Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Olivia's Pigtails

Happy Wednesday everyone and welcome back for another Sweet Sketch Wednesday sketch challenge.  Wow the past week has flown by with all the activities around here.  Only a few more weeks of school and we're already feeling the pressure with advanced placement tests, some finals already, plus sporting events (my kids are in baseball and track this season).  On top of that, my brother is visiting from out of town which adds to the excitement since we see him only once a year.  So there's plenty going on around here!

Here's the sketch to follow this week for the challenge.  It looks more complicated than it really is but worth every bit of effort for the look you get when done.  I hope you'll give it a try and join us this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday!
We're using Digi Stamp Boutique images this week who is our monthly sponsor here at SSW.  These Digi Stamp Boutique images make such wonderful cards - whether you're creating for a gal or a guy they have it all. Sally Ann the owner of Digi Stamp Boutique is providing the Grand Prize winner of the challenge this week with six free digi stamps from her store.  Very generous Sally Ann and thank you!

I chose this delightful DSB image in the Rosie Collection 1 set for my card this week.  This little cutie reminded me of my little niece Olivia with her hair in pigtails this way.  I remember one time she asked me to put her hair in pigtails like her older cousins.  There was barely enough hair, as well as rubber bands way to big for the task. And this is how it turned out! She looked so stinkin' cute though and loved her new hairdo.  She wore it that way a lot afterwards : )  Well this one was colored with Copics and combined with my favorite papers from Jillibean Soup.  Olivia would love these patterns and colors together!

Thanks for joining me today.  You'll want to stop on over to Sweet Sketch Wednesday and see what the other gals created for you inspiration using Digi Stamp Boutique images.  You'll love what you see there!

Thanks for stopping by!


Heide said...

Sharon, I feel your pain with being busy...I am so looking forward to be done with work.
Your card is just the sweetest. Love the papers and your fantastic coloring.
Hugs, Heide

Emma Fewkes said...

Oh, Sharon, she is absolutely gorgeous. What a lovely image (fabulous colouring, as always). I so love to see your works of art. Lovely job <3

mulberry station said...

this is just the sweetest card ever. I love your color scheme, but most of all love how you colored her up. She is precious!
Hugs, Nancy

ScrappyKsue said...

Awww she is adorable!

The Stamper's Touch said...

Yep, end of the school year is always a busy time, for kids and Moms alike! Such a sweet card. And what an adorable story about Olivia too.


Arlana said...

Sharon your colors are the sweetest. Love your adorable papers card. You have colored Sally Ann's image to perfection. Have a sweet day!!! Arlana@SSW!!!

Jeannie said...

Look at little Olivia ~ she just couldn't be any sweeter! I like how you put the blue hi-lites behind her and the pretty flower paper.

Peace & Luv,

Kathie said...

Hi Sharon I love your card and this image of Rosie is so cute your niece Olivia will just love this card. Love your design papers very pretty and your embellishments. Wishing you a wonderful week.

Glenda Atkins said...

A wonderful,colourful card with an adorable image. Love it Sharon.

Karen Conner said...

My first smile of the day! Such a cute image. Great card!

Patti P. said...

Sharon, love your combination of papers, makes such a happy card. Rosie is adorable on your card.
Sounds as if you are running wide open, enjoy the week.

Love to Doodle! said...

Totally and utterly stunning and beautiful Sharon! Thanks for joining in the DigiStamp Boutique competition...Sally-Ann :o)