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Thursday, 7 May 2015

Time for a Snooze

Hi there everybody.  I have made a couple of cards recently using this digital stamp from Di's Digis called Time for a Snooze.  They are both much the same in style but I used different colours for the layers and both were coloured using my Spectrum Noir Pencils and the blending solution which I find blends colours together really well and gives a nice smooth finish.  Here is the first one I made for a friend who has been chillaxing in the sun recently so I thought the image rather appropriate. 



The only additions on this one were the snippets of yellow and blue card for the background and a snippet of the same blue for the die cut sentiment, and also a couple of gold tone sticky numbers as it was his sixtieth birthday so I stuck them on the bottle as he is rather partial to a glass of wine.  Mind you I made a bit of a faux pas as I think he normally drinks more red wine than white but never mind.


This second card is for our nephew, and I decided to colour the bear in a slightly lighter colour and I also had a go at layering the die cut sentiment with the two colours used in the layering, which were snippets of card, with the darker colour behind to make a shadow.   It was rather fiddly to do but I quite like the effect.  

Thank you for taking a look today.

Pat x

I  am entering the following challenge:

Pixie's Crafty Workshop - Weeks 175 and 176.  We aim to use up our snippets here.


 

14 comments:

  1. Oh both cards are fabulous.
    luv
    Debby

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  2. Absolutely darling cards Pat, beautiful colouring too!

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  3. Gorgeous colouring Pat! Great cards. x

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  4. Cute image on these two and great colouring.
    Jean x

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  5. I love BOTH cards. The image is cute and coloured in so nicely.

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

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  6. Both cards are just darling. What a cute image, and I love your subtle background shading too. What a difference your color choices made. I also admire your shadow effect on the lettering too. I can never get that done well. This looks great. Well done on your SN coloring...TFS & Happy Mom's Day. Hugs

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  7. Adorable image Pat ... and your colouring is AWESOME. It looks amazing in both colour sets. xx

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  8. Beautiful colouring on your sweet cards Pat. Happy Weekend, Shirleyxx

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  9. Your cards are lovely along with your colouring. Stunning!

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  10. What a fun image and I'll bet there's some red wine in that green bottle! Great job, Pat!

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  11. Hi, Pat, thank you so much for popping in at my blog and leaving a sweet comment!!!!! I see you are also a keen knitter and crocheter and you have also done cross stitch cards in the past - me, too, did cross stitch cards years ago!!!
    Your cards are so cute - the wine looks like a good South African one!!! LOL!!!! (and I'm sure your friend will be OK with it being white and not red!!!) Love your great colouring of the sweet image, Pat!!!!
    Have a great day!!!

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