Hello Minnie ... but not the mouse !

Oh my it was a cold walk with dog and think at this rate I'll be trying to squeeze thermals under my clothes! Normally when you're on the move, it's not too great a problem but today there was a distinctive extra nip in the air. Need to also look for a new hat as mine is looking very sad for itself however I'm not sure I suit hats, so shopping for one will be a chore ... !

Today on Create & Craft TV, Tonic Studios launched a new collection called "Marmalade's World". It consists of character stamps, accessory stamps and matching dies. Here is another one of my projects but this time using Minnie ...


I began by cutting out the three circles from a piece of white card (slightly smaller than my card base), with my Celtic Circle layering dies and mounting with 3D foam on to my card base. Next on to Minnie ...


Skin - 473, 475 & 477 (Fair skin tones) & 451 on cheeks (Rosy Pinks)
Dress - 427 & 429 (Marina Blues) with white gel pen dots
Hair - 463, 465 (Natural Browns) & 491 (Stormy Greys)
Heart - 379, 381 (Rich Reds) & 491 (Stormy Greys)

I have stamped Minnie 3 times, coloured with my Nuvo pens and then placed her in to one of the three circle apertures. Each Minnie was then given a different accessory ...

Skin - 473, 475 & 477 (Fair skin tones) & 451 on cheeks (Rosy Pinks)
Dress - 379, 381 (Rich Reds) & 491 (Stormy Greys) with white gel pen dots
Hair - 463, 465 (Natural Browns) & 491 (Stormy Greys)
Crown - 405 (Sunshine Yellows), 391 (Fragrant Oranges) & 506 (Gold metallic)

Skin - 473, 475 & 477 (Fair skin tones) & 451 on cheeks (Rosy Pinks)
Dress - 437, 439 & 441 (Royal Purples)  with white gel pen dots
Hair - 463, 465 (Natural Browns) & 491 (Stormy Greys)
 Balloon - 427 & 429 (Marina Blues)

A relatively quick card to make and believe it or not, it wasn't the colouring that took the longest part ... it was making sure my circle apertures were all level! Have to own up and say, even with pencil lines on the back, took several attempts ...


Thanks for popping over,

Lou
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