Good morning everyone, can you believe it's June already!! I do hope June will bring less stormy weather and less rain. Our town got flooded badly the last week of May, some cars were under water almost up to the roof...And these strong storms every evening are getting old too, At least we had a couple days with no thunderstorms.They always are so strong around here and really do take the fun out of spring.
Weather aside, it's a new months and that means it's time for a new fun challenge at
We want to see your clean and simple creations this months, and this is what I came up with.
I decided to make a simple one layer card, with a strip of designer paper on top.
I stamped my image ("guess what" by Penny Black) onto kraft card stock using onyx versafine ink, then used my faber castell polychromos pencils for coloring. I don't use kraft card stock too often for coloring on, but I like the different look it gives. Colored pencils work really well on kraft card stock.
Designer paper strip is from my stash. Sentiment is part of the PB set "critter party". Added some twine and a little button, and that was it. Oh, and then decided to do some paper piercing too. Hope you like the card.
I am playing along in a few other challenges too:
- Addicted to Stamps and More - Coloring
- Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes
- Try It On Tuesday Animals Or Birds
- Card Mania - Spots and/or Stripes
We have some fabulous prizes up for grabs again this month at Penny Black and more, by our very generous sponsors: Penny Black, Crimson Cloud, Stamp Addicts, and All that Scraps so there are many chances to win. Plus you can enter up to 3 times for even more chances. Don't forget you can use any stamp company you wish, just no digital stamps. I can't wait to see your clean and simple creations!
Oh what a sweetie and i love the way you have stamped on to kraft.ReplyDelete
Thank you for letting me be your Guest Designer this month, Luv Sam x
The weather seems all over the place this year Ellie, but like you am hoping June sees an improvement.ReplyDelete
A totally delightful CAS creation and I rather like the shape with the rounded corners.
Hope your Sunday is a good one.
Wow! Love this!ReplyDelete
Just gorgeous, I love the soft subtle effect you achieved.ReplyDelete
Gosh I LOVE this Ellie! The colouring is just so fabulous and I really like how there is a shade of blue around the image-very subtle but it really works. And I love how it is stamped on kraft with just the little button and twine as extras. Also the paper piercing is a great finishing touch. Thanks for joining us ATSM and hope to see you again soon xReplyDelete
Ahhh, so lovely. Lovely colouring!! Great card!ReplyDelete
Fabulous colouring, so beautiful card Ellie -ReplyDelete
Beautiful card Ellie, the stamp looks beautiful - so sweet. l have never stamped/coloured onto kraft but your looks gorgeous. Hope the weather has quietened down a bit x Susan xReplyDelete
hi ellie, i love your colouring on kraft! this is such a sweet card and beautiful CAS design.ReplyDelete
oooooo ahhhhhh! Gorgeous!!! Love the image and your beautiful colouring. Thanks so much for playing along at ATSM xxReplyDelete
You have a beautiful touch with the pencils. I love the look of them on kraft and you picked such a sweet image to use. Precious card in so many ways. :-)ReplyDelete
Fabulous CAS creation, love your image and design.
Super darling card.ReplyDelete
Ahhhhh such a sweet card, thanks playing along with Try it on Tuesday this fortnightReplyDelete
Ellie your card is absolutely gorgeous, so sweet and beautifully coloured.ReplyDelete
Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp
This is really, really cute! Thanks for joining us this week at ATS&M. Love your coloring!!ReplyDelete
This is a brilliant card Ellie!ReplyDelete