Paper Craft Sale

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May 07, 2009

Something to smile about

The postie delivered a few new stamps this morning which made me smile. Itching to use them, I found the perfect challenge on Cute Card Thursday. 'Happy Mail' - make a card to cheer someone up or make their day.

Rachelle Anne Miller Stamp, Pro-Markers, Nesabilities, gems, rub ons, border punch.

Stamped the image in Memento black ink before colouring with Pro-Markers. My Copics have arrived (yey!) but I've not done a colour chart yet or had time to fiddle about with them so I'll stick to what I know until I've had some time to practice. I stamped the image twice and cut the flower out and mounted it on foam to raise it off the card a little.

I have learnt something new with Pro-Markers by accident today though! I did a spot of highlighting with a Sakura white souffle pen and then decided to add a spot of yellow to the flower. It actually took some of the dark colour away and highlighted nicely. Here's a close up so you can see what I mean:

Right, I know I'm going to sound very old now as it's only 2PM - but I'm off for an afternoon nap! I need all the rest I can get before the next bubs arrives and deprives me of sleep for at least the next 6 months.



  1. Really pretty cute card, love the colour combo.

    Brenda x

  2. Fantastic card, adorable image, enjoy your nap while you still can! Many thanks for joining in the CCT challenge! Have a great evening! Debx

  3. This is just soo cute and love that image!

  4. Gorgeous card, love the colours. x

  5. Lovely bright colourful card Victoria :) Donna x

  6. aww sweet! Its like something off bugs life! Love the colours x

  7. Oh wow, fabulous card. Love the colours. Kim

  8. Great card, brilliant bright colours, enjoy all the sleep you can get now, my daughter's nearly 21 and I'm still catching up!!!!!!

    love Lol xxxx

  9. Lovely image and nice bright colours ( yummy ).Hugs SamXX

  10. Thank you for sending a card and creating a smile for a Post Pal child :) Where abouts did you get the stamp from? I love it and our unoffical embelam is a snail!

    Best Wishes


  11. This is so cute - love the details


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