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Thursday 8 May 2014

Saturated Canary, At Last

Hi everyone,
Very cool, very wet and windy, here in West Sussex today. More to come tomorrow and over the weekend. Mmm, could be a crafty weekend!
I have drooled over Saturated Canary stamps for ever. I just thought they were rather expensive for just one stamp, that you couldn't use any other way. Then I read Pop's tutorial, on how she gets Digis onto watercolour paper. Voila!! It works! I have done this before, when I wanted to print text on a particular area of patterned paper. I had not thought of doing it with thick card, that your printer doesn't like.
So a big thank you to Pops!
I went straight to SC shop and bought 3 images. This is 'Pint Sized Love'. She looks so like my Granddaughter. She has a cat, so I had to colour it grey, like her Barney. 
I took this card with me to a coffee morning yesterday, where I had a stall. It was the first item I sold!

I coloured her with Distress Inks, with a touch of Stickles on her bow and the ribbon in her hair.

I added Glossy Accents to her eyes, glasses and the cats eyes and nose. I used Spellbinders Radiant Rectangles to cut the detail around the image. The backing paper is from my Tim Holtz Distress
Idea-ology paper pad.
The sentiment is free, from Netty's Cards, where you can download loads of Annette's sentiments. Great fun blog to read too! 
I have coloured the other 2 images and will get them made up over the next couple of days.
Thanks for taking time out of your day, to visit my blog and leaving me such amazing messages. I love to read them all.
Carol S.xx


Carole said...

WOW! those eyes...this is a beautiful card Carol in every way and your colouring is ab-solutely superb! I too love the SC images but they are expensive stamps and I have a HP printer and have yet to find out how to colour with copics on a printed image without bleeding.

Marianne's Craftroom said...

I love SC images and this is gorgeous, love the soft blues

Chrissy said...

Just stunning Carol..gorgeous colouring and shading and love the rectangle die you used..perfect.


Annette said...

Wow, your colouring is just beautiful. I do love SC images too, but you've really made this one stunning. Thanks for the credit on the sentiment too. It's lovely to see it on your beautiful card. Glad you like my blog too!! Yes, today was a bit of a ranting one!! LOL

Donna Mosley said...

Stunning card Carol, love the image and design.

Donna x

Unknown said...

Beautiful card, yes Pops is one lady who is you have a problem! You will be totally addicted to Krista's images...they are just divine....xxxx

Lynsey said...

Hi Carol, this is a stunning! I love that image and you have coloured her so beautifully!
Hugs Lynsey x

vic said...

Wow Carole!!!!! This is just beautiful and your gorgeous colouring im in love :)
Have a lovely weekend my friend
Vic x

Rebecca Bradshaw said...

This is so beautiful! A lovely image and your colouring is gorgeous. I love the blue colour scheme too!

Elise said...

Hi Carol .. I'm so sorry it's taken me so long to get here! Well .. I'm in for a treat with all kinds of gorgeousness! I love these SC images as well . .and you've done such a fabulous job with them! Sooooo STUNNING and love how you've coloured them up so BEAUTIFULLY!

Sending Big Hugs,