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Wednesday 31 July 2013

Saturated Canary 'Bella'

Good morning everyone,
I hope you are all having a lovely week so far!
I am sorry I haven’t posted for a while, but even though school has broken up (yippee) I do a big clean this time of the year and every inch of house gets cleaned for top to bottom, including the paintwork, so I have been busy getting that done and out of the way! I am making good progress, but not finished yet (I know I’m mad)!  Phil and I are also going on holiday on Sunday so I am making sure all my DT cards are done. When we get back George will be home for this two weeks R & R, I can’t believe he has been out in Afghanistan now for over 3 months; and can’t wait to see him. I will stop rambling now and get on with sharing my card (lol)!

For a change I made a square card and used a gorgeous Saturated Canary stamp called ‘Bella’. It took me a while to colour her up, but she is so worth it. As always I have used Copics and Prisma Pencils to colour her with. The papers are from Raspberry Road  and the lush ribbon is from the Ribbon Girls. The corner dies, which I have added some Frantage to are Nellie Snedden and the Catalina border is a Memory Box die. Everything else is from my crafty stash.

 Copics I used:
Skin: E11, 21, 51, 50, 93
Hair: E57, 55, 53, 51, 50
Top & Socks, Bag & Skates: R85, 83, 81, RV000
Skirt, Socks, Bag & Skates: E43, 42, 41, 40
Pencils: Dark Umber, Tuscan Red, Burnt Ochre, Black
Thank you so much for taking the time to visit me and for your lovely comments you leave me, I really appreciate them.
Gina x

Thursday 25 July 2013

New challenge Marvelous Magnolia - Shape it Up

Hello my lovelies,
It is time for a new challenge at Marvelous Magnolia  and it is the turn of the pink team. The challenge this time is ‘Shape It Up’. Crimson Cloud are our fabulous sponsor this week.
This is the first time I have got around to using one of my new Magnolia stamps from the Summer Breeze collection, 2013. I am not sure of her name yet, but she is gorgeous!  She is coloured with Copics and a few highlights have been added using Prisma pencils. I have coloured the shells and starfish and then added some glossy accents to them. The lovely butterflies are a Joy die and I’ve added an extra layer to give them some dimension. All the scrumptious embellishments are from the Ribbon Girl, see below for more details.
 Copics I used:
Skin: E31, E21, E00, E000, R20
Hair: E57, E55, E53, E51, E50
Dress, Flip Flops & Headband: R59, R56, RV34, RV32
Bucket: B99. B97. B95, B93, B91
Shells: E37, E35, E33, E31
Sand: E43, E42, E41, E40
Prisma Pencils:
Tuscan Red, Black, Burnt Ochre, Dark Umber
If you have a moment, please pop over and see all my teamies great creations. I look forward to seeing your fab creations.
Take care,
Gina x

Sunday 21 July 2013

New Ribbon Girl Colour Challenge

Good morning everyone,
Today, we have a new colour challenge at the The Ribbon Girl and this month the colours are blue and white, below is a picture to inspire you all.


There are two fabulous prizes up for grabs


I have coloured up a gorgeous image by Saturated Canary called ’Zella’ using Copics and Prisma Pencils. I have put some white glitter into the tiny glass bottle which I think is adorable. All the gorgeous embellishments are from the The Ribbon Girl please see the links below.

 If you have chance pop over and look at the DT’s stunning creations and don't forget to enter to be in with a chance of wining that fab prize.
Enjoy the rest of your Sunday!
Gina x

I am entering this card into the following challenge:
Deep Ocean challenge - Blue

Friday 19 July 2013

LOTV 'Bumble Bee Fairy'

Hello my lovelies,
I hope you are all well.
Sorry I have not been around for a while, and I hate to admit this,  but I have been struggling with the heat. My office at work is like a greenhouse and by the time I get home, I am completely shattered, the prediction is, it is going to get hotter next week, still I only have 3 more days left and then I break up for the summer holidays.
I thought I would ink up one of my LOTV stamps which I haven’t coloured for a while and she is called ‘Bumble Bee Fairy’. I have coloured her using Copics and added a few highlights with Prisma Pencils. Unfortunately the photo doesn't show it, but I have added some Stickles called ‘Star Dust’ to her wings to give them a bit of sparkle. The corner is a lovely Joy die and the flowers, ribbon, lace and embellishments are from my stash.

Copics I used:
Skin: E31, E21, E00, E000, R20
Hair: E57, E55, E53, E51, E50
Skirt, Flower, Headband: B02, B01, B00, B000, B0000
Top & Shoes: E43, E42, E41, E40
Bee: E57, E55, E50, Y02
Pencils: Muted Turquoise, Sienna Brown, Burnt Ochre, Dark Umber, Black.
I would like to say a great big warm crafty welcome to my new followers, and thank you for popping in.
Have a lovely weekend.
Gina x

Sunday 14 July 2013

Ribbon Girl Giveaway

Good morning my lovelies,
Just popping in to let you know that the Ribbon Girls have a fab giveaway. You have a chance to win all of the luscious goodies below:

Pack of ten 30mm dusky blue wild roses
Pack of ten 20mm dusky blue  open roses
Pack of ten 10mm dusky blue open roses
Pack of 5 antique blue 2-tone cherry blossom
1 metre of vintage blue fluted edge sheer ribbon
1 metre of pale blue silky crush ribbon
All you have to do is leave a comment on the Ribbon Girl blog and link back to their store from your own blog

One winner will be picked at random on the evening of Saturday 20th July!
Good luck!
Enjoy the rest of your Sunday!
Gina x