August 2, 2012

Taylored Expressions Calendar Challenge - August

Welcome to the August edition of the Taylored Expressions Monthly Calendar Challenge!   You are all invited to play along - all you need to do is use any calendar product from the TE store and link your project to the Inlinkz button on Taylor's blog.  If you play along in 10 or more of the monthly challenges, you will be entered in a drawing to win a TE prize pack valued at over $150!!  Please use the keyword TECALCHAL when entering your project to online galleries.

Getting a late start?  It's perfectly okay - all you need to do is link up your projects at any time in the coordinating month's Inlinkz on Taylor's blog before December 31st.

I thought Moka Pearl would be a fantastic image for August.  Maybe it is because we've spent hours at the pool, or it may be related to the family watching Olympic swimming, but August is all about the water.  I stamped her in Memento Tuxedo Black ink and then colored her with Copic Markers.  I used the Moka Hair & Skin Coloring Chart, which is FREE, to pick a good red color combo for her hair. 

I also used the Cloud Duo Die and the sun from Garden Party Blooms Die Set 2 to create the sun and clouds in the corner.  I popped Pearl up with Foam Tape and then tucked the sheet into the Desktop Calendar Case.

There is lots more to see this morning, so please stop on by and see:
 You can also find all of these fabulous products I used today in the TE Store:

recipe - 
stamps: moka pearl (te)
paper: so saffron (su!), choice snow white (te), hello summer 6x6 (echo park)
ink: memento tuxedo black
accessories: copic markers, cloud duo/garden party blooms set 2 dies (te), desktop calendar (te), desktop calendar case (te), foam tape (te)


  1. So very cute! love the red hair and the speckled granite rock! :)

  2. Tooo Darned CA-UTE Miss Karen! Love your Fabulous coloring on the Sweet little mermaid! ( Love that you made her a redhead! hee hee! ) Just a Darling Calendar page Lady1 8-)


  3. This is so fun! I love this little mermaid and the sun and clouds are so perfect out of those dies.

  4. This is adorable! Love the clouds and your coloring is, as usual, gorgeous!

  5. So beautiful, Karen! Love her sassy red hair and how you colored the rock she is perched on!

  6. So keen to get this stamp ... Was waiting for the wave die to Order together & now the wave & bubbles folder is out of stock! Waiting patiently!!! (grin) Love the paper (yay ... Have some of these!) love the gorgeous colours you have chosen for Moka Pearl. Hugs xxx

  7. LOVE her!!! She is perfect for the calendar!