Thursday, January 19, 2012

Love you Larry

Hello Everyone!
Today at the Lollipop Crafts blog, the T-Team is showcasing digis from our sponsor, Digital Delights.

The owner, Louby Loo had this to say about her cute digi store:
 "Welcome to Digital Delights by Louby Loo.  A magical palce filled with digital creations from all walks of life.  We are your  one stop shop for all your digital stamps and digital products which are instantaly downloadable.  We also have a wide range of digital papers and svg cut files for all your crafting projects.  Our low prices reflect out belief that crafting should not only be fun but affordable too!  Other services include custom blog design and custom watermarks.  Why wait for snail mail?  Start creating with our instant downloads today."
Digital Delights is offering the following prize for this week's NO EMBELLISHMENT challenge #46:

For my team's inspirations make sure to stop by the Lollipop Crafts blog.  Since this week's challenge #46 is no embellishments, I thought it would be cool to use my punches for this one.  We were given a couple of images to use for today so I chose to use this cute image called Love you Larry.  Isn't he sweet?!  >.<

I colored him up at my crafty bud, Renate's, and got a chance to use her Prisma colored pencils.  I used reds & blacks for Larry, sorta giving him a gentlemanbug (as opposed to a ladybug) shell.  (hehe)  I also colored in the background with reds and after going over it with some baby oil I used a white Sakura gel pen to add some white dots.  I fussy cut the heart out and then matted it to black cs then fussy cut that out. Love how it looks 3-D, but it's actually not.  (hehe)  Working on those shadows really helps with the illusion.  I used a scrap piece of red & white dotted paper and was pretty stoked that it somewhat matched the inside of the heart.  The other dp is gray and white and was perfect as a subtle backdrop.  I inked up a dollar sentiment stamp in white, stamped on to black cs then embossed with red embossing powder.  Love how the red looks on the black background.  I also matted the black cs to red cs.  Added several punched hearts here and there to break up the red dp and another small one on the sentiment .  I cut out the LOVE sentiment that comes with the image and matted it to a scrap of black cs and put it on top.  I colored that one with R46 (Copic) and dotted it with the same white Sakura gel pen.  So love how it turned out.

Alrighty, I hope you have a chance to play with us this week.  Just link up your project minus embellishments to the challenge post from Monday for a chance to win the $5 voucher from Digital Delights.  Mahalo for stopping by today.  Be sure to come back tomorrow for Lilo's Fun Friday #15.  I hope to share one of my new stamps on a card.  :)

Have a good one!


Cyndi said...

such a wonderful card! Love the colors and the image and the punched hearts too! awesome job!

Expressions & Inspirations said...

I love your card and the ladybug is so adorable. TFS! :)

Kit said...

your card is so cute :o)

Karen Wilson said...

Oh wow, this is ADORABLE!!! Look at that face! LOVE it!

Creations by Shirl said...

Oh my how cute is this Leanne~
Love all those reds/blacks his a handsome malebug... great hearts and cute sentiment... Oooh how tempting is this, I'll hop on by and check what goodies they have in their store.. LOL!
Have an super duper day!~!! :)

Sonia said...

Hello Leanne
Wow! I love your fabby creation.. I really like ladybug. Love what you did. Good Luck!

Nady said...

J'adore ta carte, elle est vraiment cute! bravo!
Nadyne xx

Stephanie aka Nerdette said...

Oh fantastic. I love the layout, with the sweet little lady bug peaking out of the heart. So awesome. The no embellies would be hard. Love the hearts mimicking her spots. Clever and fun!

Mimi said...

Fantastic card Leanne! The gentlemanbug is so adorable! and the layout is just perfect! Great job on the detailing! Awesome!! ;)

Sara said...

What a sweet card!!!! Love the ladybug, she´s so cute =)

Mary J said...

Oh Leanne, this is SOOOOOO sweet! Just lvoe him peeking out of the heart like that!!