Monday, 13 July 2009

By The Sea

Look, Look! A challenge card to start the week. I had planed to get a lot of challenge cards done over the weekend but of course time just vanished before me eyes. But I did manage to get this one done for the Whiff of Joy Challenge blog which has a fab sketch to follow.

I was dreaming of the seaside when I did this card you know, ice creams, that beach worn look and lots of Shimmerz sparkly water :) and she just looks so happy and relaxed she must be on holiday!

Stamp - Whiff Of Joy
Ink - Versafine onyx black
Colouring - Promarkers; Copics
Paper - BasicGrey
Usual suspects - silicone glue; trimmer; double-sided tape
Other - Shimmerz paints - Under the sea and Celery; Acetate; Cuttlebug; Embossing folder; Buttons; Nail file; shaped scissors


  1. Oh Kim what a darling card.
    Absolutely lovely and brilliant coloring. Love them.

    Have a great day.

  2. love this card so much! the colours are fab! Loove her top and jeans I want them! it works so well with the icream background paper, like the way you have distressed the deges but have still kept a modern funky feel. Love it!

  3. This is stunning dear, what a great image and fab colouring, such wonderful papers to match the image, FANTASTIC
    Hugs Jacqui x

  4. what a sweet little card, love her little red shoes! x

  5. cool card! I like it how you used the icecream paper! And the gitl is so lovely!
    Hugs, Alex

  6. Fantastic card Kim, the details youve put into it are stunning. The image has been beautifully coloured. well done with love and hugs Shirleyxxx

  7. Beautiful, very reminiscent of the sea. Love all the distressing and swirls and of course the beautifully coloured image.
    Clare x

  8. Wow what a beautiful card ,the papers are so gorgues with the image ,stunning xxxx
    huge congrats on your cards in the mag they were stunners
    hugs Dawnxxx

  9. Kim what an ADORABLE love all the deets on this, the papers, colors and everything are GREAT!!! Wow your image is a beauty and sooo wonderfully colored...BEAUTIFUL!!

  10. Such a sweet card!! Love your coloring and the sweet papers!! ;) HUGS

  11. What a gorgeous card Kim! Love the CB piece!!

    Hugs, Kelly

  12. Utterly gorgeous Kim, such wonderful colours and the shimmerz and texture just brings it alive.

    Joanne x

  13. She's coloured beautifully the colours you chose for her...fab all the "little" details! bx

  14. Cute card, Kim. What a lovely details you have used!
    Hugs Jacqueline

  15. What a cute card kim, she's coloured beautifully xx jo xx

  16. Kim this is a lovely card and I agree she looks so relaxed she must be on holiday
    hugs Jackie x

  17. such a gorgeous card, love the image

  18. Beautiful! Your color combo, your layering...just beautiful!

  19. Beautiful color combo and beaurtiful image too! Lovely!


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