Sunday, 17 June 2012

The Sugar Bowl....

Hi all on this rainy Father's Day (here in the UK). What better weather to stay in and craft?.. 
So today I made a little creation for the latest challenge over at The Sugar Bowl, following a fab sketch by Maria Therese with the optional theme 'One For The Boys'. 

I used this adorable 'Nathan' digi stamp from funky Kits, and coloured him with my Copics.

Other Ingredients;
Papermania Card Blank,
Webster's Pages,
Other papers from my scraps box,
Lili Of The Valley Sentiment Tag stamps,
Tim Holtz Distress Markers,
Whimsy Corner Dies,
Red Copic Glitter Pen (for faux stitching),
Mini Brads.

I used my Distress Markers to ink up the sentiment stamps. I used 3 colours including Black Soot & Barn Door to give a multi coloured, distressed finish. Just remember to give your stamp a quick huff of breath to revive the ink before stamping.

I am loving my Distress Markers so far. I'd been wondering whether to get them or not for weeks, but eventually gave in and went for the full set (early birthday treat) .

I've also been having a go at water colouring with them this weekend.
I will hopefully show you some finished images using them really soon.

Thanks so much for popping by. I'm off to get all the school things ready for the morning then I'll pop back for a catch up with your blogs too.

Jenny xx


Riet said...

So wonderful card Jenny,I love the image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

sue - bearhouse said...

WOW!! this is stunning Jenny. The image is adorable and coloured so beautifully. I really love the papers and layout too.
All the best
Hugs Sue

Janette said...

aww Jenny this is gorgeous, so sweet....we have actually had some sun today here on the fylde coast, couldn't believe

Wendy said...

So gorgeous Jenny, adorable image and love the colours.
Wendy xx

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card Jenny, I like the sweet image and the papers.
Kevin xx

susiestacey said...

Hi Jenny, hope you are well. Lovely card today the image is just stunning. Take care x Susan x

Star said...

This image is beautiful Jennifer. Love how you have coloured him, he has a real sheen to his hair and the teddy fur is so lifelike. Love it.
Eileen x

coops said...

so stunning jenny.fabulous colours and design and i love the image :D

xx coops xx


Hi Jenny
A gorgeous and beautiful card
Hugs Dianne xx :)

amanda stokes said...

Hi Jennifer,
Gorgeous card,beautifully coloured and lovely papers :) x

Christine L said...

Hi Jennifer

Absolutely STUNNING - what fabulous colouring!

Christine x

Corine van der Zee said...

Beautiful and cute card, love the image and coloring!

Hugs Corine

Gemma said...

Oh Jenny...its stunning & love all the gorgeous detail too..

hugs and xxx

Janet said...

Wow stunning Jenny!x

Erika said...

Super card Jenny I love your colour combo and great minds think a like with the digi image, he is great. Thanks for taking part in the Sugar bowl challenge and good luck. Hugs Erika.


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