Friday, August 30, 2013

JAI 180 Just add colouring

Hello there,
despite a certain chill spring is in the air here and my garden is filled with the scent of hundreds of pink blossoms. My card for this week's Just Add Ink challenge was also made for a pretty little blossom  - my niece - for her birthday! So what is the challenge - sketch, colour? nope ;) this week we want you to Just Add Colouring (you can use pencils, markers, crayons etc....). I always find that while colouring takes a while it is a really relaxing and fun thing to do :)

I rifled through my DSP stash to find something girly and fun (pink) and that helped determine my colours. Using copics matched to the SU! colours I coloured in my stamped fairy girl - twice. On one I paper pieced her dress (inside) and the other (front) I added a dotty pattern using copics.  Then both girls were trimmed out. I used a paper dollie to frame her on the front (it also helps mute the DSP patterns a little) and had her stand on the sentiment. A bit of sparkle, shine and a big bow finish off the front.

I thought this cute little fairy was just perfect for the little cutie it was intended for!
Hope you can join us for some colouring this week! Don't forget to go see the rest of the gorgeous colouring ideas from the rest of the JAI team.

Thanks for visiting,

Recipe: All SU! unless otherwise noted
Stamps: Pure Innocence Fairy Girl (My Favorite Things)
Cardstock: Regal Rose, Pretty in Pink, Whisper White, X Press blending card
Ink: Early Expresso, Tuxedo Black (Memento)
Accessories: Copic markers, Large Scallop Edgelit, Sweet Always DSP (R), Tea Lace Paper Dollies, Regal Rose grosgrain ribbon (R), Jewels - rhinestones, Two way glue pen, Dazzling Diamonds, Crystal Effects, Dimensionals, SNAIL adhesive, Double sided tape (X Press)


  1. She's a sweet little fairy Kim and I absolutely love colouring with Copics. I don't get enough chance to play with mine. It's great to be able to go through the stash and use some retired dsp up from time to time as well. Carolyn x

  2. This is adorable. Love the PI image and your coloring.

  3. Kim, she is just adorable! Such a sweet image and beautifully coloured. Love that you popped her inside as

  4. Such an amazing job you have done dear Kim! I love the details, especially the dress and like Nikki, the fact you put her into the inside of the card too!
    I remember that DSP, it was wonderful for girls!!
    Enjoy those wonderful pink blossoms!!
    SMiles and hugs Sharnee :)

  5. So sweet! I LOVE the patterned papers and your beautiful colouring. Very pretty card!

  6. This is gorgeous, I love the sweet image, beautiful colouring and pretty papers too.
    Sue xx


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