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Feb 6, 2018

Happy Days

 I recently colored up this cute image using my copic markers....It's been so long since I last used them, I forgot how fun they are to color with ... so today I decided to make a card with the image. I probably should have laid down instead because I  have an awful cold with a super runny nose and itchy eyes, but laying down usually makes me more miserable so I decided to make a card instead... We received about 8 inches of snow yesterday so a snowy winter card would be more appropriate, but I think this one serves as a reminder of the (hopefully) sunny days following this cold winter :)

This is one of Penny Black's retired wood mounted stamps (Cat Bath), stamped on Xpress It Blending Card using Memento Tuxedo ink. As mentioned I used  Copic markers for coloring. Designer papers are from a 6x6 paper pack by Authentique. The little tags are part of a die set by Avery Elle - Wonky Stitches, and the sentiment is part of the Penny Black clear set Happy Days
I used some jute twine by May Arts to finish off the card. Also a little bit of Wink of Stella was used on the flowers and the little butterfly, but as usual, it's not really showing up on the photos. Finally, I mounted the card front onto a Neenah Linen card base. 

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carol said...

love the image, super card, x carol

Marilyn said...

Adorable !!

Margaret Mifsud said...

So sorry to hear you are not feeling well Ellie and hoping you will be better soon. Your card is gorgeous! Love the cute image .. so beautifully coloured. The shading is fabulous!! A really bright, fun card! Have a lovely day! x

Chris said...

Cute image, fabulous colouring and a lovely cheerful colour combo. Thanks for playing along at Sweet Stampin'
Hope you feel better soon!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

Hope you feel better soon!! I loveeeeeee this! LOVING that kitty! ADORABLE!!!!!!!!!!!

Aunty Sue said...

Great stamps and love your papers thanks for sharing at Crafty catz this week good luck in the draw

My Paper Epiphany said...

Totally adorable! I love your use of scraps:) Thanks for playing along with PBSC.

kiwimeskreations said...

Aww - what an adorable image Ellie, beautifully coloured and stunningly mounted! Hope you get well soon with no complications

creationsnz said...

I can just imagine this in real life! Great card Ellie with super colouring. So glad you joined us at 2CCC, CarolG

NanaConnie said...

Oh, this is sooo cute, Ellibelle. I love Penny Black stamps, especially the cats and hedgehogs. Fab coloring and great paper choices! I'm so excited to see you playing along with us in our "Anything Goes with a Critter" challenge at 2 Crafty Critter Crazies this month. Do join us again, won't you? Good luck.
NanaConnie DT

Pam said...

Adorable! Love your coloring!

Annette Allen said...

your card is adorable.. love that sweet image.

thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving me a comment.. hugs

Sammy said...

Hehe, such a cute image. Fab card. Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' this week. Sammy-x

Amy Johnson said...

So cute! Making spring-themed cards is one way to get a bit of "springful hope" during the winter. Sorry you're not feeling well and you got hit with that snowstorm. We actually missed it for a change!

Beatriz said...

Lovely and cute card! Thanks for join us at Crafty Sentiments Designs this time, good luck and hope to see you next time. Hugs! Beatriz DT

Shylaashree said...

cute image and beautiful colouring. A great card.Thanks for playing along with us in our Anything Goes challenge at Polkadoodles
Shylaa DT@Polkadoodles

Whisper said...

I so love this image and lets hope spring is round the corner, lovely layout and colours too, Luv Sam x