Sunday, July 07, 2013

Birthdays with Sushi Dolls Abby Cupcake

Happy Sunday. Today I'm sharing a little project I created with the adorable Abby Cupcake digi from the Sushi Dolls Collection. I discovered the sweet Sushi Dolls images while surfing YouTube during my lunch break one day. Naturally, I got home and couldn't find the video right away, so it took a few days of searching to find it again and locate the digis I wanted. (Let that be a lesson to like the video the moment you see something you want to try my crafty friends.)

My visit to Sushi Dolls creator Susi's blog, led me to her newest DT call, so I decided to take a shot and here's my entry:

I enjoyed colouring Abby so much, I ended up creating a set of three cards. The girls were coloured using Touch Twin Brush alcohol markers. The same markers were used for skin and hair, but varied so I could give them all slightly different hair and skin tones while keeping a cohesive whole. I'd like to think I succeeded just a little. Ready for some closeups?


Peach Abby was the first to get coloured. She was inspired by my new Coral Sunset nail polish which I purchased last weekend. (Random, I know.) I just looked down at my hands and thought, "wouldn't this colour make a tasty cupcake?" So I experimented with a few colour combos and ended up with this beauty.
Touch Twins Used: YR132 YR133 BR107 R140 (skin) BR103 BR96 BR92 R1 (hair) R140 R28 R22 R14  CG0.5 CG1 CG2 (cupcake)

Since I was still in a colouring mood, I coloured up skin and hair on two more stamps. Then I remembered that YouTube ad where the presenter shows you how to decorate a cake and add a doll to the center, so I made my second Abby pink like that Barbie doll cake.
Touch Twins Used: YR132 YR133 BR107 RP7 (skin) BR103 BR96 BR92 R1 (hair) RP7 RP9 RP198 RP138  CG0.5 CG1 CG2 (cupcake)

Abby Cupcake number three was inspired by the paper pad I decided to use: MME Happy Day. I just loved the combination of colours in the papers and chose to work with the blue because I knew they would all complement each other.
Touch Twins Used: YR132 YR133 BR107 R18 (skin) BR103 BR96 BR92 R1 (hair) B68 B67 B65 B63  CG0.5 CG1 CG2 (cupcake)

I hope you like these cards half as much as I enjoyed creating them.

Hugs and Kisses.
TraceyJ

Supplies Used
stamps: Abby Cupcake (Sushi Dolls), Heart-2-Heart #5 (PTI), Fillable Frames #7 (PTI), Think Big #1 (PTI)
paper: MME 6x6 Happy Day, a|s Sugar, a|s Mermaid, a|s Grapefruit, a|s Poppy, Crafters Companion Ultra Smooth Premium White
ink: a|s Mermaid, a|s Grapefruit, a|s Poppy, Versamark, Versafine Onyx Black
other: Heart-2-Heart #5 dies, white embossing powder, oval nestabilities, white paint pen

11 comments:

Nancy said...

Your cards are wonderful, Tracey! Abby Cupcake always looks so happy, the colors you used are so bright and cheerful! :o)

MrsPink1 said...

those cards are adorable. you also did a beautiful coloring job.

Unique~Monique Design said...

Great job Tracey, I just love the colors also.

Sharon Underwood said...

Adorable! Great job coloring!

cm said...

Your cards featuring those sweet Sushi dolls are A-DOR-A-BLE! Fantastic layouts, wonderful colour choices and your colouring: spectacular! Gorgeous! Thanks so much for commenting on my "late/early" assignment; your 'take' on my ink-blob oops has definitely brightened my day! See you in class; looking forward to more of your cards!!
c

Nora N. said...

Wow!! your coloring is fantastic!! Love all the different cards you created using the same image!!

StephInOK said...

Totally cute!!!

Marcy said...

These cards are so super adorable! I love the image and I love cupcakes!!! Your coloring is so beautiful!

Marcy said...

These cards are so super adorable! I love the image and I love cupcakes!!! Your coloring is so beautiful!

Vicki Dutcher said...

Very fun set of cards -- She is adorable and you colored her brilliantly~

gale said...

Adorable!! I've never heard of these images-I'm going to go check them out.

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