Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Just for You from LOTV...


Hello everyone!! :)

I have a card to share today which was inspired by Jen over at The Tiny Blue Butterfly... after clearing out her stash, Jen has challenged herself to make a CAS card each Monday using one of her neglected LOTV stamps... I have more than a few of those too so thought I'd join in!! :)


This cute image is one I have wanted for some time and have always thought would be well suited to CAS designs :)


I am very out of practice with colouring at the mo' as, especially with my health as it has been of late, I just haven't had the energy to sit and colour in the way I was a year or so ago (tons of pens out all over the place and spending ages paying so much attention to getting my blending as good as I possibly could, etc.) so I decided to used just my FlexMarkers to colour this one as I find it easier to relax and colour with a (quicker!) more sketchy style with them... so it's far from perfect but I am relatively happy with it (all but the skin anyway- don't have my usual skin colours in my FMs so that ended up a bit of a mess!) all things considered :) And- I had the whole card put together in less time than an image would normally have taken me!!lol


The layout is CASEd from this card by Jen who in turn, CASEd it from this card by Rebecca... and I think it's one I'll keep coming back to for CAS cards :) Thanks for the inspiration ladies!! :)


{The List}

A6 top-fold white card blank
Image - LOTV Milly Just for You, stamped in Memento London Fog and coloured with FlexMarkers (sorry, no colours... I'm so out of the colouring habit that I put them all away without thinking!!lol)
Paper - Forever Friends Springtime 6x6" pad
Sentiment - PTI Happy For You set
Twine - Papermania Spots and stripes Pastels Collection
Tiny pearls from Anita's
Sakura Clear Stardust pen


I'd like to enter this in the following challenges: Jen's CAS Monday with LOTV #3 :) ; ATCAS #10 - Friend :) ; Allsorts - Spring has Sprung :) ; Joanna Sheen - Spring into Spring :) ; Fab 'n' Funky - Spring Colours :) ; Divas by Design - Flowers (if the flowers in my image and papers are okay) :)

Jen's challenge set me to thinking about how many character stamps I have and how much I like to make more CAS cards with them with the image taking centre stage... so... I have decided to attempt a little personal challenge of my own and have been colouring like a crafter possessed since the idea hit... Gorjuss Girls aplenty coming to a blog near you soon!!lol Though I do have a couple of Clearly Besotted Stamps cards I want to share with you first... the sudden spate of creativity around here is causing problems as I have more cards to share than I have time or energy to blog... but I'd much rather have that problem than nothing to blog 'cause I've not managed any crafting!! :D

Thanks for stopping by today!! :) See you soon I hope!! :)




14 comments:

Jen said...

this is fab rach... love what you have done with her!!

Jen xx

Sarah said...

Beautiful cas card Rachel, love the colours and design. Thank you so much for joining us at Allsorts this week for our Spring has Sprung challenge x

Nat said...

This is a lovely CAS card and who can resist an LOTV image?! and you've coloured her beautifully! Thanks for joining us at Joanna Sheen.
Natx

Sandra H said...

Rachel, Your card is really lovely x

Aunty Sue said...

Hi Rachel well you havent lost any of your talent for colouring this is lovely. I have this stamp and must say it hasnt been out of the box for some time. Great colours and you could also enter this into Creative inspiration. Good luck with the challenges.xxx

Alexander said...

Your card look gorgeous!!!
Good luck to the challenge!

If you wish, come on my blog ... If you want, you can become a Member? Please! ... I'd be honored

Anne-Marie said...

Your card is wonderful, the colours are lovely as is the image so cute.

Thank you very much for sharing it was us at Fab 'n' Funky and the best of luck.

Anne-Marie x x

Sue said...

Gorgeous, Rachel! Such a pretty image and you have coloured it beautufully. Thank you for joining us at ATCAS.

coops said...

so gorgeous rachel.really pretty colours and design and i love the sweet image :D

xx coops xx

Pat said...

Lovely card, super image, great colours, thanks for joining in our challenge at Fab'n'Funky.

Pat xx

Shana Gaff said...

So cute! I love the pretty purple and I think your coloring looks great! Thanks for playing at ATCAS this week. :)

Rebekah said...

This is just stunning Rachel! Thanks so much for playing at Divas by Design this wk hugs Rebekah xx

Dot said...

So very cute and beautiful, Rachel,
hugs Dorte

Beccy said...

She is adorable love the simple look
thanks for sharing with Fab n Funky
Beccy x

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