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Aurora Bubblegum and Mint Chocolate

Did a little bit of crafting for some challenges today for the first time this week (been doing lots of DT cards to get ahead ready as I have a final 7000 word assignment due for the course I am doing at the beginning of September and I really need to get started on it!

This first card is for The East Wind's Challenge #12 Beach Theme and I used their newsletter freebie as well - she's so adorable! It is also for Sketch & Stash's Challenge #144 to use the sketch below, Deep Ocean's Challenge #83 to use summer colours (I used ice cream colours for mine), Open Minded Crafting Challenge #16 to use summer food and for A Creative Romance's Challenge Fun in the Sun.

And here she is...


Stamps: Aurora Bubblegum and Mint Chocolate from The East Wind, Sweet As Can Be from Papertrey Ink

Papers: Blushing Bride, Chocolate Chip, Whisper White, In Colors 2010-12 DSP Stack (Retired), In Colors 2013-15 DSP Stack all from Stampin' Up, Copic X-Press It Blending Card

Inks: Pistachio Pudding, Blushing Bride both from Stampin' Up, Copic Markers

Accessories: Chocolate Chip Grosgrain Ribbon (Retired) from Stampin' Up, Sweet As Can Be Dies from Papertrey Ink, Doo-Hickey Vintage Box Lacing Chocolate Die from Magnolia

Copics Used: 
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R20
Hair - E23, E27, E29
Hat - E30, E31, E33, E35
Cone & Chocolate Ice Cream - E43, E44
Pinks - R81, R83, R85
Greens - G000, G00, G02
Eyes - G02, G05, G07
Ground - E40, E41, E43

And that's all from me for this post folks! Thanks for stopping by!


  1. Oh this is too cute for words, Vannessa! LOVE your coloring and the design with the big cone just ROCKS! Thanks so much for joining our Beach Challenge at TEW. xxD

  2. Totally adorable Vannessa!
    I love the pretty pastels you chose to use and your gorgeous colouring and fabulous dies make this just perfect.
    Thanks for joining in with Sketch N Stash.
    Chrissie xx

  3. This is absolutely gorgeous. Love the paper pieced icecone and awsome colouring too. Thanks for playing at The East Wind and good luck. Hope to see you back the 15th for a new challenge. Bettina DT Member at The East Wind xx

  4. Great use of that sketch.. I love it!! Love the colors! Love the banners cut like that! Gorgeous! Your coloring is fantastic!!! LOVE IT!!! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges!!! Good Luck! I hope we see you again!!

    - Susan, Co-Owner @ Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenges
    {Scrap A Thousand Words}

  5. That's such a yummy yummy card! Totally adore the colors you have used for this and the great icecream cone!

    Thanks for joining our fortnightly challenge here at The East Wind. Hope you will join us next time DT Crafting Vicky.

    Thank you as well for joining up at Open Minded crafting fun!!!

  6. Such a gorgeous card, love your coloring and you have chosen a sweet image!
    Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Open Minded Crafting Fun Challenge!!

    Milnie DT

  7. This is really sweet, Thanks so much for joining us this time at the Open Minded Crafting Fun Challenge!!
    Cindy DT

  8. Awhh such a great card - love the ice cream colours to suit the image! Thanks for playing along with us at Sketch N Stash this week, Juliexx

  9. This is absolutely fabulous Vannessa! I love your colouring and the colour scheme fits this image so perfectly! Thanks for joining us at Open-Minded Crafting Fun Challenge, Good Luck! Hope to see you soon again.

    Hanne, DT

  10. Sweet card, love the colours! Thanks for joining our Fun in the Sun challenge over at A Creative Romance.

    Linda :) xx


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