Thursday, March 30, 2017

Periwinkle.

I was actually meant to be making my Rudolph card last night but whilst browsing your blogs and commenting I came across a challenge which as I just happen to have two of their stamps (and I managed to locate them under all the toot on my desk) I had a little play with one of them using my Marvy LePlume II water colour pens. I like to scribble the colour out onto a pallette and then pick up the colour with a damp paint brush. (I find for me that I am getting better results and feel more in control of the amount of colour I'm using and it really is each to his own.)  The challenge is about to close so I needed to get my skates on so here is the card I have made.

The stamp is by High Hopes and called 'Annie's Periwinkle'. I have had in my stash for ages and never used. To be honest I have nearly given it away several times but glad now I didn't.

Background design paper is a freebie (what a surprise ) from Making Cards from the Nancy Watt collection called Pretty Pansies. The additional strip of stripped paper is another freebie by Jane Whelan Designs. Plain cardstock from my stash.  Here is a close up of her. I'm quite pleased with how she painted up. I have not added a sentiment. Will leave that till later. 

Entering into the following challenges:
High Hopes March challenge # Anything goes.
Artistic Inspirations #175 Anything goes.
City Crafter #355 In Bloom.
Little Miss Muffet #159 Anything goes.
Cute Card Thursday #471 Warm colours/tones.
Dragons Lair # Anytthing goes/spring flowers.



21 comments:

  1. This is so cute and an amazing job on painting her!

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  2. So cute this image. Lovely card.
    hugs Veerle xx

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  3. Great coloring of that humoristic image and you made a lovely card with her!
    Thank you for my birthday wishes. I told Harry and he was very pleased!☺☺
    xxx Margreet

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  4. Beautiful watercolouring and papers for this card! Sometimes hurry helps us to discover new possibilities with our stash...

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  5. A fabulous card and great colouring, I love the BP's too. I don't think there is a right way and a wrong way in crafting, if it works go for it.

    Sue xx

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  6. So cute! And I agree about scribbling onto a clear block or similar and picking the colour up from there - more control :) Hope all is well no noos is good noos?

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  7. Hi Mrs A this is a gorgeous card. I do love the image you have used. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  8. This is so beautiful. I love the cute image.
    Valerija xx

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  9. Hi Valery, what a wonderful image and fabulous design, lovely colours too, Kate x

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  10. Aww such a cutie l'm glad you kept her and didn't part company your card is gorgeous beautifully coloured too xx

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  11. your design makes me smile! :) love it!! Thanks for playing along over at High Hopes Stamps! :) Natalie DT

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  12. oooh the cutest. Thanks for your sweet comment on my pics.x
    Have a good weekend. ♥[aNNie]

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  13. What a cute image and a sweet card you made with it.

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  14. Love her gangly legs! Beautifully painted image. Thanks for joining in at City Crafter.

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  15. Your card is so cute!! Thanks so much for playing along at CCCB!!

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  16. This is very cute and reminds me of Pippi Longstocking. Your painting is brilliant, well done. x

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  17. Such a cute and pretty card! Thanks so much for joining us at CCCB!

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  18. I love this. Love High Hopes stamps too. I can never part with any stamps (hence why I have way too much stuff). Thanks for joining us at Cute Card Thursday. Hugz Andrea.

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  19. lovely card thanks for entering the stamping with dragon challenge

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