Sunday, January 2, 2011

Ferret with Retro Style

Well Happy New Year to you all! I hope that 2011 has found everyone healthy and happy. We had a BLAST celebrating on New Year's Eve. Our house was the party house and it was just so much fun. The kids had fun doing a couple of crafts (painting party hats and coloring puzzles that I wrote 2011 on) and playing lots of games. We did a countdown almost every hour starting at 9 pm which was the biggest one because a lot of friends have younger kids or just plain want to go home and get some sleep. So they counted down at 9 pm and had balloons drop on them while they made all sorts of noise! So funny! If you would like to see pictures, scroll on down to the bottom of this post.

So with the beginning on the New Year, Paper Makeup Stamps is also beginning the Sneak Peeks for the January Release! Today is Critter Day...that is right we have a couple more Retro Cutie Critters. I love these little critters so much...they are cute, spunky, and just darn right fun to color! I get to introduce you to Fiora the Ferret. I have definitely never seen a ferret so retro stylin'! She looks like she is straight out of the 50's! I stamped her in Brilliance Graphite Black on watercolor paper and did a combo of markers/aquabrush and ink pads/aquabrush for coloring her...oh and a smidge of paper piecing for the hand warmer. The pattern paper is from the BoBunny Olivia Collection: Ambrosia and Baby's Breath. The layout is from the current Sweet Stop Sketch Challenge #89.

Make sure to check out the rest of the sneak peeks of the two new Retro Cutie Critters on the PMS could win them! Stay tuned this whole week as we sneak peek everyday and then join us for the Release Party in the PMS Forum on the 7th at 9 pm. There is always lots of chatter and fun with some games mixed in!

Now onto some pics from our party:

Our Balloon Drop!

My Punky Girl

My Happy New Year Kid

Thanks for checking out my kind of engineering!

The Engineering Details
Stamps - Fiora the Ferret, Just for You Sentiment - past Freebie (Paper Makeup Stamps); Paper - River Rock, Old Olive, Cameo Coral (SU!), Ambrosia and Baby's Breath from Olivia Collection (BoBunny); Ink - Brilliance Graphite Black (Tsukineko), Old Olive, Cameo Coral, River Rock Marker, Early Espresso Marker, Not Quite Navy Marker (SU!); Accessories - Old Olive Grosgrain ribbon (SU!), Circle Nestabilities (Spellbinders), Corner Rounder (SU!), paper piercer, dimensionals


Lisa Kind said...

OMGosh! I love the New Year's Eve pics! How fun to have a balloon drop! The kids look like they are having a blast...something I'm sure they'll remember for a long time!

And your card is just too adorable! Love the colors you chose and the layout! Very cute!

Danni said...

Fun photos and a fabulous card!

Lisa M. (aka. Lisa @ Farm Fresh) said...

what a great NYE you guys had! This IS a retro feeling card and I love it!

Dawn Easton said...

Love that cool image!!! FUN!!! Happy New Year to you! Best wishes for a wonderful 2011~

Lori said...

Fun image and great card!!!

Carma said...

Your coloring is so fabulous! Love the card. The party looks like it was lots and lots of fun. Thanks for sharing!

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