Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Marci & Luka Birthday Blog Hop!

HIP, HIP, HOORAY, Marci and Luka had a BIRTHDAY!
On August 1st Marci and Luka finally turned ONE and we're having a blog hop to celebrate! Even though I'm no longer on the LLLC DT, I (along with other alumni and friends) was invited back to join in the celebration! If you came from Leanne's blog, then you're on the right track. However, if you just came across my blog, you'll want to start at Becca's blog because all this awesome eye candy is not to be missed!

On top of the special guest bloggers, LLLC is offering up a HUGE BLOG CANDY for this exciting event - Take a look at this prize package:

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This Blog Candy contains the following:
~ Set of 12 Copic Markers in NEW 2011 colors
~ Set of Spica Pens
~ Pack of X-Press Blending Cardstock
~ New Scor-pal and pack of Scor-Tape
~ 3 sets of 12x12 Basic Grey Collections paper packs
~ $20 gift certificate to the La-La Land Crafts Store

To be eligible for this FABULOUS blog prize, you must follow 3 easy rules that are explained on the La-La Land Crafts Blog. You have until August 31st to enter and the winner’s name will be drawn on September 3rd.

*****And now on to the show!*****

As soon as I saw Buccaneer Marci, I immediately thought of a birthday project with a pirate-y saying and here it is (you can click for a larger picture):

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This is a 5" tall clear pail that I got from my local craft store. I used Make the Cut to design a divider for the pail and even printed the sentiments through MTC! In case you can't quite see it, the bottom says "It's y-arrr birthday!"

I watercolored Marci with just brown Tombow markers then cut her out and popped her up with foam boosters. I inked and crumpled the divider before I stuck her on to look like something old (like a treasure map).

Here's the back of the pail:

BuccaneerMarciPail1b
The top says "Enjoy your booty!" I filled this section with some chocolate coins and some cash with iridescent filler.

I hope you liked my project and thanks for hopping along with us! Your next stop is the incredibly talented Pops.

30 comments:

Leanne said...

Hi Maureen,
Holy cow! This is awesome! Amazing and so much fun! She's so perfectly colored in vintage sepia tones. A really terrific and fun project! TFS! ;)

Cheryl said...

oh wow what an amazing idea these are stunning,hugs cheryl xxxxx

alethea said...

This is a wonderful idea!! YOu girls have really outdone yourselves with your creations!! Hugs!!

Cindy Haffner said...

Too much FUN!!~

Lorraine said...

this is stunning i love this and i think shes my fave image xx

Cheryl Valadez said...

Hi Maureen! What a fun and fabulous project! Love the booty...lol! Hugz, Cheryl

jackid said...

Ohhh I like this yep Pirate Marci is def my fav love what you have made with her too
Jacki xx

sharman said...

Wow.What a great idea. Your coloring is awesome.... Very smart...................

Katie said...

super, super cute!!! great project! TFS!

Rosie said...

This is a fabulous idea!! I LOVE how you colored Marci...adorable! The treats and sentiment on the backside are perfect. Thank you so much for joining us in our special hop! Hugs, Rosie

Heidi Brawley said...

AWE what a cute gift idea! Love your coloring of her! Hugs!

Anja said...

It's so lovely.

Hugs Anja

Pam said...

Great idea & I love the old effect the brown colouring gives!!

genagirl said...

I LOVE this! Never, ever would have thought of it, but it is too cool for words!

Karen said...

What a sweet booty treat! Very creative and adorable too!!

Patty Sue 2 said...

I adore this! What a great idea for Halloween (can I steal it?) I love this little pirate!

Brenda said...

Wonderful, clever little gift! I love it!!!

Alice Wertz said...

this is so cool! fabulous idea and project!

Jennifer said...

What an amazingly ingenious project! The booty is a perfect touch!

CraftCrave said...

Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on CraftCrave in the Cutting category today [25 Aug 01:00am GMT]. Thanks, Maria

Kerri said...

What an amazing project! LOVE how you coloured Marci too xoxox

Marion said...

This is awesome and a fabulous image. Love it.
Marion

Heather said...

Gorgeous project, so imaginative :)

carrie said...

Love your Buccaneer Marci project! What a cute gift this would make for someone's birthday.

Kim Dellow said...

OMG How perfect is that! Love it! Kim

Sandi's creative touch said...

Love the sepia tones on this with the goodies!!! Both are yum!!!


Sandi (daveshunny)

Adrienne said...

What a brilliant idea,great pressie

Pocono Pam said...

WOWZERS! What a very creative idea! Love it!

Linda B said...

Wow, amazing work. Love this project!

Jenny V. said...

Great project! Love how you colored Marci.