Friday, July 19, 2013

You Are My Sunshine

I have had this kitty digi for awhile but have never colored him.  Tonight was the night.  I also got brave and decided to try masking the image to sponge clouds in the background.  It was a lot easier than I thought and I like how it turned out.  I will definitely be trying this technique again.  After I finished coloring and sponging, I die cut the image and a mat with spellbinders.

The sun was colored with copics and then fussy cut.  I added SU Crystal Effects to his shades.  He is popped up over the image panel.  The yellow background layer is embossed with an M'Bossabilities embossing folder.  I used PSE to alter the sentiment to make it fit on one line.  Some faux stitching completes the card.

Cardstock:  Xpress-it (image panel), Georgia Pacific (cardbase, sun, sentiment), DCWV (yellow, blue)
Patterned Paper:  Unknown
Digi Stamps: Hambo (Cool Cat), StampArt Designs by Kathryne (Love to Think of You set), Daydream Designs (Sunshine and Rain set)
Ink: Memento (Summer Sky)
Copics: Sun (Y000, 11, 13, 15, 17; YR21; R22, 27; B000, 21, 23)  Cool Cat (B000, 21, 23, 26; BG01, 10; N5, 7; V04, 06, 09; R20, 22, 24, 27, 81, 83, 85; Y000, 11, 13, 15, 17; YR07, 20, 21; G14; YG03, 05)
Tools/Embellishments:  Spellbinders (Classic Squares Large and Small, M'Bossabilities Splendid side B), SU Crystal Effects, Uni-Ball White Opaque Pen, SU Stampin' Write marker (Night of Navy)

I'm entering this card in the following challenges:
MOJO Monday (MOJO302) - Sketch
SNSS July Release Challenge #1 - Use a sun or the color yellow
Pile It On Challenge #28 - Water
Tuesday Throwdown #156 - Anything Goes
V's Sweet Ideas #13 - Summer Fun
Wags 'n Whiskers Challenge #108 - Summer Fun
Cuttlebug Mania - Fun in the Sun
Southern Girls Challenge #73 - No Spoolin' (can't use anything that comes on a spool)
Milk Coffee Challenge - Emboss It (heat or dry)
Scrapper's Delights Challenge #3 - Summer Brights
Inky Impressions Challenge #117 - Summer
LEJ Designs Challenge #62 - Anything Goes

Thanks for stopping by to visit today. 


Jannie said...

What a great and Sunny card!! Love that cat!!!

Thank you so much for joining us at Cuttlebug Mania!


Unknown said...

what a fantastic card love the colours so summery xxxSusan
thanks for joining us over at LEJ Designs Challenge

Sweet Paper Bliss said...

This card caught my eye over at MOJO and I had to stop by to comment. This is so darn adorable! I love all your attention to detail. TFS

PinkyLisasInkyCrafts said...

Thank you for taking the time and effort to join in LEJ Designs Challenge Blog, Challenge No 62 - Anything Goes

This is an absolutely gorgeous card. I love the image and all the wonderful summery and bright colours you have used. This is the perfect summer card.

We have weekly challenges, so hopefully I will see more of your entries in these future challenges :D

Hugs Lisa xxxx LEJ DT Member

Kerry said...

It's so hot here, I could lounge around in a rubber ring with a cocktail. Fun summer card. Thank you for joining in with our Fun in the Sun challenge at Cuttlebug Mania x

Jessie L. said...

What an adorable and fun summer card! That definitely looks like one cool cat! Thanks for joining us at Inky Impressions! Hope to see you again next week!

angelic crafter said...

Beautiful card Stephanie, Love the bright colours you have used. Thanks for joining us in our no spoolin challenge over at the Southern Girls. XOX Tania

Jacqueline Muller said...

Your card suits the sunny weather! I love that image.
Thanks for joining the Tuesday Throwdown Challenge!
Hugs, Jacqueline (DT)

crafty-stamper said...

Brilliant summery bright card love the image and sun-thanks for joining us at Lej Designs
carol DT x

Helen said...

Fabulous card - love the bright sunny colours!
Thanks for playing at Pile It On!
Helen x


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