Tuesday, 22 March 2011

SCRSC35: Swimming Lucy


Happy Tuesday everyone! Welcome to a brand new Sparkle Creations Rubber Stamps challenge! This week we have a fabby colour challenge for you of PINK ORANGE and GREEN!

I used the cute and sassy Swimming Lucy from our very first release for my card:


I coloured Lucy with Copic markers, added some SU glitter to the waves and to the tiny butterfly, and then cut her out.  I then made a sky background using some chalk ink and a cloud die for a template.  Then I stuck the water part straight to the background but popped up Lucy using some thin foam tape.  I made the banner myself by simply drawing and cutting out a banner template and then using it to guide me when cutting out the DP (the banner is held together with some Divine Twine).

I have also used some of the FABULOUS YNS Glittered Skittles on my card - yes, I admit it, I can't stop using them, LOL!  I have used Princess Pink in the smaller size.  Glittered Skittles come in 11 different colours, and you can either buy them in single colour packs or buy a pack with a small amount of all the colours and sizes called Fruit Salad Karen is holding a quick giveaway over at the YNS blog to win some of these Glittered Skittles along with a YNS stamp, so be sure to enter by Wednesday to be included in the draw.


Finally, I want to let you know that Sparkle has kindly decided to donate $5 to the Japan Earthquake appeal for every Rin stamp bought through the rest of this month.  You can snag Lantern Rin and/or Rin and Snowman for $5 each - 100% of the sale price will be donated.

Sparkle Creations challenge is open to all players. Each week a random winner will be chosen, and they will receive a SCRS rubber stamp. [In order to qualify for a prize, you must use a Sparkle Creations image on your creation.]

Do pop along to the rest of the SCRS DT's blogs to take a peek at their awesome challenge creations:


Finally I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:

- Waltzing Mouse Challenge #39 Sketch
- GingerLoft #14 Die Cuts or Punches
- Sugar Creek Hollow Anything Goes
- Frosted Designs #18 Banners
- Phindy's Place #47 Hot stuff/warm colours/sunshine
- Art Impressions #8 Get Punchy
- Ali Factory #72 Things With Wings

Thanks for dropping by!

Hugs,


Supplies
STAMP: Sparkle Creations Rubber Stamp 'Swimming Lucy'
INK: Memento Tuxedo Black ink pad
COPICS: E11, E00, E000, R20, Y11, Y15, Y17, YG00, YG23, YG67, BG000, BG01, C1, C3, R11, R32, R35, R37
PAPER: Echo Park 'Sweet Summertime' (the reverse side of the following papers: SS1004 Cool Treats, SS1005 Summer Argyle, SS1007 Whimsy Stripe, SS1008 Citrus Circle, SS1011 Flower Garden)
CARD: SU Whisper White for matting, Craftwork Cards Back2Basic card base, Rymans 200gsm bright white coated card (for Copics)
EMBELLIES: YNS Glittered Skittles 'Princess Pink', Divine Twine 'Orange', SU Glitter 'Dazzling Diamonds'
TOOLS: SU Scallop Edge punch, SU Boho Blossoms punch, SU 2-way glue pen (for the glitter)

18 comments:

  1. This is so cute!!! I love all the bright colours and all your little details!
    Hugs,
    Peg

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  2. So very adorable! I love the fun summer colors and your coloring is amazing! Thanks so much for playing along with the Waltzingmouse Stamps Sketch Challenge this week.

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  3. so sweet, cute & adorable! love the banner & how you did the water too. great color combo as well. thanks for playing along at AiFactory...hope to see you again soon! hugs!

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  4. Another brilliant card. Love the glitter on the water.

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  5. Such a cute card! Your banner is adorable and i love the extra touch you did with the glitter. So cute!

    Thanks for taking the challenge this week at Frosted Designs! :)

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  6. Wonderful card, Sem! Love the sweet banner.. perfect with the lovely scene you've created!

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  7. A very nice card and well maintained. Thanks for playing with the challenge of Frosted Design

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  8. Gorgeous coloring and card! Thanks so much for playing with the WMSC.
    Hugs and smiles

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  9. Sweet, fun and fab. Love your coloring! Thank you for joining our challenge this week at Sugar Creek Hollow. SCH DT

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  10. What a gorgeous summery card! Thanks so much for taking the time to play with us Phindy’s Place.
    Hugs,
    Dorcas

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  11. What a cute summer card, love that bunting! Thank you for joining us and taking the Phindy’s Place Challenge, do hope you’ll join us again this Friday!
    Hugs
    Anne

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  12. Love, love, love this card. Your banner is fab! Makes me wish summer were here!

    Thanks for joining us this week at Frosted Designs.

    Hugs,
    Kristin

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  13. This could not be any cuter!!! I love that image and your gorgeous color combo and layout! Those skittles are fabulous:)

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  14. How very cute! I love this.

    Thank you for joining us this week at Phindy's Place! Hope to see you again soon.

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  15. This is really beautiful! Love the image and layout you used! Your cards are amazing, I'm your newest follower. Hugs, Karen

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Thank you so very much for taking the time to pop by and for leaving me a comment! I hope you have a wonderful day! Hugs, Sem x