Apr 26, 2013

May the sun shine all day long...

I recently bought this cute Mo Manning image ( her name is April) and had a little time to color today, so I decided to play along in this week's Digital Pencil Too challenge. The theme this week is Pastel Colors, so I colored the image with pastel shades.



The whole image has been cut out, to make it work with the sketch I had in mind. The sentiment is from one of the new sentiment sets by Whimsy Stamps - Birthday Greetings. I kept the card pretty simple, just added some ribbon and a diecut flower and flourish. the flower was made using one of the flower dies from MFT, the flourish was made with one of Whimsy's leafy corner dies.




Products used:
Stamps: April digi (Mo Manning), Birthday Greetings (whimsy stamps)
Papers: my Minds Eye, Stampin Up, Neenha
Tools: Leafy Corner Dies , Flower trio die set (MFT), Faber Castell Polychromos pencils
Embellishments: ribbon, brad, stickles glitter


Besides Mo's Digital Challenge, I am also entering my card to a few other challenges. Die cuts and punches at Stampin' For The Weekend , anything goes at Crafty Ribbons, pastels at DRSDesigns, use a sentiment at Paper Crafting Journey, Spring at Creative Belli, anything goes at Simon Says Stamp,  and birthdays at Digital Tuesday .




Thanks so much for stopping by! Hope you have a wonderful weekend with some crafty time and lots of sunshine!



16 comments:

  1. Such a sweet image and card. I love how you cut her out and positioned her on the card!

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  2. So pretty, what a delightful card, Jx

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  3. Such a cute, gorgeous card and beautiful sentiment.
    luv
    Debby

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  4. Isn't she beautiful? I love how you've ensembled this card. Great papers and coloring! :)

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  5. Beautiful card Ellie, I like the image the design the papers and the stitching.
    Kevin xx

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  6. This is such a sweet card!! Love the image & sentiment! Thank you for joining us at DRS Designs!

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  7. Lovely card - I'm going to pinch that sentiment it's fab!
    Thanks so much for sharing at Crafty Ribbons this fortnight
    :)
    Laura

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  8. What a great card for spring! Love the colors and the stitching :) Thanks for playing at DRS Designs!

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  9. Too cute, lovely and sweet Ellie, totally love your card!

    Thanks for sharing it with us at Mo's Challenge this week :)

    Hugs, Franz.

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  10. I just adore April. I was so happy to get to work with her in the big Mo blog hop. You did a beautiful job with the soft shades on her and I really like the way you did the sentiment. Thanks so much for joining us this week at Mo's!

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  11. Such a lovely Spring scene Ellie. Your image reminds me of my granddaughter watering my plants in my garden last year. Just gorgeous.

    Shirley

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  12. Adorable card!! Such a sweet image and sentiment!!

    Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Challenge Blog!

    Hugs...
    Melissa

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  13. What a beautiful saying and sweet card design! Thanks for playing with DRS Designs this week! Good Luck!

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  14. What a beautiful saying and sweet card design! Thanks for playing with DRS Designs this week! Good Luck!

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  15. Great idea and design. I just love your image and color combination. Thank for joining us at Paper Crafting Journey!
    Big Hug
    Iwona

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  16. Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Ribbons. Good luck
    hugs Anke

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