Thursday, March 29, 2012

Happy Birthday!

I love the look of beautifully colored stamped images on cards!  I am in awe of those who can make them look so professional.  Up to now I have shied away from using much in the way of stamped, colored images.  Most of my stamping has been in the area of sentiments.  But this week I have ventured out of my comfort zone to try something new.  I have used stamped, hand colored images on several cards.  Most of them are done with colored pencils.  I am still struggling with markers and such.

I made this sweet little birthday card using rubber stamps and colored pencils.  The bottom front of the card is punched with a Fiskars edge punch.  The images were cut with a nestabilities die, (I don't remember which label it is.)  I used 'limeaide' bakers twine by 'SEW easy', added a bow and button from my stash and a computer generated sentiment.  I think I like it!  It will make a great b-day card for one of my adorable grandkids.


Tuesday Morning Sketches provided the sketch for this great little card and I am entering it into their challenge this week.






Here is my take on this sketch.

I would also like to enter this card into the Simon Says Stamp challenge, 'anything goes'.  They will give one lucky winner a $50 voucher to their fabulous stamp superstore!!!!  Now that's a prize!!

Thanks for visiting my blog today and hope your day is a stellar one!
Reny

5 comments:

  1. Really cute; I love your combo of tiny images...they fit the squares perfectly! Thank you for playing along with us at Tuesday Morning Sketches!

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  2. What a sweet card! You did a great job on coloring those adorable images and the punched border is beautiful. Thanks so much for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

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  3. Great 'out of your comfort zone' card, Reny. Such sweet colored and layered images. Grandchild will love the homemade card. Thanks for sharing this with us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

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  4. Reny, your card is just adorable. Wonderful images. Thanks for joining us this week at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

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  5. Oh my Reny - this is adorable!! I love the border. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

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