Monday 11 July 2011

Beach Ball Girl by Spesch Stamps and an Award

Good evening to you all in the land of blog
On Saturday I made three cards, this is the third one and I played with my winnings from Mad 4 Markers this is one of four digital images I won from the voting on the Copical Blog Hop.  She is called Beach Ball Girl and you can buy her here thank you Tracey for sending them over to me, loved browsing your store and selecting some beautiful images.

Here my creation
As always I love to decorate the inside of the card to match the exterior.  The base layer for this card is a brown card which is also the contrast.  The papers are Papermania Capsule collection.  The flowers and embellishments are from my stash.
I have used several layers of the beautiful cheerful orange/yellow papers.
The image has been coloured in copics.  The distressing and stamping is using Tim Holtz Mustard Seed, such a gorgeous bright yellow.  I have used a dotty technique to make the sand and coloured the sky too.  The lolly has a layer of glossy accents on it to make it look wet and drippy.

I also received this lovely award from the talented Arline, thank you hun

I would like to say a warm welcome to all my new followers and hope that I can keep your interest.  I wish you all good luck in my 200 follower candy.  If you have not yet entered you can do so here.  I will run my 300 follower candy once this has finished.

Not forgetting my lovely visitors who take the time to leave me such inspirational comments, I love them all thank you!!

I would like to enter this creation into the following challenges
Card Cupids - Monochromatic 
Crafty Ho's - Red, Orange and Yellow
The Crafty Pad - Lots of Texture
Scrappy Frogs - Summer Flowers
2 Sisters Challenge - Summer Fun
Crazy 4 Challenges - Summer Themed
One Stop Craft - Summertime
Totally Gorjuss - Summertime
Mami Doodles - At the beach
Stampin B - Sand

Hugs and enjoy your evening


Sue said...

Hi hun
a fabulous card, lovely image & colouring, luv the swirls round her, pretty papers & embelies, congratulations on ya award, sue,x

Sandra H said...

Your cards are so inspiring this is my 1st time visiting and l must say your cards are fabulous looking forward to seeing more New Follower:) Sandra H

Lisa Jane said...

Fab image - and the inside of your card is just as fabulous as the outside
Lisa x

Miria said...

Hi, Kate. This image is fab, I agree and your colouring made it super! Gorgeous card, again! Miria xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

This is gorgeous Kate. You know I love lots of layers and the Layout is fab. I also love Spesch stamps and she is fab. Marianne x

ladyjanet_56 said...

Lovely card Kate & nobody can colour a ball better than you :) great colours & you always do a lovely inside too, this is a very nice image love the drippy lolly (all wet & drippy) mmm. Thank you for the award & comment on my list what can I say! see you soon. Janet

now to work backwards again :)

Lynsey said...

Hi Kate, what a fun card! Love the image!
Hugs Lynsey x

Tracey Feeger said...

Wow this is gorgeous sweets. love the yellow. Great job. Love it.

Patty Sue 2 said...

This card is so cute and I love the yellow, fab coloring!

Shari said...

Beautiful card Kate!! Love the coloring, colors and all the wonderful layering. Thank you for playing with us at Dream Valley Challenge.

coops said...

stunning card kate.your colours and papers are gorgeous and i love the image ;D

xx coops xx

Anonymous said...

How hot is your card Kate?!! lol Love it!! Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us at Mami Doodles!
Have a wonderful day and good luck in the draw ◕‿◕

~♥~The Navy Wife~♥~ said...

Wow! What a LO this is gorgeous! Perfect for this weeks texture challenge at The Crafty Pad! Thank you for sharing and playing with us this week.

All mixed up maz said...

we love the why you do your cards
And the yellow is great.

Tammy said...

Fantastic card and coloring Kate.

Stella's Stöberkiste said...

Hello dir Kate,

I love your Blog, it is so beautifull. You are so beautifull Kate.In love

Benzi said...

This is such a cheerful, bright creation. Good job with the sky and sand, too. Thanks for joining the Stampin' B's this week.

pam124 said...

What a wonderful layered creation Kate. I really love all the time and effort you put into this one. Thanks for joining the StampinB challenge this week. Hope you can come play again next week.

Mami Doodles said...

Oh, I love it Kate, great card! Many thanks for taking part in the Mami Doodles challenge.

Carole of Brum said...

Wow, so fab and i love the shading on the beach ball, that's got to be the hardest part of the colouring. Thanks for joining in with us at Dream Valley Challenges. CoB

Arline said...

Fab the colours you have used! You are very welcome re: the award hun.....I really enjoy looking at your blog :) xx

Maggie's Crafts said...

Thank you for joining The Crafty Pad this week in LETS SEE LOTS OF TEXTURE challenge!

Your creations is stunning.:)


Bettina L. said...

Gorgeous card. Love the colours and all the layers. Thanks for playing at Totally Gorjuss this week. Bettina

Bettina L. said...

Gorgeous. Love the colours;) Thanks for paying at Toally Gorjuss's summertime challenge. Bettina

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