Thursday, 27 May 2010

Simon Says, Sketch and Stamp

I love the colour choice at Simon Says this week, blue or pink with green and brown. I love blue and green together so no choice necessary here. I followed the fabulous sketch by Maggie over at Sketch and Stamp.

I knew I wanted to use Maya blowing Bubbles - this gorgeous image by Crissy Armstrong (she is a digi-image and available HERE at Whimsy stamps. I've coloured Maya previously in Copics but really wanted to try her in Distress inks - in future I shall stick to copics - strange how some images call for one medium and others another. I used the Magnolia champagne glass with bubbles (masked the glass) to add extra bubbles, on all of which I used Stardust stickles.
The papers are a download from Shabby Princess called Signature collection. I embossed the center circle with a Spellbinders Impressabilites called circles to which I also added stickles to continue the theme of bubbles.
I add a flower from Papirloftet, swirls cut from a Marianne stencil and a sentiment from Hero Arts and the ribbon is from stash.

Now I'm going to see if I can finish sorting out the mess my computer got itself into when the power sockets failed - I still have things I can't find anywhere, including the tutorial I was doing on braiding. I might just cut my loss and do it again.

Distress inks used
Skin  -   Tattered rose, Vintage photo and just a hint of Victorian velvet
Hair  -    Frayed burlap, Vintage photo and just a little Marigold
T.shirt -  Peeled paint
Trousers - Faded jeans



Anesha said...

Beautiful card, love your image and your colouring is super. Have a great day. Anesha

Paula said...

Hello Heather!
Your card is gorgeous. Love the image.

I buy my crafting materials in Alfeld or Hildesheim. In Germany we havn´t good shops for crafting materials. England and USA are better, I think. Well I buy in an office-shop or in a paper-shop. I´m be afride for internet-shopping. Yesterday I found a crafting materials in tedi-Shop. Du you know tedi-Shop? There are a lot of things for 1 Euro. Have a nice day.
Hugs and kisses Paula

Little K Smith said...

Gorgeous card, adorable image and beautifully coloured. Fab layout too.

Moni said...

Stunning, love the colour combo and image is so cute. Well done my dear friend! Hugs;moni

Carol said...

Heather what a gorgeous card!! Really luv the colour and lo and all the stickles, it's just fab! The flower is also beautiful. Lotsa luv xxxx

Lorraine A said...

Fabulous card Heather :-) the image is lovely and I love the colours you used ,, fabulous colouring ! gorgeous papers and embellies too :-)

thanks for joining the Simon Says Stamp Challenge :-)
Lols x x x

Sandie said...

Wow, amazing colouring Heather!! Love the colour combo of the card too. Great detailing!!

Julie said...

Lovely card Heather gorgeous colours and such a sweet image. Thanks for the tip re the flowersoft and fun flock btw.

Julie said...

Wow Rica your colouring is even more stunning than ever here!!! Stunning card!! Thank you so much for your lovely comment on my blog-means a lot!! I am so chuffed!! Juliexx

Cheryl said...

wow rica this is stunning your coluring is amazing and that image is so super sweet too hugs cheryl xxx

Marion said...

Hi Heather. This card is just so adorable. Love it.

debby4000 said...

Oh what a sweetheart of a card Heather, adorable image.

Riet said...

What a gorgeous card Heather,i love your image and your papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Rosette said...

Heather the colouring on this beauty is so perfect!! I can't beleive it is not printed.. amazing!! Gorgeous Layout as well. Perfect!!

Arianne said...

This looks great! Love the image!
Thanks for joining us at SS&S.

Hugs, Arianne
SS&S team

Mari said...

Phenomenal job coloring the child! Love that you used DI, and that you gave your 'recipe'!

Crissy Armstrong said...

Wowzers, the colours just pop off the screen! YOu are SO talented and artistic. The embellishments are stunning too! Wonderful work!!

Lori Barnett said...

THUD!!! This card ROCKS!!!!

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