Tara + Exciting News!

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Hi everyone! I have some super exciting news to share today! I have been asked to be a guest designer over at Kraftin' Kimmie for July!! :D I am SO excited - they are one of my fave companies with a great range of stamps. I am sure all of you already know and love them...but if you don't head over and take a peek!


We have a brand new challenge today over at the challenge blog and it is a fun one - Use your favourite Kraftin' Kimmie stamp. I have used my most recent favourite from the past release called Tara. Isn't she gorgeous? You all know how I love my folds so she was a dream to colour :)


I used my copics to colour up this lovely lady and here are the colours that I used:

Skin: E000, E00, E21, E11, R11
Hair: E21, E25, E29
Dress: V000, V01, V04, V06, V09, BG72, B97, B99


Hope you like her! And don't forget to pop over and play in the challenge for your chance to win some yummy Kraftin' Kimmie stamps! :D xx

Challenges that I am entering with this card:

Card Makin' Mamas - Rubber Stamps
Crafty Mess - Ribbons and Lace
Dilly Beans - Fabrics and Fibers (I have cheesecloth fabric and jute mesh :)
The Stamp Man - Bling it On
Hanna and Friends - Favourite Colours (Purple!)
The Paper Shelter - Flower Power

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78 comments

  1. Congratulations and wow what a fabulous creation just wonderful and as always such awesome colouring! Chanelle xxx

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  2. how exciting...congratulations on being a guest designer...your card is amazing...

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  3. She is gorgeous!! I saw her a few weeks ago, and I really need to get her! My 14 daughter is deaf, and it's not often that you see things with sign language! You did an amazing job on her dress, wow!! Congrats on your special month, they are lucky to have you!

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  4. Congrats on your GDT...you've done an amazing job. Of course your coloring just knocked her socks off and love how you've combined the BG with the B...may have to give that on a whirl!

    Shelby

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  5. wooohooooooo! go Alyce!! huge congrats on your GDT hun...though I hope they keep ya a bit longer with this yummo colouring hun, her dress look stunning!
    huge hugs Lou xxxx

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  6. She is soooo up your alley for images girl. Just look at those amazing pleats. All the colors are so rich and vibrant. Beautifully designed too. :-) Hugs and congrats on your guestie spot!

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  7. Glorious folds!!! I had the best time admiring your layout for this card and the sentiment embellishment is wicked adorable!!! Congratulations on your superb news for the GDT. I'm sure you're OVER the moon. :)
    Have a great weekend and hugs from me.

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  8. Congrats on the GD spot with KK but it is not hard to figure out why they asked you. Another great card Alyce and I love the card!

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  9. congrats on your GDT Alyce and I can see why they asked you looking at your stunning card made using one of their gorgeous images. Your colouring is amazing and I love the flowers and all the pretty detailing you have added
    I hope you have a great weekend
    Hugs Sue

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  10. Woot woot!!!! Way to go Alyce! I cannot wait to see how you bring your romantic style to the Kraftin Kimmie Stamps. Your colouring is always amazing and the way you pair the images with patterned paper and all the embellishments are always breathtaking! I'm SO excited for your gig!!! :D

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  11. Wow! No wonder they asked you! Your colouring is gorgeous, and so are all the lovely embellies! Congratulations on your GDT Alyce!
    Have a nice weekend!
    Hugs Kjersti:)

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  12. Congratulations no wonder they chose you your colouring is just amazing hun love this card its delightful huggies june xxx

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  13. Gorgeous card!! Love how you coloured her dress!

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  14. wowww alyce, great work girl
    cant wait to see more...hihihi

    xxx

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  15. Congrats Alyce! This is just gorgeous! The folds look fabulous!

    Arabella

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  16. Congrats on your guest spot, can't wait to see what you will be creating for it. Have a fab weekends cheers Sue Nxx

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  17. She is beautiful Alyce...and loving her folds too hun...and Woohooo...mega congrats on your GDT spot too...:o)

    big hugs Vicky xx

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  18. A very pretty card with clever colouring. Thanks for sharing with us at Fat Pages with Attitude. Caz DT

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  19. YAY Congrats hunny! this is beautiful! loving those purple pleats! Joey x

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  20. Wow, wow, wow Alyce this is awesome, what a beautiful colour you have used for Tara she looks sensational, so does the design you do use the most stunning embellishments, I love this so much.
    Hugs
    Lorraine x

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  21. Alyce, congratulations on your new GD spot! You did another super fantastic job of coloring on this one! And I love all your mixed layers--just another stunning card! :^)
    Hugs,
    Penny

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  22. Congratulations Alyce, and with your wonderful colouring and designs..I'm not surprised...gorgeous image and colouring on this beauty, love all the embellishments...fabulous.

