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Aug 5, 2015

Summer Dreams

Happy Wednesday and thanks for stopping by!
It's been so long since I colored something and made a card! I enjoyed my month off very much, but was so excited to get my markers out again this morning and do some coloring! 

Since we aren't having a release this month at Whimsy, we thought it would be fun to showcase some older summer themed stamps this month. 
I decided to ink up "Goldie" from Whimsy's Wee stamps collection. Isn't she adorable!!! 

I used copics for coloring and watercolor paints for the background. I actually wanted to do the bokeh technique, which I did, but for some reason it isn't showing very well. 
The sentiment (which I also stamped in turquoise ink on the background) is part of a set illustrated by Crissy Armstrong - Summer Garden.

I am entering my card here:
Addicted to Stamps and More -  Anything Goes
Fab 'n' Funky -  No Patterned Papers 
Simon Says Stamp - Anything Goes 
Sweet Stamps - Summer

Have a great day!!


Heidi Brawley said...

LOVE your Beautiful mermaid card!!!!!

Kelly Lloyd said...

This is just stunning. X

McCrafty's Cards said...

beautiful card, I like the image and the design
Kevin xx

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

So beautiful!

Davi said...

How beautiful this is!! Love the image and way you colored her along with the sweet sentiment :)

kiwimeskreations said...

Fabulous card - love the image and the gorgeous subtle sparkle you have going there Ellie.

Amy Johnson said...

This is so cute! I love the image, the scene you created, how you did the sentiment, and the glittery bubbles.

Marina said...

This is really pretty and glittery! Please check your email if you may be interested in a GD slot at Inkspirational.

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

Ooh I LOVE this gorgeous image. Beautifully coloured. Love your fabulously inked background too. Perfect for our current challenge. Thanks so much for joining in the fun with the Fab 'n' Funky girls this challenge. I LOVE what you did for the challenge. Look forward to having you join us again soon. Hugs, Wends x Fab 'n' Funky DT

debby4000 said...

Gorgeous, beautiful and sweet mermaid card, such lovely colouring.
Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.