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Sunday, 25 July 2010

Blue, Green and Yellow Kiss For Chloe

Here is the anniversary card I made for my cousin and her husband, for their second anniversary. I love this image and think it's great for a young couple.

I have also entered it into a few blog challenges:



The Kiss For Chloe image, from Stampavie, was stamped using Versafine Onyx Black archival pigment ink and coloured with Copic sketch markers.
  • Dungarees: B41, B45, B93
  • Hats: Y00, E21, E41, E43
  • Patches/Jumper: Y00, B41
  • Shirt: BG13, B41, G02
  • Girl's Hair: E21, E35, E57
  • Boy's Hair: Y00, Y17, E41
  • Skin: E00, E21, E51, R20
  • Shadow: E41, E43
The image was then cut out and the corners rounded with the large XCut corner rounder punch. This was then matted onto a panel of blue card cut out using the Labels 8 die from Nestabilities.


A square card blank was created from white card and half of the front panel was cut off. The corners were rounded with the XCut punch.

Panels of the blue card were cut to fit the front panel and the inside of the card. A strip of the blue polka dot paper from the Making Memories Fresh Anthology Sydney paper pad was matted onto the blue card and matted onto panels of the blue and green stripe paper and the yellow paisley paper from the same paper pad.

A 15mm circle of white card was punched out using a Craft Planet punch and stamped with the Love stamp from the HOTP Sentiments stamp set using the Versafine Majestic Blue ink. The edges of the circle were then distressed with Tim Holtz Faded Jeans distress ink. The circle was then adhered to the centre of a cream Papermania Imaginisce paper flower and attached to the corner of the image panel.
 
A sentiment panel was then added to the inside of the card using a panel of white paper cut out using the Nestabilities Labels 8 die and adhering it to the inside of the card directly behind the panel on the front of the card so it is not visible when the card is closed.

The sentiment was stamped using the Stamps Away Happy Anniversary stamp with the Majestic Blue ink. The mini flourish corner stamp, from the Fiskars Friends stamps set, was added above and below the sentiment using the same ink.

12 comments:

Crafty Tam said...

Beautiful card, lovely image and great colour scheme.

Hugs

Tammy xx

Vixx handmade cards said...

Stunning card!!, fab image and just love the colour combo
Take care Vicky xx

Ayelet {Jenny} said...

I love this stamp! and your colouring jut made me love it even more! Thank you for joining us over at BTC&G and Good Luck! X

Patsi said...

this is a stunning card, i love the colours. this is also one of my very favourite images xx

debby4000 said...

Oh this is so gorgeous Kathleen, beautiful colours and sweet image.
luv
Debby

Hannapanna said...

Gorgeous card. Love the summery design papers and the image is really sweet. Thanks for joining us over at By the Cute and Girly this month and good luck. Hugs Hanna

Kate said...

Lovely image and lovely card.

** Kate **

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Kathleen :-) I love this image and your colouring and the papers and embellies are all perfect :-)

thanks for joining us on the PTW :-)
Luv
Lols x x x

nnalorac said...

Your card is stunning, love the image andf beautiful papers and colours. Thanks for joining us over on BTC&G this month. nnalorac.x

Kiki said...

This is so gorgeous! Love the image and the colors you've used!

Thanks for playing with us at SAM this week.

Hugs, Kiki

maggie said...

fabulous card great layout and colours love it

Kylie said...

Ohhh - I see you are a Sarah Kay fan too :) I love these cute images. Your card is gorgous! Great colouring and beautiful papers!
Hugs
Kylie

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