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Thursday, 3 February 2011

Cute Card Thursday - Banish the Blues!


A perfect antidote for the Winter blues, our theme this week on 
is 'Banish the Blues' to add some humour to your cards.
We are sponsored by The Stamp Shoppe this week!
I love these fun sentiment stamps from Stampin Up, only bought them the other week but then discovered I don't have a single stamp of someone eating chocolate! Can't believe it!  This Whiff of Joy image is still one of my favourites and as I always have a cuppa with some chocolate or maybe that is always have some chocolate with my cuppa, works for me!
Other challenges ~
Friday Sketchers ~ for the fabulous sketch
Paperplay challenges ~ stamp it out 
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I have just taken delivery of my very first tin of Prismacolor Pencils and so enjoying playing with them but I cannot find a good tutorial.  Anyone know of one, I would be very grateful for the link!
You can see my results next week when I show the projects I am working on this week for the latest Whimsy Rubber Stamp release, 16 new stamp sets and 2 new dies, all I am going to say is you will love them!  
You can see some sneak peeks from the design team as early as tomorrow!
Check the Whimsy Inspirations Blog over the next few days for the daily sneak peek schedule!
Thanks for dropping in, have a fantastic day!  

19 comments:

Rach said...

love this Deb, that to do list looks like mine.. hehe..
fabby details and beautifully coloured image.xx

Crystal said...

Deb this is FANTASTIC WOW your coloring and design is gorgeous!

*Vicki* said...

HI Deb!! This is really sweet hun!! LOVE your image and your added lace!! Very pretty!! HUGS

Annie said...

such a gorgeous card Deb, and I love that sentiment!
enjoy your weekend.
hugs, annie x

craftyb said...

Hi Debs...Sorry i haven't been round for ages...your card is just yummy...i love this image too...works beautifully with this sentiment (love the humour btw)!!

I love Prisma colours - i don't know of any tutorials to direct you to but i always admire this blog

http://www.paulatracy.com/paper_possibilities/

Her colouring is FAB...i'd LOVE to take one of her classes...just have to get to Michigan or Canada first!! lol

Hope you enjoy them! bx

Jane said...

Hi Deb I love the papers on this card!!
Elyzbells blog had some good tutorials but I don't see it out there now she has closed her shop.

Judy has a little tutorial on her blog http://judyscraftymoments.blogspot.com/2011/01/simple-tutorial-colouring-on-kraft.html

I got some Kho-i-noor pencils for my christmas from OH...very similiar to prismas...I love them!

Off to batten down the hatches here, we are having a very stormy night!!

Grenouille Greetings said...

What a sweet card! I'm on a diet mind you so it wouldn't apply to me! I, too, just received my very first tin of Prismas. So far I have admired how pretty they all look in a row so if you do find a good tutorial please post a link! Hugs, Lesley

Sandra said...

Gorgeous card Deb...love the colour combo you've used!
I agree chocolate and tea go well together :0).

Look forward to seeing your sneak peaks.

Take care
San x

Julie said...

Super card, Deb - love your muted colours and its a great marriage of sentiment and image!! Juliex

Melodie said...

Wow, your card is really beautiful. I love the details very much.
Hugs
Melodie

debby4000 said...

Absolutely gorgeous Debs, fab image and colours.
luv
Debby

Julie said...

love the colours on this - fab card.

Jingle said...

This card is so pretty!

Marion said...

Hi Deb,
Love this. Beautiful image and a fab sketch. Colouring fabulous as always.
hugs
Marion

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Oh Deb, this is gorgeous!! I just love this layout and your coloring!! Your distressing is such a gorgeous touch. BEAUTIFUL!
hugs,
Chris

Tasha said...

Oh Deb such a wonderful card. The colour combo is beautiful, love the mix of papers and the gorgeous coloured image!
love tasha xx

Anne said...

I think that card describes most of my days rather perfectly :) It's beautiful, the colours and papers are lovely, and that image is still one of my favourites, too. Have a great weekend :)

Handmade with Love said...

Beautiful card Deb you have coloured that image perfectly! I love the background papers you have used too. I have just ordered prismacolours today so will be watching you fr inspiration. Tracey x

Seleise said...

Deb, I just love seeing your cards. This is just DARLING! I love the lace that you added as well as the dp and coloring. Stunning - absolutely stunning!