Thursday, 1 February 2018

No Peeking

I always like stitching on cards, both faux and real. I have accumulated a lot of stitched dies over the past couple of years since they first became popular, but I still really love making the effort to do the real thing because it seems to be the exception to the norm (a bit like me!).  After getting a bit wobbly with my stitches though, I am thinking I should've opted for the stitched dies instead!

I've used an adorable new image called Reindeer with a Present by Kinda Cute by Patricia and watercoloured him using the no-lines technique. 

Unfortunately the papers were loose in my stash, and although I'm pretty sure they're Maya Design, I'm willing to be told otherwise if you know.

Water-coloured on Langton Watercolour paper with Ranger Distress Ink Reinkers:
  • Fur: Antique Linen, Brushed Corduroy, Vintage Photo, Gathered Twigs, 
  • Antlers/hooves: Frayed Burlap, Walnut Stain
  • Greens: Twisted Citron, Peeled Paint, Forest Moss
  • Sky: Tumbled Glass
  • Reds: Abandoned Coral, Festive Berries, Fired Brick
  • Ground: Pumice Stone, Black Soot

Card Recipe:

I've been inspired by:
Happy crafting


Deborah Artliff said...

Oh Annette wow what a cute card I love him he’s so cute.
And you’ve done a great design.
Thank you for sharing

Hugs Debs xx

Patricia Alvarez said...

So beautiful!!!Your coloring is stunning!! Thank you so much for showcasing my stamp so well. xx

Elaine Stark said...

Beautiful colouring. Elaine

Pollard Carole said...

So sweet what a lovely stamp and a very pretty card Love and hugs Carole x

Fikreta said...

Very nice card!

Sarah said...

Wobbly? Where?! Looks pretty darned perfect to me!! Lovely card xx

Anne said...

Great card Annette, that image is adorable
I love stitching on cards but have to admit that since I’ve amassed stitched dies in every shape I rarely get my sewing machine out
Enjoy your weekend
Anne x

Tracy Freeman said...

Seriously adorable card and fantastic colouring.
Thanks for sharing with us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge x

Craftdee Donna said...

Another gorgeous card Annette... Love the image, another great image suitable for "Aussie" Christmases (not a flake of snow in sight, lol) I have to say that I'm very glad stitched dies were invented... I am HOPELESS on the sewing machine :-)) Donna xx

Christine L said...

Beautiful no lines colouring Annette... and fabulous stitching too!

Have you seen Patricia is looking for DT members at the moment? See the FB group for details if you're interested.

Christine x

Samantha said...
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Samantha said...

Gorgeous Reindeer!!!
I love this and your shading is awesome, hugs me xx

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