Friday, March 03, 2017

How Beautiful A Day Can Be - FFFC #182 'Anyting Goes'

Hello.  Happy Friday!

A new challenge starts today at the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge.  For the next fortnight, the challenge theme is 'Anything Goes.'  Please visit the Fussy and Fancy Friday Challenge to get complete details on the challenge and to see what my DT teammates have created to inspire you to play along with us.

Here's the DT card I've created.



A closer look at the image being featured.


This beautiful digital stamp image is titled 'Honey Bee' designed by Jeremiah Ketner, available from Crafts and Me.
I've done the colouring with my markers (colours listed below) and  a few coloured pencils to help in the shadings.


Challenges for this card:
Crafts and Me March Challenge - Springtime
Crafty Creations Challenge 336 - Anything Goes
Crafty Girls Creations Challenge 34 - Anything Goes
Creative Knockouts Challenge 183 - Die/Punch Frenzy
Cute Card Thursday Challenge 467 - Anything Goes
Glitter 'N' Sparkle Challenge 228 - Anything Goes
Kitty Bee Designs Challenge 89 - Flowers

That's all for now.  Thanks for stopping by.  Your visit is always very much appreciated.  Enjoy the rest of your day and have a wonderful weekend!


Materials and Tools Used:
Sentiments:  Computer generated
Designer Papers:  Recollections; Chatterbox 
Dies:  Spellbinders Petite Ovals; Joy! Crafts/Noor! Design 6002/0158 Floral Flourishes; Poppystamps 956 Lovely Tendril 
Punches:  EK Success border; Carla Crafts Small Cosmos; Punch Bunch Large Impatients
Miscellaneous:  Ranger Tim Holtz Distress Ink stamp pads Walnut Stain, Rusty Hinge and Aged Mahogany; pearls from my stash

Colouring medium:  Alcohol ink markers from Letraset - Promarkers and Pantone Trias, Shin-Han Touch markers; coloured pencils to help with the shading
- face and skin:  blush, coral, soft peach, vanilla--for the cheeks:  oatmeal, pastel pink
- hair:  burnt sienna, Touch BR100, caramel, sandstone
- burnt-orange shades:  henna, walnut, burnt orange, mango
- green shades:  olive green, apple cider, 370-T, apple, meadow green   
- yellow shades:  mustard, pastel yellow
- dotted background:  grey green, 5507-T, tea green


10 comments:

Vic said...

This is just beautifu - the image and the papers... match wonderfully. Thanks for sharing your creativity with us at Glitter n Sparkle - Vic, DT x

Carol Held said...

Such a beautiful card Norma. I love the colouring on it, and the choice of papers in the background. Just lovely!

Nadine FIQUET said...

Magnifique ta carte et la colorisation est superbe! Bises Nadine

Beth Norman said...

Stunning, as usual. Your colouring is flawless. The whole design layout is fabulous. I do love how you cut your matting close to the edge of your papers, and you inspired me to try it and it actually turned out well.

Barbara Niezgoda said...

piękna!

Amy Ottmers said...

Super cute!!! Thank you for joining us at Creative Knockouts, good luck!!! Amy DT

Caz said...

This is lovely thank you for sharing with us at Creative Knockouts. And good luck, hope to see you again soon.
Caz CK DT
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Christine Dol said...

Norma, I just cant get over how gorgeous your colouring is! Each and every creation is stunning!

Diane said...

Hello Norma,
Oh my Goodness! This card is so Beautiful. You did a fabulous job coloring this image, love the freckles on her face and you did a wonderful job on her hair with your highlights and curls. You are really talented. Love the coordinating background papers, the pearls and the lovely flowers. Absolutely a work of Art. Thank you for joining us at the Kitty Bee Aloha Friday Challenge. Good Luck and Please join us again sometime.
Diane

Vixykins said...

Oh how stunning Norma! Thank you for joining in the Springtime challenge at Crafts & Me. Please check back soon for winners and to enter our new challenge x

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