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Sunday, 9 January 2011

Penny Black Challenge - New Beginnings

Afternoon all!  Hope you are well.  Now, here's a question for you - when does afternoon become evening, and when does evening become night?  Often wondered that .....

Anyhoo, a little challenge card for you this afternoon and it is for PENNY BLACK SATURDAY CHALLENGE who are looking for New Beginnings.  I've gone with an engagement card.





















Aren't these Daisy Bunnies the sweetest?  Stamped in Memento ink and watercolour painted with distress inks.  I used the same colours on both bunnies but one is watered down more to give the lighter look for the one I think is the girl bunny.  Had a bit of trouble with my flowerpots as the ink was drying too fast and I had to really get the brush wet, which of course had an interesting "soggy" effect on the Bristol Board.  Backing papers are from a Laura Ashley collection that I've had a while but never even opened (oh the shame) and the cardstock for matting is Coordinations.  Sentiment is one of the fabulous circulars from Lili Of The Valley.

Here's a bunny close-up:

Thanks for popping over to see me.  I'm now off to have a prowl round blogland to see what all you lovely crafters have been up to when I've not been watching.

Hugs, Sxx

17 comments:

Sarah said...

Don't know the answer to your question but I love this card!
The bunnies are so cute and I think your colouring is superb. I was admiring the shading of the plant pots before I'd read your post!
Sarah xx :0)

KraftyKoolKat said...

Adorable Hunni.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Vixx handmade cards said...

Goregous card hun!, such adorable bunnies :o)

Hugs Vicky xx

Pauline C said...

Gorgeous card Squirrel - love those bunnies and your colouring is brilliant. Thanks for joining in this week's PBSC
Hugs
Pauline x

LINDA said...

Such a darling card.. very cute image.. Hugs, Linda

Vicky said...

Hi hunni this is gorgeous I have these same papers....still in packet lol. The image is sooo sweet & your colouring is stunning chick.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Mandy said...

Trust you to come up with a mind boggling question lol.
Gorgeous card hun, so sweet and beautifully coloured. I never would have thought to use DI's on Bristol Board, might have to give that a try
hugs Mandy xx

Delphine said...

Superb! I love your image, so cute, and the delicate difference between the bunnies, perfect colouring as always:-)! Beautiful papers too! Hugs Delphine xx

Rufus said...

Careful Vince doesn't see this one, he'll want to chase those bunnies! Lovely, as always.
Hugs,
R/

debby4000 said...

Wonderful, gorgeous card.
luv
Debby

Kristel said...

That is a beautiful card again Squirrel!
Hugs Kristel

joey said...

Hi Squirrel

gorgeous card and lovely image choice,I love your soft colourwork. thanks for joining us at pbsc

Joey xxx

Clare said...

So beautiful Squirrel. I love the distress colouring too it is perfect hun. Such a gorgeous stamp. Big hugs Clarey xxx

coops said...

aw gorgeous card squirrel.a really sweet image and fantastic colouring.i love your fab soft colours :D

xx coops xx

kath said...

this is so adorable squirrel......thanks for joining us at Penny Black Saturday for our first challenge of the new year...wishing you a very happy 2011...hugs kath xxx

Cynthia said...

Oh so sweet Squirrel, love the colours you've used. Glad you've rediscovered your luv of PB's.

Hugs
Cynthia

Sharon said...

Gorgeous card, I'm still in awe of your colouring technique.

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