Tuesday, 9 June 2015

Loves Rubberstamps - All Dressed Up

Hey there all my lovely blogging pals. I am racing out the door to go and be with my buddy who is in labour. So this is going to be a 'holding page' post, until I can get back to write up detes. It's time for another Loves Rubberstamps challenge and we have an awesome one for you this week - Spots & Dots. So here's my card and I'll come back and write up the details when I'm back from the hospital.


The rest of the Loves Rubberstamps team have been hard at work with their gorgeous DT makes, so go check those out and I'll be back soon with more detes on mine. 

Running out door... Wends x

...I'm back!

Thanks for waiting for me. Now where was I? Oh yes, we are being sponsored this challenge by the wonderful team at All Dressed Up Stamps. I've used a gorgeous stamp for my creation called Girl On A Bike. How wistful and sweet is this lil' character. I just loved the flowers in her hair and I just couldn't stop at a simple outline when I was adding colour around the image. I got totally carried away and drew in the entire background! I wanted it to be a sunny day with blue skies, so there's not a cloud to be seen. (Okay, I'll fess up and be honest, that I'm really pants at cloud techniques, but that said, I really LIKE how this turned out.)

Now to tell you about my adventures with this creation. I found these gorgeous My Mind's Eye papers called Summer Fresh from the Simple Stories range, which fit our Spots and Dots theme perfectly with their lovely green dotty paper and the sweet denim floral. If you think you've seen me use this recently, you're not wrong! I did and you can see that here. The circle on this card, is actually the 'waste' cut from that card. The die I used is actually a Lil' Inkers die, but Laura has a very similar one in the store from MFT, which you can find here


You can find all the links for the supplies I used below. Love, love, LOVE my Tool 'n' One, sooooo happy I bought that bit of kit. Works a treat for getting those tricky little diecut pieces loose. Also really loving my non-stick craft sheet. A truly brilliant bit of kit. So much easier cleaning up my inky, gluey messes when I've been using this! Now I just have to remember to use it EVERY time! LOL. I'm loving my Wink of Stella pens too. I used these on the flowers in the bike basket for that added bit of shine and glitz. It doesn't show at all well in the above pic, but it's got a pretty sparkle in reality. 

Supplies Used:
Colouring Medium: Alcohol Ink
Sentiment: Whiff of Joy ~ Adventure Awaits
Stitched Circle Die: MFT Stitched Circle Stax
Stamping Medium: Tuxedo Black Memento Ink

Head on over to the Loves Rubberstamps challenge and check out what my awesomely talented teamies have been up to. You're sure to be inspired. That's it from me tonight. I'm off to bed, because I'll be back up to the hospital early tomorrow morning. Catch ya on the flip side! Hugs, Wends x

Challenge Entries:
Scribble & Scrap: #46 ~ Anything Goes
Crafting Musketeers: #26 ~ Shades of Summer
A Gem Of A Challenge: #146 ~ Something Blue
Simon Says Monday Challenge: For The Love of Plants

12 comments:

Chris said...

This is gorgeous Wends! Your lovely girl on a bike deserves a wonderful sunny, cloudless day! Fab image and colouring, the background looks great :)Gorgeous papers and design!
Hope all is well with your friend!
Chris
x

coops said...

so stunning wendy.really love the gorgeous image and your bright colours and papers are fabulous :D

x coops xx

Shell B. said...

Fabulous card Wendy, Oh so cheery and bright.....love the digi!

Jacee said...

Gorgeous card, love your design and colours and the sweet image is lovely!
hugs Jacee
Simply Paper Card Design

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

Oh this is so super cute!!!

Maarit at Violets Corner said...

Absolutely gorgeous card, Wends, so very pretty colours and detailing.

Love and hugs
Maarit

Helene Siermans said...

Fabulous colouring! I love the bright happy palette you picked for this card. It´s screams summer and happiness to me! Love the design too.

Have a great weekend!
Nick

Suzanne C said...

Super Sweet image and the card is delightful! Beautiful entry in the Simon Says Stamp Monday For the Love of Plants Challenge!

Chris said...

Beautiful card, love the image. Thank you for joining in with us at Scribble & Scrap Challenge Blog and good luck. Chris DT x

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

Oh this is so adorable

Wendy Fraser said...

Stunning card, fab image and I love the summery colours, thanks for joining us at A Gem of a Challenge xx

Crafting Musketeers said...

Beautiful , thank you for joining us this month over at the Crafting Musketeers Challenge Blog xx

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