Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Happy Henrietta

The weather's so dreary here today with lots of rain and fog and I'm trying to brighten it up a little with some vibrant colours. Last time I checked the calendar it was still February so what's up with the rain? Hello...Mother's still winter! We should be getting snow not rain!
But seriously...dreary day or not, can anyone resist the sweet innocent expression of Henrietta Lulu from Stamping Bella? I certainly couldn't resist her today so she's taking center stage.

I stamped Henrietta with Memento Tuxedo Black onto Bella's Bestest Paper then coloured her with copics. I added a little sparkle with orange and fuschia Spica glitter pens. I {heart} my Spica pens...they never 'take over' an image and always have just the perfect subtle sparkle. Then I glossed up her locks with my black Glaze pen...doesn't her hair look so healthy and shiny?!?

I chose my marker colours based on papers from the Basic Grey Indian Summer collection and I decided to layer with black to make it pop. I layered the patterned strip with white though to add a little softness. The base colour is SU melon mambo. A few Primas from my stash and a black button finish the card nicely and hide the edge of my sentiment banner.

This week's Bellarific Friday Challenge is a Winter/Winter Sports theme in celebration of the Winter Olympics. Email your submissions to Em by Thursday night to be incuded in the weekly round-up and for a chance to win some Bella Bucks.

Thanks for stopping by!


the whimsical butterfly said...

GORGEOUS Karen! Absolutely beautiful! I have yet to collect this line and I'm sooooo freakin' in love w/ these and the Green Beans!

Christiana said...

Wow, she's lovely! Gorgeous job with those Copics!

Stacey Schafer said...

gorgeous! amazing color!

paulatracy said...

What a great burst of color, I love your Lulu!!

Mary J said...

Oh Karen - fantastic colours! Love your card!

Dina said...

WOW your colors are so beautiful!!! Love the layout too!