This blog header was created by Louise Forsyth using elements from Bushel & a Peck & Whimsical Garden By Kirstin Cronin-Barrow

Followers

Tuesday, 25 January 2011

TLT - GD Amber - Plum Crazy With Stitching

It's that time again...TLT and today is the turn of our lovely Guest Designer Amber. Sadly this is also Amber's last week with us so make sure you give her lots of Ladybug Love.

 For her challenge Amber has chosen Plum Crazy with Stitching. Well, you all know I love stitching on my cards so that was a no brainer and also my one of my favourite colours is purple and plum is part of the purple family right :-D I wanted to use a stamp that I hadn't inked up in a while and Swing Ruby was definitely a candidate!


I knew straight away the perfect pp would be from Bo Bunny...this one is full of plum gorjossity! I stamped Swing Ruby on Copic X-press cs and coloured her in with my Copics (doh). I've started to love this cs even though it is a bit thin but it does what it says on the tin...no or very little bleeding. This was the third image I coloured, the first two I stamped on other cs and the bleeding was terrible.


I sponged the sky with a blue Colorbox cats eye inkpad


I used plenty of glitter on her wings, ruffle of her dress and a dusting on the leaves. Sparkly amethyst Swarovski crystals finished off her shoes.

I {heart} Ruby Fairies...I don't use them enough but that's going to change!

Make sure you check out the Challenge Blog to see if you're a winner from last week. There were some fabulous entries and I hope you'll enter this week with the same enthusiasm :-D If you're the winner of the stamp of your choice can you please let me know before Thursday so I can mail it to you before I leave otherwise it won't be until after February 4th.

Sorry this is short and sweet but I have to take Ruby to see her surgeon this morning and have to fit in some stops before and after! No rest for the wicked lol.

Thanks for stopping by...enjoy TLT and let us Ladybugs know what you think!

Catch ya later x

15 comments:

Lisa Jane said...

Just flabarooni Kerry .. in fact its Rubyliscious!!
LOve the image and the DP... love everything really
You can enter this into our Oldie but Goodie challenge this week .. Magical beings..
Go on be a devil
Lisa ;)

Mary J said...

I agree with all those words I can't spell in Lisa's comment!! Really gorgeous - love how you've coloured her in! Oh no, now I have to have her!!

theCook said...

Lovely! I *think* it's the first time I see this image inked up...

pinky said...

She is gorgeous, love the papers, love the sparkle and love the colours:) Have a good day, hope you are keeping the excitement at bay;)

Mary J said...

Me again! Just wanted to say how annoyed I am that you haven't got the card! I put it in the post on Sunday with a first class stamp - boo!!! I have my fingers crossed that it will be with you today!! Perhaps the postie is being slow on his rounds!

Whimsey said...

I see Mary J's comment - so I'm not the only one that found a snail mail courier eh? :D Understand the frustration!

Love the card; the purple is so pretty on Ruby Fairy; she's a beaut! Love those sparkly wings of course!!

Annette said...

WOW Love it Kerry, the colouring is beautiful, must try the copic cs, mine bleed terribly also. Have a great time at CHA, I will have LOADS!!!!!!!!! of time now to enter as many blog challenges as possible!!!!!!LOL......AX

Pami said...

Love it Kerry!! You know I think I am going to have to buy more Ruby's!! GOOD LUCK AT CHA!!!! Pami x

Sue said...

Beautiful card Kerry, she's so cute, and adore all the rich colours :-)
Have a great time at CHA!
Sue xx

Helen Ann said...

Love it - as always - the image is gorgeous and love that ribbon

something for you on my blog

http://cardsbyhelenxox.blogspot.com/2011/01/pugs-and-love-blog-award.html

Hel x

Lynne said...

Great card love the colour and how you have sprayed the background. Enjoy CHA and see you next month. Lynne x

Anita said...

Beautiful card Kerry. Ruby looks sooo gorgeous! Love that paper too and the sky on your image looks fabulous.

Sew-Ink said...

Beautiful, love that patterned paper and the Swarovski crystals you added to her shoes are fab! I had a really fun time with you and the girls and I will continue to join in the future challenges! Thank you for letting me be a guest designer!

Rusty said...

Woweee! are you going for teachers pet with this, I mean being so busy getting ready for CHA and still crafting!! haha! I loooooove her, I think I need this ruby aswell then I am very close to having them all! xxx

Hayley @ funkyfarmscrapbookbarn.co.uk said...

Gorgeous Kerry!!! Snap with the paper collection, I was going to use the one Pami used but then she said she was using that one LOL! Oh well, great minds :)
xx