Friday, June 26, 2009

Use It Challenge #16

Kristen sent my way some great matte papers from Animal Planet (?) and I just love the thickness of them as well as the patterns. This weeks challenge at USE IT! was to:
- use polka dots (background paper)
-let nature inspire you (animals )
-fave embellishments (my is the stand by ribbon, use it as much as I can!)
-mail it (this may have to wait for the next kid's b'day party....)

Was hoping to use other papers and use a new owl stamp, but got too lazy looking thru the stash of papers sitting here. So, grabbed what was handy! I am also learning how to use my waterbrush to color and to ground the image to the paper so it isn't floating- as you can see, need a touch more practice!

Enjoy your weekend- Kelly
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10 comments:

Kay Sibley said...

What a darling birthday card, Kelly! You did a fantastic job with the watercolors! I lLOVE that cute elephant and the pattern papers are adorable!! 
♥♥ Kay

Ann said...

Super cute! Great job with the challenge!

rae said...

this is absolutely DARLING Kelly!! great job with the watercoloring too!!
thanks for playing along with this week's Use It! challenge!!
♥~rae

~amy~ said...

cute, cute, cute!!!

dannisdoodles said...

good night, this is so cuuuuute! those papers & elephant are so fun!

Alicia said...

I love that patterned paper! The watercolor looks awesome!!

Joanne said...

Simply adorable! Such talent!

Deanna said...

So totally cute! Love what you did for the challenge!

Tamaroo said...

This is just darling!

N2ScrapN4Fun said...

Cute card. Love that little elephant.