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Thursday, 2 February 2012

My First Saturated Canary card

 Oh my I've been admiring the fantastic digi's from Saturated Canary that are appearing all over blog land and have finally taken the plunge and coloured in this lovely which was given away as a freebie last week.
 I have coloured her with promarkers and flexmarkers, boy did that take some time to get it right but worth it in the end, not the best colouring in the world but I'm happy with it. I have inked around her with Tattered Rose distress ink and the stamp around the edge with a swirly stamp in the same colour.
The papers are all from MME Blush pad which I teamed with a piece of Kraft cards. I have inked all the edges with distress ink to pull it all together. The pink ribbon was coloured with my ink pad and the aqua with my promarkers. I made the flower by cutting 4 scalloped circles from some DP, pinning them together with a pearl brad and scrunching them up around the brad and the flattening it out. Lastly some aqua pearls and a sentiment which again has been coloured with distress ink.

Promarkers used:
Flesh:ivory , blush, saffron
Hair: tea rose (flex), putty, sunkissed pink, pastel pink
Clothes: tea green, grey green, pastel green, aquamarine (flex)
Bird: cool aqua, duck egg
Other: cool grey 1

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges:
Inky Impressions - Use pearls and/ or bling
The Sisterhood of Crafters - Use striped paper
Whimsey Stamps - Make your own flower
Pixie Dust Studio's - Girlie girl
Shelly's Images - All Tied Up
Dutch Dare Card Challenge - Inspiration photo


Debbie (Little Gingham Bear) said...

Gorgeous card - love those papers and awesome flower! xx

Ali said...

Jenny she is gorgeous love the colours and papers you have used - fab!!

Sarah said...

Gorgeous card Jenny, love the image and soft colours. Thank you for joining us at Whimsy Stamps this week, good luck with the challenge x

Always with a Sentiment said...

Hello Jenny. Such a pretty and very delicate coloured card. Fab image, and your flower is divine, I love it. Happy crafting.
Love Sandra xxx

Darlene said...

This is adorable and I love the flower you made! Thanks so much for joining us at The Sisterhood ‘STRIPES’ challenge and please come back again soon!
one of the 'Sistahs'

Sue B said...

Aww this is So sweet Jenny! Beautiful colour combo and I love the delish papers and flower!
Hugs Sue xx

Joey said...

Jenny this is stunning, gorgeous image and design, love that flower, thanks for joining us at inky impressions. Joey xx

Darlene said...

Adorable image and your coloring is perfect! Thanks so much for joining our "ALL TIED-UP" challenge at Shelly's Images! Please come back and join us again real soon!!
Shelly's Images DT

Karen Letchworth said...

This card is soft and precious - wow, what a great job you did on this. Thank you SO much for joining us in this week's chalenge at shelly's images. We look forward to having you with us again next week.
Karen - Design Team Member

BrossArtAddiction said...

And it's gorgeous! Love the soft pastel color choices! Thanks for joining us this week at Sketch Saturday and Good luck! :D

Hugz & TFS,
xx Tracey/SS-DT xx

TannyP said...

Beautiful coloring and the flower....ooohlala! Gorgeous work! Thanks for playing along with The Sisterhood of Crafters for our Stripes Challenge!

Jennie - The Crafty Wife said...

Lovely soft colouring which suits this gorgeous image. Thank you for the link to Saturated Canary, I managed to download it.

dawnmercedes said...

Thank you for inky it up with the Inkettes this week at Inky Impressions!

Joanna M. said...

What a lovely flower. Thanks so much for joining in the inky fun this week at Inky Impressions. Hope to see you next week!

Wendy said...

Fab card Hun love it thank you for joining us this week at whimsy challenge for our make your own flowers theme

Hugs Wendy DT WC

Cat said...

Your card is gorgeous! Love all the stunning details! Thanks for joining the Pixies at Pixie Dust Studio!

Liliya said...

Wow!!! Gorgeous card!! Thank you for sharing! Lilia DT DDCC