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Hello!  I have an extra card to share with you this week.  A few weeks ago, I took a vacation day from work and spent the day crafting with a friend.   I had fun coloring some images just for fun, not for a DT project.  This is one of the images I colored.



2013-12-04 KSS girl WM


I used some liquid pearls to accent this image.  I have to say I have a love/hate relationship with liquid pearls…  When they work well and come out nicely, I love them.   In this case, I hated them.  When I was half way done adding the pearls, a big ol’ splat came out on my project.  I painstakingly cleaned it up and went on to have another splat come out.   After some choice words, I cleaned it up and finished it.  Of course then when I picked up the image to set it aside to dry, I put my thumb right in to some of the pearls and smooshed them all over.   Grrrrr……    I don’t think it turned out too bad after the pearl –tastrophe was fixed.


Anyhow, enough babble from me.  I had a hard day at work today and I am heading off to bed early.


Thank you for stopping by!





DIANA L. said…
Your card is beautiful I love the little image. I love viva pearl pens , I had a lot of trouble with the liquid pearls, you are so right when they work they are great. Have a great day and thanks for sharing your beautiful piece.
Pam MacKay said…
Oh my goodness what an adorable image and your coloring is fantastic! Thanks for joining Created With Love Challenges!
Marsha said…
What an adorable image and BEAUTIFUL coloring. I know what you mean about the liquid pearls!!! I feel your pain. But your card turned out just great.
Thanks for playing the Christmas challenge at Created With Love.
Dreja said…
Oh, was für eine wundervolle Karte! Ganz super gemacht.
Danke daß du bei den AF mitmachst.
LG Dreja (DT Animal Friends)
debby4000 said…
Oh what a gorgeous, adorable card.
A gorgeous Christmas card Cheryl, fabulous colouring! Thanks for sharing with us at Lexis, good luck! Susan x
Hanneke said…
So pretty Cheryl! I love the image, colors and DP. Hugs, Hanneke
rachel taylor said…
What a lovely cute card and image thanks for sharing with use it tuesday this week Rachel DT
Kerin said…
This is fabulous and I love that sweet image! I wouldn't have known about the "pearl-tastrophe" if you didn't tell me! It looks great :)
julie_woolston said…
This is absolutely beautiful Cheryl
Thanks for sharing at Lexis
Hugs Julie x
Chris Hanselman said…
What a darling image. Love your coloring and papers. Thanks for joining our Christmas Challenge at Created With Love Challenges

Davi said…
I love the way you colored that darling image AND frustrating as it may have been you certainly cannot tell you had pearl drop problem, they look like a wonderful little flurry of snow ;)
Lisa T said…
This is soooo adorable! I hadn't seen this new KK image yet. I saw your card on Make It Monday.
Tracy said…
Just love this Cheryl! Those RAM images are so darling and you have done your usual amazing layering on this card. Just love that. :-) Hugs!
Sue from Oregon said…
Sounds like such a nice craft day you had! Darling image and lovely coloring!!! Can't even see your pearl-astrophe LOL!
Danni said…
Darling and super sweet card!
Imke said…
Cheryl, your coloring is amazing ! Sweet card.
Beautiful ca super cute card Cheryl! Love the stitching!
Thanks for joining the TTCRD challenges!
Samantha K said…
Good for you getting a craft day in that was solely about fun :) Your image is adorable and coloured beautifully and you would never know you had any liquid pearl dramas hehe x Thank you for joining us over at Top Tip Tuesday Challenges x
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Sandra H said…
Oh this can be sooo annoying!! gorgeous though is your card and image x
Rene said…
Love love love love LOVE this so much! Absolutely gorgeous! Thank you so much for sharing this with us at MIM!

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!

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Cathy P. said…
Sweet card, Cheryl. Love the image, your button, twine and paper choice. Thanks for linking your card up with us this week at the Sister Act Challenge Blog.
Cathy xx
Anonymous said…
Ohhh ist die süße geworden. Einfach zauberhaft Weihnachtlich.
Hab herzlichen Dank für Deine Teilnahme bei Animal Friends
Liebe Grüße
PaperDaisies said…
Fabulous card. Your colouring is awesome. Love the design. Thank you for joining us over at Loves Rubberstamps. Hugs Nina
Eine wunderschöne Karte. Sie gefällt mir sehr gut. Vielen Dank für die Teilnahme an der Animal Friends Challenge. Liebe Grüße Silvi
Totally loving this card. Your coloring is superb
Lisa S. said…
I'm with you on the love/hate relationship with liquid pearls. :) Your card is gorgeous Cheryl and I love the kraft base and beautiful coloring. Thanks for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday!
Kim S said…
She is absolutely charming and perfectly backed with those sweet papers!
What a sweet image. Love. Thanks for linking up at Christmas Card Challenges! Karen N (DT)
Woops, I meant Clear It Out challenges. Long day... LOL
Athina said…
Such a beautiful card! Your coloring and design are both amazing! Thank you for playing with us at Loves Rubberstamps. I hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas season.
Deborah Anton said…
A sweet and beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at the Timeless Tuesday challenge!
Chana said…
Delightful design, Cheryl! Your coloring is fabulous as always. Nicely composed and beautifully executed! Thanks for dropping this off by our house here at 613 Avenue Create!
Chana, Owner
Creative M said…
Beautiful!! AWESOME job!
Thank you for joining us at 2 Creative Chicks Challenges.
Have a wonderful day,
♥ Crafting With Creative M ♥
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Your card turned out totally stunning. Love the stitching as well as the coloring of this image. Your liquid pearls really add fun dimension!

Thanks for joining us at 613 Avenue Create this week. Hope to see you again next week DT Crafting Vicky
Jeannie said…
Such an adorable image! I agree with you about the liquid pearls, and unless I have a day of perfect patience going on I won't even attempt them. They look great on this card!

I was born and raised in Milwaukee, and I'm living in Phoenix now. There is a lot that I miss, but the snow and cold are not on that list!

Peace & Luv,
Sanja Grdinić said…
Cheryl, this is beautiful... Love your coloring and sweet and simple design a lot! :)
Have a great day...
Scrappy Chick said…
I adore this card! The beautiful colouring, the sweet image, and the great layering! Thanks for playing along at Use It Tuesday!
Gerda said…
Thank you for linking up in the 2 Creative Chicks December Challenge.
GDT 2 at Creative Chicks
Katie Sims said…
Oh my gosh....this is ADORABLE! Your coloring is amazing and that image couldn't be any cuter! I am so glad you could play along with us this week at Flourishes for our Timeless Tuesday Challenge! :)
Kimberly Clark said…
cute!! love the bow - thanks for joining us at Pile it on... we have started a new challenge - please go and check it out!
Kimberly DT

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