So for my Yea Haw western item I got a chance to use one of the Anime Collection - a real treat for me, cuz I normally only work with the Retro line - I just adore those eyes in the Anime people.
This is TOMMY - is he adorable or what!!! I colored him with my Copics - I just had so much fun with that cowboy hat - I shouldn't tell you what we call a hat like that around here. A dusty, dirty, grimy well loved straw hat - is you "Go to heck Hat" ( subbed a word there for public viewing ) ... meaning you don't care what anyone thinks of it - you love it and you keep on wearing it! I tried to capture that feeling when coloring his hat here - LOL I also put just a dot of Dimentional Glaze on his eyes.. in the photo here is is shining back a bit and looks a little odd, but in person it is really cool!!
I found some perfect papers in my stash to go with Tommy - A Daisy D's western cowboy paper and a denim paper. The cream card stock is a white wash card stock from Core'dinations. Then in my scraps I found the gingham red paper and the bandanna paper! Just tooooo perfect! YEE HAW!
So Tommy was cut out with my Nesties - then a large circle out of the denim paper. And I just had to do some doodling around the edge. I created a band out of the red papers - and then gel pen stitched the edge of the western paper. Do you love that zig zag border around that??? It is my New EK Success embossing border punch! I just laid it out to create a mat around the paper - I sanded the core'dinations paper a bit to show the embossed stitching - really is a cool look in person but hard to capture in my photos-I did a bit on the inside of the card - just a few scraps inside and then one of my all time favorite sentiments -
"Sending you a big ol' Texas hug!" I love this stamp - I purchased it at a local stamping store - to perfect for me huh?
Now to the details of the blog hop.... On my side bar you will find all of my fellow InStyle team members - please hop around and visit them and see all the cowboy/cowgirl fun they had with their projects - THEN Hop on over to the Instyle Blog ---- this is the important part - we both want to win a prize right??? Well if you pop over there and vote for me... then I win a prize... then leave a comment in the comment field of the blog hop post and you may be drawn to win a prize as well! Only kidding about voting for me.. vote for whoever's project you honestly love most... but I will love you forever if you vote for me :0) LOL!
So again - InStyle DT members on my side bar - then InStyle Blog Hop Post - Vote and have a chance at winning that simple! Hope you have some fun hopping around and remember to scream Yee Haw while doing it!
HUGS and see you tomorrow for Donkey/Libbie Day!