    Luv CHRISSYxx

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  23. Hi Alyce, this is amazing, I love your folds, it just brings to image to life. In fact all your cards are amazing.
    Hugs
    Suzie xx

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  24. Wow wow and wow again! I could just look at your colouring all day - beautiful hun! Love all your details and great layout too. Huge congrats on your GDT post, so pleased for you :o) Hugs, Lisa x

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  25. Wow Sweetie, that's wonderful news, and I love your card, that dress is a miracle of colouring work. Brilliant. Hugs, Frea

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  26. Another beauty! LOVE that image and coloring - as always..........
    Congrats on your Guest Designer spot! Wonderful news.
    Lynn

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  27. Congrats on your GDT! I love your card. The coloring is fabulous!

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  28. That dress is coloured in an amazing way. Congrats on your DT spot, well earned.

    x Marcia

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  29. What a beautiful card. Love the folds, you do such a great job with them. The whole thing is beautifully colored and I love all the layers and details. thanks for shareing with us at Dilly Beans this week.

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  30. congrats alyce! beautiful coloring!

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  31. Fabulous job Alyce. You are the mistress of the pleats!!

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  32. Congratulation on the GDT, very well deserved. Love this, your colouring is simply stunning, shows me that I have so far still to go. Gorgeous card.
    Hugs
    Caz x

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  33. This is a gorgeous card hun xxx

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  34. When I opened the Kraftin Kimmie Blog Saturday morning I saw your card and I knew it had to be one of your cards because of the style and the way it was colored. It is amazing as always! I was so thrilled to see you there at one of my favorite stamp sites. Great pick from Kimmie to pick you for a Guest Designer! Congratulations.

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  35. WOW...your card is stunning...love all the sweet details and your colouring is fab :0)))

    Thanks for playing with us at Hanna and Friends and good luck ;0)

    Hugs Nicole

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  36. Gorgeous card Alyce, great image great colours and love the papers, big hugs Jo xx

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  37. Your card is absolutely stunning and the way you have coloured her is amazing! I love the colour of her dress. I also love that Forever embellishment.
    In a previous comment you mentioned you were going to email me but I haven"t received one so thought I had better let you know.
    Hugs Julie x

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  38. Oh wow, this is fabulous! LOVE how you color the folds in the dress! Hugs, Karen

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  39. Oh Alyce.. what can I say that I won't say over and over... can look at your work forever- love the vibrant colors and how you work those copics! I left your blog addie on CMC chat room as a lady was asking about "vibrant" orange combo and I told her that she would certainly find tons of color combos here- I know I wrote a few down...truly a treat to look at every time! xxx Ann Marie

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  40. so gorgeous alyce.i love all your layers and stunning image and colours :D
    huge congrats on your GDT :D

    xx coops xx

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  41. This is gorgeous, thanks for joining us at craftymess.

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  42. Fantastic card, Alyce! Lovely elements and colors and everything is put so nicely together. I LOVE the image - could easily see her with a french inspired theme too - think I have to get this one myself!

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  43. Congratulations Alyce and what a fantastic card. Look at that colouring!! Amazing yet again.

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  44. Oh Alyce, your colouring has once again BLOWN me away!!!

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  45. Excellent well done Alyce xx

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  46. Congrats to the guest spot, sweetie! No wonder they asked you, you create real masterpieces one after another. Love, love, love your style. This one is now exception. Gorgeous colouring as always.. the folds of her dress looks amazing!! And the layout is so lovely. Beautifully embellished as well.
    Hugs, Karina

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  47. Huge congrats on your GDT spot hun, you will be BRILLIANT!! :)

    Your card is so beautiful, I love these images too and that metal tag is just gorgeous! :)

    hugs

    xxalisonxx

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  48. Congrats on the GD spot, Alyce! Awesome coloring of that sweet image and love your card design!

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  49. Fab news! Congratulations Alyce and my best compliments for this fab card! Love the image so much and your colouring is perfect, as always!

    Hugs, Franz.

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  50. Congratulations for you guest designing at Kraftin Kimmies. I love their stamps and I LOVE your card. Beautiful! So glad you joined us th is week at Dilly Beans!

