Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Flag Waving Mae

Happy 4th of July!!  It's so much fun to have a holiday in the middle of the summer because not only do I not have to do the normal routine, I also don't have any To-Dos that I've saved for a day off!  LOL  So today, I plan to take it easy and hopefully get a bit of a nap in.  :D


For today's project I put together a fun festive card using Flag Waving Mae and Sunflowers from Some Odd Girl.  Last week I noticed her in the SOG store and decided she would actually be very fun to color up and because her flags are blank, I was able to add a little bit of Texas flare.  The Sunflowers are ones I've actually had on my list to color for a while now and it was fun to pair them up.


I'll have to admit I'm not one to have a lot of patriotic colors around the room.  I don't know why those colors always look good on the flag itself but down close on my desk they're always too bright - so lucky for me I managed to find some reds and blues that didn't clash.  LOL They're not perfect for the theme but hopefully I was able to fake it.  :D


I hope everyone has a great day whether or not you're in the midst of celebrating Independence Day.  Who knows what I'll be up to day but I'm sure I can squeeze in a little crafting too.  :D

7 comments:

  1. what are the skintones?..im busy with e000-e00-e31-en e34

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    1. For this one I used E53, E51, E51 and E000 for the base then added a little E21 and R11 for some color; and finally T4 for some shadows.

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  2. Lovely card hun, very patriottic! Hugs, Frea

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  3. wow love how you colored Flag waving Mae...she is gorgeous..

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  4. Love that added the Texas flag to the bunch!! Did you play for some prizes at The Outlawz? This is so perfect for the party!

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  5. Fun card Barbara! I love how you have coloured Mae and how cool to see the Texas flag!

    Arabella

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