Saturday, 21 January 2012

A Gem of a Challenge - sketch

I'm back with my second post for today, my DT card for A Gem of a Challenge.  This week we have a fab sketch created by Lisa, and I'm a bit happier with this card than I was with the one I posted earlier :o)




I've been playing with my new Prisma pencils again - not that I don't like my promarkers anymore, it's just that I want to keep practising until I've got the hang of the pencils!  I don't think my colouring is quite right on this one, but I'm wondering if I need different paper... I've used Bristol Board for this - can any regular prisma colourers recommend a good one to try?

The image is one of Janet's gorgeous new Fairy Faye digi stamps, this one is Faye with Flowers.  The papers are First Edition and I decided I need to start using up some of the flowers I've had hanging around for ages.  I bought these in a sale ages ago, probably about 2yrs ago - I've got a huge boxful in all different colours but I tend to forget all about them... wonder if I can get them all used by the end of the year... probably not!

Here's Lisa's sketch


I'm entering my card for the following challenges:

Right, Dex is in bed snoring away - he fell asleep while I read his story, he's so wiped out poor thing.  So hopefully he'll sleep the rest of this yucky bug off tonight and wake up feeling a bit better.  Off to catch up on some commenting while I can!

36 comments:

  1. Hi Lisa
    A gorgeous card love the image and colour's you have used
    Hugs Dianne xx :)

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  2. Hi Lisa, Gorgeous card! I ♥ this sweet image and gorgeous colour combo. Glad to hear Dex is tucked up in bed ... fingers crossed he's feeling better tomorrow.

    Lisa x

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  3. Wow fabolous coloring Lisa and gorgeous card!
    Oh I hope Dex feels much better tomorrow!
    Big hugs Heidy

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  4. Love that little fairy and those pretty papers.
    Hugs
    Denise xx

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  5. Your colouring looks blinkin' perfect to me!! Yet another gorgeous 'wish I'd made it' card, LOL!
    xxx

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  6. Aww Wishing your little one well hunny, your card is gorgeous, I think you have already got the hang of them pencils, I am not a pro with mine yet, but just use whatever paper I do for my alcohol pens. Joey x

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  7. Hi Lisa I do hope Dex gets better soon sweetie its horrible when little ones are poorly. I think this card is superb and your coloring is just fabulous. I use stampin up whisper white to colour on but what you have used looks just fine to me! Hugs Rebekah xx

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  8. Gorgeous card Lisa, love the image and the colour combo. Carol x

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  9. What a sweet image! Visiting your blog always makes my wish list grow! Sorry about Dex - hope he recovers quickly.

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  10. I really think you have these pencils figured Lisa, your shading is perfection :) This little fairy is a cutie-pie and the fresh colours are just right :)
    Jenny x

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  11. OMG this is adorable Lisa, what a pretty sweet image and stunning colouring, love it xx

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  12. Beautiful card! i love the colour combo and your image is gorgeous :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

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  13. Another adorable card, Lisa! That image is so cute and colored so beautifully! Sorry, I'm trying to catch up on my blog visiting. Poor little Dex - hope he feels better soon. and hope you are doing okay with Morgan away. Must be difficult.

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  14. Hi lisa.... love those clean bright colours and image...
    Hugs
    Christine x

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  15. A delightful card and image, love the colour combo :o)
    Jackie xx

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  16. Gorgeous Lisa. Love the colours you've used!

    Hope the wee man is feeling a little more chipper now.

    xxx

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  17. Hi Lisa, your card is so pretty and I love the colour combo. Hope dexter is alot better today. My Zoe has a sickness bug and fever today so she wont be at school tomorrow and todays not been much fun for either of us!
    Clairex

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  18. This is absolutely beautiful Lisa....your use of the Prismas is just superb! I am glad your little boy is on the mend....bless him :) xx

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  19. Gorgeous card, I think your colouring with these pencils is just fab and I love the colours too. Hugs, Claire x

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  20. Oh what a sweetie, Luv Sam x

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  21. Hi hun
    aww this is gorgeous, luv the colour combo, fabulous colouring looks like you have been using pencils for ever hun, much better than my attempts, i have some concord card got it from Nikki at Bunyzoes she put me onto it.sue,x

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  22. This is gorgeous Lisa i love the image and you've coloured her beautifully. Are you enjoying buying new papers hun?
    luv gina xx

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  23. So sweet and cute, it is beautifully coloured Lisa! Hope you've had a fab weekend.

    Big hugs JO xxx

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  24. so stunning lisa.really gorgeous image and colours :D

    xx coops xx

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  25. This is lovely Lisa and beautifully coloured! Hope Dex is feeling better soon - oh these bugs are so annoying aren't they?!! Vicky x

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  26. I just love it sweetie...love the colours you have used & your have coloured Faye in beautifully!!

    Hope Dex feels better very soon!!
    hugs and xxx
    Gemma

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  27. Stunning Lisa and perfect pencil work! Aww poor thing.....so many nasty bugs around this winter xx Jenny xx

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  28. Hi Lisa it must be a bit quieter in your house now Morgan has gone with his dad, poor Dex sorry hes not feeling to well. But wow what a stunning card I do love how youve coloured that image. hugs Shirleyx

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  29. A wonderful creation hun! Thanks for joining us at PTW! xxx

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  30. ooh this is gorgeous, think your colouring looks fabulous, gorgeous colour scheme x

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  31. This is gorgeous Lisa, your colouring looks perfect to me!
    Helen x

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  32. beautiful card Lisa love the layout and papers thanks for joining us at PTW hugs Jill xx

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  33. Great colouring! I love green and blue together. Thanks for joining in at Creative Craft Challenges

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  34. Hi Lisa, this card is Really Beautiful, I love the layout and the image, I too am leaning towards pencils and I have to say they are becoming a favourite, practice does make perfect, and I have just bought quite a few different brands in the sale so I have to use them lol.

    Thanks so much for sharing with us at MMCS, hope to see you again soon, Gaynor DT :)

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  35. Wow this is gorgeous Lisa I love the colours you have used, the papers, design and that image look truly wonderful.
    hugs
    Lorraine x

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  36. I really think you have these pencils figured Lisa, your shading is perfection. This little fairy is a cute and the fresh colors are just right.

    Plastic Card
    Plastic Card Printing

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