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  51. Congratulations Alyce. You definately deserve it.. Stunning card and colouring..Loz

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  52. Congratulations!! :) yay!! The folds are as lovely as always. :)

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  53. Congrats!!!:)what a lovely coloring,beautiful card as always.

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  54. Dear Alyce your card is wonderfull. I love that purple color. Congratulations on the GD :0) I have been trying to color the hair as you do. It's so difficult on small images whith only little hair. I have been watching desperate on your tutorial, but still can't get a pretty hair snif :( well i guess I need to practice more.
    Dear Alyce wish you a great week and thanks for your last comment.
    Hugs
    Melanie-Jane

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  55. Hi Alyce, another stunning card! Love your colouring - the folds especially and big congrats on the GD spot. Krating Kimmie do some of my all-time favourite stamps and you do stunning colouring - what a combo!!!!!!

    Sarah

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  56. WOWZERS! Alyce this is absolutely STUNNING! Your colouring of Tara is just breathtaking and I love your vintage style...so many gorgeous and perfectly placed details!!!! Just gorgeous!!!!
    Hugs,t

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  57. Hi Alyce,
    Congrats on the GD spot. Your card is gorgeous - the purple is fantastic and the folds are just stunning.
    Big hugs, Anja

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  58. Huge congrats to you Alyce!! I am such a huge admirer of your work.. your coloring is brilliant, as well as your card designs!
    Beautiful work!!
    xoxo
    Leah

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  59. Congrats Alyce, you certainly deserve it! Your are so very talented, you rocked those layers! Love the layout and design! I agree Kraftin Kimmie has a gorgeous line of stamps!

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  60. Congratz sweetie - you so deserve it :). Love your card and as always your colouring rocks. Fab papers and details.

    Hugs, Mette

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  61. Congratulations on the guest designer spot and I really like your card, the sign with forever looks great!
    Hugs, Elenor

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  62. WOW Thats fab news, well done...
    Your card is just stunning, the colouring is fabulous.xx

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  63. OMG, I am soooo excited for you right now. This could be problematic as I am blogging in bed! Sssssshhhh! You bring every image you colour to life. No wonder you are hot property. Mwah. xx

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  64. Wow! I just love the coloring on this purple dress! Just look at all of those lovely folds! There are so many special details and embellishments on this treasure! All of your cards are such a treat to admire! You are so very talented!
    Warmest Hugs, Sheryl

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  65. Wow... wow... wow... I don't know what to say first about this amazing card! I love everythimg!

    Thank you so much for joining uns at Hanna and Friends!

    Hugs, Diana

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  66. Congrats on the guest designer spot! You deserve it. :)

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  67. Hi Alyce this is Fabulous ,she is a cutie I can see why she is your favuorite, your colouring is perfect just perfect wow. Congrats on you GD role how fabulous.Well done ,a super card
    Hugs Elaine

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  68. Whoo hoo!! OMG That dress is gorgeous!! you totally have to create a tutorial on folds Alyce. Pretty please?! :)
    Gorgeous card, they surely picked the right guest! Congrats!!
    ;)

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  70. This is so cute gorjuss colouring & embellisments,

    Thanks for joining us at Craftymess

    Tracey Dt

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  71. your coloring is absolutely amazing, girl! what a beauty! and so happy to have you on the team for the month! =)

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  72. Great Stunning card and the coloring is perfect
    We would like to thank you for Entering Chocolate, Coffee, & Cards Challenge.
    Hugs from Tammy Ortiz - DT Digi Team for Chocolate, Coffee & Cards.

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  73. WOWZERS! Your coloring is the bomb diggity bomb!!!

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  74. Wow! Absolutely stunning!!! That dress is just totally to die for. Magnificent colouring as allways, hunni! Congrats on your monthly dt spot. It is well deserved. Hugs...Mona

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  75. Gorgeous card - so beautiful.
    Many thanks for joining us at Hanna and Friends
    Hugs
    Steffie

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  76. That thank you do much for joining our challenge on the CraftyMess challenge blog.
    This is such a great card. The colours are brilliant and work so well on a girls card. The image is cute and fun and it all ties together to make a great piece of work.

    Look forward to seeing many more of your entries on the CraftyMess challenge blog.
    Love Lisa xxx

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  77. such a cute card, love your favorite colours. thank you for joining us at Hanna and Friends.

    hugs, becky

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  78. Such a pretty card, I love the colors you chose. And your coloring is beautiful. Thanks for joining us at Card Makin Mamas
    Lisa

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