Monday, 9 January 2012

Let's HIt the Town

Let's Hit the Town is one of my favourite stamps!  I love her old fashioned, yet very modern dress and those shoes look amazing!

I have coloured her with Polychromo pencils.  She is the third image I've coloured with my new pencils:  it's much better than my first attempt, but I still need a LOT more practice!  But its fun learning through trial and error.  Think I need to have a browse at some online tutorials too. 

Anyway, I've followed the gorgeously simple sketch at the SugarBowl AND followed the theme of NO DESIGNER PAPERS - just some embossed swiss dots.  I've made the decorative corner by cutting a square in half and punching it with a small punch I've had for ages.  And I decided that the greeting needed a few doodled dots to tie it in with the image and paper.  Her shoes have had gloss and a tiny amount of Glamour Dust added too. 

I would like to enter the following challenges:

Sugar Bowl - sketch and no designer papers
Simon Says Stamp - New Something (pencils)
Crafts and Me - Anything Goes
Papertake Weekly - Anything Goes
Cute Card Thursday - What's New (pencils)
Fab 'n' Funky - Something New (pencils)
The Paper Shelter - Anything Goes

10 comments:

  1. Such a beautiful card.. Thanks for sharing it with us at TPS.. Good luck with the Challenge. hugs, Linda

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  2. Gorgeous card Susie - love the image and your colouring is fab! Thanks for playing along with us at Papertake Weekly this week and good luck!
    x

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  3. Gorgeous hun :o)

    big hugs Vicky xx

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  4. Lovely card Susie and I think you have coloured it beautifully.
    Mags
    x

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  5. Gorgeous card! Love the image - you've coloured her beautifully :-) Love 'n' hugs, Mel xx

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  6. So beautiful!
    Many thanks for joining in the first Cute Card Thursday Challenge of 2012!
    Happy crafting, Debxx

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  7. Such an elegant card. Great job on the colouring too. Thanks for joining us at Fab'n'Funky Challenges.

    Rachel x

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  8. Gorgeous card Susie, your colouring looks fab hunny, and I love the image you've used.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp
    for our "something new" challenge
    hugs Mandy xx

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  9. Gorgeous card sweetie so love the image of course.

    Thank you for joining us girlz over at Crafts & Me for our special bumper Challenge, good luck hun.

    Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

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  10. Thanks for playing in our christmas bumper challenge over at Crafts and Me with this fabulous creation. Hugs...Mona

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