Saturday, 18 October 2014

Sugar Nellie

Woohoo, today's the day that I get to be a Guest Designer for Sugar Nellie, and I've got not one, but two cards to share!!!

Even better news is that one of the images I was allowed to play with was from the new release, which just happened to feature some of my favourite characters; Jack, Patch and Puss!

I made a simple card using the image, and typed a sentiment into the banner they were holding.  I coloured the image with my Copics, and tried to create some reflection of light from the birthday candle on the kitty's face.  I created a background of clouds and 'grounded' them with some dusky purple.  Other than a bit of stitching, and some Stickles around the edge, the design was a simple one.

So here's my first card:

My second card features an older image, called Forest Friends.  I've coloured her in pink and green, and kept the colour scheme simple and neutral to focus on the sweet image.  The spotty ribbon is actually a chocolate brown in real life, although it looks almost black in the photo.

Well wasn't that over in a flash!  I've really enjoyed being a Guest Designer for Sugar Nellie. I hope my creations inspire you to pop over to the Funky Kits store where there is a 50% sale on at the moment.  Just be careful you don't do what I did, which is buy a stamp that you already have!  D'oh!  Well, at least it shows I liked it!  ;0)

Card Recipe:
I've been inspired by:
Happy crafting


Sarah said...

What outstanding colouring Annette!! Such a brilliant image that is a show stopper without any fripperies!! Love Forest Friends too (I have this saved from last year and...shame on me...haven't used it!!). Again, gorgeous pen work and those Christmas trees are lovely. Have a good weekend xx

Marianne's Craftroom said...

Congrats, what beautiful cards. Love both images x

Wendy L said...

Two gorgeous cards Netty, xxx

The Little Stamper said...

Congrats on your guest DT spot! Both your cards are lovely…I especially like the Jack, Patch and Puss one as they are some of my favourite characters too!


Pollard Carole said...

Congratulations on your GDT for Sugar Nellie these are two fabulous cards just so pretty I love them both Love and Hugs Carole x

Rainey's Craft Room said...

Congrats on your GDT for Sugar Nellie, two gorgeous cards to share today. Beautiful images and colouring Netty.

KT Fit Kitty said...

Big congrats on your GDT! Well deserved! I just saw your adorable cards over at Sugar Nellie's! These are some of my favourite characters too! Love the shaped cards and your beautiful colouring and die cuts!

Chrissy said...

Two gorgeous cards Annette..fantastic colouring on your cute animals and love the banner..and the sweet image below is adorable..


SoniaW said...

Abs love the colouring of the teddy's! i just love the first card soooo much! lovely cards - Sonia x

Marilyn said...

Congrats on the GD spot and oh my... those cards are gorgeous. Your colouring is awesome... in fact, when I first glanced at the Happy Birthday one, I thought it was preprinted. Fabulous work, just smokin' good!

Carol S. said...

Well done with your stunning DT cards. Both cardsa are gorgeous, with your amazing colouring. Hugs, Carol S.xx

Carol S. said...

Well done with your stunning DT cards. Both cardsa are gorgeous, with your amazing colouring. Hugs, Carol S.xx

Anonymous said...

Totally Gorgeous hunny LOVE them both the first is my fav xx

frlphoebes kreativ-blog said...

Dear Nellie,
you did a great job,congrats!
Both cards are awesome and so amazing colored,the first one is my favorite,
hugs die waldfee

Julies Crafty Creations said...

Both stunning cards Annette
I tried looking for the top image at SUgar Nellie but couldn't find it in their online store - can you tell me what it is called?
Thanks Julie x

Christine L said...

Wowww Annette... I LOVE both of these fabulous cards.... but my jaw really did drop when I saw the fur colouring on the first one....... it really is FANTASTIC!

Christine x

Lynsey said...

Hi Annette these are such pretty cards!
Hugs Lynsey xx

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