Wednesday, August 8, 2012

You're a Doll

A few weeks ago, I made a post called "It's Your Day, Doll" where I showed the cover of a mini album I'm making for my sweet little niece, Alexa.  Today, I'm sharing the second page of this book.  I combined different techniques and products to align with some challenges I wanted to enter.  The pages opposite these pages will be photo mats for pictures from Alexa's dance recitals.  Once I've finished this mini album and have it bound together, I will share another photo.

http://heartwarmingvintage.blogspot.com/2012/08/august-linky-party-3-new-stamp-sets-and.html - Crafty Secrets August Linky Party

http://nicholeheady.typepad.com/capture_the_moment/make-it-monday-77-participants.html%20 - Papertrey Ink's Make it Monday - Watercoloring With Ink Pads.  I used this technique to color the cheeks and the hair.  The PTI products I used are the ink, the heart border die cut, the heart trio die cuts, and the wool felt.

http://www.simonsaysstampschallenge.blogspot.com/2012/08/simon-says-lets-play-bingo.html - Simon Says Stamp - Let's Play BINGO.  My Bingo is Ribbon, Die-cuts, and Buttons.

http://paperplaychallenges.blogspot.com/2012/08/12-week-31-layer-it-up.html - Paper Play Challenges - Weerk #31 - Layer it Up - I've layered these strip of MME patterned papers.

http://foreverfriendschallengeblog.blogspot.com/2012/08/fortnightly-challenge-no42.html - Forever Friends Challenge Blog - Something New - My new items are my Crafty Secrets stamps.

http://ilovepromarkers.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/challenge-129-vintage.html - I Love Promarkers - Vintage Challenge.  I used my Promarkers on the face (flesh tones) and on the dress (pinks).  I also combined a watercoloring with ink pads technique for the hair and cheeks, but did use my Promarkers where I could.

Here is a picture of my sweet and adorable niece, Alexa.  I think she's the cutest thing ever.  She is bi-lingual; speaking English and Russian (fluently, mind you).  She is such a precious girl.  They live on Park Point which is property ON Lake Superior, so you will usually find her on the beach during the summer months.

Please take time to visit Word Art Wednesday and play along along with us in this week's challenge.  We would LOVE to have you join us, and we have TWO prizes up for grabs again this week.

Blessings,

Karen

17 comments:

  1. Fabulous creation Karen! I love the hearts you've sewn into the panels! Wonderful picture of your adorable niece!

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  2. Beautiful page! This is going to be a very special little book. She is a cutie pie with all that pink and blondness going on!

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  3. Your mini album is looking as beautiful as your niece Alexa. I also love the embroidery on the card you did for WAW this week. Blessings!

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  4. Such a sweet and very pretty creation, Karen....sumptuous, even....and what a gorgeous little girl!

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  5. This is almost as cute as your niece!! I love the strips of paper!!

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  6. This page as pretty as the first. Your niece is a little doll. She will love the mini when you are finished.

    Hugs Nana
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  7. Hey Karen, you are a doll yourself to be so sweet and comment on my card. I don't do it to win really just to get some new ideas. Thanks for your sweet comments. Hugs,Bev

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  8. How darling!! Love the sweet image and stitched hearts!! I sent you an email at your yahoo account. Thanks for checking. ~ Blessings, Tracey

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  9. Hi Karen,

    I agree - both your card AND your niece are simply darling. You have such a fine touch with your designing and add that special something to each tiny artwork.

    SO GLAD I came and played and got to behold all of your talented team's projects (though there was one link that I could not see her card?)

    Have an artistic week!

    Blessings,
    Barb

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  10. Hi Karen, I just became a follower, thank you for the wonderful comment on my blog. You have some stunning card on here and I love this latest one it is beautiful.Hugs Ginny ♥

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  11. Love that page, Karen, and you niece looks fabulous.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  12. Hi Karin, your niece and card are super adorable! I also love the way you stitched on the hearts. Thanks for posting at our Aug Linky Party and good luck!

    Sandy

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  13. Beautiful page foryour book Karen, so sorry it cant be entered into our draw, but i know you know about our rules now and thanks for entering another card into the challenge over at Forever Friends.
    Hugs, Diane x

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  14. Hi Karen
    Just noticed your comment on our blog, I ♥ ProMarkers and would like to say, yes, you're more than welcome to join in our challenges, as long as you use ProMarkers.
    Your card is lovely, thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.
    xx

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  15. Great use of your PM's Karen, very pretty card too, fits with our challenge perfectly. Thanks for joining us this week at I ♥ ProMarkers Challengem Good Luck and hope we will be seeing you again for a future challenge,
    Take Care
    Andy
    xx

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  16. Super cute! Thanks for joining us at FF challenge and good luck!

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  17. What a sweet card love the paper strips you used. The picture of your niece is adorable! Thanks for playing along with the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog this week!

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