Tuesday, 30 July 2013

The Fabulous Finkle!

My card today is made with a fabulous image from Lacy Sunshine called "Finkle".....one of the many adorable gnome images available in the shop. The deal is if you buy this image for $2.00 you will get the next challenge image free. Who wouldn't want free Lacy images? Anyway, I have colored Finkle with my good old prismacolor pencils. Last week I took a plunge I swore I would never do....I took a copics class & bought a few basic colors. I will need LOTS of practice before I feel comfy with the results of coloring with these markers! The lovely papers I used are "Beach Babe" from Fancy Pants. I know, I know, Finkle isn't a "babe" but I really liked the papers & the flowers sort of match the ones on his shirt. The twine is from Prism.

I have been working like a fiend on loads of crafty projects as our little community has a big flower & craft show coming up in a few weeks. I usually have about 30 entries between crafts, flowers, photos & baking & last year won ribbons for nearly every entry. Will post some pictures after the show (can't have the competition seeing my goodies before hand! LOL)

Till next time...toodles!

I'm entering the following challenges:
...Lacy Sunshine.....ATG
...Challenge 4 Everybody.....ATG
...Sweet Stampin.....balls
...Crafting When We Can.....floral


  1. Hi Renee, just popped over after seeing your comment on Tracy's blog ref:postcards. I am a nosey girl where Manitoba is concerned as I have Ancestral links to it. :) and deep into family history :)
    However love your creations and posts so have decided to stay :))
    Love the fun image on this card and great colouring.
    Hugs Mau xx
    So sorry to read about your dear Mum xxxx

  2. Hi Renee! Gosh, it was good to hear from you! I love this cute little card! I haven't made any cards since I sold off all of my dies and embellishments and papers and markers. Sort of miss them but I just wasn't getting enough art made so I will look to you for inspiration when I'm feeling card deprived! :D
    Hope you are well my sweet friend!

  3. So you finally caved. Congrats, you are going to love your Copics and you will master them in a short time! Good luck on all the goodies at the craft show. Hope you win gobs and gobs of ribbons. Hugs, Linda

  4. Renee- Super adorable card!!! Love how you matched it with the beautiful patterned paper and twine. You are going to love your markers and it's good to start off with basics and since you have Prisma pencils, you can add some shading with does too. You will find what works best for you in no time. Have a great crafty weekend.

  5. I think the papers are perfect Renee. I like the fun bright colors. Don't let those markers intimidate you. I find them easier than pencils. :-) Best of luck with all your craft show goodies! Hugs!

  6. Fab card, and perfect colours for a summer card! Thanks for joining us over at Lacy Sunshine.
    Mandy x (LS DT)

  7. Fun image and love those papers, great card! Thanks for joining in at Sweet Stampin' :o) Hugs, Lisa x


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