Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Crafting Outside My Comfort Zone

I know that lots of crafters love colouring in, shading, pretty designs and cute little girls with their pets, but it's a style of crafting I'm not really comfortable with. I am really not very good at pretty! But today I won some Whoopsi Daisy images in the Clear It Out challenge and decided to have a play with one of them. I resized the image so it would look CAS on a 15cm square card, and drew some lines to act as borders (no, I'm not really good at keeping lines parallel...... I found an old ruler with a double slit along the centre and used that!) then tackled the colouring in. I think it's the first time I've attempted hair! The Happy Birthday is an old stamp - I think it may have been a magazine freebie.


I'm sharing this with

Addicted to CAS - Cute
Crafty Creations Challenges - Anything Goes
Alphabet Challenge - C is for Cute and Cuddly
Allsorts Challenge - Feature a Creature
 

6 comments:

  1. That's really lovely. Looks more like watercolouring than colouring in. Gives a much better effect than digital colouring although I still can't get my head around stamping which is a shame as there are so many lovely ones out there.

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  2. A wonderfu CAS and a cute card, thanks for joining us at Allsorts, xxx

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  3. Looks great Jane, I've not tried this this style either yet but you've inspired me, so now must find time to open my spectrum noir pens and give it a go...if my first attempt comes close to yours I'll be so pleased! x

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  4. Cute little doggie and girl image! I think your coloring is just fine and you should keep at it! Thanks for sharing your CAS card with us at ATCAS. :)

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  5. What an adorable image and beautifully colored! I think you did a great job! So glad you joined us at ATCAS this week
    Jaydee

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  6. Thank you so much for sharing this beautiful card in our 'anything goes' challenge at Crafty Creations Challenges. This is such a nice project, full of lovely details. I hope you will visit us again soon!
    Hugs,
    Anna xxx

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