Sunday, December 8, 2013


Welcome to a new linky party at Make It Monday. Our wonderful sponsor this week is Michelle, founder of MIM, and owner of Pink Paper Paradise. In her online store she carries several brands of stamps including Saturated Canary and I'm using Stroppy Beth on my card. She's a bit pouty and reminds me of my own DD when she was a little girl. She did not like having her picture taken and inevitably a pouting session would occur when the photographer tried to coax a smile out of her. Thankfully she outgrew that stage lol.

 When I sat down to color her I thought I'd end up with Christmas colors, it is the season after all but somehow this color combo emerged. I do not have a lot in the purple range in my stash so it was serendipity that I ran across an old paper pack by MME-Penny Lane. One of the dp's was a perfect match thank goodness. I kept the design simple on purpose (time allowance) and added some liquid dots to jazz it up a bit. My sentiment is from MFT's DC Behind the Camera Sentiments  and I used a SB Nested Pennants die to place it on. Polka dot ribbon, a Recollections blossom, button and twine bow complete my card.

who are an Australian stockiest of Copic Markers, Accessories and more.

Pink Paper Paradise stocks Sketch and Ciao Copic Markers for all of your coloring needs.

They also stock a wide selection of stamps from La La Land Crafts, Flourishes, The Greeting Farm and Saturated Canary.

Free postage offered on orders over $75.00

Although Pink Paper Paradise is only available to Australian customers

the fabulous prize of a rubber stamp

(Fairy Wishes - Saturated Canary)

 Fairy Wishes

offered to the winning random commenter is available worldwide.

Remember, to be in the running to win the prize from our sponsor this week just leave a comment for another entry. Be sure to mention you saw them on Make It Monday. The more entries you comment on the more chances you have of winning!

#116 Rhea Weigand

 Rhea's card caught my eye right away with this adorable and beautifully colored image. She is a talented crafter and always shares the Copic Markers used for each project. I love the color combinations she uses to bring each image to life. As for these two girls they look like they are having a very merry holiday season. :)
Thanks for sharing your talent, Rhea, with us at Make It Monday!!! 

For more inspiration visit my teamies blogs (on my right sidebar) or click HERE to go directly to the challenge blog. It is the season for sharing so please leave 'em a comment and brighten their day.

Happy Crafting,
Lisa xx


Sandy said...

Love the colour scheme and that image is so cute! Love the big green button too. Wonderful choice for your POTW

Margaret said...

Very pretty, Lisa! The papers match your pouty girl perfectly! The dots look wonderful on this too!

Hope you are doing well! HUGS!

Shirley-Anne Barber said...

Love your colour combo with this adorable image and your embellishing .
Rhea's card is awesome as your POTW

Tracy said...

This does make me smile. The bright colors are a nice break from all the Christmas cards out there. All those dots are lots of fun. Hugs!

Sue Lelli said...

Lisa, LOVE the non Christmas colors!!! Her pout is so CUTE and I LOVE the purple and white perfect pearls!

Sarah said...

It's lovely to see some colours other than red and green Lisa!! Gorgeous card and that image is great. We had the opposite scenario with my youngest when he was about strike a pose - and the default word was CHEESE...aah happy days!! xx

Pia S said...

Such refreshing colors! The green and purple colors make me long for spring:) Beautiful coloring and love the detail of the pearls and button!

Asia King (aka Joanna K) said...

Such an adorable card Lisa! And you've used my favourite colour combo ever! xxx

lalkygirl said...

Gorgeous card Lisa,love the zingy lime and lilac colours ,so cheerful .love the image too,not seen her before ,she is your Potw what amazing colouring ,
Tracey x

Chrissy said...

Gorgeous, gorgeous, colour combo then sulky me of me as a child..[never] the pearls around the pretty..and fabulous POTW..fantastic rich colouring..


Rene said...

This is so cute!!!!
Rene :D

Kerry Hocking said...

Gorgeous Lisa, my favorite colour combo!!! Hugs Kerry xx

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