Saturday, 12 April 2014

Just for You

Hi there

I've found a little time this afternoon to have a play and decided I felt like I needed more practice at colouring with my ProMarkers.  I still only have about a quarter of the colours so still struggle a bit with blending as I don't have many colours that work together.

I also had a play with an unused stamp.  This is an unmounted stamp by S.w.a.l.k. so I needed to get this mounted first before I could use it.  I got in a bit of a sticky mess with my EZ Mount but got there in the end!




I stamped the image and coloured it in with ProMarkers before cutting out with a rectangular die.  I then chose some patterned paper and die cut it with a flag die, ensuring that the diagonal stripes were running in the same direction as the raindrops on the image.  I finished with a simple sentiment.  This was originally the finished card but I then spotted the challenge sketch at Seize the Sketch and realised I could enter this card if I added something to the top right corner.  After a rummage in my stash I came up with a twist of ribbon, held together with a flower head brad, in colours to match the rest of the design.

Materials used:

  • Stamps: S.w.a.l.k. - After The Rain; Clearly Besotted - A Little Sentimental
  • Ink: Memento - Tuxedo Black
  • Coloured with ProMarkers
  • Patterned Paper: My Minds Eye - Vanity Fair
  • Dies: Spellbinders Nestabilities - Classic Rectangles Large; MFT Die-namics - Fishtail Flag Stax
  • Grosgrain Ribbon: American Crafts
  • Flower brad from stash

Challenge Entries:
CASology - Week 90 - 'Wet'
Charisma Cardz - Challenge #8 - April Showers
Seize the Sketch - Challenge #17














That's all for now.  Thanks for popping by and I hope to be back again soon to share more with you.  I hope you're having a lovely weekend.



11 comments:

  1. Cute and colourful card Anita - perfect colouring skills x

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  2. Nice colouring Neets, I still don't have all the colours but you can still achieve nice effects with layering the same shade. Rebecca x

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  3. Your colouring looks great. Super cute card.

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  4. This is so sweet and your coloring is perfection!

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  5. Anita, another adorable card for our cue this week! Love your coloring on ths adorable image...so cute! Thanks again for playing along at CASology!

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  6. What a fun little image.
    Thanks for joining us at Seize the Sketch!

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  7. Such a cutie pie card!
    Thanks for joining us at Seize the Sketch!

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  8. Adorable rainy day card! Thanks for joining in at STS!

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  9. You may not have many Promarker colours but your coloring is fabulous and I love the bright and cheery strip of stripes! Thanks for playing along with CASology this week!

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  10. Supercute CAS card, just lovely. Thank you for joining Charisma Cardz, good luck.

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