Friday 4 June 2010

A Good Book

Hi all back to normal fighting fit my colds gone hurrah!!
I've not been crafting much this week, the kids are on school hols
and the weather has been glorious.
looking through this weeks challenges
i decided to make this card.
It combines two challenges Passion for Promarkers and the
new Sugar Nellie challenge.

Passion for Promarkers has the theme Books and
the sugar bowl has a sketch and also a colour
combo of Black, White and Pink.

It's the first time i have used black to colour something other than hair
It was quite tricky to blend it with the grey i got a lot of bleeding onto
her arm and being dark it's quite hard to cover up.
I decided to cut it out and decoupage it that made it look

The stamp is a good book from sugar nellie.
the backing papers are from popcorn bear CD Rom.
I have used a nesti shape cut out of an old book page and
used distress ink around the edges
The flowers are prima and the butterfly is from a spellbinders die
and glittered round the edge.

I think I'll go outside and have a potter in the garden
thanks for stopping by
ta ta


  1. Beautiful card Angie, the image is gorgeous and so is your colouring
    Thanks for joining us at PFP this week :)
    Gina xxx

  2. Hi Angie
    I hadnt noticed the bleeding on her arm , all i noticed when i clicked on is wow what stunning shading, you are so brill at your artwork.
    Bac soon love chris

  3. Really pretty card Angie, I love the background book page. Thanks for joining us at PFP. Sue C x

  4. Hi Angie, what a pretty card. Love the image and your colouring is fab. Great layout and love the colour scheme. Thanks for sharing with us at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x

  5. Super, Angie!! Such a cute image and I think your shading is great!! Thanks for joining us at PFP this week! Juliex

  6. Aw such a beautiful card, adorable image and gorgeous colours.
    Thanks for joining us at PFP and good luck.
    Hugs Emma x

  7. I think you have done a fabulous job of the jeans, Thanks for joining the Sugar Bowl Challenge, good luck SarahB X

  8. Such a pretty card Angie. Love the image you've used and the colours also. Thanks for joining us this week at PFP. Hugs Michele x

  9. this is really pretty Angie :-)thanks for joining us ta PFP this week..And good luck!!
    Debs x

  10. Great coloring on this - I am in awe especially about the black portion. Beautiful!

  11. Perfect image for this challenge Angie, beautiful card.
    Thanks for joining us this week at PFP, good luck.
    Hugs Tracy x

  12. gorgeous!! I love the text background and all the scallops! Hugs Juls

  13. Hi Angie!
    This cutie is so adorable. I think your colouring is great. I steer clear of black, but I think you've used it brilliantly & you can't see the bleeding. Thanks for sharing your fabulous card with us at PFP this week.
    Andie xx

  14. Love your girly girl card! Beautiful coloring and love the scallop edges. Thanks for joining the Sugar Bowl Challenge!

  15. Angie,
    Love this card it is beautiful. I like the 'newsprint' bg you used behind the image. I also really like that scallop cut - is that a nesties? Nice. TFS


Thanks for all your wonderful comments
i love to read them
and they are much appreciated.
Hugs to you all Angie x


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