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Saturday, June 1, 2013

Summertime at A Gem Of A Challenge


It's time for another challenge over at A Gem of a Challenge, and this week (Challenge #82) the theme is "Summertime."  This challenge will run from 8:00 AM June 1, to 6:00 PM June 7, and the prize for the winner will be 2 individual digi images (NOT SETS) from Pink Gem Designs. So do head on over and see what the rest of the lovely Design Team have created, then join us, won't you? We'd love to see you!

My card today uses Thoughtful Chloe and Heart Tree stamps, plus I've also used one of the papers from the Pink Gem "Daisies" digital papers paper pack.  I wanted to have Chloe perched "on the edge" of the double die cut window with the tree in the background poking out a bit as well.

I used the sun ray technique which always thrills me as to how realistic it looks.

I colored both images with Copics and added some sparkly gel pen to the flowers on the tree, plus some dots of Copics Opaque White to the centers of the flowers and the whites of Chloe's eyes.

The flowers are from WOC and I Am Roses, and I added some swirl diecuts underneath.

 A few rhinestones on the sentiment tab and the upper left corner finish things off.

Thank you for joining me today, and I do hope you'll head on over to A Gem of a Challenge to see what the lovely design team has created for you, then please do join us!

In the meantime, happy crafting!

Challenges entered:

Timeless Tuesday #222 - Summertime
Creative Card Crew #37 - Punches/Dies
Simon Says ... - Anything Goes
Fussy and Fancy #90 - Bling It On


Debs said...

Gorgeous card Shea - your colouring is amazing.
Fabulous floral arrangement too.
Enjoy the rest of the weekend.
Debs xx

Decosse's Dynamite Doodles said...

Incredible Shea. I love how you have the sun just to begin with but also housed in its own little frame with everything else in front of it makes such a difference to pop everything dimensionally. Beautifully coloured and embellished as always.


Debbie said...

A gorgeous card Shea...just love your flower arrangement.
Hugs Debbie x

Cathymac said...

Amazing coloring and fabulous design grace this beautiful, sunshiny creation, Shea! Love how you made the sun rays for the backdrop and the flourished flower accent! Gorgeous!

Emerald said...

Great colors! The yellow is so inviting.
Lovely card. Thank you so much for sharing with us.

Bee Green said...

lovely card!! LOVE the hair, the jeans, the sun rays... love it all! lol TFS!

Kristie Goulet said...

Amazing card, Shea! Your coloring is superb and I absolutely LOVE the sun ray technique and how you used it here on your card. Mwah!!!

Jenny Gropp said...

What a HAPPY and fun scene you created! Great Copic work too! So glad you played along with Flourishes!

Lin said...

Love her bright blue and yellow outfit, Shea! Thanks for sharing this with us at the Simon Says Stamp challenge this week!

Nikki Payne said...

Gorgeous:) great colours! Thanks for joining us at the Fussy and Fancy challenge x
Nikki x

Dwie lewe rączki said...

What a great, energetic card. You colourung is awesome. Thanks for playing with us at Creative Card Crew. Yvonne

Jenn Bedient said...

Adorable card! Love your details and design. Thanks so much for sharing with us at Creative Card Crew. Hope you have a fabulous day!

- Jenn DT