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Wednesday, 22 July 2009

Sugar Bowl #15 - Gayle's Sketch

Am revisiting a few of the past colour challenges  from Passion for Promarkers, and these are the colours that Caryn chose a few weeks ago. I thought they were ideal xmassy colours, so here's an addition to my xmas card collection for this year. I  have used  Gayle's sketch over at the Sugar Bowl, and have included the added extra which was ribbons or bows.

Image: Snowflake by Sugar Nellie, coloured with promarkers: Ivory & Blush for her skin, Moss & Olive for her hat, trousers,coat and muff; Poppy & Maroon for all the polka dot trim and her shoes; Sandstone, Cinnamon & Cocoa for her hair.
I distressed the edges of the card she was stamped on with my Tim Holtz distressing tool and inked the edges with papermania ink pads.
The paper was a freebie from a magazine last year sometime, the wide red ribbon is from my stash and the narrow red xmas ribbon is Anita's. The poinsettia is an Anita's Dimension sticker layered up.
I didn't think the card needed a greeting as it says Merry Xmas on the paper and on the ribbon.
Here's Miss Snowflake's close-up.. NB this was an image I had lying around that had been stamped with Stazon, hence why the black lines are a little blurry.

13 comments:

Jackie said...

It's gorgeous Debbi and the colours really give it the Christmas feel.

Rach said...

Debz this is gorgeous, i agree with you that you don't need a sentiment .. love your colouring of your sweet image. hugs rachxx

Mel said...

Beautiful card stunning colouring :)
Mel x

Kay said...

This is so cute!! and you're right, the color combo just calls out for a Christmas card which reminds me......I really need to get started on those or everyone will be getting shop bought just like last year!

CraftyC said...

What a sweet card Debbi, you've coloured her beautifully and I love he colours
Clairex

Spyder said...

Lovely card, really Christmasy, love the ribbon and the flower, they match so well,brilliantly coloured as always.
((Lyn))

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Debbi,l love the image and colours.

Hugs Riet.x

Natalie said...

Beautiful card Debbi, gorgeous image. x

Marianne said...

Fab image and the colours are great. Very Chistmassy. Marianne x

Anne-marie said...

beautiful card love the colours
Anne-marie x

Lilian said...

Gorgeous coloring with the markers and the card is just beautiful! Thanks for joining the SB challenge and hope to see you in the next one too! Have a great day!

Meahni said...

I can't believe you have joined the early Christmas card club... I see a challenge coming up, and guess I am going to have to join the club too!
Gorgeous card, and beautiful colouring.

Angela said...

Fab card, so cute!!
Hugs Angela x