Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star...

Good Morning lovely friends
Oh my - what a glorious spell of weather we are having here at the moment - scorching!

We have a new challenge starting today at 
and it is 
O is for Overlay

Our wonderful sponsor this time is 
and the prize for the lucky winner is two digi's of their choice.

I think the heat got to me making this card - I adore the image, I used 

The overlay aspect was a bit taxing - plus it is soooooo hot the vellum kept curling up like those funny red fish we used to get in Christmas crackers years ago!

I coloured this gorgeous image with copics and printed the image on a piece of vellum which I 'laid over' (overlay)! the top.

Finally I added a cute sentiment (Which kept smudging)! and a little star charm.

Anyways, I got there in the end!

A Star Is Born digital stamp by All Dressed Up
Make it Colour Blending Card by Elaine Hughes (Marker Geek)
Copic Markers
Sentiment by Marianne Design (CS0966)
Black Versafine Ink Pad
Star and Twine from The Ribbon Girl

Inks Used
Skin E04, E11, E00, E000
Clothes T5, BG13, BG34, BG32, B24, B23, B21, E44, E43, E41, W3, W5, W7
Sheep W1, W3, W5, and colourless blender
Ground W1, W3, W5, W7

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Happy Crafting...

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Marianne's Craftroom said...

Such a cute image and lovely colours

Bad Kitty said...

very sweet card!

Pollard Carole said...

Just love this card i love the stamp but your design idea is brilliant love and hugs Carole x

Gibmiss said...

Fabulous card Sue ... Beautifully coloured... As always...
Hugs Sylvie x

Christine L said...

It's absolutely the sweetest Christmas card Sue... I'm loving the vellum overlay design..... and smiling a bit at the picture I have in mind of you with the vellum constantly curling in the heat!! hehe

Big hugs
Christine x

crafty-stamper said...

Gorgeous Christmas card and beautifully coloured image,love the sentiment on vellum-been scorching here for three days too -I prefer Autumn myself:)
Carol x

Sarah said...

What a lovely idea Sue and such a cute little image too xx

Olga Fink said...

Oh this is very beautiful! And such great technique!
Xoxo Olga

Helen said...

An adorable card - love the way you did the overlay!
Helen x

Kelly Lloyd said...

Oooh I like what you have done with the overlay
Great design and image
Hugs Kelly

Rainey's Craft Room said...

This is so sweet and gorgeous Sue, love the use of the overlay on your card with the lovely verse.

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card Sue, I like the image and the overlay
Kevin xx

Cathy Clowes said...

This is so lovely Sue. The image is wonderful and the overlay really makes it look special. Cathy x

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Sue, the whole design of this is lovely, the sentiment on the vellum looks awesome, it might have been tricky but well worth the effort, this is a stunner ;-)

Lols x x x

Kat W said...

Your overlay of vellum is a super idea and looks lovely...even if it was a bit tricksy to work with...what's with this hot weather anyway, eh?! Anyone would think it was Summer ;-)
Your colouring is gorgeous and I like the way you get a softer, more muted effect with the vellum over the top but can still lift it to see the original underneath in all it's glory!
Adding the star charm over the top on twine is such a cute touch too :-)
Big hugs, Kat xx

Annette said...

A lovely card and I love your idea with the vellum. I may have to try this!

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