Friday, 26 February 2010

Fairy Fun Fridays week 8 - colour challenge



Here's my DT card for Fairy Fun Fridays which is a colour challenge this week (inspired by the olympic colours). I'm late with my card because I've got a bit of a tummy bug and am not feeling the best! Apologies for being a very bad blogger at the moment, I underestimated how long it would take to re-arrange and sort everything in my craft room and now I'm feeling poorly. I really appreciate everyone taking the time to leave me comments though and will pop into your blogs as soon as I can!

I've used a really gorgeous new image from Prairie Fairy available here. I've coloured it with promarkers and only just realised when I went to find the link for the image, that I've coloured things slightly wrong! Some of the area under the little boy's feet should have been water, and what I assumed was a spade handle is actually a stick... can I blame being poorly? I think it could have done with some sky too, but never mind I'll do that next time! The papers are a Sweet Shoppe Designs download, sentiment from Craftwork Cards, button & gingham ribbon from my stash and used the MS zigzag punch for the edges. For once I've not followed a sketch, they kept going wrong even though I use them for nearly every card, so I kept it fairly simple!

I'm also entering my card for the following challenges:

Just a quick note - there are still a couple of days left on the 'kids candy' that my 7yr old son has on his blog, if anyone would like to enter - link at the top of my sidebar, it'd be lovely to get some more entries :o)

25 comments:

  1. Sorry you've been poorly babe, hope you feel better soon. Fabulous card, love the bold colours, and perfect for any fella. Know what you mean about underestimating time - took me nearly four hours of tidying this morning ...yes, it was that messy! Hugs, Squirrel xx

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  2. Great job with the new release! Hope you feel better soon!

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  3. Hi Lisa, hope you`re feeling better soon, I know there`s a few bugs going around. I think you`ve done a wonderful job, great bold colours and it doesn`t look wrong at all. Fab card for any fella...big or small. Take care, hugs Val xxx

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  4. Saw this card and loved it. I just knew I knew those colours from somewhere. Hope you get better soon.

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  5. WOWZER!! This is just brilliant sweetie!! I love the colors and the pretty layout!!! Thanks so much for joining in with the Stamp Something challenge this week!! HUGS

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  6. It's beautiful Lisa! Great job on the challenge!

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  7. This is really lovely Lisa, what a sweet image. I don't think it matters if some bits are not what they should be. Most people would have no idea.

    Hope you feel better soon.

    Kat xx

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  8. Gorgeous card, the image is a cute one, thanks for playing along with craftycatz, x carol

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  9. OH My Lisa i love that image and what a fab boys card.
    Thanx for joining us at Crafty Catz this week.
    (hugs)
    Trish (-:

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  10. Hi Lisa

    Hope you feel better soon hun. Great card and love the fun image.

    Hugs Ali x

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  11. Lisa, wow, -wow -wow, isn't this just adorable, I have mine coloured, but haven't put it to a card just yet, but it is so adorable, I love it with these colours too!!!!

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  12. oh u r not a bad blogger at all. we all get sick at times. sure hope u feel better soon.

    this is darling. that image is perfect for these colors and you just made it gorgeous!

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  13. wow this is so stunning.fab image and great colouring,love your layout and papers.really hope you are feeling better soon hun.luv coops.xx

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  14. Thanks for joining us at Quixotic Challenges....super card!
    Carole

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  15. Hi Lisa
    A fabulous card,thankyou for joining us at Craftycatz this week,
    Hugs Dianne xx

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  16. Your card is so sweet, and the image is so cute.
    Thank you for joining us at Stamp Something.
    Dorte aka dot-scrap

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  17. Hi Lisa, thats a gorgeous card, and that image is beautiful, Ive just bought it to. With love and hugs Shirleyxxxxxxx

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  18. Oh no I hope you are feeling better soon this card is so cute I love the colours you have gone for and they are just perfect with this little sweetie :D
    I am so looking forward to "working" with you on the Karens doodles DT I just thought I would stop by and say hi

    Hugs

    Amy xx

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  19. absolutely adorable! i love this image and you used it perfectly! especially lovin' the ribbon through the button! amazing job! hugs!

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  20. It's a beautiful Summery card - I love it! Thanks for joining in with Daring Cardmakers.

    Lynda xxx

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  21. Lovely card! Hope you feel better soon. Thanks for joining the Quixotic Paperie challenge this week. Kim

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  22. Gorgeous card. Thank you for joining us at Crafty Catz this week. Suzie x

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  23. Hi! Great card. Thanks for joining us at Stamp Something this week.
    Hugs,Tanja

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  24. This is beautiful!
    Thanks for joining us over on CCT this week :D
    Hugs x

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