Tuesday, 18 October 2011

Spooky Hues with Toby Bear

This is my third week as a guest designer for Papertake Weekly.  Today's challenge is to Spooky Hues, but it doesn't have to be a Halloween card.  This gave me a chance to do one of my favourite images, which is Toby from StampFairy.

My spooky hues are purple, orange and (although it hasn't shown up very well) there is a green vertical panel, and each purple layer is bordered by green.  The sentiment is also green.  The ribbon is orange, and those vibrant flowers were previously cream ones that I coloured with my orange copic (YR16).  It is a little bright !!!  I hope you're wearing your sunglasses when you look at this one !!!

Here's my card :


I've also decorated the inside too along the same theme, but using a different Toby image:

Card Recipe:
I hope to see you all join in the challenge, and please pop over to the Papertake Weekly Challenge Blog to see the other fab designs by the DT members, and join in the Spooky Hues challenge this week.

By the way, there is a new release out at StampFairy today, a new girl is in town, called Molly.  There are some more images of her coming out shortly, but for now, here is a preview of the newly released character, Molly.  Don't forget there is a half price sale on too.  Pop over and grab yourself a bargain (or two!).




I've been inspired by :
Happy crafting

21 comments:

Chris x said...

A beautiful card with super colouring.
Hugs n' Smiles
Chris x

Sharon said...

Absolutely gorgeous, inside and out Net. Really beautiful work. hugs Sharon

Christine L said...

Awwww gorgeous card Annette... love it!
Hugs
Christine x

Nikbee said...

A wonderful card. I love the sweet image with his glittery wings. The orange flowers are fantastic and go so well with the papers.
Nikki x

Carissa said...

Lovely card. Toby is way too cute to spook. Hugs Carissa

Jo (Boots the Monkey) said...

Love your card, love the colours you have used and your cute image.

Thank's for being such a terrific guest over at PTW !

Hugs,

Jo x

Sharon Caudle said...

Oh this card is totally precious! And it proves you can use spooky colors and end up with a card that isn't spooky at all! Adorable!!
hugs, Sharon

Lorraine A said...

Gorgeous card Annette :-) such a cute image and the papers and colours are fab ,, lovely inside too ,, something I rarely do ! ,,, :-)

luv
Lols x x x

Jane said...

This is gorgeous! Love the design and such a cute image! hugs, Jane x

McCrafty's Cards said...

Gorgeous card, i like the sweet image,great take on the sketch, thanks for joining in with us at Sketch N Stash.
Kevin xx

Julie said...

So Cute! Thanks for joining us at Sassy Studio Designs
Hugs,
julie

Gerda said...

Cute cute cute hon!!! I love the orange flowers, they look awesome along with the purple flowers!!

Hugs, Gerda

craftymonster81 said...

So cute, the green layers really make the purple stand out
Lindsay xx

Sara said...

Adorable! I love the bright orange flowers!

Ribbon Girl said...

Very nice card and Toby is very sweet. Thank you for joining in with the Ribbon Girl colour challenge, Mary G x

Deanne @ Three Trees said...

Such a cutie! Love the inside too!

Deanne :)

xxxtglxxx said...

Awww... hes a cutie! :) I like his blue nose, and great layering of the image.

I like the look of those new images too!

Hope you are having a great week,

hugs

xxalisonxx

PS, have you tried balancing your colour in photo-editing software. I sometimes have trouble when I have used a flash or daylight bulb, and usually import my pic into Adobe Lightroom (but any would do) and balance out the colours and hues. It often doesnt look the same way I see it in RL without some tonal adjustment. :)

MarcyK924 said...

CUTE card! Love your image! Thanks for joining our challenge at Stamptacular Sunday! Hugs, Marcy

Crafting Joanne said...

Such a sweet card Annette.

Thank you for playing along with the CYDA Halloween Colours challenge.

Hugs

Joanne xx

Lesley said...

Cute card, the image is very sweet! Thanks for taking part in the CYDA challenge xx

Donna said...

Gorgeous! Thanks for joining us at CYDA this time. Donna x

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