Sunday, 20 April 2014

Starry Birthday

Oh what a difficult card this one turned out to be. I had no end of Copic issues with this one! Pens running out, pens going sticky, blending not blending properly, pleats not pleating, flicks not flicking properly! I wish I had printed more than one copy of this image and then I could have started again but now it has dried and been put together it doesn't actually look all that bad (I hope!). I will be investing in a good quality printer when we get round to moving but at the minute I have no room for one and the one at work is just much better than I can afford to buy. Shame I'm not back at work until Tuesday!

Anyway this card is for the Tiddly Inks Challenge #131 Celebrate and for The Ribbon Girl Colour Challenge for this month to use yellow. I did add some brown in it too to break it up a bit as totally yellow cards are not something I'm completely comfortable making!

And here's my Starry Birthday...


Recipe:

Stamps: Starry Birthday from Tiddly Inks, Wishing You from Verve Stamps

Papers: Daffodil Delight, Soft Suede, Gingham Garden DSP, Brights DSP Stack (Retired) all from Stampin' Up, Copic X-Press It Blending Card

Inks: Daffodil Delight from Stampin' Up

Accessories: Daffodil Delight Satin Ribbon (Retired) from Stampin' Up, Medium Scallop Border Die from Papertrey Ink, White Opal Liquid Pearls

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, R20
Hair - Y21, Y23, Y26, Y28
Shirt & Shoes - E55, E57, E59
Bow & Top Balloon - Y13, Y15, Y17
T-shirt & Other 2 Balloons - Y11, Y13, Y15
Ground - E40, E41, E42

And that's all from me for this post folks! Thanks for stopping by!

5 comments:

  1. Hi Vanessa!
    this is so pretty, I love those soft yellow tones, just gorgeous
    Thank you for playing along with the tiddly inkers
    hugs Lou x

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  2. Your design is just wonderful and so is your coloring technique. Thank you so much for sharing it with us here at Tiddly Inks.

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  3. This is just so stinkin cute Vannessa. Love all the yellow. So happy you joined us at Tiddly Inks.

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  4. Ooh Vannessa, I totally feel you about the copics. I run into that occasionally, and of course that always happens when I really want to color a cute image! In the end, the card came out brilliantly and you were able to play with us at Tiddly Inks so fab-oo to that one. :)

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  5. I completely love yellow, so this card is gorgeous. The end. :) Thanks for playing at Tiddly Inks... Good Luck x

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