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Monday, 10 August 2009

Hakuna Matata

It means no worries :D

This card is for the Victoria Case challenge which is to use their sketch (below) and for Color create which is to use pink, orange and green.

Here's my entry ths week, I love love love this little lion!

The image is Victoria Case baby lion (cute isnt he!) and I coloured with copic markers. I added clear gloss to the water and touches of stickles glitter to make it sparkly and shiny. The green background is starburst stains bells of ireland green overstamped with a stampscapes frond stamp. The palm trees are made with bits of brown card shaded with a white pen and the palm leaves are starburst stains in cathedral pines green. The coconuts are cut from brown card then I glued cotton wool on and dyed them with starburst stains (one of the browns) then when dried I fluffed them up so they look like a shaggy coconut lol! Wording is from a dymo :)

Must tell you, I showed this one in playgroup and someone asked if it was colouring by numbers....Oh how I laughed :-/

The twinkling water :)


My shaggy coconuts and palm leaves :)

12 comments:

Wishcraft said...

Oh wow, how cute!!! Love this image and your card is fab! Love it all! Lisa x

scrappyjan said...

Love this image!! VERY CUTE CARD!!!
Thanks for joining us at the Colour Create Challenge.
hugs janny

Chris said...

An amazing card and so full of life, I love it. Great image and colouring and the design is superb. Glad you could join us at Colour Create this time. Chris :)

judie said...

its really brilliant, well done Vixs, i love the leaves on it they are brilliant well done - thank you for asking me to be on the DT - Judie xx

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Lisa F said...

Adorable! Love this image and your coloring is fabulous!

Juls said...

just gorgeous!1 such a fun image you chose! love the bright colours and the trees in the background! just fab!

Jeni C Slack (^0^) said...

Love your coloring, Vicky. This lion is a cute one :) best,~Jeni

Brandi said...

Your card is amazing!!! I love the tree... wonderful!

scrappypug said...

this totally rocks! Love it!

Sharon said...

Wow! Amazing card! Love the impact that this card has - fabulous colouring and beautiful details. Thank you for joining us at the Colour Create Challenge.
Sharon

Di said...

WOW fabulous love the colours and image this is reall good.
Thanks for joining C.C this week

Di xx

Victoria said...

Wow- what a very creative and cute card! Love the coloring and the gloss is really cool! Fun coconuts and trees!! So amazing! Thank you for joining us on the challenge~