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My 2014 resolutions are (1) to not always take the lazy 'Copic' option, and instead reach for the paintbrush and Distress Ink reinkers, and (2) to use what stash I have and not buy more (hmm, it's probably best if you don't ask me how successful that was!). I love your feedback on my creations and I read every message, so please leave a comment, or use my sidebar 'chatbox' widget to let me know you've visited.

Monday, 18 February 2013

Aqua Bugs

I've got a quick 'just for fun' card to share today as I wanted to enter a couple of challenges that looked fun.  This one is a Wee Stamps image called 'sympathy bugs' but I think they're too cute just to use for sympathy cards, so this one is an 'any occasion' card using my (current) favourite Papermania papers.

I've coloured the image with my alcohol markers and then added some Sakura Stardust gel pens for some sparkle on the wings.  I've also used some glossy accents on the image.



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18 comments:

Lozzy T said...

Beautiful card, really pretty. Love the cute image and your colouring.
Lozzy x

Chrissy said...

This is so gorgeous Annette, what an adorable image, fabulous colouring, and love your stitching..

Luv CHRISSYxx

Sarah Wills said...

I just love your card. The image is just sooo cute.

Heide said...

OH My Goodness...I am in LOVE! I just love the adorable image, have to have this. Such a darling card. Thanks for joining us at SSW.
Hugs, Heide SSW-DT

Linda Anderson said...

This is simply adorable! Such a sweet image. It's so fun making a card "just for fun!" Thanks for joining us this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

Linda

Deanne @ Three Trees said...

EEK! How adorable!! Love that stamp!

Deanne :)

Mojca said...

Oh waw what an adorable card Annette. Such a cute image. hugs! Mojca

Carissa said...

Too cute and such a wonderful take on the sketch too.
Hugs Carissa

Jeannie said...

This is just the cutest darn card and your stitching really sets it all off perfectly! Thanks so much for joining us this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

Peace & Luv,
Jeannie

Anne-Marie said...

Very sweet image and beautifully coloured, as per usual....wouldn't expect anything else, lol....and the triangle is great....really frames the whole card....lovely!

mulberry station said...

Oh Annette, this is simply adorable. It sure put a big smile on my face. I love your sweet image. I love the colors you have used and the stitching really adds alot of character to your card. I love it!!! Thanks for joining us.
Nancy SSW-DT

Elise said...

HI Annette! Awwwwww! I love this cute little image, and you've coloured them so wonderfully! Love the glossy accents too! Gorgeous yet again!

Big Hugs,
Elise

Gemma said...

Hi I started Following your blog you have some really lovely cards and this card is just so sweet.
Gemma xx
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debby4000 said...

Adorable, gorgeous card.
luv
Debby

Kathie said...

Hi Annette, your card is really adorable, I love your cute image and such pretty colours and wonderful embellishments for the perfect finishing touch to a lovely card. Great card and thanks so much for joining us this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday and good luck.
Hugs
Kathie SSW-DT

Sally Dube said...

Love, love, love your card!! Such a sweet image. Love the blues and all your stitching!! So glad you played along with us at Sweet Sketch Wednesday!!
Blessings to you Annette!!
Sally SSW-DT

Joanna said...

Ooof, I do love those Wee Stamps. Your card is amazing. I really love the blues in this card. Thanks for joining us this week at Sweet Sketch Wednesday.

Samantha said...

one word - LUSH!


Love everything about it and the glossy accent on the berries is so pretty too! tehhehee hugs me xx

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