Monday, September 28, 2009

A card for Lantie

Hi all,

This is a card I made last night for my niece's b'day in October. I am hoping that she will love it. As she seems to be a bit of a nature girl. I decided to base this card on two challenges. Penny Black's colour challenge of Chocolate, lemon & pink. The second is a sketch challenge at Carol's Sketch Fun, which I discovered through Kath's blog. So thank you Kath :D.

As usual I am using up my scraps. Although the chocolate piece was cut from a brand new piece of Kaisercraft Dutchess collection paper. Naughty I know. But other than the basic brown bazil, it is all I had. I used watercolour paper & my Prisma colour pencils with a Copic blender pen on the stamped image. Just in case you haven't heard of this technique here is what I do. I colour my image using Lisa Spanglers tips then I use a Copic colourless blender to go over the coloured image. It seems to help the colours blend together better. Or I could just be doing it wrong ;). I use this method on lots of my cards not just with the watercolour paper. Well I am going to do some of that dreaded house work so I'd better go. Have a great day/night & thanks for stopping by & your lovely comments - TTFN


Carol said...

Hi Paula, so glad you found me thanks to the 'toot' from the lovely Kath!
I am a big fan of PB stamps and the hedgies are my favourites! It's a super card, thank you so much for joining my sketch fun :)

Carol x

Dawn said...

Another lovely card Paula. Love the colour scheme. Thanks for the tip. I must try it. I have a colourless marker from Tombow so should work the same.

donna mikasa said...

Hi Paula! I just LOOOVE those hedgehogs and you chose the sweetest colors! I didn't know about using the Copics colorless blender like that. Must give it a try...thank you!! Have a great week!

Vanessa said...

This card is so cute again! Love the image and the colours you used!


Beth said...

Such a sweet card! I love the frame around the image and the bow and tag are fab! Thanks for joining in with the PB challenge this week!

Beth xx

Kath said...

beautiful card the image and how you used the colour combo...thanks for joining in the fun this week at PBSC...hugs kath xxxxx and so happy you decided to play along at Carol's Sketch now to check out your card.

Pauline C said...

Hi Paula .. lovely sweet card for the challenge - love your adorable image and use of the colour combo. Thanks for joining in this week's PBSC
Pauline x

Stamping Cafe said...

This is way too cute, Paula!! Love the color combo and that adorable image!!