I love the colour choice at Simon Says this week, blue or pink with green and brown. I love blue and green together so no choice necessary here. I followed the fabulous sketch by Maggie over at Sketch and Stamp.
I knew I wanted to use Maya blowing Bubbles - this gorgeous image by Crissy Armstrong (she is a digi-image and available HERE at Whimsy stamps. I've coloured Maya previously in Copics but really wanted to try her in Distress inks - in future I shall stick to copics - strange how some images call for one medium and others another. I used the Magnolia champagne glass with bubbles (masked the glass) to add extra bubbles, on all of which I used Stardust stickles.
The papers are a download from Shabby Princess called Signature collection. I embossed the center circle with a Spellbinders Impressabilites called circles to which I also added stickles to continue the theme of bubbles.
I add a flower from Papirloftet, swirls cut from a Marianne stencil and a sentiment from Hero Arts and the ribbon is from stash.
Now I'm going to see if I can finish sorting out the mess my computer got itself into when the power sockets failed - I still have things I can't find anywhere, including the tutorial I was doing on braiding. I might just cut my loss and do it again.
Distress inks used
Skin - Tattered rose, Vintage photo and just a hint of Victorian velvet
Hair - Frayed burlap, Vintage photo and just a little Marigold
T.shirt - Peeled paint
Trousers - Faded jeans