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My Funky Valentine | CraftyPaws

This is another Santoro Gorjuss Girl called, “The Little Friend,” that I’ve been wanting to color up for a while. With her fanciful patterned bib, striped tights and combat boots, she reminded me of a friend of mine from college who always marched to the beat of her own drum. She was funky, creative, fun and I always admired her joie de vivre.

I colored up the Gorjuss Girl with the following Copic colors:
Blue dress: B41, B32 and B45
Green bib: YG01 and YG07
Orange squiggles: YR04 and YR07
Raspberry/purple in tights, underskirt and hair: V04, V06 and V09
Black in hair and tights: C3, C5, C7 and 100
Skin: E50, BV01, E51, E21 and R20

For the card front, I decided to keep it simple and just use up some funky patterned papers from my scrap box. I used a very neutral diamond patterned paper in various greys for the base. I also found a great striped paper that seemed to coordinate with the colors I used on the girl’s tights and hair so I used the medium size heart from the Diemond Dies Inside & Out Stitched Hearts Die Set to “frame” the Gorjuss Girl. For a little added layering and interest, I also used the smallest heart die from the set to cut out a scrap of vellum. For the sentiment, I used just the script “love” from the Diemond Dies Sending Love Die Set and positioned it to the right of the Gorjuss Girl overlapping the heart layers.

Disclosure: Many of the supplies I’ve used for today’s project are linked. Some may be affiliate links, which means if you make a purchase I receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. I truly appreciate your support toward the costs of running this blog!

This card is being entered into the following challenges:
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Anything Goes Challenge
Through the Craft Room Door Anything Goes Challenge
CAS-ual Friday Hearts, Hearts and More Hearts Challenge
Simon Says Stamp Work It Wednesday Love Challenge
Crafty Gals Corner Anything Goes Challenge
Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Anything Goes Challenge
Word Art Wednesday Anything Goes Challenge
Creatalicious Anything Goes with Optional Love/Anniversary/Thinking of You Challenge
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