Saturday, November 12, 2011

Color Me Creative Classroom are playing with Mermaids and a blog candy alert!

I love mermaids. Love. Did anyone else try to swim with their legs together to mimic a tail? I couldn't have been the only one ;). 

The CMC DT got to play with the lovely Michelle Perkett images this time around. She has beautifully drawn digi stamps which are actually on sale Today  (Saturday) at 50% off! I am just starting to build my collection of digis so these help me get more for my money...cause let's face it I won't spend less ....it allows me to buy more hee hee!

I coloured this beauty up with my copics and spent a very long time on her tail. I wanted to give a textured multi-coloured look to her and I am happy with the final results! I used only dots to colour it up and started out with it just blue then after looking at it and realizing it was missing something I went back and added some greens. Here are the colours I used on her tail:
BG11, 13, 15, 18
G20, 24

I also added some diamond dust stickles also just with dots to continue with the textured look. 

Hop on over to the CMC site to play along with our colouring challenge where you can win prizes and join us at a guest DT member! Also there are lots of classes available which a few of my friends have taken and said they highly recommend them. I am signing up for a few myself- specifically on how to colour magnolia stamps I think. 

My card is based on a sketch at Card Patterns. They have a new one up today to play along with. 

I am also entering my card into the following challenges:
Card Mad Fairy- add texture
2 sisters challenges- anything goes
Moving along with the times- Fairy Tale cards

Blog Candy alert!

My stamping BFF Sarah Kipling has wrote a hilarious tongue in cheek blog post about her drawer stuffed full of stamps. We seem to share the same buying obsession and I am so proud that she is trying to thin out this drawer...so that we can buy more obviously hee hee!

She is a fairly new blogger so she is looking to add more friends/followers. Click here to visit her post to see how you can win all these amazing stamps!

Well that's it for me today. It is the middle of the afternoon so it is about time to go get showered and look productive. 

Have a great weekend! Andrea

12 comments:

Sarah said...

Love it! What a stunning image, you've done an amazing job Andrea!! We need some more colouring time for sure. Love ya'!

Steph Lee (Arty Carty) said...

Hey hey - looks like we share the same brain!!! we have the same color mermaid!! I think I like yours better tho - love the sparkles on your mermaid and the sparkles along the edge of your bkground!! great job! xxx Steph

Hazel (Didos) said...

WOW this is super what a great mermaid, thanks for sharing with us on MAWTT this week Love Hazelxox

Sandie said...

Gorgeous card. Love the added extras and your colouring is wonderful. xx

Tracey said...

WOW!! Your card is just amazing Andrea!!! I love it!!

Merry said...

Oh wow...this is stunning...love your colouring and the colours used. Thanks so much for joining us at Cardmadfairy Digi Days.

Lisa Jane said...

Whata beautiful card - wonderful colouring and gorgeous ribbon
Thanks for joining us for our fairytale week at MAWTT this week
Lisa x

Macpurp said...

what a stunning card! I adore the way you used the ribbon on it.
pretty mermaid....and yeah.....I did that swimming bit too! lol.

love teen x

happyglitzygirl said...

Great card, wonderful image and colouring. thanks so much for playing with us at the Alphabet challenge, blessings Hilde

sandra's crafty corner said...

what a great image hun thanks for joining us at cardmadfairy's digi days with our texture theme, wishing you the best of luck in our challenge.
hugs sandra dt

fatmi said...

Very awesome craft, however I am not part of this challenge but it helped me a lot to develop my ideas.

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Digidarla said...

WOW! What a lovely card! The coloring is amazing! So glad you shared! XXX!DigiDalra (AKA-Kim) www.DigiDarla.com