My neighbor, the nag, asked me to make some baby shower invitations. I easily printed out the "you're invited to, who, where" crap onto GP white cardstock and made these flat invites. I only have baby girl stamps, though, so I rifled through what I do have and I came across this Just So Hoppy/Hippy sets by Melanie Muenchinger for Gina K designs. The naggy neighbor loved them so much she got all teary eyed. She's a sweet nag.
The 'fresh' Bazzill green is embossed with the swiss dots folder, the scallop is by Martha Stewart and the balloon is a CuttleKids die. I punched the froggy out with my Marvy tag punch and punched holes through all 12 at once with the amazing Crop-A-Dile! I colored the frogs, all in one sitting, with pencils and OMS. That gorgeous ribbon is from MS as well, I love how it looks.
I've been trying new 'techniques' with my coloring. I'm thinking that maybe I'm a bit heavy handed? I tried a shadow ala Paula Tracy (Paper Possibilities), and boy do I need some practice. I don't hate how they turned out though. I love the soft greens and blues together with the brown.
Happy day, blog people, I'll see y'round.