Thursday, April 22, 2010

Mo's Challenge # 28

   Leap Frog Fairy

 Our hostess for Mo's Challenge this week is Peggy Marsh. The challenge is a recipe: one ribbon, two buttons or brads, and three designer papers, and, of course, one of Mo's images!

I love frogs (That's another one of my collections. LOL!), so I chose this Mo image called "Spring Fairy Puddle".
I think this image personifies joy! Have you ever seen such a happy little face?! This image certainly was a joy to color, too. I took my colors from the new Basic Grey DP collection, "Green at Heart" (Appropriate for a frog, don't you think?), and colored it with Copics and Prismacolor pencils. The SU! CS is Kiwi Kiss and Melon Mambo. I love using designer paper for inspiration when coloring an image and choosing card stock. I end up combining colors that I never would have on my own.
I threaded a narrow piece of CS through the middle of the Martha Stewart Lattice border punch and finished the card off with buttons tied on with linen thread and a bright grosgrain ribbon.
The sentiment is part of a cone flower set, a free digital download from Paper Garden Projects. It comes in both jpg. and transparent png. formats.

This challenge should be a fairly easy one, so let's see what you can do with it!


Dawn B. said...

That is the perfect paper for this image... Love this. Great job Elaine.

Anonymous said...

Wow! What an adorable card! Your colors just pop and are perfect for the design papers you used! Adorable!

Cathy said...

Elaine, Your Puddle Fairy card is beautiful. The colors and coloring are perfect as always. Wonderful card for the challenge.

Mo Manning said...

Elaine I read on PCP that you were nervous about tackling this image -- omg, you ROCKED it!!! This is PERFECT!!!

Sally Cicada's Designs said...

Amazing card and so beautifully coloured!! Love how you threaded the ribbon through the punched border too!
:) Sarah

p.s. Your blog header is priceless!!

Anonymous said...


This is a GREAT card! LOVE it! (and the staging!) ... working on this cute image myself for a future card!

P.S. "Bigfoot" looks like a GREAT cat!

Sheila said...

Elaine this is fabulous!.. this image scares me a little, as I'm not really a frog fan :-.
Sheila xx

Lisa said...

Super card Elaine and those two little froggies in your photo are just a hoot! Great work!