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Thursday, 30 June 2011

Colour Create Time of the Week

The week is racing towards the weekend, only two days to go! Thursday already, which means it's Colour Create day with our inspirational picture chosen for you by our lovely Sharon with a T!  Gorgeous fuschias aren't they! 
30 Jun - Challenge 74 - Sharon T
So our colours are Fuschia, Green and White and this week we have the optional extra of making your own flowers.
I've gone with this super little Kraftin Kimmie Fairy and coloured her with my Promarkers, primarily - Fuschia!! 
 I fancied her skipping across a woodland glade over the toadstools and flowers and have cut her out with an oval nestie die but just keeping her foot and wing tip outside of the cutting area.  I started colouring her at matey Lesley's on Saturday, and we had quite an in depth discussion as to what colours my toadstools could be as fuschia wasn't very lifelike!! Lesley did then point out that I was using a fairy so perhaps the lifelike argument wasn't really relevant!!
The toadstool is from Whiff of Joy and the flower is a Little Claire Designs stamp - one of those that I bought years ago, have never used, wondered why I bought it.....until now!! The perspective of the daisy was perfect for my little lifelike skipping fairy!!
Papers are My Mind's Eye Lime Twist, Happy Go Lucky, purchased from Crafty Emma's here.  My hand made flowers were made with a Marianne Creatable die with a little gem popped in the middle.
I used my Ink Duster brushes and Broken China Distress Ink for the background clouds.
The sentiment came with the stamp  and with a  final sprinkle of Stickle on her wings I was done.  Hope you like and hope you'll find some time to join in with us this week!
Grab your fairy wings and skip on over to the challenge blog, here  to see all the awesome cards made by my lovely CC teamies!!


Jane said...

You sure have gone to town on this and I LOVE IT!!! Amazing all over xx

jules said...

Hi Julie, wow just gorgeous!!!! your colouring is amazing!!!!!

Vicky said...

As much as I love all your cards & you know I do sweetie this is now my absolute fave.....I love it!!! I would be darn proud of this I tell ya & I agree with the lovely Lesley hun its not about reality......I believe we enter into our own world of crafting fantasy so there fore we make what comes to life & if that means haveing fushia toadstools then so be it....... This really is awesome shug....FANBLOODYTASTIC!!!

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Faye said...

Gorgeous job of color matching, Julie. Beautiful.

coops said...

stunning card the gorgeous kk image and your toadstools and daisies are fabulous.
really great design too hun :D

xx coops xx

Di said...

Hi Hun
This is just fab! love the colours and your background sky is really clever! and love the flowers!
Hugs Di xxx

Jennifer said...

So gorgeous Julie....fabulous colours and layout xx Jenny xx

Kerry Steger said...

This is such a pretty card - love the image and the colouring. The toadstools just finish it off perfectly!

Emma said...

A beautiful card Julie, gorgeous colours and details.
Hugs Emma x

Grenouille Greetings said...

Another image I saw being coloured and she is beautiful. Love all the toadstools and love the daisies or are they echinacea? Beautiful fun card. That sexy fairy is clearly just skipping through the meadow from step to step. Hugs, Lesley

Kathleen said...

beautiful card jules. love the papers and the clouds effects. it's so effective isn't it.

and love the fuchsia toadstools!! (altho think the flowers in the inspiration pic are freesias!!)

Kathleen Mc x

Sharon said...

What a gorgeous card Julie, I just love your image and the wonderful cloud background :) I've also been checking out your other wonderful creations and loving those gorgeous Mo Mannings images. So cute.

Sharon x