Outlawz Progressive Freebie

As you know, I enjoy playing along with the Outlawz Progressive Challenge and this month the image is kindly provided by Imagine That Digistamp. The image is called Lorie's Mocha for all Seasons and so I decided to go with a Christmas cup, but with a twist in the background.

I designed my card in Silhouette Studio. I created a 4.25x 5.5 rectangle and filled it with a digital paper from the Coffee Digital Paper collection by AMB Illustrations. I added an oval to the side of the card which I wanted positioned behind Lorie and filled that with a paper from the Autumn Plaids collection by Perwinkle Pixel Shop. I love plaids and Lori, the owner of Periwinkle Pixel Shop, has a beautiful selection. I placed the digi over the oval to size her correctly and then moved her to another page as I wanted her separate from the background. I also placed the digital sentiment on the card, this comes with the challenge digi from Imagine That Digistamp.

I printed Lorie out onto Canson C' a Grain Drawing paper and colored her with my Prismacolor colored pencils. I tried some shades of brown on her hair and her dress and added color to her coffee cup. The stripes on the heart on the cup are done in gel pen and sparkle most beautifully in real life.

Once she was colored, I returned the page to the Silhouette to cut her out. I ran a black marker along the edge to neaten the cut edge. Using her outline, I created a small offset and cut that shape out of black cardstock. I glued Lorie to the shadow shape and then popped her onto the card with foamtape. I then added the cardpanel onto a white cardstock top-folding cardbase.

Come and join us at the Outlawz Progressive Challenge. I have so enjoyed joining the fun every month. Thank you Imagine That Digistamps for the sweet image this month.

Supplies Used
Digital Files
Imagine That Digistamp's Lorie's Mocha for all Seasons digi
Imagine That Digistamp's Lorie's Mocha for all Seasons digital sentiment
AWB Illustrations' Coffee Digital Paper collection
Periwinkle Pixel Shop's Autumn Plaids paper collection

Canson C' a Grain Drawing Pad
Recollections 110lb heavyweight cardstock
Black and white cardstock

Coloring Medium
Prismacolor colored pencils
Tombow Dual Brush Pen
Red Sakura Gelly Roll Stardust Pen
Aleene's Original Tacky Glue
1/8 inch Scor-Tape
1/2 inch Foam Tape

Silhouette Cameo die cutting machine
Epson Expression ET-2650 Ecotank Printer
EK Success Craft Tweezers
*Links in the supplies list are affiliate links. I get a small percentage of the price of the product if you would choose to buy it through my link, at no cost to you. I only use affiliate links for products that I have purchased with my own money and enjoy using.

Entered into the Outlawz Progressive Challenge September 2019
Entered into the QKR Stampede Anything Goes Challenge #364
Entered into the Arty Divas Anything Goes Challenge #5
Entered into the TTCRD Anything Goes Challenge week of September 23
Entered into the Digi Choosday Anything Goes Challenge Week 39
Entered into the Sweet Stampin' Christmas Anything Goes/Christmas Decorations September Challenge
Entered into the Kerst /Christmas Facebook group September Challenge
Entered into the Holly and Ivy Anything Christmas Goes Challenge #56

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  1. She's beautiful, very pretty, hugs, Lori m

  2. Oh, I love what you did with the image, Monica! Wonderful work with the black framing of her.
    Your choice of the plaid paper is great.

  3. Love this digi stamp and you coloured her perfectly. She looks wonderful on the plaid paper! x

  4. The shadow around the image really makes it pop against the patterned paper. Thank you for playing at Christmas at Sweet Stampin'. Tracey

  5. What a lovely creation! Thank you so much for joining us at Polkadoodles Digi Choosday and best of luck with your entry.

    Jane DT for  http://https://digichoosday.blogspot.co.uk

  6. The black frame around the image is a great idea to make the image stand out. Great background selection
    BożenA xoxo

  7. Fabulous card!
    Thank you so much for entering our ATG challenge at Arty Divas this week. Looking forward to see you again next challenge.

    Hugs, Zowie xx

    Arty Divas DT

    Crafts from the Fairy Den {My Blog}

  8. I regret that you live so far because I should go to you to learn how to color. Especially face coloring. You are a true master in this art.