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Friday, 28 November 2014

Alicia Bel inspiration time!

(Please scroll down for my La-La Land Crafts DT post!)

Today the Alicia Bel design team is giving you some inspiration from the fabulous goodies available in the store.  I decided to use this gorgeous girl Frog Kisser...

Isn't she beautiful?  And this is the first time I've attempted a dark skin tone using Copic E31, E33 and E35.  I'm going to try an Asian/Chinese skin tone soon!  I also added Glamour Dust to her tiara although you can't see it very well in the photo - it's blinging!  I popped the white frame on foam pads for depth to frame her.

I used Lili of the Valley Shabby Shack paper, a Memory Box flourish die, Whiff of Joy speech bubble die and La-La Land Crafts Lotus Flower die, topped off with a Doodlebug glittered brad.

Check out some more inspiration over at the blog here - you won't be disappointed!  That really is it from me today - honestly!


aussie aNNie said...

What a cute image love this little creation.xx
The Journey is the Start

Marjorie said...

This is beautiful Mary... fabulous colouring, I think you've made a fantastic job of the skin colour.. and I love those beautiful brown eyes!!
Marjorie x

Natalia Smith said...

Beautiful card, lovely design and fabulous colouring x

Sarah said...

She is gorgeous Mary. Love the die cuts too xx

Sue said...

This is gorgeous, such a pretty image and stunning design.
Sue xx

Christine L said...

ooh I LIKE! Perfect dark skin tone colouring... LOVING the frame and diecut you've used to back this gorgeous lady too... and that cute little froggie with his red lips... fabulous!

Have good weekend
Christine x

Chrissy said...

Fabulous dark skin colouring Mary J and she is beautiful. Gorgeous card design, love the frame.


Sue B said...

Awww she's a cutie Mary! you've coloured her beautifully! Love the pretty flowers and the sentiment is just perfect! :-)
Hope you've had a good day!
Big Hugs
Sue B xxx

fabiola jaques said...

trop sympa, il ne manque que le bisous, biz

Craftin Suzie (Susan Flynn) said...

How fabulous Mary! Great job on her skin tone and love how you did the frame with the blossom die. Susan x

Lisa M said...

Hahahahaha...that finger cracked me up! This is wonderful Mary :D
Happy weekend to you,
Lisa x

Sandy How said...

Simply beautiful - great CAS styly and love the darker toned skin too. You did a fab job.

Wishcraft said...

Fab colouring and such a pretty card... love the dies you've used :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Stamps and Paper said...

Beautiful card Mary and amazing colouring


Faye Wynn-Jones said...

Very pretty. I love the skintone too x


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