Monday 3 September 2012

Peeking through the fence

Evening/Morning?!? I'm either posting very late or extremely early depending on which way you look at it but I wanted to get this card in before the deadline and so I thought I'd burn the midnight oil and get it done. My mojo has definitely returned and I'm enjoying being back in blogland more than you will ever know! Anyway, here's my card:

Image - I think it's Elisabeth Bell, I bought it off ebay, watercoloured with DIs and DI markers.
Papers - Prima 'Tea Thyme'.
Flower - Prima.
Lace, Seam Binding and Butterfly - All Wild Orchid Crafts.
Other - Bazzill Basics Kraft card, Pearls from stash and Memory Box 'Honeysuckle Vine' die.

I've been praticing loads watercolouring with Distress Inks and new DI markers - I've finally found the right paper and got some decent brushes - I definitely find it much better not using a waterbrush. It's easier to control how much colour you're laying down. So - what d'you think of all my practice? Has it paid off at all? And how yummy are these new Prima papers!!??
I'm entering my card into the Seems A Little Sketchy sketch #20 - I always like their sketches, so didn't want to miss this one. And I think that's about it - better be off to link it up or it'll defeat the object if I miss the deadline!! I'll be back tomorrow/later with another card............xx


  1. Woww that is a gorgeous card Marie!!
    Hugs Kristel

  2. So very sweet, Marie, love how you framed her!

  3. This is really sweet hun - lovely image and layout. Hugs, Claire x

  4. so gorgeous marie.i love your pretty papers and the image is adorable ;D

    xx coops xx

  5. Ooh this is lovely Marie, so pretty! Such a sweet image, and your colouring looks gorgeous. Fab papers too, I've just got these and can't wait to use them :o)

    Thanks for the printer advice hun... hubby's 'researching' different models at the mo! Hugs, Lisa x

  6. Hi Marie, this is so beautiful. I love the very sweet image and gorgeous design.

    Donna x

  7. AWW!! So totally adorable!! Fabulous coloring on the sweet image! :)

  8. Such a sweet card Marie, I love the soft colours and your pretty added detail :) Donna ♥ x


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