Sunday, October 5, 2008

High Hopes Challenge #2

High Hopes Challenge #2 is up on the High Hopes Blog. This week we have a Fun challenge by Jeanne to use a combination of blue, brown, green and any neutral. Be sure to check out High Hopes Blog to see the Fabulous cards the other Divas have created...and....Join in the Fun!!

The fabulous stamps I used on this card are High Hopes..."Max the Magnificent" and the sentiment "Magic Happens" ...I also used the swirl stamp from SU's Priceless set

I colored the images with prismacolor pencils (oms) and deepened the shading with Twinkling h20's. Acrylic white paint, diamond glaze and stickles were used for the details.

To create the background...I mask the image and used a soft brush to add barely banana ink to the top area and another brush to add bashful blue to the bottom area.

The bunny in the hat and the front right bunny are popped up with foam dimensionals.

The sentiment is embossed with black detail embossing pdr.

Papers - GP white, wild asparagus, paper studio

Ink - versafine black, barely banana, bashful blue, creamy caramel

Accessories - flower, lace, stickles, diamond glaze, foam dimensionals, embossing pdr, nestabilities, stitching

Yesterday we celebrated my Mother's 90 birthday! ...a little early (it is actually Nov 20) but this was a time in which all her children could get together...which rarely happens. It was Wonderful!!! She looked wonderful!!...and it was so nice to see everyone!

Have a Great Day!!,,,,Thanks for looking!! and your Wonderful comments!!

The Blog Hop is On!!!

Remember to check out the Diva links on the right hand side of my blog to see which Diva is offering High Hopes Blog candy!!!

63 comments:

LINANNA DESIGNS said...

I adore this image and the card is just stunning! Love it Ila. Hugs Linda x

sandra_w said...

Another stunning card, Ila!!

Sandra xx

Nixe07 said...

Hi Ila, your card is just so stunning. Love the cute image and your great colouring!!
Hugs
Moni

Carla said...

This is so sweet! I just wanted to LYK that because of your STUNNING cards, especially your exquisite coloring, I ordered a bunch of HH stamps yesterday! I can't wait to get them!!

Bunny-Zoe's Blog said...

Your card is fabulous Ila, Your colouring is just...wow! Max's little bunnies have never looked so adorable, Glad to hear you had a great time with your family yesterday, Hugs, Nikki x

Rach said...

Ila your cards never fail to amaze, all the detail and workmanship is faultless...a true inspiration. hugs rachxx

Donalda's Blog said...

Oh this is adorable!!!!!!!!! I just love the new stamps.
Oh having your family together for your mothers birthday I bet that was so wonderful. Hugs

Lacey Stephens said...

Awesome, as usual!! Your coloring is always so amazing...you are my idol!! LOL This was a really fun challenge.
~Lacey Stephens
www.handstampedbylacey.typepad.com

Norunn said...

ohh...such great coloring! this was a really cute card!

Claudia said...

oh Ila, this is so gorgous again, I love your style so much. Great card, wonderful colours-wow.

agnes said...

Your coloring is so beautiful,and the highhopes image so sweet.
Hugs from Holland agnesxx

CraftyC said...

Saw this on the challenge blog and think its fantastic!
Clairex

katy said...

Hi Ila, thank's for popping by my blog and for your comment on my card. Your cards are beautiful and so inspirational,your colouring is perfect!!xx

debby4000 said...

Absolutely gorgeous, your colouring is perfection itself.

Sanna said...

Hi Ila! :-)

Your card is awesome again. I love HH stamps a lot but I only have a few.

zonnenplume said...

Hi Ila!
This card is so fabulous!
I like the colours and the cute HH stamps.
Greetings from Germany

Dot Scrap said...

Oh..wauw...this is toooooo adorable.
It´s fantastic. Love as always the way you color the stamp. You are the best. I have said it before...but you simply are.!

Viv said...

The magic has certainly happened with THIS card Ila! It's lovely.
My mum will be 90 on 12th Dec).
1918 was definately a vintage year!
Viv xx

ink'n'rubba said...

fabulous colouring as always, and I love the touch of gold sparkle on his jacket. hugs, annie x

Beth Norman said...

Such an adorable card. As always, your colouring rocks! Thank you for explaining how you did the background. After looking at it, I was going to e-mail you about it, but then I read the details. Thanks for posting deets!

Heather's Creations said...

Beautiful card Ila :0)
Glad to hear you had a great day with your family. It's always hard getting everyone together at the same time in our family too :0)
**Hugs** heather x

Linda said...

Another wonderful card from your hands :o)

Linda

Tammi said...

Awww, so cute! Love the dimension and those sweet cheeks!

Chris said...

Fabulous Ila! Your colouring is stunning and never ceases to amaze me. I love the glittered lapel and the gorgeous papers and flowers too. Chris x

Alexandra said...

This is such a sweet and adorable card Ila - and your coloring is ROCKIN', my friend!!!! *STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

Niki Estes said...

