Friday, April 1, 2011

Phindy's Place~ Humor / Cafe Chat



Well when I colored this picture in I was thinking of all sorts of things these ladies might be saying....
"Can you believe what we used to wear? I wouldn't be caught DEAD in that now!" lol
Isn't that how it goes?
The styles of today become the fashion disasters of tomorrow?
Anyway, the theme this week at Phindy's is
Humor
And I wish I could laugh at the hassle this card threw me while I was making it! First, I picked out my paper (always a mistake in my book!) and then when I was all finished coloring in my image to fit my paper, it just wouldn't meld. The paper was too busy. So back to square one, looking for paper to match my image. Finally I decided on just a strip of this striped paper. It ties it in without being too busy.
In saying that, I find the card a tad boring....
Whatever!


I hope you can play along with us this week!
Hugs all!
A few challenges below:
Scrapbook Sisters: Special lady (friend)
The Paper Variety: Create own 1-2-3- recipe/ 1 image, 2 ribbons, 3 mats
Bearly Mine: Sketch (turned sideways)
OOh La La: Special Friend






29 comments:

Ulina /Apricot Bubbles said...

No sentiment today?!?!??
Your suggestion what the ladies might be saying would´ve been a very humorous sentiment!
But I love your cards anyways... they are very funny most of the time! I admire that gift of yours!
Wish you a great weekend!
Hugs,
Uli

Andrea Ewen said...

Beautiful Dorcas, your coloring and shading skills are just marvelous!

Tine said...

Oh Dorcas, don't be stressed out about your card. It's gorgeous and with fab colouring as always. Hey, you know I always pick my papers before I start to colour, but each to his/her own. Just do what works for you.
Tine :)

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Beautiful Dorcas!! I just love your coloring and shading!! You are so talented!
hugs,
Chris

sueincanada said...

Love it. You have inspired me to order that image.

dj1952 said...

Your commentary about the card is funny. I know there are some outfits, or colors at least that I look back at and wonder "What was I thinking?" Your card is great. Hugs, dj

Payne Holler Cards said...

your coloring is always wonderful! I often dont add a sentiment - let whoever is sending it write what they want!
I also pick papers first...and then sometimes NOT LOL..whatever the mood...
your card is adorable!

Kathy said...

Boring? Are you kidding, this is hardly boring. Your brilliant coloring just jumps off the page. I love the clean layout, really lets Mrs. Comfy and her friend shine. I think it's great Dorcas!

Marianne said...

Boring? This card can tell so much story's. It's so recognizable! You colored the image so well that it's speaks for themself.
You choose your papers very good.
Hugs Marianne

Deb said...

beautiful card, so love that fun image, so perfectly coloured too!
Many thanks for joining in the CCT challenge this week!
Happy Crafting, Debxx

Doreen said...

Oooh Dorcas I love this to bits!!! the image is fabulous,you have coloured it superbly.xxx

Annika said...

Nope, totally non-boring card in my books - the calm background actually lets the eye rest on that very detailed image - I LOVE mrs. Comfy stamps!
And have I mentioned by any chance what a freakin' awesome colourist you are???
Hugs
Annika

Stacey G.- 2 Craf-t-4u said...

I don't think it is boring either! I think it is the perfect amount of color. Sometimes the paper can overwhelm the image, so this work out perfectly. I love skewed panels and the two colored ribbons work great too! The image is quite funny! That is us in a few years girlfriend! Thinking we r quite hip and happening! LOL! Anyway... great card with your usual awesome coloring!

Julie said...

A huge great big fat WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I love it,the colours are amazing!!!! ,Glad you also entered into this weeks challenge at Scrapbook Sisters! Your card ROCKS!
Have a great weekend,Julie.x

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

such a fab take on the sketch, and I love the image you have used…..
Thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine....

Hugs
Judith

Faye said...

Oh yes, I see what you mean about the ladies chatting. What a cool image, I'd be a little scared to colour this, but you've done a fantastic job. xxx

Lila Castro said...

Hi Dorcas,
What a beatiful card and a lovely stamp
xx

Marie said...

I love your card! With colours and your fantastic colouring. Great work and thanks for playing with us over at BMc this week.
Love n hugs
Marie

patti west said...

Wow! Your coloring of the image is awesome!! Very inspirational - and I love the image too. :) Thanks for joining us at The Paper Variety!!

Alice Wertz said...

simply fabulous! super card, Dorcas! have a beautiful Sunday! =)

Reflections from Granny said...

So sweet, love your whole card.

Dotty Jo said...

What a pity you aren't totally happy with this card sweetpea... especially when you've put so much work in and it looks GORGEOUS!!! Jo x

Yenni Natalia said...

Lol...it is seems that this conversation havent reached to me :) i am still as sloopy as usuall :)
I love the purple furr....

hugs
yenni

Anne said...

Would never have guessed this gave you trouble, it's a stunning card and I love this image, snap we used the same one
Anne
x

Crafteezee said...

Love it and your colouring and shading is fabulous. Thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine. Hugs Tracy x

Abby said...

Beautiful card! Love your colors and that great image! Thank you for joining us at The Paper Variety :)

Anne-Marije said...

Oh what an amazing card!
xxx Anne-Marije

tiggertastic said...

an excellent make, very different image too

Good luck in the challenges, hugs Sarah-Louise My Blog

Designing for:
Crafty Purple Frog , Sweet Pea Stampers ,Bearly Mine Designs and Kenny K

Linda w said...

Not in the least boring, there is way too much going on in the image for anyone to find it a boring card. Love the striped paper edging. Really great image. Hugs lin

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