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May 2, 2012

April Sunshine

Happy Wednesday everyone! Hope you are having a good week so far!

I made today's card using the new Whimsy Stamp " April Sunshine" from the Elisabeth Bell collection.

I decided to dig out my copics for this one,  hated seeing them being neglected, but pencils are just so much easier for me to use...I am not very happy how this coloring turned out. Maybe the image wasn't the right one for me to use with copics. I especially struggled with her hair. Oh well, I just need some practice, if I just had the patience!

The papers are from Prima Marketing (Madeline collection). I embellished with some punched out butterflies, die cut flowers and leaves, some sticky pearls and a button with some white twine.

The beautiful sentiment is from a new set by Whimsy Stamps Raindrop Echo designs - Everyday Sayings Notables 4, and I used the matching Notables 4 die to cut it out.

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Thanks for stopping by! Have a great day!!


brenda said...

Thanks for your visit Ellie, I know your time is precious, so much appreciated.

Afraid I struggle with Copics and much prefer watercolour pencils, but I think you are harsh on yourself and this card looks stunning to me.

B x

Anonymous said...

hi ellie! thanks for popping by! this card is soo pretty; i love the colours and your colouring is beautifully done and her hair looks natural. i agree with brenda, i think we're the strongest critics of our own work.

Maria Matter said...

Beautiful Ellie! yummy color combo!!
hugs & blessings

cheryl said...

oh Hun,this is just gorgeous,the colours are so beautiful and just love that image,along with your beautiful detail hugs,Cherylxx

susiestacey said...

Beautiful card Ellie, the stamp is just gorgeous and your colouring is perfect love the entire layout x Susan x

Amy Johnson said...

So beautiful! Love the colors!

Cheryl said...

Beautiful card! your coloring is so pretty,.

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Lynda Nielsen said...

Wow – this is such a pretty card, and so many lovely details, and beautiful coloring too. I absolutely love it. I've definitely got to get my hands on some of these new EB Stamps for Whimsy. Thanks for joining us this month for the Elisabeth Bells World Challenge.

Polkadoodles said...

Wow, I love your creation, it’s fabulous! Thanks for joining us at EBW this time! Xx

alethea said...

This is absolutely beautiful! i love these new cottage cuties, just got mine yesterday!! Thanks for joining us at EBW! Hugsxx

Janneke said...

What a great card ;o)
Thank you for joining us in at EBW this time ...

Janneke XO