Absolutely adorable, Ila!! This is too cute!! I love your colring, the colors you used for you card, the crocheted lace, the distressing and sewing . . . I could go on and on! Just beautiful! Have a great week!

Carolyn King said...

your cards are always such a work of art...I could study them all day. Wonderful Ila!

fairymadjo said...

wow , this is sooo stunning, thank you for your kind words on my blog.
huggs jo x

Shary said...

Another gorgeous card Ila. Thank you so much for your lovely comment on my SS card. :0)
Wow Happy birthday to your mother, 90 now that is some achievement.

Crissy Armstrong said...

You never cease to WOW me! Another beauty Ila! Thanks for sharing your talent with the world!! XX

Stempelchaotin said...

Oh this is absolutely cute. Incredible Card Ila. I love your wonderful work. Hugs.

All Pink girl said...

So fabulous a realy work of art ,love it ,Dawnx

Brocéliane said...

very beautiful card as always:)

Brocéliane

Heidi said...

Ila. love the HH stamps and you do such lovely work with them. Thanks for sharing your expertise.

Claudia Rosa said...

oh wow wow wow ila :-)
this bunny looks really like it is jumping out of the hat!!
awesome

Maria Jesus said...

Ila you card is beautiful, you are so good coloring your cards, love it.

Thanks for your comments in my blog:)
MJ

malieta said...

Your card is stunning Ila and all of the detail makes for a super stunning card! I like what you did to create that background....very cool!

Aija said...

You are such an artist, you should paint pictures for kids I believe all kids would like to have somthing like this on the wall! Your way to choose colours is perfect!
Hugs,
Aija

Maya said...

WOW!!
I love the image,it is so cute and magic ;)
And you`re colouring is just fab!!

Hugs from Maya :)

Karin said...

Hi Ila,

another beautifuul card.
Love the colours and DP.
Your colouring is fabulous.

Have a great day,
xoxo Karin

Andrea, said...

Oh this is fabulous, as always your colouring is superb

Rach said...

Stunning Ila, your colourwork is amazing, love the layout and the papers that you have used. The touches of glitter are just perfect. hugs rachxx

Keri Lee Sereika said...

This is ADORABLE! I just love how you popped up the two images! It added such depth and dimension!

Suzanne said...

This is truely stunning your colouring is amazing I wish I was a quater as good!! Fantastic. Sue :o)

Malin said...

Antoher stunning card, the colouring is perfect and the imgane is super cute!

//Malin

Helena said...

So stunning, I love this card!
xxxx

Amy said...

It's possible I have already commented on this card but I am just in awe over your work Ila... I am speachless for words that say what I mean!!

Camilla said...

Stunning card Ila!!
Good luck with my Candy;) Thanks for joining!!
Hugs, Camilla.

MichelleO said...

Wow Ila this is really amazing! Love that bunny! Your coloring is stunning as always, it is a perfect card.

Happy Birthday to your MOM!
HUGS
MichelleO

TaraG said...

Ila, Such an adorable card! The image is so much fun and of course, coloured so beautifully...love your trademark style! love the 3D effect you created with his hat too! Another phenomenal card!!!
TaraG

Scrapmumur said...

This is absolutely gorgeous, Ila!
I love your composition.
Fantastic colours and details.
Marvellous scene!
Hugs Mumur

stardustgemsandribbon said...

Totally wonderful card Ila, your colouring just amazes me...perfect! Wow, your mum will be 90 in Nov...incredible...hope you all enjoyed your day together.
Carole :-)

Helena said...

Awww he is so cute and I love the colours!
xxxx

Maria said...

Aww, Ila your card is so pretty. I love what you did with the prima flower and the pretty papers that you used for your card.

Happy birthday to your mom! Wow, 90 years old! That's awesome!! Well, I'm glad to hear your family got together to celebrate her birthday!!

Maria

Deborah said...

Love this darling card! Your coloring surpasses all! Wow my Mom is going to be 90 on Sunday! Guess we have some good jeans! Hugs, Deb

alina said...

Very beautiful card, Ila!
What nice for you to spend such a wonderful day with your family and I can imagine that your mother was very happy to see all of you!
Hugs, Alina

Anja's weblog said...

What an adorable card! Love the image and as always your coloring:))

Hugs
Anja

megastamper said...

oh ila, what a fantastic and so cute card. the coloration is perfect as always and all is matching ... really GREAT!!!
hugs, bea

Cindy Haffner said...

I love your card, awesome coloring.

Anne said...

**Squeal!!!!** He is just soooooooo adorable Ila!!! You have made the most amazing job of this! Absolutely brilliant!!! xx

maxine said...

Wow fantastic card.

Barbara said...

This is fabulous ! My son is a young magician and this stamp would be perfect for him.Your coloring is wonderful!
:-) Barbara

BA said...

this is fantastic Ila!!
xoxo BA