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Friday, March 02, 2012

This one took me ages....

A flying visit from me today....I have to say although I like this stamp, it took me ages to colour and I wasn't really sure what to do with her hair. Originally I set out to make a card to fit the challenge on the sugar Nellie Facebook page with spring like papers and colours however it went completely up in the air...so the stamp is Entangled from Sugar Nellie which I stamped onto kraft and coloured with polychromos. The papers are MME - Lost and found which are really lovely and layered onto kraft and bazzill card which I distressed. I added some raffia, ribbon and button twine to which I attached a flower and button, the flowers have been cut with my favourite die...MFT flower trio die and I used felt and kraft to do that and then added pearls to the centres. The message is from Personal Impressions. It's a bit different but hope you likey...

Papertake Weekly - sketch
Scrapalicious - anything goes
Simon Says Stamp - anything goes
Make It Monday - anything goes
Cutie Pie challenge - flowers
2 Sisters - anything goes
Pixie dust Studio - buttons
Raise the Bar - twine
Phindy's Place - distressing
Stempelsonnen Challenge - a flower for you


Fi
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26 comments:

-x-Nat-x- said...

Wow this is some amazing colouring, no wonder it took you ages! Looks absolutely beautiful! And I love the darker papers you've used to contrast it the vibrant colours in the image! Saw this at MIM!
Nat -x-

Astrid said...

Wowww, I love this card, stunning work of art with her hair, love it !!

hugs Astrid

Pia S said...

It may have taken you ages (sometimes it just does, for some reason), but I think the result turned out great - I am especially fond of the colouring of the hair. Nice card on MIM!

Debbi Glennie said...

I love it Fi, I toyed with buying this stamp when it was released but I wasn't sure how to colour it.
You've done a cracking job with it
Debz
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Lorraine said...

might of took a while but worth it it is so beautiful the colouring is awesome huni xx

Tracey T said...

This is amazing Fi and so beautifully coloured. No wonder it took you ages - there is so much detail there! Hugs Tracey x

Vicky said...

This is truly stunning Fi...and loving that amazing hair sweetie :o)

have a great weekend...big hugs Vicky xx

mixamatoasties said...

That's amazing! I don't know how you had the patience I would have got bored with it very quickly!

Great job.

xxx

Dreja said...

Ganz toll gemacht!

Danke für die Teilnahme an der Stempelsonnenchallenge.

LG Dreja

Tina said...

Das ist ja ein tolles Motiv. Gefällt mir sehr gut.
vielen Dank für die Teilnahme an der Stempelsonnenchallenge.

LG Tina

Wedgie said...

Cool card Fi!Your colouring is gorgeous and I love how you've used the sketch. Hope you have a fab Saturday. Wedgie xxx

Faye said...

I can see why this took so long to colou up, but it was worth it. You've got a really striking and pretty card here. xxx

Bengelmama said...

Ein wundervolles Kärtchen.

Danke für die Teilnahme der Stempelsonnenchallenge
Nadine

Lisa M said...

Now THAT is a cool image! Just love her floral hair and she's colored up so wonderfully. The DP and flowers are gorgeous as well.


Thank you for playing along with us at Make It Monday!
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Lisa xx

Sue said...

Hi hun
sorry i have been mia, adorable card, awesome colouring as always, great image, lovely papers & embelies, fab design, sue,x

Cec said...

What a fun image and you have coloured it so nicely, even if it did take ages. Thanks for joining us at Phindy's Place.
Hugs!
Cec

Tracy said...

It's great Fi! I think I would have been in the same boat as you and not known how to color her hair. It came out very nicely and your layering is beautiful. I might have to invest in that flower die. I really like the shape and it's perfect for doodling! LOL Hugs!

Stine said...

Wondreful card. Thanks for joining us at stempelsonnenchallenge.
Hugs stine

Rica said...

A fabulous card Fi, great details and than image is sensational - you've colour and sparkled hair is brilliant!!!
Thanks so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp challenge
hugs
Heather xxx

Mina said...

I love that SN stamp Fiona and wow to your colouring of her...gorgeous and well worth the work
Mina xxx

Teresa said...

Gorgeous card Fi and congrats on your candy win over at Lisa's blog. Hope you are well.
Hugs Teresa xx

ShersL84bed said...

Fun card. Pretty image. Thanks for joining us at Scrapalicious USA

Smiles Sher

Sharon Caudle said...

Fabulous card! Thanks so much for sharing your wonderful talents with us at Papertake Weekly and hope you join us again soon!
hugs, Sharon

Julie said...

You did a great job on her hair!! Thanks for joining us at Raise the Bar this week.

~*Joni said...

Her hair came out wonderful Fiona! I love the fun image and your use of twine. Beautiful job, thank you so much for joining in on our twine challenge this week at Raise The Bar!
~*Joni RTB DT

uksharon said...

What a gorgeous card and that hair is fantastic.
Thanks for joining us at Phindy's Place this week.
Best wishes, Sharon