

Rachel Parys said...

Great Valentine card! Love that wire embellishment! Too cute!

Beckie said...

LOVE it. So pretty. Great coloring. Awesome image and sentiment.

Be blessed, Beckie

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is fabulous Lisa. I love the image and your colouring is wonderful. I think your skin colour looks fine, I use Promarkers so can't really help you there.
The design and sentiment are beautiful too.
Hugs Sue

Julie D. Richards said...

What a cute card.
I wanted to say thank you for all the kind comments you left on my blog, and thanks for following me. I will follow both of your blogs just as soon as I can figure out why I keep getting error 404 Not Found. It's been happening to me for about six weeks now, I can't follow anyone new to me.
Love the name of both your blogs. Can hardly wait to follow you regularly.
Hugs, Julie
Reallycrazy4paper.blogspot.com

Denice said...

Super cute, love your coloring and the embellishment you used...it works well with your card.
:Dxx

Mary J said...

I love how you did her doe-eyed look, Lisa! She is certainly goo-goo over him!

A fabulous card! Hope you're having a lovely week!

Amy said...

Such a great card, love these two together!
Hope your week hasn't been too busy for you! We have finally gotten some sun this week, but never two days in a row!

Amanda R said...

This is so flippin cute! I love how you masked the image to make them a couple, looks awesome. And I use E000, E00, E11 and E13 for skin then R20 for the cheeks and blend it in with E000. Hope that helps!