Monday, 12 January 2015

Blue Tit


 
   There is a new challenge at Crafty Cardmakers and More, the theme of which is 'something old, something new'. I hope you will be able to join us.
   I have chosen to use an old favourite stamp, Jayne Netley Mayhew's blue tit from Joanna Sheen, but I have tried a new technique - that of colouring using water colour pencils. After colouring and allowing the image to dry I cut it out and shaped it slightly.
   I matted and layered paper printed using a House Mouse CD ROM (another old favourite) from Joanna Sheen onto pink mirri card and white card. I then matted white card onto pink mirri card, both cut out using Spellbinders dies, attached it to the card and then fixed the image to the circle using glue gel.
   I used a die from a new set of Tattered Lace dies called starlight circle to cut two floral pieces from a hint of silver centura pearl card. I coloured these pieces using Promarkers before fixing them to the edge of the circle. Finally using Tattered Lace dies I cut a sentiment from the pink mirri card.
 
   I would like to enter this into the following challenges:
   Without Words - dreaming of spring
   Lisa B. Designs - anything goes (not Christmas)
   Stamping Sensations - dies and punches
   Winter Wonderland - things with wings
   Papertake Weekly - anything goes
   Glitter n Sparkle - include some pink
   Loves Rubber Stamps - anything goes
   Creative Fingers - anything goes
   Word Art Wednesday - anything goes
   Penny's Paper-Crafty - anything goes
   Scribble & Scrap - anything goes
   Fantasy Stampers - happy birthday
   Party Time Tuesday - anything goes
   Ike's World - something old, something new
   Clear It Out - anything goes
   One Stitch At a Time - something new

27 comments:

Pamellia Johnson said...

Very pretty Mary and welcome to the team! hugs :)

julie_woolston said...

Gorgeous card lovely design, welcome to the team.
Hugs Julie xxx

brenda said...

A really quick visit to say hello Mary - internet has been down most of the time last few day so grabbing a moment when I can and explain my absence.

B x

Sally Dodger said...

Hi Mary, welcome to the team. A very pretty card. Your image is so sweet and you have clearly mastered colouring with watercolour pencils. Your papers and die complement your image wonderfully. Sally.x.

Marie said...

A really lovely looking card.Love your birdy stamp. It looks fabby. A great looking card. Thanks for joining us over at the Winter wonderland this week.
Love n hugs
Marie

Kirsten Alicia Sheridan said...

Such a lovely card. I am envious of your colouring skills. Thanks for joining the Lisa B Designs challenge.

coldwaters2 said...

Hi Mary I love the image of that bird your watercolouring and shaping looks fantastic, the design of the card is wonderful, thank you for visiting my blog and leaving me such a lovely comment I really appreciate it
hugs
lorraine x

Veerle said...

Lovely card Mary, great colouring you did.
Hugs Veerle X

Carole Robb Bisson said...

The bird is really lovely and the layout is sweet. I hope you will be back again really soon. Thank you so much for taking time to post your lovely art with us.
Blessings
Carole
Word Art Wednesday

Alison said...

What a pretty card, love the colors!

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

So pretty. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

ike said...

Beautiful colouring and a lovely card :-)
Thank you for coming over to play at IKEsWORLD CHALLENGES :-)

IKE x

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As.I.Do.Rodos. said...

Beautiful card and colouring.Thank you for joining us at Ike's World Challenges Ginny ♥

Karen Letchworth said...

What a sweet bird, and a beautiful card. Whenever I see a bird card, it reminds me of the Bible verse that talks about how God takes care of the birds, and they don't ever starve because He provides food for them. And, how much more important WE, as humans, are to God. He surely loves us even more, and will always provide for us. It's a beautiful reminder of His great love for us when I see a bird card. So, thanks VERY MUCH for sharing with us!
God bless you,
Karen
Word Art Wednesday

PaperDaisies said...

This is so beautiful.Thank you for sharing your talents with us over at Loves Rubberstamps.Hugs Nina

Kim Kutie said...

Thanks for joining us this week at Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge.

Sall said...

What a gorgeous image, that's so cute I love it Much Love and Hugs Sall {IWC DT}

Lynne said...

Beautiful card!!!! Love all the attention to detail. Thank you for joining us at Party Time Tuesdays and good luck!
Hugs,
Lynne, Party Time Tuesdays DT

Julie B said...

A beautifully coloured little bird, gorgeous.
Thanks for joining the Fantasy Stampers birthday challenge. :)

Matney said...

Gorgeous card and those wc pencils...how fun! Best wishes to you this year, your creativity is awesome and hope to see you again at Ike's World Challenges, Shoni - DT

CraftyGirl said...

Your colors and coloring are just wonderful. Thank you for playing along this week at OSAAT. I sure hope to see you back again very soon. Good Luck in the challenge!!!

TTFN,

CraftyGirl OSAAT DT
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JayBe said...

So pretty and such fab colours - thanx for sharing with us at Fantasy Stampers.
Hugz, Jan (DT) xx
http://jaybescraftybitz.blogspot.co.uk

Lexie said...

So pretty! Love the image. Thank you for joining us over at the Scribble and Scrap Challenge. Good luck.
xx

Sally H said...

A fabulous card, Mary! Great die cuts. Thanks for joining us at Stamping sensations this month for our Dies and punches theme. good luck!

Kim x said...

Congratulations Mary and welcome to the team. xx

Josephine said...

Beautiful, Mary! Welcome to the team.

Anonymous said...

Thank you so much for sharing with us at Party Time Tuesdays. Good Luck and come back and see us soon! Lori - on behalf of Party Time Tuesdays DT.