Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Some Bunny Loves You


I think I have finally recovered from the tears that were streaming down my face when Joannie Rochette skated in the Ladies Short Program last night.  If you are not aware of the story, her mom had a heart attack and died shortly after her flight landed in Vancouver.  She was coming to watch her daughter skate... Joannie decided to skate in the competition and her face told the story as she performed her routine.  She fully broke down at the end of her routine after the audience gave her a standing ovation.  Another Olympic moment and one that shows the wonderful support the audiences have been giving the athletes.  

Now for the card.  Square cards seem to be the flavour of the week, how fun!  Have always loved square cards and actually find them easier to "balance" than the standard A2 size.

I found this darling little bunny stamp in Michael's $1.50 stamp bin and just had to buy him!! He just makes me smile when I look at him.  I tend to stay away from images that require colouring because quite frankly, my colouring sucks LOL!  I need to enlist Dawn for some lessons as she is a master colourer (think I just made that word up LOL!).  I used Twinkling H2Os for the bit of colour and sparkle on the bunny and added a bit of grass to "ground" the image.  A "naked" button finished things off nicely.  

Glad you were able to stop by today.  Appreciate every one of you (((hugs))).




What's In It?
Stamps:  Michael's $1.50 Stamp, A Muse Stamps
Paper:  SU DSP, Almost Amethyst
Ink:  Mint Medley, Lavender Lace, Summer Sun, Pretty in Pink
Accessories:  Circle and Scalloped Circle Nesties, 5/8" Saffron Satin Ribbon, Twinkling H2Os, Blue Button, Dimensionals

15 comments:

http://www.ehow.com/members/stevemar2-articles.html said...

What an amazing performance in spite of tragic circumstances. Even if she doesn’t win a medal for her performance, Rochette deserves a gold medal for persevering through an extremely difficult time. Her story makes me want to watch her in figure skating just to see how she does.

Silke Ledlow said...

I totally agree...I cried my little fanny off too...so touching and she did a fabulous skating job!!! I really admire her for holding it together during her performance!!! I know her mommy was smiling down from heaven...she would have been so proud!!!

Your Sketch card is totally cute too....luv that sweet little bunny!!! Hugs ~S~

Vicki said...

Super cute Marissa!! That bunny is adorable!

Stacey Schafer said...

how stinkin' cute is this?! love that sweet image and the soft colors you chose to use, Marisa!

Pam Speidel said...

Just ADORABLE little bunny card Marisa! Thanks so much for joining us in Mercy's Tuesday Sketch Challenge! :)

Maureen said...

so, so cute!! I love the paper and the button too...great details. It was an emotional moment for sure...I'm so amazed she was able to do that :) Having said that, I still think they should've had curling on t.v. and only one channel covering the skating!! LOL Just sayin'

Megan at PPC said...

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Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Simply darling! Just makes me smile. Great fresh colors.

Julie said...

That was SUCH a heartbreaking story!! Great job with the sketch, Marisa! I love that little bunny! SO CUTE!

TannyP said...

Whatchu talking about?! Your coloring is fantastic! Great job on this adorable card =)

I know - such a heart wrenching story. Her perseverance is inspiring!

Heidi said...

that bunny is so cute, I have not been to M's in awhile.
I was telling my husband that it seems like every year there are several tragic stories of these athletes- just amazing feat for her.

Betty Wright said...

Marisa, this is so adorable and fabulously done! Super cute card!

Dawn B. said...

I cried my eyes out during that.. I do not have any idea how she ever got through it.. The powers that be were with her.. She was very strong. I love your sweet card.. You did a terrific job with this sketch..I am so ready for spring..Have a great weekend.

debhorst said...

Who would have thought you needed tissues at a sporting event?? The Olympics are always that way for me!!

Great card...such pretty pastels!!

ChristineCreations said...

This is adorable Marisa! Totally a touch of spring and Easter.

I know...I just don't know how she completed that performance the way she did.