Saturday, 9 October 2010

One, Two, Three, Four, Kai

Aaaaah! Friday! I'm so glad it's the weekend - I'm pooped! But that's okay - it pays for my stash (among the bills, of course!).  And I've got new stash this week - including some lovely new papers to give my mojo a boost.  There's nothing quite like a bit of new stash to get the creative juices flowing again, and I must say that I've really needed that this past few weeks.  Hopefully, you'll agree that it's done the trick!

So, meet Kai:


Image: Mo's Digital Pencil, 'Kai in a Tub'

Papers: October Afternoon, 'Seaside' (what a gorgeous new collection)

Tickets: Made by me!

Isn't he (or she, you choose) just an absolute darling?  This is one of Mo's new images and I adore it - such absolute fun.  Reminds me of Daughter when she was small - she just loved to play in the bath, splishing and splashing. 

I coloured Kai with my Copics, adding extra shading and 'glow' with my Prismas, as always.  And then a bit of glaze over the water, of course - although you can't see it very well in this picture. 

The little tickets are the ones I made in MS Publisher.  They're so easy but so effective (I think) and tons cheaper than buying them, particularly when you need something specific and perhaps not so vintage.

I have to say that I'm pretty pleased with the way this image turned out.  My colouring has been very lack-lustre lately, and I'm sorry that I haven't been showing my best work of late.  But with Kai, I think I'm on my way back and I'm really happy. 

This card will be my entry for the following challenges:

Stamptacular Challenge - At least 5 layers

The Pink Elephant - Childhood

Mo's Digital Pencil - Colours of the rainbow (blue). Congratulations on your first anniversary, girls!

Cute Card Thursday - Make your own embellishments (tickets)

So, it's after midnight and I can feel myself turning into a pumpkin so I'm off to link up and then zzzzzzzzzz.  Easy day tomorrow, thankfully.

Happy crafting.
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13 comments:

  1. Hi, Peri, the image reminds me also of my sons! So cute! You certainly can be happy about your coloring, it's gorgeous. I love your background paper, that is perfect recall of the water theme. Very lovely layering.
    Thank's for playing along with us this week in our Stamptacular Layer-it-on challenge. Hope to see you again soon.
    Hugs,
    Danielle

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  2. So cute, Peri! I love the tickets. I just got this sweet image.

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  3. Oh!! What an adorable image!! I dont think I've seen this one before! Lovely job with your layers and papers too!
    Thanks for joining us at Stamptacular this week!
    Cheers
    Cheri

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  4. Peri, I love what you have done with Kai, so funny we chose the same image for the Challenge. She/He is just too cute and great for a blue card!!Love the dp and always fun to get new goodies. I am jealous you have Publisher to make tags, I have to buy mine LOL :) have a great week-end GF!

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  5. ohhhh peri i realy love your card its so beautiful!!!!
    xx petra

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  6. Oh, stunning colouring - all the shadowing is just absolutely perfect!! The choice of papers is real good too - and guess who loves those ticket sentiments!!
    Hugs
    Annika

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  7. Absolutely love this Peri, it's just gorgeous!.
    Thanks coming and playing along with us.
    Hugs
    Sheila xx

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  8. Hiya Peri

    this card made me smile, splish splash splosh is what I say to my little one every bath time lol, gorgeous colourwork

    Joey.xxx

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  9. Totally fabulous coloring. I love the little tags, and your design is stunning. Thanks so much for sharing such a fabulous creation with us for our Layer It On Challenge at SSC.
    Hugs xx
    Carolyn

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  10. Gorgeous card Peri. Beautiful colours and such a sweet image!
    Clairex

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  11. Gorgeous, beautiful colours and sweet image.
    luv
    Debby

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  12. Too CUTE!!! Thanks for sharing your card with us at TPE :)

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