Saturday 28 May 2011

Treasure Where? Purple and Yellow

Yoohoo its the weekend and we got a bank holiday happy days. Hopefully I will be able to catch up with things and get a bit of quality craft time!

Of course being Saturday it means that we have a new challenge for you at Make It Colourful and this week we want to see the colours Purple and Yellow dont forget this is a colouring challenge so you must use those colours in your colouring NOT the papers.

 I had a problem with my printer this week, it decided not to print :-( after I had already coloured Alvida the pirate for my card I had nothing printed to go with her so decided to abandon her and go with another image that I had printed out on cheapo paper to check out the size, all things considered it didnt turn out too badly but found that the darker colours tended to sit on the paper to long. Had to keep the papers simple as have very few to go with the colour scheme so hopefully made up with it by the abundance of flowers and flourishes.

 For this card I have used
Miss Charlotte
and I have placed her on
Lonely Island
I also used some of my precious new flourishes
Fine Swirls
which I coloured with Purple Stickles with flowers from Wild Orchid, the little white roses I was lucky enough to win in a blog candy from

I used BV04, BV02, BV01, BV00, BV0000 for her top I used Y08, Y06, Y02, and for the sand I used
Y17, Y35, YR23, YR21

Hubby did manage to sort of get my printer working yesterday when I got home from work and so managed to print out some bits to finish my card with Alvida, who I think is the cutest little pirate ever.

Of course Alvida can be got from Make it Crafty in digital or rubber format, but for those in the UK you can now get the Make It Crafty rubber stamp range from Quixotic Paperie

 Pictures im afraid are not too good whether was really dark by the time I managed to get photos of these, but here is a close up Of Alvida in all her glory (hmmm that sounds like she should be nude lol) it doesnt show well but I have shaped her a little bit and mounted her on foam pads so she is dimensional I also raised the treasure chest so she could really stand on it.

 I tried a few different effects with the Map I started of using a tea Bag and dying it to get a real old effect, it looked great except the print ran and didnt leave her too many clues as to where to start digging lol. Oh for a laser printer! I next tried burning the edges which was okay till I went a bit far and almost set light to myself lol. So settled instead with good old Tea dye distress inks.
The sentiment got the same treatment.
Supplies used
Pirate Talk

Treasure Map

I used the same copic colours as above.

Well if your still with me the best news about the challenge this week is our fabulous sponsor
Magnolia-LiciousSo to be in with a chance to get a great prize from Magnolia-Licious you need to get those colours out!

Copic Creations Yellow
Truly Scrumptious Anything goes
Creative Card Crew Anything Goes
ABC Violet
Creatalicious Challenges Flourishes


  1. What a gorgeous cards Beccy,I love the images and the colours.

    Hugs Riet.xx

  2. Such wonderful cards Beccy. Thanks for joining us this week at Truly Scrumptious Challenge. Hugs Michele x

  3. Hi Beccy, I love your cards especially the second one, that sentiment is a cracker...

  4. What a gorgeous card, thanks so much for joining in with our challenge over at the ABC challenge blog this week,

  5. Two cards - you go girl! I love these pirates and the sentiment is my all time favorite! :D Great coloring and I especially love the first card. :D *Hugs

  6. wow what a gorgeous card thank you for joining in our flourishes challenge at Creatalicious.
    Hugs Kaylou xx


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