Sunday, January 26, 2014

"what", so!...and?...

Yyyyyyooohhhhhooooo yes it's me, I'm back...did you miss me lol...I hope your all well and had a brilliant week...I'm feeling a teeny bit better and after a lot of practise have managed a few near decent images to use, I think I have sussed why my colouring isn't the same as usual though...the paper seems to be super smooth this time and the ink isn't blending on it for some reason, it just seems to be soaking in instead of spreading...go figure, naybe its a bad batch or something...could that be the reason or is it a case of a bad workman blames his tools lol, well Im hoping its the paper or the colouring mojo has definitely left the building...its been a super busy week this week, our beautiful Daughter is moving house so everything is upside down and things are stacked everywhere and we have been cat sitting for a mega naughty black kitten and yes I will put a couple of pictures of him on later in the week...he is really affectionate and such a sweetie but like all kittens into everything bless him...poor Phil had to work all day yesterday (or maybe he went in to get away from the mess lol) so I headed to the craft shop for a few essentials (well I had to do something didnt I lol) and they are having a lucky dip sale...I picked up a brown paper wrapped pack of 15 12x12 papers including velvet card, bazzills basics and basicgrey for £1.50 would you believe...I loved not knowing what was in it until I got home too...I think I will go back this week and pick up a couple more for some candy to reward your patience for me not posting...would you be up for that?...oh and before I forget my latest candy doesn't seem to be too popular, any ideas why?, I thought it was a good mix of prizes but maybe I should have added a few other things...what do you think?...right now onto my card for today, now you wont need any guesses to figure out who drew this little fella would you...yep of course hes from Mo's Digital Pencil...Mo is amazing don't you think...just a few strokes of her pen and she created the most amazing moody look on this fabulous little Stink Eye Boy...super talented...I coloured him with my usual distress inks and teamed him up with these lush coloured papers from the Prima 6x6" Paper Pad - Doodle Deux I love the funky colours in this don't you, I bought this from Bunny Zoe's Crafts...I used some Thickers alphabet stickers for the sentiments and finished with a few big coloured paper clips and a few buttons all from my stash...the sketch is from the YNS Challenge and I'm also entering this for the Sister Act Card Challenge and the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge (this little fella makes me smile so I hope its ok for entering it) too...we are heading out shopping for my Daughter house warming present today and might be moving a few things over to her new house too so a busy day but I will be back bright and early tomorrow with some gossip and a new card...if you haven't entered my candy yet get your name down there's still a few days and spread the word please...have a brilliant day and whatever your up to I hope its fun
Mina xxx
p.s. do you like the new header?

distress ink colours used
skin - antique linen, frayed burlap, tattered rose, spun sugar
hair - antique linen
outfit - stormy sky, pumice stone, shabby shutters, ripe persimmon
shading - antique linen


Bernadet said...

oooow Mina, this is stunning!!
This little boy is so adorable,even though he does not look so happy *LOL*
I like your new header!

Sammy said...

He's so lovely Mina, such a brilliant expression, and one I've seen many a time, lol.
I'm sure it is the paper, because you're utterly fabulous at colouring! Let's hope it's a bad batch!
Ohhhh, I LOVE those kind of lucky dip bags, but haven't seen any for a LONG time. It's a great way of ending up with papers you'd not normally have chosen yourself (which ironically tend to be the first to get used!)

Loving the new header too! x

debby4000 said...

Fabulous card Mina, love all the words and using paperclips for embellishments

Sue said...

Fabulous image and card Mina.The paper lips are a great addition.
Love the new header. Cant see anything wrong with your Candy either.
Hugs Sue xx

Unknown said...

Amazing card, we all know that type of boy LOL Lovely colors and the background paper is fab. Love your new header, too. Thank you for your inspiration!
Anna xxx

Irene said...

Of course it's the paper Mina *lol*!! Fab card with adorable little guy!!!

xx Irene

Mojca said...

oh such a gorgeous card!!! love the cute fellow. and your coloring is so pretty!!!! Also love the pretty new header. Can't wait to see pictures of your daughter's cute little kitty. hugs! MOjca

Claire said...

This is just brilliant Mina. Hugs, Claire x

Net said...

Great sentiments for that sulky boy! Its fabulous!

As for your candy - its great!

christi said...

great job coloring. love the paper combo. I think the blog candy post is so far down people don't see it. I had to search for it. I had already entered but still a search. have fun with the new kitty.

caroline said...

Great job, typical little boy having a tantrum, i know i had 2. Your candy seems perfect to me, it is well advertised as well , i have seen it on a few sites as well as my own. I am having problems with some super smooth paper at the moment it says its for stamping and using with marker pens but it bleeds and goes over the lines, i have had the same brand before which was ok. Glad your having fun with the kitten sounds so cute, we have a new addition a baby hand reared budgie my hubby in all his wisdom has named Skippy.

Lorraine said...

A brilliant card Mina. Love the image and the expression his face.
your new header looks fab too - so sweet!
Lorraine x

Nicky said...

Love how a little sulky face can look so wonderful, great sentiments with it - just perfect

Sherri said...

It would HAVE to be the paper! your coloring is too fabulous to have been your fault! Love, love this card!

Miriam said...

Love all Mo's images and what you do with them!
The new header is adorable...

ribenaruby said...

Glad to hear you're a bit better Mina, love the look here, he's not a happy bunny! Ruby x

mags said...

A lovely card Mina. A great image and love the bright colourful papers. The large black lettering really makes it pop. I don't think there is anything wrong with your candy either.
Hope your daughters house move goes okay and would love to see a picture of the kitten.

Turtle In The Sand said...

Saw this on Face Book. Love love love this stubborn little guy. He has so much spunk.

Melissa Bove said...

Super cute card!! Love that image and your great coloring!! It reminds me of my 3 yr old! :)

Thank you very much for joining us this week at the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog!

Melissa said...

Oh gees, what a face! I think the coloring looks fab, no need to blame paper. Thanks for joining in the January fun at YNS!

Unknown said...

Awesome card!!! Love the image and all of the words you added!
Thank you for playing along with YNS' Fun Friday Challenge.
Ruza, YNS Designer
Ruza's Craft Corner

Anonymous said...

Mina, this is fabulous !! and such a fun card!! :) :) Thank you for joining us @ YNS for our monthly challenge!!
Nicole’s Craft Nook

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