Monday, 5 August 2013

Very excited!!

Hi everyone!! I was finally able to sit down with mum and do a bit of cardmaking yesterday. We are preparing something each for the upcoming challenge at ATSM on Wednesday morning. I can't wait to share with you what mum comes up with.

The reason for my post today is to share a card with you that I have made for my god daughter's upcoming birthday and it is something I have coloured using Spectrum Noir pens. 

Speaking of Spectrum Noir.... my stash of pens is building nicely. I have some awesome news too. Over on the Spectrum Noir blog, you have the opportunity to become a certified colourist using their pens. I decided to watch their tutorials and send off my accreditation test. Guess what? I passed! Notice the blinkie on the top right hand side of my blog? That's showing you that I am now certified!! Yay! I wasn't expecting to pass the test on the first try but the wonderful Jennie Black sent me an email letting me know I had passed - I was over the moon!

So, onto my card -



I have used a digital stamp from Tiddly Inks called "Wryn Spring Bling". I have printed her onto blender paper. 

I used a couple of tutorials for this image. Her hair was done using a tutorial by Lis M and the background was done using a tutorial by Dilyana Kupenska.

There is just a wealth of information on this site and especially if you are just starting out using the Spectrum Noir pens.

Here are the colours I have used on this image -

Background - TB1, TB2, TB3, BT4. Blender
Dress - TB1, TB2, TB3
Flowers - PP1, PP2, PP3, PP5
Face - FS1, FS3, FS4, FS9, CR3 (blush)
Hair and shoe - GB2, GB8, GB10, EB5

The papers are all from Stampin Up. The sentiment is from the Sketched Birthday set and cut out using my Itty Bitty dies (SU). 

The ribbon I pinched from mum's stash.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges -

Tuesday Throwdown - Birthday Party
Polka Doodles - Birthday Girl
The Ribbon Girls - Birthday Card
613 Avenue Create - AG with twist to use a sentiment

That's all for me today. I will see you back here on Wednesday. Take care!

Thanks so much for looking xx

15 comments:

  1. Very pretty card Kylie, I'm interested in spectrum noir as an alternative to copics as I don't have any alcohol markers at the moment. Your image is beautifully coloured :) Cathy x

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  2. What a wonderful card and fab colouring. Congrats on getting the accredited colourist. Thanks for joining us at Polka Doodles this week. Karon, DT Polka Doodles.

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  3. Well done Kylie, congrats! Your coloring looks great and the card is super cute. Thanks for sharing the tutorials too. Enjoy your family time! xx

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  4. I'm not surprised you passed Kylie, your colouring is just lovely on this little cutie of an image! Your god daughter is bound to love this sweet girly card. x

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  5. Wonderful card and gorgeous coloring (congrats!), Kylie! Fabulous bow. Thanks for playing along at 613 Avenue Create this week.
    NanaConnie DT

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  6. Great coloring, very nice composition! Thanks for dropping this off by our house at 613 Avenue Create!
    Hugz,
    Chana, Owner

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  7. I saw your card in the 613 Avenue Create challenge I entered as well. LOVE your card! Well done.

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  8. This is beautiful! Love your colouring!! Thanks for joining us at Polka doodles!!! HUgsxx

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  9. Congrats on your certification! Your card is very lovely and she is sweet! Thank you for joining us at 7 Kids College Fund Challenge.
    Hugs Kelly

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  10. Congrats Kylie-this is fantastic news and this card shows you deserve it! I really love the background.
    And so pleased you and your Mum are crafting and really looking forward to seeing these tomorrow x

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  11. Beautiful, such a sweet image and amazing coloring. Thanks for visiting us at 613 Avenue Create.

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  12. Hi Kylie,
    Just popping over to Congrat you on being the winner over at Tuesday Throwdown :) I wanted to come & see your design, which btw is wonderful. I love your colouring & the colours are gorgeous. Congrats on you passing the test & becoming accredited! What an accomplishment :) You must be so proud & so you should be :) Thank you so much for sharing. Hugz, Lisa.

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  13. Beautiful hair and background - you've really done a great job coloring this image, Kylie!

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  14. your card is amazing. thx for sharing

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  15. Love your card! Thanks for participating in the www.7kidscollegefund.com challenge!

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