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 . . .

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Elisabeth Bell's World Challenge: Autumn Colors

The Digi Bells design team over at the Elisabeth Bell's World Challenge Blog wants to see your use of Autumn Colors.  A very lucky randomly selected entry will win TWO Elisabeth Bell digi images of their choice AND one of Elisabeth's Whimsy Stamps Cottage Cutie rubberstamps from Mikaelas Scrap In!  You can find out more about this challenge and sponsors here.

I've used this lovely digital image called Apple Bake designed by Elisabeth Bell.  You can find her at the Elisabeth Bell digital gallery here.

This pic shows a closer view of my Copic-filled image.

I've layered punched shapes from Punch Bunch punches to form my handmade chrysanthemums that surround the Inky Antics sentiment.  The flowers are lightly painted with Diamond Stickles for amazing shimmer.

Layers of Simple Stories Generations patterned paper with Bazzill cardstock form my card.  Vintage brass floral brads adorn each side of a layered border.  A couple of Cheery Lynn Designs die cut Mini Fanciful Flourishes provide some classy, leafy swirls.  Zva Creative rhinestone swirls add more sparkling movement.

Here's a view of the front of my completed side open card showing my use of Apple Bake, as designed by Elisabeth Bell, with Autumn Colors . . .

Here's a pic of the inside where I've added a QuicKutz diecut of a pie and have plenty of room to add a personal, handwritten note . . .

For a chance to win a fabulous prize, get over to the Elisabeth Bell's World Challenge Blog and add your entry into this month's Autumn Colors challenge!

I'm entering this card into the following challenges:
PaperPlay "Choose a Holiday" (here) - Thanksgiving
PaperCrafting Journey "My Sentiments Exactly!" (here)
Crazy 4 Challenges "Thanksgiving" (here)
Dream Valley "Celebrations" (here)
Everybody Art "Autumn" (here)
Digital Tuesday "Say It With Flowers" (here)
Tuesday Throwdown "Fall Colors" (here)
Creative Craft "Anything Goes" (here)
Sassy Studio Designs "Fall Colors" (here)
Elphine House Australia "3, 2, 1 Recipe" (here) - 3 colors cardstock, 2 brads, 1 image

Copics used:
skin - E000, E01, E11, E93, BV00
hair - E31, E35, E47
pants, bows - R43, R56, R59
shirt, cat, pie, apron flowers - YR21, YR24, YR27
towel, apron string and ruffle - G82, G85, G99
apron, pie plate - E81, E84, E87
airbrushed - YR21, E81, C3

I'm so glad that you stopped by to visit!

~ Rose


Anonymous said...

Rose, this is really precious!! What gorgeous Fall colors you've combined along with this cutie pie!! :) HUGS

Inkypinkydelights said...

Oh Rose what a beautiful card with a real Autumn feel to it. Thanks for stopping by my Blog today with a lovely, much appreciated, comment. Judy x

zandra said...

So, cute and I love the flowers.
Hugz, Z

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is totally stunning. I love the image, your colouring is wonderful and the detailing is so beautiful.


Davi said...

Sooo very pretty Rose :) Darling image, great coloring and Fabulous mums you made! So glad you shared with us at TT this week.

Alyce said...

Gorgeous Rose! The flowers are just stunning and you know i love your colouring. That little pie inside the card is too cute! :D

coops said...

so stunning rose.gorgeous image and colours and i love your handmade flowers ;D

xx coops xx

Lau W said...

Wow ! Gorgeous card, so nice details, love your flowers, and your colouring is wonderful !

Jovan said...

Beautiful card...thanks for joining SSD!

Berni Cuttino said...

Such a beautiful, sweet, precious card. Wonderfully designed. simply marvelous. Thanks for joining in on the fun at Tuesday Throwdown. We look forward to seeing you next

mixamatoasties said...

Gorgeous card Rose. Love the colours and I can just taste that pie she's carrying so carefully!

Thanks for joining in at Creative Craft Challenges.

Susan x

Carly said...

those colours! those flowers!


Thank you so much for sharing your gorgeous project with us over at Creative Craft Challenges ... Anything Goes.

xoxox Carly

Evelina Wikberg said...

Gorgeous card. Love the image and all the detail. Thanks for joining us over at Dream Valley Challenges. Hugs Eva xx

Susan Dube said...

I do love some Elisabeth Bell! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Tuesday Throwdown and hope to see you again this week!

Susan, TT DT

Kim said...

Gorgeous card! The colors and embellishments are fabulous! Thanks for playing along with us at Tuesday Throwdown


Audhild said...

Your card is so beautiful. Thank you for joining the EHA challenge this month.

Hugs, Audhild