Saturday, 7 May 2011

A Dash of Scarlet

Well I think I'm coming skidding in by the seat of my pants for this week's MIC challenge - or I've completely failed to work out the time difference between Scotland and Queensland :) And I should apologise for the photo, it's now stupid o'clock and I've had to photograph the card under my daylight lamp rather than actual daylight.


Just a wee head's up.... remember to enter my candy here - it closes on Tuesday.


Image: Butterflies & Pigtails from Sugar Nellie, coloured with promarkers: Cool Greys, Warm Greys, Ice Greys, Burgundy, Crimson, Poppy, Lipstick Red and Pale Pink.
craftwork cards card blank, kanban gingham cardstock, black and white cardstock, EK Success Punch from The Papeterie, Prima e line pearls


I'd like to enter her into:
Make It Colourful - Black with a splash of red


I'm off to bed now, in the hope that I've caught the deadline for MIC - we'll no doubt be up at the crack of dawn as Faith has a little friend staying for the weekend. Thankfully this little friend is quite easy to look after - he's a teddy bear that the nursery class made at the build-a-bear-workshop and he gets to stay with each of the class for a weekend. Muggins here has to write in his journal about all the things they get up to together (bit of artistic licence there methinks) and I have to add pics too... her are the first 2...
 Faith & Willow with Bertie the Bear


Faith all cuddled up with Violet on the left and Bertie on the right

18 comments:

saturated canary said...

how fun! a teddy for the weekend!:)...too cute:)

i love the special quality to all your cards...that little thing i'd never think to do or have never seen done...like, the red hair and grey image...this is so brilliant!...I love it:)...and i'm also loving that umbrella card below-- all the buttons sprinkled on the side like special raindrops:)...

Your so talented and creative!...Cheers to your weekend with the bear:)...xoxo

Chrissy said...

Good on you 'Muggins'...lol...We have all had our turn at that..lol...now I'm doing it all over again with grandchildren.NOW who's the muggins..lol...

Gorgeous card...her hair is just amazing...looks so shiney.
Fabulous card...
Luv CHRISSYxx

Paula said...

I love the way you've used the cool greys & the warm greys here - the skin is brilliant. the tiny pearl accents on her clothing are so effective too & the circular scalloping on the image panel really bounces off the layerings of your horizontal band. Love it. It is now even sillier o'clock so hopefully you're asleep! Love the houseguest pics. Hope it all goes well today.
Paula (PEP)

♥♥RubyM:)♥♥ said...

Hi Debbi!! I always no is wonderful eye candy to come on over here:)

You did a fantastic job with the splash of red.What a gorgeous creation hun.

Thank you for colouring with us at Make it colourful,Ruby,:)

Cor* said...

I hopped over here to drool over your Sassy creation with the red hair! OMG how amazing is that! love the bottom edge. Everything is just perfect! Then i saw your candy so I HAD to get in on that. Would be rude not too! LOL Now I see these cute adorable pics of yours! Priceless. Thanks for the chance. Thanks for inspiring.

Fiona said...

ha ha Debbi...I remember when my 2 were at nursery and primary and they had to bring friends home for the holidays...wasn't as simple as a teddy though...ant farm, fish, hamsters!!

Another fab card...I do love how you do that red hair, it's amazing!!

Fi
x

Suze Bain said...

Ha,ha Debbie, I'm sure Bertie will enjoy his weekend stay (I remember it well!). Your monochrome card with the pop of red is fantastique! Good luck with the challenge. xx

Suzi said...

Your card is stunning Debz, I love the image, you have made her so dynamic with that coloured hair. The papers and punchwork is fab too. I hope you have a great weekend with your little house guest. lol.
Hugs
Suzi x

Kat said...

Love the splash of colour Debbi. Her red hair is absolutely stunning. Hope you're enjoying the weekend with Bertie bear!

Kat xx

cebelica said...

Great card! I love how you colored the hair. Looks amazing!

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Wow, Debbi this is stunning. That red hair looks fantastic with the black and white. Love the pics, so cute. Enjoy writing the journal. Marianne x

Viv said...

Gorgeous card Debbi! Love the colour of her hair and great shading!
Thanks for playing at Make It Colourful.

Your pics of your girls are gorgeous too

Viv xx

Erika said...

Debbi love your card, black and white stunning and great touch of red too. x

Aud said...

Another lovely card Debz missed your company yesterday had a great day at papercraft Elgin with Kath, loads on great ideas and tips off to have a play with my new goodies. Aud

kath said...

love the red hair...would have looked good yesterday with my steam pink nails....and how cute is bertie...is he coming to the cubbyhole tomorrow...hugs kath xxx

Curlybear said...

wow Debbi this is a real stunner, Its a very classy card
have a lovely Sunday,
Hugs Bridget :0) x

Cathy said...

Stunning Debbi ... love her hair!!!!! I really like the effect of coloured hair and everything else b&w.
Ahhhh at your baby and the teddy .. we had Barnaby Bear visit us last year .. it was an experience!!
Hugs
Cathy xx

Fluffles said...

Well done Debbi on making the top 3. It's a great card and as always, your colouring is perfect. Jx

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