Friday, September 18, 2015

Ocean Of Joy To You - FFFC #148 'Fantasy'

Hello.  Happy Friday!

We're kicking off a new challenge at the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge.  The lovely Pat K is our hostess for this challenge and the theme she's chosen is 'Fantasy.'  Our challenge sponsor is Live and Love Crafts.  To get complete details on the challenge, the prize being offered and how you can join in the fun, visit the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge blog.  Check out also the fabulous cards that my DT teammates have created to inspire you to play along with us.

Here's the card I've created for the challenge.

The sentiment is a digi from Create With TLC--lots of wonderful sentiments there and Paulette gives lots of freebies if you're one of her 'Digi Buddies' (followers).

A view of the inside of my card.

The two images I'm using on my card are from A Day For Daisies:

- this first one is called Mermaid's Favorite Shoe (available from ADFD Etsy Shop HERE)

- and the second image is called Mermaid of Star (this was a freebie from a couple of years ago)

I love the gorgeous images from A Day For Daisies--they're delightful to colour.  I've used mainly my markers to colour the above two mermaids, with a few coloured pencils thrown in there.

Challenges I'm entering with this card:
A Day For Daisies Challenge #130 - Frame It!
Craft Your Passion Challenge #279 - Always Anything Goes
Crafting With Friends Challenge #6 - Anything Goes
Crafts Galore Encore September Challenge - Anything Goes
Artistic Inspirations Challenge #140 - Anything Goes/twist of Magic
Love To Scrap! Challenge LTSCB #61 - Do A Double Take (at least 2 patterned papers)
Inspiration Destination Challenge #51 - Anything Goes
CCC Digi Creations Challenge #33 - Anything Goes
Southern Girl Challenge - Layer It Up
Simply Papercraft Challenge #13 - Anything Goes

That's all for now.  Thanks for stopping by.  Your visit is always very much appreciated.  Have a wonderful day and enjoy the coming weekend!

Materials and Tools Used:
Sentiments:  From Create with TLC (card front); computer generated (inside the card)
Designer Papers:  Recollections Blue Lotus paper pad
Dies:  Spellbinders Labels One, Lucious Labels One and Petite Ovals; Memory Box 98753 Exquisite Coral; Crealies Creative Flowers No. 19
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pads Walnut Stain, Rusty Hinge and Aged Mahogany; charms from Blue Moon; pearls from my stash

Colouring medium:  Alcohol ink markers from Letraset - Promarkers and Pantone TriasShin-Han Touch marker; coloured pencils to help with the shading
- face and skin:  blush, coral, soft peach, vanilla--for the cheeks:  oatmeal, pastel pink
- hair (1st mermaid):  burnt sienna, Touch BR100, caramel, sandstone, black coloured pencil
- hair (2nd  mermaid):  raw sienna, mustard, pastel yellow, buttercup
- mermaids' tails and clothing:  563-T, 337-T, 331-T, pastel green, denim blue, warm grey 5-T 
- shoe and starfish:  burnt orange, orange, mango
- foreground: tan, march hare
- background:  grey green, 5507-T, tea green, 5527-T  


aussie aNNie said...

Beautiful and inspiring, love this creation and colours. Have a great weekend...

 {The Journey Is The Start  aNNie  my personal blog}

Beth Brovold said...

Simply STUNNING are so very masterful when it comes to putting a card together!! Beautifully coloured...EVERYTHING is simply perfect!! Have a wonderful weekend Norma!
Take care,

Robin said...

Stunning creation! I love all the embellishing and the inside is fabulous too. Thanks for playing along at Love to Scrap and good luck. Hugs, Robin

Nanasniftynitch said...

Love the whole thing Norma... Did you make the sea anemones? I love the sea horse too. But the color and floe of the whole card... Priceless!
XO Nana

Mojca said...

Waw the colours are absolutely amazing! Hugs! Mojca

Fikreta said...

Gorgeous card

Anet's Crafting said...

Gorgeous card Norma. Thank you for playing along with our Challenge at CCC Digi Creations. We would love to see you again. Anet DT x

Claudia's kaartjes said...

stunning card.


Chris said...

Fabulous card! Beautiful image, stunning design!Thank you for playing along with the Southern Girls this challenge.

Heather said...

This is absolutely gorgeous!! From your papers, to the dies, to your amazing coloring everything is just stunning!! Thanks for playing with LTSCB (sorry I'm so late in commenting; I've been really busy).


This is a gorgeous creation! Your colouring is wonderful! I love images and design! Every detail is wonderful!
Thank-you for joining us at the Crafts Galore Encore Challenge September "ATG".

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