Sunday, March 6, 2011

Anyone for Anya? April Calendar Page Challenge!

It's the first challenge of the month here at Anyone for Anya? and that means it is Birthday Calendar time! I am LOVING this challenge. I can't wait to have mine all completed. I'm keeping with my theme of using an image that matches the season by using this fabulous Miss Anya from Rain Snow Shine. This month I'm inspired by the saying April Showers Bring.... :D I was tempted to go with a nice shiny bright yellow rain jacket and umbrella, but then I came across this October Afternoon in my scrap drawer and went with a more moody rainy day theme. I LOVE it!

Here is a close up of the decorative panel of the calendar page. I was hanging out with friends this afternoon and we were talking about blond copic hair colors so that inspired me to try a lighter "platinum" blond using E40, E41, E70 - what do you think? I also followed this months sketch at i{heart}2stamp - it was a really fun sketch!

We have a fabulous sponsor this week - Bunny Zoe's Crafts!! I hope you will join us as I can't wait to see your April Calendar pages.

Challenges I'm entering:
The Play Date Cafe: #71 The Color Splash
One Stop Craft Challenge: Black, White and one other color
i {heart}2stamp: March Sketch


13 comments :

Auntie Em said...

She looks very ready for some April showers. We have been having lots of March rain here! The hair colour really goes with your colour scheme.
Thanks for sharing! :)

Zarah said...

How adorable! Great idea, too! :D

Michele said...

LOVE it! Amazing job on the hair; it looks incredible and goes so well with all the other colors in the card. Really gorgeous creation! Well done & Thank you for sharing!

Ruby said...

Ooh LOVELY card! Your colouring is fab, and I just love the teal flower against the polka dot! Thanks for playing along with us at the Play Date Cafe this week!

Andrea C said...

Very very cool indeed x

Emily Leiphart said...

This is gorgeous, Carisa! I love your colouring and the colours you used.

Amy Sheffer said...

Love this! So chic and sophisticated! Great job with the SFYTT ~ thanks for playing!

massofhair said...

Gorgeous colours and very inspirational. Am off to see if i can make something like this...:-)

Francesca said...

Such a beautiful card!

Thanks for joining us at One Stop Craft Challenge this time
and good luck!

Hugs
Francesca

Michele Gross said...

Oh she's gorgeous!! You have some mad mad coloring skills girl! fabulous card :) Thanks for splashing with us at The Play Date Cafe!

Fiona said...

beautiful colour splash here Carisa - love how you've interpreted your design into a calendar! Thanks for playing at the Play Date Cafe :)

Jinny Newlin said...

Oh, she really is fabulous, Carisa! LOVE your calendar page! Thanks so much for playing along with us, this week, in The Cafe!

Melinda said...

I think your card is really cute! I like the platinum hair!

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