Friday, 9 August 2013

Sugar Nellie Postcard

I bought some watercolour postcards a long time ago when I started to watercolour, and I've had a go at decorating one as an actual postcard rather than just using the front to practice on!

I've used a cute Sugar Nellie image called 'best day ever', and also a magazine freebie 'vintage postcard' stamp in the corner to make the postcard look more 'used'.

I've painted my image with DI reinkers and some watercoloured some Sakura Stardust gels to give it some shimmer.  The sentiment was traced directly onto the postcard and painted with a fine brush and DI reinkers.



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Card Recipe:
  • Image - Best Day Ever from Sugar Nellie
  • Jennifer Ellory 'from Paris with love' vintage stamps (magazine freebie)
  • Watercolour Postcards
  • Typed Sentiment
  • DI reinkers & Sakura Stardust Gels
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Happy crafting

9 comments:

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

That's lovely Annette. Love the shimmer and sparkle on her dress and the postcard stamp is fab. Hugs, Wends x

Marianne's Craftroom said...
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Marianne's Craftroom said...

Sorry previous comment was misspelt, this is tunning, cute image and fab colouring. Thanks for playing at PTW

Sarah said...

What a lovable little girl!! xx

Mojca said...

Waw your colouring is really something Annette. Love it. hugs! MOjca

Deanne @ Three Trees said...

SO pretty! Love that little mouse too!

Deanne :)

Sandra said...

What a super sweet card! Really pretty colored. Love the glittery touches! Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Monday Challenge. Hugs, Sandra

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is gorgeous Annette. I love the sweet image and such beautiful colouring
Thank you for taking part in the Papertake Weekly Challenge this week
Sue xx

Juls said...

Love how you have created a postcard!!! Love the soft colours and the little touhes of sparkle. Thanks for joining us in the sugar bowl! Hugs Juls

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