Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Meet Peep~ Purple Onion Designs

Hi Guys!
Well today I have another card for you featuring the artwork of Stacey Yacula for Purple Onion Designs.
Today we meet Peep. You may have seen Peep around already a bit as other designers have got their hands on him and worker their magic. Not that Peep needs any help from us, he's just as cute as can be all by his wittle twitttle self, don't you think?
So I wasn't sure what kind of bird Peep was supposed to be so I decided to make him one of my favorites, an Eastern Bluebird~ just love these little sweeties!!


Recipe:
Colors: Prismacolors and Lyras on Kraft
Paper: MME
Punch: Martha Stewart
Die: Spellbinders Nestabilities
Button, twine and ric rac: from stash

Thanks so much for coming by!
See you tomorrow :)

Challenges:
Crafty Creations - yellow and one other color
Paper Shelter Challenge - wings
Sisterhood of Crafters  - - recycle, reuse, renew (scrap cardstock, kraft, ribbons etc)
Stampavie and More - #166 Spring
Whimsy Inspiration -- #35 punches/diecuts
Creative Card Crew - #8 Kraft week 2
Die Cuttin' Divas - must include a Die-cut -#61 Gardens
Paperminutes - #213 Use Your Newest Stamp
Paper Take Weekly - A Stitch In Time
Tuesday Throwdown - #94 Recycling (scrap bits of paper, ribbon etc)
Craft Your Passion - Die Cuts and Punches
Creative Mondays - Yellow and Sunshine



34 comments:

Tammy Ortiz said...

Oh Dorcas
Peeps is so cute. You really colored this fantastic.

Mette said...

Love this lil guy and may just have to get him. Just worried about postage to the UK lol.
Love your card. It's sweet and fun at the same time.

Hugs, Mette

Ulina /Apricot Bubbles said...

Both birdies are so very cute - the natural one and the image! And I love your color choice - it was a very good decision to gear it to the "original" :-)

Tine said...

Love the card shaping, Dorcas. He is such a cute birdie too. Never heard of an Eastern Bluebird before but I can see why he is fav of yours. Such vibrant colouring.
Tine :)

dj1952 said...

Such a gorgeous card. I love the little bird. You did what I do when I'm coloring an animal, etc., I find photos of them on-line to compare them to. Great job. Hugs, dj

Carla S. said...

Sweet card, Dorcas! I love the shape and punches! The little bird is darling and you've colored it wonderfully!

Nannieflash said...

Hi Dorcas that is gorgeous, what a sweet image, and your card design is just fabulous. hugs Shirleyxxxx

Linda w said...

Peeps is adorable, and thanks for introducing me to the delightful Easten Bluebird, have found some photo's so show Paula...she'll love them. Cute card. Hugs lin

Catherine said...

Gorgeous, such a cute little image...

Pearl said...

He is soooo cute! Like your new rectangular cards and the borders look lovely too. Never seen an Eastern Bluebird but the one in your photo looks amazing!
Love Pearl x

Purple Card Lady said...

Oh how precious! I think peeps is a sweetie. Love your card!! TFS!

Sue said...

Hi hun
another gorgeous card, adorable image, great stitching, fab design, lovely piccie, sue,x

Molecraft said...

Oh what an adorable image, I love it!
Helen x

Darlene (SCS:akronstamperdpk) said...

Adorable creation Dorcas and your coloring is PERFECT! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood ‘RECYCLE, REUSE, RENEW’ challenge and please come back again soon!
Darlene
one of the 'Sistahs'
DAR’S CRAFTY CREATIONS

Tammy Ortiz said...

The Purples and shading are awesome.

We would like to thank you for Entering Whimsy Stamps inspirations Challenge.

We hope to see you back next week. Winner will be announced Wed.
Best of Luck Always,

Hugs from DT Member For Whimsy Stamps Tammy Ortiz

Gwen's Busy Little Hands said...

Did you say "Purple"...LOL! Funny that we didn't see any on your card...sorry...couldn't help but tease you.

Card looks great. You are one of my favorite colorers (is that a word?) the image looks so good.

Thanks for the "peep" about my word verification. Its turned off now.

Tracy said...

YAY! You got to make a Peep card too. That is the sweetest little bird image and I love how you modeled him after the bluebird. I saw one of these not long ago. Their colors are so vibrant. :-) Super cute Dorcas!

donna mikasa said...

Your coloring is perfect, Dorcas! Peep is adorable as a bluebird! I'm inspired to try some Prisma pencil coloring, too!

debby4000 said...

Oh what a gorgeous card Dorcas and so cute.
luv
Debby

Heike said...

oh how cute this is, and the bird on the photo too...

LG, Heike (Paperminutes)

Debbie said...

Wow, love the color combo, and what a beautiful bird

Hugs
Debbie

Michelle said...

Lovely little Peep.
Thank you for playing with us at Craft your Passion.
LG Michelle

Yolanda said...

Your coloring is just beautiful! Thanks for joining in the Tuesday Throwdown.

Pat said...

Absolutely precious image...and you've totally brought this little cutie to life! Hugs. Pat Frank

Marie said...

What a lovely looking card and such sweet image. Thanks for playing with us over at the Shelter this week.
Love n hugs
marie

Inkypinkydelights said...

Lovely card! Thank you for sharing at Papertake Weekly and good luck with the challenge. Judy GDT x

Gerda said...

Great card, love the image and the punch you used.
Thanks for joining us at DCD this week.
Gerda
http://cardscreations.blogspot.com

Lindsey said...

He makes a perfect bluebird! What a sweet card. Thanks for joining us this week at Crafty Creations Challenges!

Creative Diva said...

Beautiful card. Love the birdie. Thanks for joining us at DCD.

Hugs,
Patty
creativediva98.blogspot.com

TannyP said...

This is really a beautiful use of our challenge. Thanks for playing along with The Sisterhood of Crafters for our Recycle Challenge! Your peep is adorable! That may be my new favorite bird =)

Ani said...

What a cute card! I love your colouring on the kraft paper. Thanks so much for playing along at CCC! Hope you'll join us with the next challenge as well. Hugs from Ani, DT Member For CCC

Grenouille Greetings said...

This is so tweet! Lots of loveliness since my last visit Dorcas. Hope to be back soon! Hugs, Lesley

Shari said...

Adorable image and beautiful coloring as usual Dorcas!! Thanks for playing with us at The Paper Shelter.

Candy said...

Adorable card!
Thanks for playing along with the Die Cuttin' Divas this week!
Candy
http://candyscraftcorner.blogspot.com

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