Paper Makeup Party Day and a blog hop!

>> Thursday, May 7, 2009

Whew! Sorry for the lack of posts the past couple of days. I have been bizzy bizzy bizzy getting ready for the PMS party tonight in the PMS forum! So it's definitely been a crazy week of posting on the website, getting the forum set up, doing a new newsletter and cutting a LOT of rubber!

But no one visits this blog to hear all that! You wanna see something, right?

Ok, well let me first say that I am your LAST stop of the blog hop. SO if you are starting here, you need to start at the beginning! Why?? Because it's the only way you can be entered to win the entire May release from Paper Makeup Stamps!

Here is my card... Stephanie at Funkie Munkie asked for me to do something with her black and white stuff. I took her quite literally. :) Now for those that have followed my blog since the beginning might remember a bella card i did what seems like eons ago that was all black and white. I used graphite pencils for that. But this time i used the amazing blendability of Copic Markers! :)

Now i promise you, i did not just turn my picture into a black and white photo!

I used Mary Fairy (what an appropriate name for a bride, huh?) and colored her with N0, N2, N4 and N8. Oh, and the colorless blender, of course. I also loaded her up with clear and silver spica pen.

Here i tried to angle her a little to the light. See my thumb?! It IS a color picture! :)

This one does a little better as showing her sparkles, but it's a little out of focus

Ok, so if you havent figured out the letter you need yet for the discount code and chance to win the release... you might be colorblind (which makes this whole post funny!) So let me just say, i only like to stamp on days that end in ___!


Kim Thursday, May 07, 2009  

Katie, she's so pretty - I knew you'd have fun playing with the bride and her paper makeup :) See you tonight - all these projects looked awesome in the hop. You have outdone yourself with another awesome release.

Lisa (lakind) Thursday, May 07, 2009  

Cute post, Katie! Love Mary...she's so pretty in black and white and love the **SPARKLE**!

Great hop! Such a fun and clever way to enter a contest and get a discount code!

CRYSTAL Thursday, May 07, 2009  

I love that image....and how you chose to keep it black and white is AWESOME!!!

All Pink girl Thursday, May 07, 2009  

Wow stunning card and so elegent ,love it ,hugs Dawnxx

Heather Thursday, May 07, 2009  

Katie, this is gorgeous! WOW! Absolutely beautiful!

Robynccgirl Thursday, May 07, 2009  

Great job Katie! I love all the new releases and cards from your Design team!! They rock!

Tina Thursday, May 07, 2009  

Holy cow, this is breathtaking!

Lorie Thursday, May 07, 2009  

Your card is completely gorgeous! I think that maybe you want me to spend ALL my money with you as I love all the new stamps! Great job with the new release!

Stampin_melissa Thursday, May 07, 2009  

Wow, your card is fantastic! I am sooo very glad you have a new boy fairy coming out! I can hardly wait for Dude to become available!! I just received my order yesterday but looks like I will be placing another order SOON! (Unless I can win the entire release! Hint, nudge, poke!) Hehe!

Mae Thursday, May 07, 2009  

Beautiful card & I love your hit. What a lovely image!!! No color blindness here.

Kay Thursday, May 07, 2009  

WOW!!! I totally love what you did with this image! I would have never in a million years thought to do that- it's just gorgeous!

Stampin Mindy Thursday, May 07, 2009  

You are so creative with your "letter" I just love that card its so pretty.

Nancy Thursday, May 07, 2009  

This is stunning, Katie!! I love the coloring and the use of the black and white paper!! The shimmer is fabulous! Fantastic!! The blog hop has been awesome!!

Shaela Thursday, May 07, 2009  

love the card! hahaha, when I started reading the post I was like, why are all the Ys pink? And then I got it... yeah, I'm having a blonde day. :)

Martha Thursday, May 07, 2009  

just beautiful!
love the image

Lisa M. Thursday, May 07, 2009  

Love the way you did your "letter" and this card is sooo original! What a fab idea! congrats on getting rave reviews on your release so far!

Anonymous,  Thursday, May 07, 2009  

BEautiful card! She is gorgeous!!! Gee, what was your letter? lol

The hop was great!! See ya tonight.

jan farnworth Thursday, May 07, 2009  

love your bride just very stunning. and your to cute with telling us the final letter.

Christine Riley Thursday, May 07, 2009  

Amazing card! love the new images (the blog hop was so much fun)! Love the black and white and the sparkle :)
Hugs, Christine

Dawn Mercedes Thursday, May 07, 2009  

y...I simply LOVE the elegant card!

Cassie Thursday, May 07, 2009  

so elegant! love the sparkle on her dress!

Alex Thursday, May 07, 2009  

STUNNING! what a wonderful job you did with her.

gremhog Thursday, May 07, 2009  
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Erin... Thursday, May 07, 2009  

Ooh this is gorgeous! Love the black and white!!! and the sparkle too!!!

Jenn J Thursday, May 07, 2009  

Love the card! Love the new releases! And Love the blog hop even if I didn't really need the answer to your trivia. :)
Jenn J

FibreJunky Thursday, May 07, 2009  

gorgeous in black & white!!!

Suzanne J Dean Thursday, May 07, 2009  

Beautiful Katie! I adore the black & white & shimmery dress! Fabulous! I will try to hop along a bit, but I'm under the weather so we'll see how far I get, LOL!


MiamiKel Thursday, May 07, 2009  

This is truly stunning - the black and white really make this sparkle and shine! Well done!

Tracey Thursday, May 07, 2009  

A lovely card Katie! The new releases are all so adorable!!

Jen Thursday, May 07, 2009  

Katie, this is absolutely an adorable card and image! It's my first hop here in your was fun and I will come back!

Tina Friday, May 08, 2009  

Your bride is beautiful without alot of color!

Lori Friday, May 08, 2009  

I love all of the new releases. This was a fun blog hop. Your bride is fantastic and I look forward to trying this technique soon.
Have a wonderful weekend!

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