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Aug 27, 2013

Summer Ice Cream

I had some time today to finally create a card with this cute stamp from Whimsy's Elisabeth Bell collection. The stamp is called "Summer Ice Cream" and it was one of the gorgeous new stamps just released last week. 

I know my coloring is not that great, but I am including the copics used anyway, in case anyone is wondering what I used. I really need to figure out a better color combo for blue shades, especially jeans.

Copics used:
Skin: E000, E00, E21, E11
Hair: E31, E33, E37
Hat and Pants: B0000, B41, B45, 0 -blender
Shirt: Y11, Y15, Y17
Grass:YG00, YG03, YG06, YG63, G21
Leaves: YG00, YG03, YG06
Flowers: R20, R22, R24
Fence: E31, E43, E57, E33
Cone: E31, Y21, R00, R22
Dog: W1, W3, W5, W7

Here is another view.

As you can see I added some glitter to all the flowers, and the dragonfly border die cut. The sentiment is part of the set "Everyday Honeycomb Greetings" from Whimsy's Raindrop Echo Designs", and the Dragonfly border die was also just released by Whimsy. Love that die!  I layered the dragonfly die cut onto a black dragonfly die cut, because I just needed a little bit of black on the top part of the card.

I used one of my favorite simple sketches. The paper is from a 6x6 designer paper pack by My Mind's Eye.  

I would like to play along in a few challenges today:

Fitztown Challenge -Add Sparkles
Stamp and Create -  Glitter
 Lacy Sunshine - Girls, Girls, Girls. 
 Pile It On - Designer Paper.
That Craft Place -  Stitch Real or Faux  

 Thanks for stopping by, and enjoy the rest of your week!

Happy Stamping!!


  1. This is gorgeous Ellie! Love how you layered the dragon fly border. Makes it really pop!


  2. What an adorable image! And you've colored it so beautifully. I love your colors, so energetic. Thank you for joining our 'Designer Paper' challenge at Pile It On Challenge and please come back next week.

  3. What a sweet and bautiful card Ellie!!
    XXX Heidy

  4. This is coloured so beautifully!! Lovely card.
    xxx Marianne

  5. Anonymous10:00

    hi ellie, this is so cute and pretty! you've coloured everything so beautifully, as always, and i love the glitter on the flowers and the black behind the dragonfly border. and of course i'm still envious of your wonderful stitching. :)

  6. So very sweet!

  7. Super cute image and fab job with the stitching. Thanks for joining us at That Craft Place.

    Stacey (DT) xx

  8. Such a cute card and image! I love how she is holding the ice cream away from the puppy. So funny!

  9. Love your gorgeous card.

  10. This is lovely! If you are looking for more "jean" blues...I have B91, B93, B95, and B97 and they are great for denim. Eventually I want to add B99, but the others have been great for now. Yellows and Pinks have been a harder search for me...I don't know why I am so picky about those shades! lol

  11. I've been a bad blogger this week Ellie and afraid I totally missed this, but so pleased I popped in as it's totally adorable.

    B x

  12. What a sweet, adorable card! Hugs, Shannah xox


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