99 Red Balloons

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Well… OK he’s only got the one but that’s what kept going through my mind whilst working with this image.

This is my entry for Passion fo ProMarkers Ruby & Gold challenge.The twist was to use gems or jewels.It’s another cute Smookie stamp by Kars.Here are the pens I used:

pens

 

I placed the ink onto an acrylic block and applied it with the Blender pen,building up the depth of shading until I was happy there was enough colour.Highlights have been added using Inssentials white gel pen.Backing papers are Basic Grey Cupcake,shapes cut from Labels 4 Nestabilities.Papermania gems and Anita’s Sticky Ribbon to embellish.

Confession time – I nearly used brads in the centers but remembered the twist at the last moment!

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5 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Ida
    Jul 20, 2009 @ 19:14:56

    Oh how gorgeous!! 🙂 Just love the image and you whole card looks so fantastic. Clean and beautiful! 🙂 Thanks so much for playing with us at PfP, join us again tomorrow for another fun challenge! 🙂

    Hugs Ida

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  2. Debbi Robertson
    Jul 20, 2009 @ 19:51:36

    beuatiful card, love the way you’ve coloured that oh so cute image
    thanks for joining us this week on PfP and good luck
    Debbi
    xx

    Reply

  3. Michele
    Jul 20, 2009 @ 21:18:18

    Gorgeous card. Love the cute image you’ve used and the colouring also. Thanks for joining us this week at PFP. Hugs Michele x

    Reply

  4. The Crafty Den
    Jul 20, 2009 @ 23:25:20

    What an adorable image. Love the papers and the bling looks perfect. Thanks for joining us this week at PFP. Hugs, Denise x

    Reply

  5. Jane
    Jul 22, 2009 @ 21:31:07

    Lovely card, love the image.

    Jane :0)
    xxx

    Reply

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