22 March 2012

Catching a Smile

This week's challenge with the Pixies is a really fun one!  We're all making cards using our favorite things, and challenging you to do the same!  This was actually kind of hard for me - I am no good at picking favorites, because I sort of love everything.  I started making one card with a certain idea in mind, and it went in a whole different direction and ended up working better for a challenge that is coming soon with the Pixies.

This card is my second attempt at showcasing a few of my most favorite things.  I used the darling Catching a Smile image and colored her up in shades of pink, which I love. Here's a few other favorites on this card:

  • white space....lots of white space
  • black card stock (but just a smidge, to help the paper pop)
  • a CAS (clean and simple) design
  • polka dots
  • more pink
  • Tuxedo Black ink by Memento (soooooo perfect)
  • lacey oval Nestabilities
  • lace tape (from Love My Tapes)
  • twine 
Be sure to head over to the Pixie Dust Studio Challenge Blog to see what the other Pixies love, and for all the details on how to play along!

Stamps: Catching a Smile (Pixie Dust Studio), Cocoa's Tasty Treats (Sweet 'n Sassy Stamps)
Card Stock: White (GP), Black (Recollections)
Patterned Paper: Candy Shoppe Dots & Stripes (Echo Park)
Ink: Tuxedo Black (Memento)
Coloring Medium: Copics
Accessories: Lace Tape (Love My Tapes), Charcoal Twine (The Twinery)
Tools: Classic and Lacey Oval Nestabilities (Spellbinders)

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Tiffany said...

Aw! This is so very sweet and fun! Love the image and the color scheme!

Jingle said...

This is absolutely adorable!

Mary J said...

Oh Taylor, that is ADORABLE!!

Jessica Griffin said...

Beautiful card! I love the simplicity!