Autumn Girl Reading

Hello My Friends and Welcome Visitors,

Today I would like to show you a card that I made for my niece...no not that niece another one.  Actually she is my great niece.

One of the things that I love about entering challenges is that you get to see work by the design team that you might not otherwise see.  This is the case with this card.  I saw it on a design team blog, it was by an artist I did not know.  Her name is StarStampz; here is a link to this stamp on her Etsy page.  Autumn Fall Girl Reading.

Here is my card:



I wanted a certain look to the card, so I printed it out in white and then colored it the shade that you see.

Here is a close-up of the digital stamp:



I just love this so much!  Whenever I see a digital stamp of a girl reading, it always reminds me of my sister Cathy.  Even though I think I read as much as she did, most of my memories of us growing up was Cathy with her nose in a book.  It makes me happy just to think of those days.

Recipe for this card:
Digital Stamp - Autumn Girl Reading
Colored with Copic Markers
Die - Spellbinders Nestabilities

I am entering the following challenges:

Connie Can Crop - Monthly Challenge #50 - Bookworm
DL.Art - September Linky Challenge  ( she also has a labor day Halloween Crinkle Ribbon Bundle on sale for a very good price check it out!)
Craft Rocket Challenges - #23 Anything Goes
Crafting With An Attitude - Challenge #19
Chocolate Baroque Challenge - #26 

Crafting By Design - September Challenge Anything Goes
Mod Squad Challenge - Use Foliage
Moo Mania - Nature's Beauty
Jo's Scrap Shack - FFC #154 Anything Goes

Thank you so much for stopping by my friends, I appreciate all of your comments!

Hugs,


18 comments:

  1. Beautiful card! I LOVE all things Fall.. :) Have a great weekend!

    Theresa
    Theresa’s Crafty Creations

    ReplyDelete
  2. This is beautiful. I can see why you fell in love with that image! Thanks for entering this month!

    ReplyDelete
  3. This is so sweet Chriss!! What a beautiful image!! You colored it perfectly!! I love images of girls reading, too :) Thanks so much for playing along at DL.ART!! Have a great weekend!! Big hugs :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

    ReplyDelete
  4. I love it when a stamp evokes a memory! Yours is a good one! I love the idea of getting outside and reading - 2 joys - and you've put this all together beautifully, Chriss! Thanks for sharing your card with us at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday challenge!

    ReplyDelete
  5. Wonderful Autumnal image, sweet card, thanks for joining us at Craft Rocket, xxx

    ReplyDelete
  6. Hello from Moo Mania & More!
    Thank you very much for joining us -
    your card is just BEAUTIFUL!!

    oxo Susi

    ReplyDelete
  7. Beautiful Fall card! I love that image! Thanks for joining us at Craft Rocket Challenges!

    ReplyDelete
  8. Gorgeous colors on your lovely fall card! Thanks for joining us at DL.ART Challenges!

    ReplyDelete
  9. I love the way you framed the beautiful image. Your coloring is perfect. Thank you for joining the DL.ART Thankful Thursday Anything Goes September Linky Challenge

    ReplyDelete
  10. I really like that image, and you colored and showcased it beautifully. I love autumn and I love reading...this has both! Thanks for joining us at Connie Can Crop's monthly challenge, Book Worm. Good luck!

    ReplyDelete
  11. The image is just precious!!!The background is lovely.
    Absolutely Beautiful my friend!!
    Have a wonderful day,
    Migdalia
    Crafting with Creative M

    ReplyDelete
  12. What a beautiful image you used! Thank you for joining us at Connie Can Crop's monthly challenge!

    ReplyDelete
  13. Lovely work. Thank you for joining the challenge at Fun Day Friday. Hope to see you again next time

    ReplyDelete
  14. A lovely image, I am an avid book reader too, and this is so cute. Thanks for your entry into the Chocolate Baroque Challenge, Judith xx

    ReplyDelete
  15. This image is so cute. The little girl and her book, adorable. Perfect for Connie Can Crop's challenge, Bookworm. Thank you for joining us. Good Luck!

    ReplyDelete
  16. Gorgeous card - great digi stamp and fabulous colouring. Good luck with the Chocolate Baroque Challenge, Anne x.

    ReplyDelete

If you would like to send Chris a get well card please mail it to the following address :
Chriss Real
3303 Prowse Road
Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732

I know she would appreciate it. ( husband Matt)