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!


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)


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

  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.

  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!

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

  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! :)

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

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

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

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

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

  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!

  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.


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

  14. How very cute! I love this.

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

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


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