October 15, 2008

Hey Chick...and MFT Birthday Wishes!!

I have two cards to share with you today! I made these samples for the water colouring with Distress Inks demo that I did at the Scrapbook Academy last weekend. I think they are both very cute and was very happy with how they turned out. Both cards are very simple in terms of the layout but I think that is what makes them so pretty!

For this card I made a 6X6 base from some light purple Bazzill Basics cardstock and used my DCWV Nana's Nursery Boy pp pad. I stamped Farmer Tilda on water colour paper with Black Staz-On ink and coloured her in with my Distress Inks. I also, stamped the Magnolia birdies and coloured them in too. The layout of the card is very simple but I really like it and I like all the open space. I stamped the MFT sentiment on a tag cut with 2X2 QK die I also cut the photo corners with my QK Squeeze. I added lots of Stickles and Sakura stardust pen for some sparkle and some ribbon!

The inside sentiment is printed on the computer using my favourite font Wendy Medium. I changed the colour so that when I printed it, it would match the purple ink I used for the sentiment on the front of the card. I then traced over it with my Sakura stardust pen.

The design for this card is also very simple but I think it is still very pretty! I didn't think I would like the MFT stamps coloured in with the Distress inks but, surprisingly enough, I really like how this image turned out. I used by BG 6X6 pad Euphoria pp on this card. I just wish I didn't colour the icing orange...wasn't paying attention there...duh!

Well, thanks for stopping by and having a wee look! Hope you have a great day!!


8 comments:

Kim Piggott said...

Two wonderful creations!
Love your images and colouring.
kim x

All Pink girl said...

Fabulous cards so gorgeous ,love them ,Dawnxx

Rach said...

two gorgeous creations , wonderful.xx

CraftyC said...

Both wonderful cards!!
Clairex

Nicole's Scrappin' Corner said...

love your coloring work-you are so good at it!

Tara said...

Hello ARAT (lol),
The colours on these cards are so delicate and beautiful, I love them both. I'm off to get my distress inks out as we speak!!
Take care! Hugs, ARAT! xx

stardustgemsandribbon said...

Wow Tara, you've been busy! You've made two gorgeous cards...your colouring with the distress inks is fabulous. Love the layouts on both of the.
Have a great weekend.
Carole :-)

Tara said...

Hi Tara,
Thanks for your kind comments on my Rubber Romance card for the Ismaki Challenge. I was wondering if you would like me to send you some images from this range, I have quite a few and would be happy to stamp some for you, especially as you've not come across them before!
Hugs, Tara xxx

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