Monday, May 21, 2012

The Outlawz-Twisted Thursday: Rainy Days!

Finished Card Size: 5.5” X 4.25”

Aloha!   Hawaii is just gorgeous!   it is in the 80's here today with gentle winds!   White sands and gorgeous blue-green ocean waves!   I have a couple more days to enjoy this wonderful paradise!  

I was able to find a hot spot for my internet concoction and wanted to post my Guest Design Team card that I created for Twisted Thursday at The Outlawz!   The twist is to use a "rainy" theme!   Hard to do in Hawaii :D  Ya, it's not nice to rub it in!  

Willow With Umbrella (Whiff of Joy)

Pure Luxury White cardstock (GKD)
Pure Luxury Green Grass cardstock (GKD)
Pure Luxury Jelly Bean Green (GKD)
Cryogen cardstock  for focal image (Curious Metallic)

Copic Alcohol Markers (Too, Inc.)
White Opaque Ink (Too, Inc.)
Memento Tuxedo Black (Tsukineko)

Paper trimmer
Scor-Buddy (Scor-Pal)
Acrylic block
Vagabond die machine (Sizzix)
Nestabilities Petite Small/Large Oval die (Spellbinders)
Flourish die (Sizzix)
Rhinestones for embellishment
Swiss Dots embossing bolder (Provo Craft)

Card Base 5.5 in. X 8.5 in.
Score and fold  at  5.5 in.  (This makes card for a 2A envelope)
Card Base Layer  4 in. X 5.25 in.
Focal  Base Layer  3.25  in. X 4.25 in

I selected an adorable image Willow With Umbrella by Whiff of Joy.  She is easy to color and I just love the little image.      

Copics Used: 

Skin Tone: YR000, YR00, R20
Umbrella/Pinafore and Slacks: G28, YG63, YG69 and G40
Blouse and trim on slacks and umbrella: B28, B26, B24, B21
Raindrops: B000, B02, B14
Background: B0000, B000, Opaque White ink
Ground: W6, W4, W2, W0

Aww Moment for the Day

I am entering this card in the following challenges:
And don't forget to check out The Outlawz: Twisted Thursday Challenge!

Have a wonderful day and I will be back in California for my next post!    


  1. Gorgeous card, such an adorable image and love the colors.

  2. Beautiful card! Love the image.

    Thanks for joining us at One Stitch at a Time this week, and good luck!

  3. Sooo Adorable marie. Saw this on MIM..Loz

  4. What a beautiful card. I love those colours. And you've coloured her beautifully. I like those swirls and embossing as well. I saw your card on MIM. Good luck!

  5. the last image...made me laugh... Hopped over from Make it Monday.... lovely image...perfect for a teen...
    CLaire x

  6. Hahahaha...I about pee'd myself when I saw that photo with the cat and the hammer...LOL! They are such innocent looking little creatures, but we cat lovers know better. ;)
    Marie, your image here is fantastic and I love the dots on the umbrella, they truly have such an incredible 3D feel to them. Gorgeous card and I'm so glad you found a way to post them from your tropical resort!
    Hugs to you,
    Lisa xx

  7. Saw your card on Make it Monday. I love the card and color combo.

  8. Wonderful card .Pretty image simply pops of card front .Love the embossing and those swirls
    Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday

  9. Hello. I saw this STUNNING card on MIM..Faye

  10. gorgeous colours, love it. Saw it at MIM and had to come for a closer look!

  11. Sweet card with beautiful colouring. Saw it on MIM.

  12. Wow, what a fantastic card, Your colouring is amazing and you have made Green look totally cool, I normally shy away from green, but this has definitly changed my mind, Its Beautiful,
    Glad i came over from Make it Monday,
    Lotsa hugz
    Kenzie xx

  13. Gorgeous card! Thanks for joining in with our Anything Goes challenge and good luck Julie x

  14. What a fantastic creation! Thank you so much for sharing it with Robyn's Fetish this week! xx Lilia DT

  15. Oh, I love your coloring. Sure glad I saw it over at MIM.

  16. Gorgeous, i love the colour! Thank you for playing along at One Stitch At A Time xx


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