HIMCR #70 Challenge

Welcome to this weeks challenge over at HIMCR!!! 3 favorite Colors
(Blue, Red, White OR Blue Red and Pink are my favorite 3 colors but as you will see I used more as summer calls for yellow!)

I had such a hard time with this challenge, hence the word "Challenge"!  Each DT member was given a digital  from the Scrapbook Stamp Society   I got "Mermaid Queen"by Sherri Baldy

My biggest challenge is Summer and Fantasy  and I thought about what I would do with her for 2 hours... nope, nothing, my brain was blank, hahaha...I thought enough stalling so pitter patter I got at her..... (dove in blind)

As I am secretly working on my coloring skills  I decided to print the image out on pattern paper and give Mermaid Queen  a poka -dot- bikini , hehe!! I also did her crown and tail with a different pattern paper..  I did the eyes, skin and hair with Spectrum Noir!!  Yayyyy!!!  So ok I can't brag to much because there is actually suppose to be water around her but I messed it up so bad there was no fixing it.

I certainly don't know who I would ever give this card too, hahaha.. it has two meanings... is she hot or is she hot? lol


Hop on over and link up your project!!!! 


This is sooooooooooooooooo fun!! I love love love the colors!!!!!
jessica said…
very cute Naomi! Love the image and the sentiment is adorable!
TFS and have a GREAT weekend!
Lisa said…
You know I LOVE this card!! The mermaid is gorgeous!! I love how you colored her with her polka-dot bikini and her striped tail!! The flowers are so beautiful and the background embossing looks like sand!! Love, love this my friend!! Have a great day :)

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Rhonda Emery said…
love this just too cute.hugs
very pretty card, i probably wouldn't know what to do with her either!! How do you like spectrum Noir markers? I bought the skin tone ones I am liking them so far, still getting use to shading!!
Creative M said…
I Think it is a Super Cool Card!And yes she is HOT!!...LOL.Adorable image and you did a GREAT job on the coloring.Love the embossing.My sister's favorite colors are red,blue & white.How awesome is that!!
Sending a HUGE amount of bloggie love to you,Michael & Troy,
Great card Naomi - Glad to see you using your markers! Love the colours. TFS

Very cute! You did a great job!!
I love your mermaid. I did a couple of them as ATCs. If you want a pic of them lmk. I'll send one to ya. :) One of them I painted & it took me forever. There were teeny, tiny spaces. I won't do that again. I had 15 of them to do at one time. UGH Can't wait to talk to you again. Happy that you used your markers!
Sherrie K. said…
Wow, what a fun card Naomi! your coloring is amaazing-so fun! I am sure lisa will flip over this...you know how she loves mermaids! Hope your having a great wknd!
Sherrie K
Karen said…
My sweet friend, you did a marvelous job, particularly with a theme that is challenging for you! (Although it doesn't show.) The mermaid looks fabulous and it was a great idea to print her out on some paper. You can't go wrong with a polka dot bikini! The flowers are beautiful and the embossed sandy background works so well. Wonderful work, Naomi! You overcame this challenge with a triumph! :o)

Hugs and blessings!
Kim Ryden said…
Cute card! Love your summery colors...they are warming me up a bit today! :)
Scrappin' Robin said…
Super cute card.

Robin Lane
Sandie Edwards said…
This is so cute lol soooo cute!
Jenscrapstoo said…
Great fun colours you have used, well done!! Cheers Jennie

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