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Saturday, August 4, 2012

Peachy Keen Challenge 29 ~ Color Inspiration


Hello my Creative friends! I usually don't post on the weekends, but I had a chance to sneak off into my craftroom!:)  I really wanted to join in the Peachy Challenge's Color inspiration challenge this week! 
This is the color inspiration we need to follow:

Well, being that this was a "Boy" tag, I tried my best to follow these colors as much as I can! I was SO EXCITED when I got my peachy happy mail & in there were these AMAZING stamps! Is this not the CUTEST little boy you've ever seen??? The sentiment is from the Peachy July Stamp of the month! I was SO VERY PROUD of myself because I FINALLY got the nerve to use my prisma color pencils! One of my sweet bloggy friends Miss Kristal DeBold had sent me a link to show me her 1st DIY project! You can see it HERE! She decorated a jar for her prisma color pencils. So it inspired & reminded me that I've had these for 2 yrs & they were so pretty that I didn't even want to sharpen them & ruin them! lol...... It was a gift from a special person, that's why I didn't want to use them! ;)  Well, I immediately went to youtube & came across this super TALENTED crafter: Miss Annika Ryan's channel. She had a 2 part tutorial on how to color "Skin" on kraft cardstock! I now mine is not perfect, but it came out okay for being my first time! I just LOVE the fact that those pencils color AMAZING onto my FAVORITE paper in the whole world!;) 

Here is what the entire tag looks like!

It was really hard to get a good picture of this since I used clear cardstock/acetate for my tag.
I had a LOT of fun w/this challenge! If you haven't played yet, what are you waiting for my sweet friends? Head on over to the Peachy Blog HERE & play along!

Here are the products I used for my tag:
~ Echo Parks's "This & That" CHARMING 6x6 paper pack
~ Clear cardstock/acetate (from my local stationery store
~ Lastly, a little sneakie peek!;)

Thank you SO VERY MUCH for stopping by my blog! Enjoy the rest of your weekend & I will see you all back here soon! xoxo

23 comments:

  1. This is fantastic Emma! I don't have those pencils, but I'm trying to find what I like coloring with so maybe I'll try those out! And I LOVE that you used plastic, it's my favorite to use too. Happy to see you creating more, and that your son is getting better and better too :O)

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  2. Beautiful as always miss emma! Love love the clear cardstock. Its my 'kraft' color! Great to see you back creating! Hope Aaron is just about 100%!
    Ginascreativeplace.blogspot.com

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  3. This is so adorable Emma!! Love your coloring with the pencils!!
    Glad to see you back creating and to hear how well Aaron is recovering!!
    Have a GREAT day!!!

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  4. This came out just darling, Emma! I see what you mean about the pencils on kraft. It looks awesome!!!

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  5. Super cute...love the colouring...and yes..that's the cutest little boy. Lee-Ann :)

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  6. Super Cute Emma!!! You come up with the most adorable projects. Love how all those colors make the lil boy stand out. Great Work!
    Many Sweet Creations...
    wwww.sweetdelightspapernmore.blogspot.com

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  7. So cute and the coloring is great too! Always love your projects Emma!

    Happy Crafting!
    Kat

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  8. Emma,
    This card is jut adorable! I just adore all your projects and the beautiful colors and designs. I'm also glad to here your son is doing well.

    Jess
    craftingwithjes.blogspot.com

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  9. So cute!! Glad to see you are back and all is well with your son!

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  10. Hi Emma!This is too cute!!!Adorable!!Sending hugs to you and Aaron!

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  11. Thanks for the link to color on kraft card...good to know. It looks like there may be some new dies??
    quilt 4 fun 2 at hot mail dot com

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  12. Emma,
    Such a sweet tag! So glad to know that all is well with your son! Blessings and continued health! :)
    Jill / Seattle, WA

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  13. Adorable!! So glad you are back, your projects are such inspiration for us, TFS
    Have a lovely day!
    Liz

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  14. Emma your tag is just precious. What a treat to have you back with all your sweetness and what an inspirations you are. Thanks again for sharing your touching and loving story. What a wonderful God loving family.

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  15. Emma ~ you tag is just ADORABLE! I LOVE the dies you used and that little PKS guy! I have yet to get him but he is on my wish list!!! I just did an acetate tag! I LOVE that look! Your coloring is just AMAZING!!! I watched the videosand might have to give this a try! So glad to see you back!!! YEAH!!!

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  16. I love this tag. Great coloring and am glad to see you crafting again. A very important part of my day.

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  17. This is a Super Cool Tag. Love the use of the Acetate paper. I have a few things to dust off and play with too. Thanks for the inspiration. Smooches...

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  18. What a sweet little boy you created! I love your blog! I am a new visitor and follower! What a delight to scroll through your fantastic creations!

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  19. The sweetest tag! The Prisma color pencils look great on this tag.

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  20. How cute is he?! I think your first attempt with this technique was a success! I'm so glad that things are going well enough, for you to steal away for a little craft time.

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  21. This is so cute. Even my 8 year old son loved it and wanted me to make some. I would love to know where you got your "TC" glue glider, I may have to get one. I love it.!

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  22. This tag is super cute Miss Emma!! I really love the coloring on the kraft.....you did a fab job!! Thanks so much for joining us at Peachy Keen Stamps Challenges this week!!

    Hugs,
    Amy

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