Thursday, 14 January 2010

Christmas Blog Challenge Card Wk 33


Good morning everyone!
Well what a morning it is today down here in the south. Alot of drizzle today, so by the time I got back from the school run and walking the bow wow, I was a little soaked. So now he`s curled up by the fireplace with a pleading look on his face, for me to light the fire.
Anyway, back to showing you the card I made for the winter wonderland christmas blog challenge, this was the sketch that we had to follow and for a limited number of weeks you don`t have to stick with making christmas themed card, but after last year I think I will stick with the christmas theme. I kept it as it was, but you can flip/rotate it if you want.
I love this image and decided to layer it up, so the snowman, cat, and bird pops out and coloured using my promarkers. Unfortunatly I am limited to my promarker colours as I have 30, but it`s alot of fun trying to figure out my shading and colouring. I was messing about with alittle set of brand new pencils and water brush that I aquired at the local charity shop for a bargin £2.00, so had a little play with those last night and although there was only 6 pencils in the set I enjoyed using these, so maybe I need to expand my collection of colouring tools to include pencils aswell. What do ya think?
Well of to organise and tidy my little crafting corner, otherwise I can`t find anything.
Papers: Dovecraft winter wonderland
Image: Gillian Roberts-snowman
Snowflakes: sizzlets die and woodware punch(1in)
Gems and ribons: my own stash.


11 comments:

  1. Oh what a fab snowman, gorgeous card.
    luv
    Debby

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  2. I really love this card Val that is one very cute Snowman image. Love the vibrant blue papers too! Thanks for joining in with Winter Wonderland.

    Lynda xxx

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  3. I'm really loving this card hun!
    Thanks for sharing with us at Winter Wonderland this week.
    Hugs,
    Teri xx

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  4. I think youve done good my love, your colouring is stunning and really makes your card stunning. Well done with love and hugs Shirleyxxxx

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  5. What a lovely card, so bright and cheerful on a dismal day like today. Fab layout too xx

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  6. Gorgeous card Val I love the snowman and the papers and it works so well Thanks for joining us this week at WW hugs Pascale

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  7. I think you have done an amazing job with your limited colours....I keep harping on at Hubby that I need another 51 promarkers, now I feel ashamed...many thanks for playing along at Winter Wonderland this week. Hugs Avril xxx

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  8. Hi, Just wanted to say what a lovely card. The colouring is fab and I know what you mean about being limited with colours - I have a similar amount of copics and a few promarkers too.

    Wow - what a great bargain from the charity shop - I would love it if one of my local charity shop sold crafty kit! I do like my watercolour pencils and waterbrush and tend to go back to them if I am not happy with my copic colouring :-)

    Georgie x

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  9. Hi there

    Must of missed this one. Great card and love the image with the cat as well must see if I can get hold of it.

    Hugs Ali x

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  10. Hiya,

    gorgeous card, this is a fabulous image! Thanks for joining us at ww this week.

    Hehe how addictive is buying promarkers and pencils, they are like pringles once you start you cant stop lol, well I cant!

    Joey.x

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  11. A fabulous card! I love those gorgeous papers!

    Thank you for joining us at Winter Wonderland.

    Teri xx

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