Thursday, 13 October 2016

Birthday Band

Hi and welcome!  It's Freshly Made Sketch Challenge Day and this week, Rita is our hostess and here is her fabulous, layered sketch.


I have to admit to a moment of panic when I saw the sketch - all those layers!  But when I broke it down into elements, it became much easier to come up with a card.


This is another NBUS set, so one more checked off :)  The images were colored with Copics and arranged onto the white-embossed banner as their "ground".  The two layers behind are both patterned paper and for the flag, I used vellum.  The wee heart was die-cut from Blueprints 29.


I have to say I feel a bit sorry for the first wee bunny having the second bunny blasting into his ear :)

Thanks for visiting.  The rest of the design team have created some gorgeous cards using Rita's sketch so pop on over and check them out.




Products used:

Stamps:  Strike Up The Band (MFT), Celebrate (Neat & Tangled)
Ink:  Black Licorice Hybrid, Versamark
Cardstock:  White, X-Press It, Pure Poppy (PTI), vellem, Watercolor Wash (MFT), Perfectly Plaid (Lawn Fawn)
Dies:  Strike Up The Band (MFT), Pierced Square Stax (MFT), Pierced Fishtail Flag Stax (MFT), Blueprints 29 (MFT)
Accessories:  Copics, white EP

Cheers
Karren



13 comments:

Rosemary said...

your coloring skills always amaze me and the coloring on this darling card is no exception!!

Linda Callahan said...

Well I would love those little mice to come marching through the door on my birthday! So cute.....and oh so perfectly colored!

Jen Timko said...

Oh my goodness. Your coloring defies words. These guys are just so adorable. Your shading is a master class!

Karen Day said...

Karren, this is oh-so-cute!!

Claire said...

Just gorgeous Karren!

Barb Ghig said...

You've done an amazing job wit this sketch, Karren! I love this stamp set, and of course, your Copic coloring is amazing! Love the pretty plaid papers in the background, too...so pretty!

Amy O said...

I want to color like you when I grow up! These images are darling and colored so beautifully. I love this card, Karren!

Jen Brum said...

Such a sweet card Karren! I love those little marching bunnies! Your colouring is amazing! It looks so real! Beautiful background paper!

Jen Camara Mitchell said...

Ha! I didn't notice the first bunny being blasted by the second until you mentioned it! I was too busy admiring your coloring skills and your expert layering! Great card!

Kelly S. said...

This is so adorable, every little detail! So perfect with this sketch!!

Karen Davis said...

Such a lovely uplifting card for a birthday. I love the red sentiment panel. Beautifully coloured.

Cécile RIBON said...

Wow, Karren! Your card is so cute and so fun! Those mice bring me so many smiles! And, as usual, a fabulous coloring job! Love, love, love!

Cécile RIBON said...

I meant bunnies ! I don't know why I wrote mice!!!!!!!