It was given to us as a Progressive Freebie image at The Outlawz challenge in June 2019 and I coloured it but was never happy with it as it seemed really pale and not vibrant enough. I couldn't get on with the eyes either as you can see from the image they are blank. It got put to one side in a chest at the side of my desk and completely forgotten about.
I have rescued the image by recolouring in Promarkers and added shimmery highlights with Spectrum Noir Glitter Markers. They are water based so fabulous for bold colour but you can also use a water brush to make it a bit more subtle. They really helped to add shimmer to the eyes and I am much happier with them now. The image has been fussy cut and popped up on foam squares.
The backing card is from a Hunky Dory pad called Midnight Dots to Diamonds. It has load of grey dots in specific patterns which are intended to be covered with gems, pearls and glittery bits in general, definitely blingtastic. There are several designs in the pad, all with the black background. I am embarrassed to admit this once 'must have' purchase has never previously been used....
All the card then needed was a birthday sentiment and I am now much happier with this overall card.
Imagine That Digistamp has had a month long 8th Birthday Celebration and the last challenge is to make a birthday card with bling. I have completed this card in honour of that. Kris has been very generous with giving us specially created packs for completing each challenge and I really didn't want to miss this last one.
Card Details -
Size - 6” Square
Colouring Medium - Promarkers, Glitter Markers (Spectrum Noir)
Embellishments - Self adhesive pearls and gems
I would like to enter this card into the following challenges (in Alphabetical Order)
- Addicted to Stamps and More - #399 Any Occasion
- Allsorts - #613 Feminine
- Crafty Sentiments Designs - Anything Goes
- Creative Sketchy Girls - #57 Girls Only
- Cute Card Thursday - #675 Feminine
- Dream Valley Challenges - #242 Hand Coloured Image
- Imagine That Digistamp 8th Birthday Celebrations - Add Some Bling
- Pammie’s Inky Pinkies - #2108 Anything Goes
- Passion For Markers - #580 Feminine
- Uniko Challenge - 9th Birthday Challenge