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Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Fab'n'Funky Challenges #127 - Cute and Girly

Hi Everyone,

It's official - we are all dotty!!  One winner has been picked at random and Anne-Marie has also chosen her top 3.  I'm not sure how she every managed to choose.  Check out the Fab'n'Funky Challenges blog to see if it was you!  Don't forget to grab your badges too.

Now onto the challenge for this week and we have the lovely Pat P as our host.  She has chosen a fantastic theme this week...

Cute and Girly
I have used a Saturated Canary image called Ivy.  We are sponsored by Joanna Sheen so be sure to check out her brilliant website for a great range of crafting products.


Isn't she cute?  I used Promarkers and Flexmarkers to colour my image in the following colours:

Blush
Dusky Pink
Cinnamon
Walnut
Cobalt Blue
Soft Green
Tea Green
Wild Orchid
Pink Pearl
Blue Grey 1

Once she was coloured I scanned her onto my computer and use My Craft Studio to make matching papers with the colour picker tool.  I really love doing this as the papers are guaranteed to be the right colour.  After scanning the image I used Ranger's Glossy Accents to glaze her glasses. 


I covered my A5 card blank with the pinky paper and then stamped the flourish in Perfect Medium clear ink.  Unfortunately I think my ink pad had dried out and the embossing powder wouldn't stick.  So to add the glitter I used a Quickie Glue Pen and Hunkydory Diamond Sparkles.  I also added a small border of glitter all around the card. 

My image was cut out with Spellbinders Romantic Rectangles.  This is the first time I've used this die and it is so lovely.  Although, it did take a couple of runs through my Grand Calibur to get a perfect cut.  The minty paper was put through my Happy Birthday embossing folder and mounted onto silver mirri-paper which hasn't shown up in the photo.  I added my toppers with mounting foam.

I'm entering this card into the Allsorts Challenge 160 - Any Die Will Do

Can't wait to see all of your cute and girly projects this week.

Happy crafting,
Rachel x

12 comments:

sue - bearhouse said...

Hi Rachel
Your card is gorgeous. I love the image and your have coloured her so beautifully.

Hugs Sue

Teresa Kline said...

super cute card...hope you have a great day!

enjoy *~*

Vicky said...

Lovely card, cute image and lovely colouring

hugs Vicky x x x

Pat K said...

So cute Rachel. Beautifully coloured image and I'm so impressed with how you match your dp to your image..wow! Hugs, Pat K.x

lindyloo said...

Hi
wow I think I have fallen in love with the image it so reminds me of my daughter a few years ago before she started wearing contact lenses
linda x

Donna Mosley said...

A gorgeous card Rach, love the beautiful image and very pretty colour combo.

Donna x

Wendy Fraser said...

Fab card, love the image and colour combo xx

Wendy said...

Gorgeous card Rachel, love the image.
Wendy xx

coops said...

gorgeous card rachel.fab pretty colours and sparkle and i love the sc image ;D

xx coops xx

Judith said...

Love the colours you've used here Rachel and your lovely swirls and matching papers (clever you!) - her glossy glasses are go cool! hugs judith x

Emma H said...

Love her glasses - too cute! Can't believe you're making Christmas cards already though!

Cathy said...

This card is so cute. I love what you did with her glasses. Thanks for sharing this wonderful creation.