8 Jun 2010

Digital Tuesday # 62 DT Card

Hi all today sees the start of a new challenge at Digital Tuesday and this weeks theme has been chosen by Amy and she would like to see us use chalks on our cards/projects.
Our sponsor this week is Maljen's and the winner will receive 4 free Digi Images.
Here is my DT card
I chose an image that I have had for sometime from Character Cafe called Relaxing Rosebud and coloured her with Copics. 
After searching high and low i finally found my chalks which I got some years ago but have never used.  They came with the stick thing that has a claw on the end to pick up the little cotton balls. I used the shimmer pack and coloured the sky and grass with them also the yellow circle which I have embossed just added some to the raised parts, unfortunately the camera does not show them up as well as real life.
I took a close up hoping they would be more prominent but not sure it worked.  The papers are Papermania I added some gems and a few butterflies.  This is one of those cards that I can't make up my mind about I think I like it but not to sure.
I was challenged with this card as I have not used the chalks before but I think I will be using them again especially for shading the backgrounds I just need more practice lol.
I hope you will accept our challenge this week and come play with us at Digital Tuesday we just love to see you.
Hugs to all.

DT member for Chi Chi Memories, Digital Tuesday, Crafty Ann's Challenge Blog,Fairy Knoll,One Stop Craft, Sew Many Challenges, Sir Stampalot and Whoopsie Daisy.

22 comments:

Crafty Chris said...

I was gonna enter my last card in this challenge but didnt think it was trendy enough, this one is a cutie great colours.
Christine x

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

very lovely!

Crystal said...

Super cute image...AWWW great layout and love the added embossing..Darling card1

brenda said...

Hi Lorraine

This is lovely, the chalks have bleneded beautifully.

I often seem to struggle with them, somehow they never quite to what I want or hope, but you seem to have mastered them fine.

B x

Gina said...

Oh how sweet! You don't often see little girl Dragons, well not in the crafting world anyway haha!
Love as always Gina x x x

pinky said...

Oh look at those big eyes lol, so cute. Love the embossed circle too, gorgeous card Lorraine.
Pinky

chris said...

Morning Lorraine
such a cutie,not seen him before, and your colouring is perfect.
hugs chis xx

Teri said...

Cute card hun! Them cameras never do justice do they??!!
Hugs,
Teri x

jem (jane elizabeth middleton) said...

smashing card, nice and bright, unusual image.
i use chalks alot to add shadows there is a great tutorial on the whiff of joy inspiration blog. janex

Doreen said...

This is just so cute love the image, and your embossing.xxx

Liz's creative corner said...

hi Lorraine hun, well done on your chalking,yes we can see it, it looks perfect to me, hugs Liz xx

Nannieflash said...

Hi Sweetheart, wow youve done a brilliant job with those chalks, not sure Id get such a fantastic result as yourself. The design and papers are fabulous. Well done with love and hugs Shirleyxxxxxx

Tracy said...

What a cute character, love the colours and design.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Ellie said...

This is so cute Lorraine. Love the bright colors.

Maria Matter said...

omgosh, Lorraine, what a cute little character!!! Gorgeous card!!! love that embossed yellow scallop in the bg!!!
great job, as always!!!
Hugs & blessings!

eiyiyi said...

Too, too cute Lorraine. A wonderful card as always. hugs, eileen

Kristine Reynolds said...

cute card. Great use of chalk to highlight the image!

Josephine said...

So pretty! And such an unusual image. I've got to say, using chalks is something I'd tend to avoid, but I might have to have a go at this!

Annie said...

another cutie and love the bright summery colours!
hugs, annie x

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Lorraine,i love your image and the colours.
So gorgeous papers.

Hugs Riet.xx

Beryl said...

Cute image Lorraine and lovely bright card. I love using my chalks to fill in a white background as you have. Makes all the difference.
Beryl xx

KraftyKoolKat said...

Fab colouring with chalks Lorraine. Not seen this image before it is super. Cathy xxxx

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