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Jun 8, 2010

DTC# 62 --- Coloring with chalk

Happy tuesday everyone!! I am so sorry for the lack of posts, I try to get at least a couple of cards done a week but somehow it just doesn't seem to happen at the moment
So here we are again, tuesday, and that means another digital tuesday challenge. Amy is our hostess and she challenged us to color with chalk. It's been quite some time since I last used them and I was actually going to sell them a while ago, but then decided to keep them in a box of rarely used stamping stuff.

My image is from MelJen's designs, who is also our sponsor this week. The owner gave the Design Team a couple of images to use, but I decided to use one that I had purchsed from them a little while ago. I just love this little mouse reading in the shade under a mushroom. So cute!

I printed it out on Couture detail copic blending paper which I purchased from I heart stamps. This paper does not only work great with copics it worked wonderful with the chalks too, as well as Prismacolor pencils blended with gamsol.
My image was colored using Stampin Up chalk. I used a versamarker here and there to make the color pop a little.

Colored papers are all from stampin up. I embellished with a small punched out flower and sticky pearl, ribbon, a diecut flourish and some stickles glitter. Sentiment is from stampin up.

Our sponsor MelJen's is giving away 4 of their adorable digis to one lucky winner. If you'd like to play along for a chance at winning, all you have to do is make a card (or other project) using a digital image and color with chalk. Then use mr linky at the digital tuesday challenge blog to link your card. Easy, right!

My card also fits a few other challenges:
That's it for today. Hope you're having a GREAT day! And don't forget to dig out those chalks!!


Maria Matter said...

Beautiful Ellie! Such a sweet image, great coloring too!
Enjoy your day!

Amy Johnson said...

This is so pretty! I love the image and you colored with the chalk beautifully! Glad you enjoyed the challenge.

Kristine Reynolds said...

Ellie-I just love this card. Great layout and wonderful coloring.

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Ellie, what a gorgeous card. Love the image and the colour scheme is stunning. Thanks for joining in with my "dazzling" challenge over at cupcake craft challenge this week. Hugs, Denise x

Faye said...

Wow, this is a lovely card, such pretty colours and what a cute image. Thanks for playing at Charisma. x

dolls like us said...

I love what you do with mice !

Lisa said...

Love your project! Thanks for playing along with us at Stamp Something!

Alicia said...

I forgot how pretty chalk could be great job!

Liz's creative corner said...

Wow Ellie I love what you've done for this card, the image looks fab coloured in chalks and fab use of colours, thanks for your lovely comments and for putting my card in Mr Linky lol, hugs Liz xx