Wednesday 27 April 2011

Just a Little Bite please

Good evening to you all in the land of blog
Although the wind was a little too nippy for my liking today, it was still a lovely day and even more so as I got to pop around to see Sue and browse through her large amount of surplus crafty bits.  Managed to find a few bits for future creations and had a catch up with Maz. On leaving popped to Grimsby Crafts to drop off another class creation for the future and Matt then purchased me my Easter Egg (nope not chocolate, but another round the page punch), so had a coffee with Lynn and then headed home.

Now I had spent a couple of days colouring images in the sunshine, but found this extremely difficult to then match the papers to the colours I had used.  I am so use to working the other way around.  So spent this evening, placing the images already created onto cards, and also then created four more cards, with the images not coloured - so that I can sit in the sunshine tomorrow (fingers crossed) and be able to colour the image to match the papers on the card itself, so much more my style.

So here is one of the little guys that I coloured up in the sunshine.

He is a LOTV image, and such a natural looking fisherman.  I used a base green card and contrasting colour and some very old male papers from my stash, not really neglected, they just come out every time I need to do some of the male cards for the household.  I have used a MS edge punch and my nestie ovals and oval scallops.  I have added one of my little fish charms to this card.

Here is a close up of the little chappie concentrating for that very special fish

I would like to say thank you to those of my visitors who left me such lovely comments and get well wishes recently, much appreciated and we are all now feeling much better.  Whilst on this subject, get well wishes to Jane too.

I would like to enter this little creation into the following challenges
InStyle Stamps - Colour Challenge
Tuesday Throwdown - Brads or eyelets



Sue said...

Hi hun
oh im singing the little fishy song, when the boat comes in!! lol
fabulous card, awesome colouring, lovely papers & design, see you in couple weeks be good! lol, yea right! sue,xx

sam21ski said...

What another fabulous card Kate, great image and colouring as ever, and love the fishy charm.

Glad you're feeling better - Sam xxxx

Paper Paradise said...

It was great to see you and the many others who popped in to see me today Kate. I had a fantastic day and have had lots of requests for a 're run' in the future. Love the little fisherman, hope he caught a massive fish (as they always do)....... Sue x

Little K Smith said...

Oh this is gorgeous, I love this LOTV image, fab papers and a great layout too :)

McCrafty's Cards said...

Fabulous card, I love the image and the colour combo.
Kevin xx

Marlene said...

Adorable card, Kate! Love the way you've colored cute!

Sue B said...

Wow! I love this, it's a great male card! a really sweet image, coloured perfectly. And I love the papers, they are just perfect. Great idea with the fish charm!

Sue xx

Curly said...

Wow Kate this is gorgeous, fabulous LOTV image and yummy papers.

I hope that you and your family are feeling better after the nasty tummy bug,
Have a lovely day,
Hugs Bridget :0) x

Tammy said...

Really cute Kate, love the fish charm and the great background paper.

Craftdee said...

Great masculine card; really strong colours but not heavy, I love it. TFS, Dee

ladyjanet_56 said...

love this card reminds me of last week-end when his fish did get away & it was big, tell Matt my friend caught 60lb of fish at the Country Park last week-end. Janet

Kim said...

This is so pretty. It makes a wonderful masculine card. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown.

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