Friday, July 31, 2009

Friday Sketchers #63 ~ My Week to Host

Friday Sketchers Week #63

Happy Friday Everyone! This week it is my turn to host the Friday Sketchers Challenge. I prepared a really simple sketch, there is a fab prize from Simon Says Stamp and I hope you will get the chance to give it a go!

I have used another of the new Whiff of Joy Party Animal stamps. This one is called Fred Celebrating Elephant and I think he is just too cute! I really love elephants so this stamp was a joy to color. I used Copics to color the elephant in and then I took an old piece of terry-cloth with some blender solution on it and just dabbed at the image. You can see how it created that very fun textured look. I then added some Twinkling H20s to the elephant and the background. I just love the effect that it gives.

  • Stamps: Whiff of Joy Alison Acton Animal Stamps
  • Ink: Memento Tuxedo Black
  • Paper: SU Soft Sky, Green Tea DP (both retired)
  • Coloring: Copic markers, Twinkling H20s
  • Embellies: SU Felt Flowers & Ribbon, Craft Secrets Adhesive Gems & Pearls

    Here is my sketch:

    Sketch Week # 63

    The rest of the FS team have created such fabulous cards. You can see them all over at the FS challenge and if you want added info you can visit their individual blogs!

    Have a great weekend and thank you so much for stopping by!


    Marina said...

    What a nice card, and a really funny image.
    I love the colours and the ribbon.

    Have a nice day.


    Lil Sis said...

    Gorgeous card - love the mottled effect on that adorable elepant.

    Looks like a lovely sketch to work with too.

    Hugs Beccy x

    annemarie said...

    what a stunning card and I'm in love with the elephant.
    great colors and layout

    hugs Annemarie

    Nilla said...

    Lovely sketch and so sweet card! Love the elephant! Hugs Nilla

    daisy said...

    what a lovely card!



    Good morninge Jeanette, wow a stunning card hunny i am loving that adorable image and the sketch is fabulous, will definitely give it a go this week. Thank you for your inspiration as always, have a lovely weekend, hugs Linda x

    Jacqueline's Weblog said...

    Your card is very cute and lovely.
    Wonderful image!
    Hugs Jacqueline

    Kim Piggott said...

    Oh what a super cute card I love it!
    kim x

    Safo said...

    Нежная, сказочная открытка!Слоник присто бесподобен! Ирина

    vikkithescrapjunkie said...

    Awwww this is soooo cute, i love it. beautiful image and colour combination. Superb creation.
    Love n hugs
    Vikki xx

    Karen said...

    Aaaaaawww what a cutie Jeanette. Gorjus colours and lovely image. Stunning.

    Love Karen x

    Riet said...

    Ohhh Jeanette,what a beautiful card,i love the image and papers.

    Hugs Riet.x

    Sue said...

    Love the card and the sketch. That elephant is just tooo cute for it's own good.
    Sue xx

    Carolyn said...

    This card is so amazing. I love love the image!! Great job.
    Hugs xx

    TannyP said...

    Love the card - the colors are great! I'll definitely try out this sketch!

    Tasha said...

    This is gorgeous!!! That Nellyfant is too cute, Hugs, Tash xxxx

    Tracey said...

    This is a gorgeous card Jeanette. I love the colours and that elephant is just too cute!! xx

    Jill said...

    beautiful card Jeanette, love the cute elephant image and your sketch is fab hugs Jill xx

    Jacque said...

    Fred is PRECIOUS!!! Love this card, Jeanette...beautiful colors used and that elephant is magnificent...Too Sweet...Hugs..Jacque

    Tanja said...

    Beautiful card! Thank you so much for the great sketch! This little elephant looks really cute!

    Big Hugs Tanja

    Katharina Frei said...

    Fabulous colouration Jeanette, simply striking!
    Katharina xx

    Lisa Hjulberg said...

    Beautiful! I love the way you colored the elephant.


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