Thursday, October 13, 2011


It's another challenge day at Little Miss Muffet Stamps and this round our theme is "Girlie Girl!" That's an easy one for most of us so we want to see lots of pink, flowers, pearls and/or ribbon. ;D For my project I used Paprika and gave her a pink raincoat and rain hat. ;D

I had fun coloring a background for this image (details of that below) and once it was finished didn't feel that all the grays clouds and blue skies fit the theme very well, so I added more pink through the papers, flowers and pearls. Yep, that looks better!

The rain puddle was a direct inspiration from Delphine's project using the same image. I loved how she had colored the water on top of the sidewalk so I gave that a try following her instructions. I like how it turned out but thought maybe next time I should leave more lighter areas - one things is for sure, she found the perfect colors and I love them. Thanks Delphine for the inspiration!

I'd like to enter this into the following challenges:

My Sheri Crafts Challenge #70 - think pink
I Break for Challenge #11 - girl power
ATC Challenge - anything girlie
Digi Design Challenge - girlie
Lexi's Creations Challenge #50 - pink


  1. Woow, this is georgeus! I love the image with background and all, and the colors are soo cute, specially with the little roses in the corners. :)

  2. there is some beautiful shading in here and the background is fab, very pretty

  3. Your rainy sky is perfect! Will add to my study list...

  4. I remember Dalphines puddle, you did a awesome job too. The rain in the sky is also tremendous, just gorgeous. The roses and pearl bits are fab, and I LOVE the green spirals, too fun.

  5. Gorgeous Barbara! I love the scene you have created and what girl wouldn't want a pink raincoat and those fabulous kitty cat boots?!


  6. Hi Barbara!
    your card, i so cute! love Paprika in pink
    i need to try the Delphine's technic, she explain me but i'm frightned to try...
    your's is perfect!

  7. Barbara, this is so gorgeous! Love the little dotted boots with kitty, and that rain! LOVE IT!

  8. Absolutely GORGEOUS!! Please join Link Up for Pink; we have over $3K worth of giveaways (153 prizes)!

  9. Oh I love this!! She is so cute and love how you colored her up! Fabulous!

  10. Simply gorgeous hun, she is soooo cute, thank you for joining us over at the ATC Challenge Blog this fortnight xx

  11. What a great scene! Love the colors on Paprika's raincoat and boots! I'm definitely going to have to practice the rain puddles! Beautiful.

  12. Ohh this is SO pretty. Thanks for joining us at ATC Challenge Blog x

  13. This is beautiful .Awesome colouring and I love those clouds
    Thanks for sharing on ATC Challenge blog


  14. I love pink!!! This Paprika girl is adorable!!!
    Do you keep these creations in a little binder? I really like this technique! Can you please share? Thank you~~~

  15. Beautiful! Thanks for sharing with us at My Sheri Crafts!

  16. Oh Barbara, don't thank me, let me remind you it was all your fault... It all started with the idea of drawing a sidewalk (your idea:-)), colouring wet, using Paprika who called for a puddle... Yours is just perfect! I love the whole background you have created for Paprika, love your choice of pink and grey, and your papers and embellishments are perfect! A gorgeous page! Hugs Delphine xx
    PS: Thank you for your lovely comment about my sunset too:-)

  17. Yep, I have them all in a journal and actually create the project right on the page. If I ever need to use one then I can tear it out but for now, they're all conveniently together. :D

  18. She is such a fun image Barbara but your colouring and layout has made her look as if she is truly enjoying the rain.

    Hugs Shirley x x

  19. My the colouring Barbara, the raincoat and boots look amazing! Fabulous card hun. hugs Donna x

  20. Stunning ATC! I love it! Good luck in the ATC challenge blog!


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