Why Rosie's Book?

While growing up, I had a dear friend, Renee, that lived next door and with whom I spent much of my childhood. We grew, in different directions, and went on our merry way. Many years later, I ran into her parents and they kindly reminded me of the laughs they still have over my book. “What book?” I wondered with a puzzled look. "I don't remember a book." Hardy laughter accompanied their response. At some time during our childhood, I tried to convince Renee about something that her parents didn’t agree with. I told her that proof of its truth could be found “in my book.” Naturally she went home and tried to convince her parents of the same thing but they weren’t falling for it. She needed an edge and told them emphatically, “It’s in Rosie’s book!” After they caught their breaths from reborn laughter, they let me know how “Rosie’s book” has been cited for many other things throughout the years. They’ve also mentioned that they’d like to see “Rosie’s book” one day. I can’t remember all of the things that I said were in “my book” but I’m sure my dear friend’s parents can recall much more than I ever knew about – LOL!!! So, here it is . . . my version of things you might find In Rosie’s Book . . .

Monday, December 26, 2011

Card Art with Copics: Elisabeth Bell's Sitty with Teddy (Front)

This sweet little lady is named Sitty with Teddy (Front) and she was designed by Elisabeth Bell for Sweet Pea Stamps.

I attempted to select my Copic colors to fill Sitty with Teddy so that she'd coordinate with some older Reminisce Firework Collection patterned paper.  This photo shows a closer view of my version of Sitty with Teddy beginning her New Year celebrations with a firework display . . .

I've layered blue cardstock with Fireworks Extravaganza, Stars and Stripes and Picnic Plaid from Reminisce's Freedom Collection.  A few circle punches hold buttons tied with twine.

A Spellbinders Floral Doily Motif nicely displays my Close To My Heart Say It In Style "happy new year!" sentiment lightly adorned with a simple ribbon bow.

A couple of die cut QuicKutz Cannon Blasts, painted with Diamond Stickles, add more layers to the fireworks display.  Here's my completed card front showcasing Sitty with Teddy wishing everyone a very "Happy New Year!"

I'm entering this card into the following challenges:
Sketch Saturday "Sketch by Jo" (here)
One Sweet Challenge Just for Fun "New Year" (here)
ElisBell's World Challenge "Tic Tac To" (here) [buttons, brads, ribbon]
Charisma Cardz "Anything Goes" (here)
Totally Paper Crafts "Time to Party" (here)
Stampin' for the Weekend "Anything Goes" (here)
Delicious Doodles "Anything Goes" (here)
Crafty Emma's "Party, Party, Party" (here)
Paper Sundaes "Celebrate" (here)
Southern Girls "Let's Celebrate" (here)

Copics used:
skin - E000, E01, E11, E93
hair,belt, seat, bear - E31, E35, E47
jeans - B32, B34, B39
top - E13, E17, E19
bows, collar - Y04, Y07, Y09, final sweep with R22
airbrushed background - G99, B21, Y13, B99

"Top 3" Jan. 7, 2012 Crafty Emma's Store


Cat's sCrap said...

Hi Rose,

Beautiful Card. Your work of colors on your caracter is incredible ! Bravo !

Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz this week.

Hugs from France.

Jo said...

Hello, Thank you for taking part in our Sketch Saturday challenge. Your card is lovely, perfect for New Year.

I already chose a winner for the challenge, this was a genuine mistake. I'm sorry about that.

By way of an apology I have decided to give another prize. All entrants from #61 onwards will be entered twice.
ALSO you can receive a FREE download from my other blog Jobo Designs.
Please read today's post on Sketch Saturday for details of how to choose one (if you want to)

Jo xx

Vee said...

Fabulous card, love the image and your colouring. Thanks for playing with Charisma. Merry Christmas.
xx Vee

Mary Lou said...

Yeah Rose on winning EBW's last challenge--Toot Toot!!!!!! This adorable card is BEAUTIOUS!!!!! Love the airbrushing--that is my focus this new year :) Great work as usual and THANKS again for joining in the fun at EBWorld!!!!! Excited to see what you create next month as our GUEST:D

karen said...

Oh really fabulous, love how you have done the fireworks, thanks so much for joining us at CES this time, Karenx

Bettina L. said...

Wow I love these warm earth colours and how you've designed he card with fireworks in different colours too. The colouring is amazing too. Thanks for playing at Southern Girls. Hope to see you back at the beginning of 2012 for a new challenge. Happy New year;) Bettina L xx

Allison said...

so lovely
thanks for joining us at Delicious Doodles

Donna Mosley said...

Wow, this is stunning, your colouring is amazing and love the gorgeous details. Thanks for joining us at Sketch Saturday.

Donna x

Shanna Shands said...

Beautiful coloring. Thanks for playing with Paper Sundaes. Hope to see you again this Sunday!

Anonymous said...

Delightful card Rose, I love those die cuts! Thanks so much for joining in at EB World this time
hugs Julie P

Vicky said...

Hi sweetie wow this is such a gorgeous card I lurve the fabulous image & of course your colouring as always is amazing hun.

Thank you also for joining us girlies over at CES Challenges, good luck hun.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Jennifer said...

This is gorgeous and perfect for our CES challenge this time...and WOW!! love your colouring. Happy New Year too! xx Jenny xx

Lisa T said...

Awesome coloring! Thanks for joining us at Totally Papercrafts!

Chris said...

your coloring is beautiful.
it's gonna be one heck of a book when it's finished.
thanks for playing with us at SFTW.

Lynda Nielsen said...

WOWEE Rose, another stunning creation!!! This stamp is darling, but your coloring of her is AWESOME! I love your airbrushing. I've not yet gotten brave enough to do that!
Absolutely Fantastic work here girl... Thanks so much for joining us at Elisabeth Bells World again this month.

Janiel/ janny said...

WOW Rose, This is wonderful!!!!!! Love the colors and of boy for the beautiful details!!
Thanks for sharing your creativeness with us at the EBWCB this month!

alethea said...

Wow, what a gorgeous image!! I don't think I have seen it before!! A beautiful card!! Thanks for joining us at EBW! Hugsxx

Renkata said...

Amazing card. Very beautifly decorated card.
Thanks for join us at EBWorld challenge.

Penni said...

Gorgeous card. Love the colours
Thanks for joining us at Elisabeth Bells World Challenge.


Pysselbus said...

Breathtaking!!! Fantastic coloring and embellis!!

Thank's for joining EBW!

Sissi4477 said...

So lovely.
Thanks for joining us at Elisabeth Bells World Challenge.

Hugs from germany


Unknown said...

Very pretty card!!

Thank you for joining us over at The Elisabeth Bell World Challenge!


Janneke said...

What a beautiful card ;o)
Thank you for joining us at the Elisabeth Bell's World Challenge blog last month.

Janneke XO