Sunday 11 November 2012

MIC Anastasia...

Good afternoon Blogger friends..

Hope you're having a lovely weekend.

Last night we went out for a lovely meal to celebrate my son's 16th Birthday. He loved his basketball card. Last year I never got around to making him a card and I felt sooo bad. So Christmas cards were been put on hold so I could make it. Looks like I will be buying Christmas ones again. 

I'm starting to feel old now. Brandon's 16 and 6 ft , Leonie will be 18 in March and Frazer who's 14 realised  yesterday (much to his delight) that he was taller than me!

Today's card is one I've made for my Mum's birthday which is in a few weeks. See I told you no Christmas cards were being made. Lol.

I've  used a gorgeous digi stamp from Make It Crafty. It took me absolutely ages to colour her. I used a great tutorial over at MIC by the super talented Alyce (Kit and Clowder). If you've not paid her blog a visit then you really should - her creations are beautiful and her colouring amazing.
Now my colouring is not on Alyce's level , but I'm really pleased with my first attempt.

So here she is ...

I really enjoyed colouring her. So much that I went and bought some more of their digis. 

Here's a close up of her.

I've used the sketch over at Sketch Saturday for my card.
The papers are all distressed with Walnut stain and the image is coloured with copics. I've used my new Tim Holtz 'On the edge Butterflies' die, and also bought the snowflakes one too.

I've also decorated the inside too..

Card Recipe.

Image & Stamps : MIC Anastasia and LOTV Vintage Sentiments Just to Say

Papers : Raspberry Road - Always & Forever and Timeless Victorian papers


Skin : E0000, E000, E00, E11 R30
Hair: E51, E25, E29
Eyes: YG61, YG63
Pinks: R81, R85, R59
Lilacs: BV0000, BV01, BV13
Blue: B23

I'm entering my card into the following challenges :-

Sketch Saturday - Sketch #233
Dream Valley Challenges - Anything Goes
One Stop Craft Challenge - Anything Goes
Raise the Bar Challenge - Birthday Theme
Totally Papercrafts - Cute and Girly
Penny's Challenges - #101 Lots of Layers
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes

Until next time ... Have a lovely week.

Janine x


Kelly Lloyd said...

Your colouring is amazing Janine, and that image is beautiful..

Glad you had a good evening for your sons birthday

Hugs Kelly

Sharon said...

Gosh Janine this is gorgeous. The colouring of her hair is amazing. Beautiful papers and the butterfly die is one of may favourites and looks fab.
I cant believe how lucky I have been with my blog and to have people want me on their Design teams. I am loving it though it is very time consuming and I have really got to be organised. Something which is very new to me!!!
Hugs Sharon. x

Liz's creative corner said...

Wow awesome colouring, so beautiful, love the image too, been trying to copic colour myself this afternoon but for some reason it all looked awful so in the bin it went, hope it's better next time lol, hugs Liz xx

Nathalie said...

so so cute card. I love combo and your coloring.
Thank you for joining us to Dream Valley challenge.

debby4000 said...

Love your gorgeous card, beautiful image.

SVIT said...

Wow! This is stunning! Love the image and colouring is amazing! Thank you for joining us in our Anything goes challenge at OSCC! Good luck!
Hugs! Svit.

Marlene Atkinson said...

Gorgeous card, a beautiful image. Thank you for joining the Dream Valley Challenge this fortnight. Marlene DT

Dewi Lestari said...

So pretty. Love your coloring. Thanks for joining at One Stop Craft Challenge this week

Wanda Cullen said...

Wow, this is so gorgeous with fab coloring going on! Love it! Thanks for playing along with us at Raise the Bar!

coops said...

so stunning janice.i love the pretty image and design and really beautiful colouring ;D

xx coops xx

Steph said...

What a beautiful card with wonderful colouring! Gorgeous image! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Sketch Saturday this week, hope to see you again soon! x

carol said...

Beautiful card, so pretty, thanks for sharing your card with us at TPC x carol

Suzie's Card Den said...

Wow this is really superb colouring, such a pretty image, I remember seeing it on Alyce's blog. I love the inside too.
Suzie xx

Vicky said...

A gorgeous card, such a beautifully coloured image. Thank you for joining us at Inky Impressions with our Birthday challenge, good luck!!

hugs Vicky xxx

Sashika Taylor said...

Gosh, I really love how you've put those butterflies on the top x

Joey said...

Janine this is stunning, beautiful image and colourwork. Joeyx

Unknown said...

wow - this is stunning!!! Thanks for playing in our Birthday challenge over at Inky Impressions xx

Elizabeth said...

Wow, your coloring is amazing! Beautiful card! Hugs, Elizabeth

Cinzia C. said...

This is a wonderful card Janine!! The colouring is really beautiful. Your mum will be happy!

Cinzia xx

Deanne Saunders said...

Wow! Gorgeous card! Thanks for participating in our PENNY'S PAPER CRAFTY challenge!!

Susie Little said...

Beautiful card! Thank you for playing along with us at Sketch Saturday! xx

Mian said...

Woow, this is really a beautiful card and your coloring is outstanding! Great details and layout.

Thank you so much for sharing your creativity with us this fortnight at Dream Valley.
Best of luck and we'd love to have you visit again!

Dream Valley Design Team Member

~*Joni said...

She's gorgeous, I love your coloring! :) Beautiful job with the layers and embellishments as well. btw, I know the feeling, I have a son who will be going off to college next year, where has the time gone? ;) Thank you so much for joining in on our birthday challenge this week at Raise The Bar!
~*Joni RTB DT

Pop's Cards said...

Hey sweetie this is just amazing, huggles Pops x x x