Thursday, 17 June 2010

Gardening Grandpa


Yes, I know, ANOTHER father's day card, sorry! This is the last of my customer orders though, then I just have to do one for hubby from the boys. And then I'll start working through a looooong list of orders for teacher/ nursery thank you cards! At least I get to use some girly stuff on those though :o)

I've used another of Di's fabby images, this one is Gardening Pop and he's available here. He's coloured with promarkers as usual - I've not had time to write out a list of shades used (doing well with that aren't I eh?), but thought I'd share the colours I used for the bear, because I like this combi for bears - I used vanilla, then sandstone for the shaded areas, then went over all the sandstone with apricot to warm it up a bit, then over again with vanilla - it looks awful while you're colouring, but I love it when it's finished. The papers are MME, cardstock is coredinations - one piece is embossed with the cuttlebug swiss dots folder. Added a freebie sentiment from The Creative Cottage, and the Grandpa text is computer generated.

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27 comments:

Catherine said...

What a sweet card Lisa ! Love your papers and your colouring is stunning ! Smiles from Catherine

Karen said...

I love this it's a great image, thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.

xx

Jackie said...

Fab card, brilliant image :o)
Jackie xx

Lindsey said...

What a great image for a grandad! Love the colours and the papers and i think you already know that I stalk you for your fab colouring! Hope all is good where you are
hugs
Linds xxx
Oh yeah almost forgot, thanks for joining us at OSCC this week!

Lori said...

Oh Lisa I love your paper choice and the browns you decided to colour this cutie with! Gorgeous!

Little K Smith said...

Fab card, lovely image and colours, great papers too.
Kelly.x

Di said...

Fabulous AGAIn HUn! i sold all my promarkers on ebay as i changed to copics, your colouring is now making me change my mind, i want to buy more again!
Stunning card!!
Hugs Di xxxx

Sue said...

Gorgeous card Lisa,
Sue x

coldwaters2 said...

Oh wow Lisa this is gorgeous what a fabby image and just adore your colours great work.
Hugs
Lorraine x

Lorraine said...

Awwwww, I totally love this. Great image and the papers are perfect for it. Thanks for taking part at I ♥ Promarkers this week.

Suzi said...

Awe!! how adorable is this image. love the DP's and a great take on the sketch. Thank you for joining us at One Stop Craft this week.
Hugs
Suzi x

Kelly Schelske said...

Super cute Lisa! Great layout too, love the papers!

Chrissie said...

Really cute card Lisa, great colouring and I love those papers!
Thanks for joining in with my sketch at OSCC this week!
Chrissie

Chrissie said...

Great card... I love these papers, super colouring too!
Thanks for joining us at OSCC this week!
Chrissie

Sarpreet said...

This is so cute and adorable.

Sue said...

Hi Lisa
aww how cute is he, gorgoeus card hun, fantasic colouring, luv the papers & layout, have great weekend, sue,x

Elborgi said...

such cute image
Elma

coops said...

wow, another fantastic male card lisa.i do love your male cards, they are superb.great image and your colouring is amazing.luv coops.xx

Annie said...

a fabulous card with this cute teddy bear! thanks for joining in with us at Just Cute Bears.
hugs, annie x

jenny said...

Beautiful card! Such a fab bear image and I love your colouring. Thanks for listing what colours you use :)
Thanks for joining us at Just Cute Bears x

Jenny x

Sandra said...

Hi....beautiful card,love the image you have used and some of my favourite papers....thanks for joining us this week at Just Cute Bears...

Have a lovely weekend
Take care
San x

Sue C said...

Lovely card. the image is really cute. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers. Sue C x

Spicey Cat Chick said...

What an ADORABLE card! I've not seen this image before and you TOTALLY rocked the sketch. Thanks for playing at OSCC.

LISA said...

Gorgeous card and image thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.
Hugs Lisa xx

WeirdCat said...

Fab image, great colour choices, thank you for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week
Ruth x

katesacraftybugger said...

great image and your choice of colours is really nice ,thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week

My name is Wynneth said...

How cute is this image :o) Lovely card, beautifully coloured :o) Thanks for joining us on I ♥ Promarkers this week.#
hugs
wynneth
x