Thursday, September 20, 2012

Cowgirl Marci

Denim is part of our lives.  I don't know of anyone who doesn't have something in denim, either a pair of jeans, a skirt, shirt, jumper, and those fabulous overalls!  I go through phases where I wear jeans all the time, then a shirt, than a skirt, and I'd wear overalls all the time and not care what anyone thinks!

Western stamps of cowgirls have always been one of my favorite style of stamps.  When I saw Cowgirl Marci at La-La Land Crafts, I had to have her!  I used her to participate in the box challenge over at the La-La Land Craft facebook page and used a tutorial that my great friend and stamping idol, Suzanne Dean, did on making a Hot Cocoa container!

Isn't this cutie just adorable?  I love her lasso!  I colored her with my copics and Spectrum Noir pens, added some Stickles to her hat and petticoat and her bandana, and some distressed ink in Antique Linen around the edges of my little cow poke.  She was cut out with Spellbinders circles and scalloped circles and I used my Martha Stewart edger on the top flap.  The papers are from one of my favorite paper designers, Anna Griffin, called Fleur Rouge Collection.  Love the colors!  I tied some red and white baker's twine around the top to close it.

This is a close up of this little roper.

Here is one side view:

And the other side view.

I love doing these type of projects and hope to do a lot more of them!  I love filling them with all sorts of things, like Crystal Lite packets, different types of candy, stationary, bath and beauty products, just about anything!  Give the tutorial a try and go over and pick up some of these sweet images from La-La Land Crafts!  Have a great, ranchy day!


Peggie said...

What a cute project. The paper is just perfect for this image.

..Karen said...

I love, love, love this!! Love how the hat looks like its suede!! : )

Judy Garrelts said...

Cute cute cute!!! Your shading is fantastic! The hat looks so soft, very suedelike!!! I love the 'layout' too, the paper choices I mean.
Thanks for sharing,

Danielle said...

What an adorable project! I love the use of the twine.

Darlene S. said...

You colored this is fabulously! Love the twine too! :)

jen t. said...

so cute!!! love it!

Fran said...

Oh now that is too stinkin' cute. I love La La Land stamps and you did an awesome job coloring her. And the bling well I am a bling girl too and I loved how you used it. The papers are awesome. Hugs, Fran

Shannon White said...

Darling project Sue!! Love your Sweet La La land image! Such a Cutie and your Awesome coloring sure brought her to life! Just Darling!


ScrappySandie said...

What a great project! Adorable image and you've colored her to perfection! Love that denim too! TFS! Sandie

Tanya/Nonna said...

Oh my gosh...this is just darling! I love that cute little cowgirl and your coloring looks wonderful! This is just too much fun!