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Friday, September 17, 2010

Happy Birthday to You....

Oh what a change in the weather today...nice and Sunny....I have spent a few hours on this card trying to get the shading right. The papers are from Crate Paper - Brook Collection. I coloured this Sweet Pea image with copics using 12 different shades of green and 6 different browns...not sure if you can see the shading in the photo but believe me...it took me ages!! I distressed the edges of the circle and also inked the edges of the image with brown and green ink aswell then added some glitter, pearls and gems. I have entered the following the challenges:

Bunny Zoe - sketch(not sure if I have to used a stamp sold in the store)

Stamp & Create - Pearls & Gems

Crafty Catz
- brown & green

Totally Papercrafts
- birthday

Copic Creations - shading

For Fun Challenges - glitter

ABC Challenge - distress


Fi
x

28 comments:

Lindsey said...

Oh my gosh Fi your colouring is SENSATIONAL! When i use that many different pens my image bleeds but this is perfect. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week x

angelique (anlou) said...

what an fab card hun
all about it is so pretty
those stamps are so gorgeous, to bad i don't have one of them
hugs angelique

Sue said...

Hi ya hun
wow stunning card, awesome colouring as always, luv the colour, lovely design, thank you for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week, hope to see you next week, sue,x

Little K Smith said...

Gorgeous card Fiona, love the image, beautifully coloured and fab layout too.
Kelly.x

HappyCrafter said...

This looks great, your colouring is great and I like those colours to coordinate with the mermaid.

Faye said...

Fi, your colouring is amazing, the time you spent is so worth it as this is gorgeous. xxx

Grenouille Greetings said...

Stunning blending of your turquoise through green colour work! Lovely card, Fi! Warmest wishes, Lesley

alicaz said...

wonderful Fi, love your shading!

Wishcraft said...

So lovely! Perfect colouring - the different shades work so well on this image, love the pearl and gem details too :o) Lisa x

joey said...

Fiona this is gorgeous, beautiful colours, thanks for joining us at tpc.Joey.x

Mel X said...

Hiya Fi, this is just stunning!! The image is gorgeous and your colourworks simply stunning! Love the pearls.

Thanks for joining us this week at Totally Papercrafts and good luck.

Mel X

Heidi said...

Ooooo, I love how you used pearls and rhinestones! Gorgeous colouring!Thanks for playing along with Stamp and Create!

Mrs A. said...

Your shading is superb. Well worth the time spent. Your patience must be endless.

Rose said...

Whew! That's alot of detail! Nicely done.

carol said...

super creation, love the layout, thanks for joining our colour challenge this week, x carol

Pops x said...

Gorgeous sweetie i love the colours and the papers are fab, gorgeous image too big hugs love Pops x x x

asela said...

Beautiful coloring. Love the image and your card.

Emma said...

So beautiful, gorgeous colours and layout.
Thanks for joining us at Totally Papercrafts and good luck.
Hugs Emma x

Diamond Doll said...

Hi Fi what a gorgeous card your colouring is fab and great layout too.
Thanx for joining us at Crafty Catz this week.
(hugs)
Trish (-:

Lilian said...

Awesome coloring! Thanks for joining the Copic Creations Challenge!

Victoria said...

a gorgeous sweetpea image beautifully coloured thank you for joining us on abc this challenge
Vicky x

Donna said...

Wonderful card and the colours are gorgeous. Thanks for joining us at ABC this time.
Hugs, Donna x

Lorraine A said...

gorgeous card :) the image is lovely and the papers and colours you used are perfect :-)

thanks for joining us on the TPC Challenge :-)
luv
Lols x x x

Cheryl said...

Thanks for joining in the copic creations challenge! Your shading is lovely and I CAN tell you took your time getting it just right! Great work!

Jodi said...

Beautiful card you've colored!! Love the colors you chose! Thanks for joining us at Copic Creations!
Hugs
Jodi =)

Annika said...

What an absolutely stunning card,I just love everything about it, the colouring is perfect and the choice of papers just wonderful, brilliant!!!!.Your shading work is just amazing!!
x
Hugs
Annika

Janie Printz said...

Gorgeous little card. Love that wonderful image that you've colored so beautifully.
Hugs, Janie

Lacey Stephens said...

Fantastic card! Very creative! I love your take on the Pearls and Gems challenge!
Thanks for playing along with the Stamp and Create challenge last month. We have another new challenge this month: Pink for breast cancer awareness or an encouraging card. I hope you can play along again!
~Lacey
www.stampandcreate.com