Saturday, July 31, 2010

Bumble Bee Blue

I made this card for three different challenges - this week's challenge at All Things Sugar Nellie, which is BLUE; The Sugar Bowl layout challenge; and the Simon Says Stamp challenge to Go Dotty

I love this Sugar Nellie stamp - she's so cute! 

I've only used a few different inks in watercolouring this card - isn't it amazing how many shade variations you can get from one ink??


I added a little sparkle to her wings too...


Here's the sketch I chose from The Sugar Bowl:



I'd love to know what you think!

Materials:
Stamp sets - Sugar Nellie - Bumble Bee
Cardstock - Watercolour paper, Confetti White, Baja Breeze, Kaisercraft DSP
Inks - Baja Breeze, Blush Blossom, Chocolate Chip
Accessories - Black embossing powder, Heat tool, Aquapainter


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5 comments:

  1. this is an awesome card! i love her hair!

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  2. Gorgeous coloring! I love the embossing effect too! Thanks for joining the Sugar Bowl Challenge! Happy weekend!

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  3. The colour combination is glorious & classy & I love that flat knot. The layering is so sophisticated & elegant & I love those swirls in the design.
    Paula (PEP)
    http://pepcraftchallexp.blogspot.com/

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  4. Oh this is so gorgeous.
    luv
    Debby

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  5. WELL... if anyone so much as goes NEAR this card (which is taking pride place on little miss' book shelf) there is a lot of loud shouting and a little pushing (generally of 6 year old boys) out of this little girls room. You get the idea. Oh, and there was a big gasp and "ooooh" when she got this Danielle. Thank you x Kira

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