Wednesday, 10 November 2010

#40 Icy Colours


These two little cuties in their co-ordinating outfits are of course a digi from Mo Manning, ‘Siku & Shiya’. I have coloured them in icy colours to tie in with our theme at I ♥ Promarkers this week which is just that – Icy Colours. Icy colours, other than their little chapped faces, glowing with the cold. All done with Promarkers needless to say, other than touches of silver and white gel pen here and there for the embroidery detail on their costumes.


Now, as we can see, they are ‘Eskimo Kissing’, and as it is a seasonal card, I wanted to add a bit of mistletoe for them as it seemed quite appropriate. As I didn’t seem to have a suitable mistletoe stamp or digi I, as in time-honoured-fashion, ‘did it myself’. LOL. I will pop the image at the bottom of the posting, so if you think you might need a bit of mistletoe for your cards, feel free to click on the image and save to your computer. If you do use it at all, I would appreciate a mention and, and as with all digis, do respect the copyright. Just resize it to suit your project. Other than that have fun with it!

The backing paper is a design from Fred She Said, but I lightened the very back piece so I had a tonal variation. Fab paper though isn’t it, with that swirl blowing across? Just like the Arctic winds howling over the frozen lands. I then added a snowflake overlay to help get across the ‘really cold as ice’ idea and Stickled the edges for even more ‘ice’. You will notice the great restraint I showed as I did not Stickle the fur on the images. I let the ‘ice’ gleam & glisten, not the people. LOL.

Hope you like the result. Happy Crafting!

Tine  :)

Other Challenges for this card:
Paper Sundaes - let it snow
ABC Christmas - winter wonderland
One Stitch at a Time - winter wonderland
Charisma - Christmas
Wags and Whiskers - sisters or friendship
Stamping Sisters in Christ - weather
A Spoonfull of Sugar - snow/snowflakes
Winter Wonderland - Sing a Christmas carol (See Amid the Winter's Snow)
Pixie Cottage - sketch and/or 2 colours
ABC - holidays
Crafts & Me - glitter
Creative Belli - old, new, borrowed & blue (well, my Promarkers are not new, the digi I drew is very new, blue-goes without saying....LOL....but for the borrowed? I reckon I could do with borrowing more Stickles...I am nearly out of it now..too much 'ice' LOL)
Tip Top - use image/sentiment (or both) inc. a tip too (I always say how I have constructed my cards but this week there is a digi too!)

Here you go. As promised.  :)

38 comments:

  1. a beautiful christmas creation! thanks for joining in this week at One stitch at a time! Gemma :)

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  2. OOOOOHHHH Christine I love this one!!! Beautiful frostiness. I love theis digi and can never get enough of it. btw, you can add it to the pixie cottage which is "2 colors only" as well as Belli Challenge which is "old new borrowed blue"
    Awesome work as I have come to expect from you! :-)

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  3. I just love this cute image from Mo's, awesome job on the coloring. Thank you for joining us at Stamping Sisters in Christ.

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  4. Beautiful, I love this card. Thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week

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  5. Beautiful card, I love this colour oombo and that sweet image is coloured to perfection. Thank you so much for joining us at The Pixie Cottage this week.
    Hugs
    Suzi x

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  6. Hi Christine, what a gorgeous card. I love the image and your papers are beautiful. Thanks for joining us at Charisma Cardz challenge this week. Hugs, Denise x

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  7. Hiya love this creation thank you so much for sharing with us at Winter Wonderland this week and hope you will join us on Friday for our next fun challenge
    Hugs Kate xx

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  8. This is just adorable, your coloring is spectacular! love the real look of this couple.
    Thank you for joining us this week at
    TopTipTuesday
    Hope to see you real soon.
    You know you could enter this at Craft Your Passion Challenge? It is double anything, how about two eskimos?

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  9. Gorgeous card Tine, one of my favourite Mo images.
    Thanks for joining us at ABC Challenge. Sue C x

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  10. pretty card...cute image which you have coloured beautifully. Thanks for joining us at Paper sundaes this week.

    Fi

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  11. Thanks for joining the Charisma challenge.Your card is beautiful.
    xx Vee

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  12. hI CHIRSTINE,,,,,so cute, so unique,,,take alook to my card,,,,and please let me know if you like merry party Series,,,or Dolls from Japan to use in ytour cards,,,,,,,wowww,,,amazing job Christine

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  13. Awwwww this is an absolutely gorgeous card!!

    Thank you for joining us at Top Tip Tuesday - good luck!

    Leanne xx

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  14. What a wonderful card- love the pretty coloring- the pretty DSP. I also love the ribbon and missletoe you have added- thanks for that!

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  15. Wow that's stunning... Perfect colouring! =)
    thanks for playing at The Pixie Cottage this week...
    hugs
    Sadia

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  16. A really wonderful card thanks for playing along with WW this week x Janet

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  17. oh goodness! I adore this Mo image! You colored it to perfection!

    Thanks for playing with the Paper Sundaes Challenge this week!
    ♥Lisa M.

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  18. this is sooo sweet :0)..thanks so much for sharing it with us at WNW this week...Hugs Debs

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  19. Oh this is so cute! Thanks for playing with us at the Creative Belli Challenge.

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  20. Absolutely gorgeous. Love your coloured image and dp.

    Thanks for joining in with us over on ABC Christmas Challenge

    Jayne xx

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  21. A gorgeous card i do love this Mo Manning image.
    Thankyou for sharing with us at OSAAT for our Winter Wonderland challenge.

    Choccy x

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  22. oh wow this is simply stunning so love that image and the coulrs you have used,are just perfect stunning detail on this too bless you for playing at the pixie cottage this week,love hugs cheryl xxxx

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  23. Beautiful card. Love your image and your colouring is fantastic. Thanks for joining us at ABC Christmas. Hugs, Carissa

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  24. Wow, wonderful card & your colouring is fabulous! Thanks for joining us at Paper Sundaes this week :)

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  25. Your style of colouring is so distinctive and artsy and utterly wonderful! Love how you're not afraid to leave shadows sharp and keep blending to minimum!!
    Should try it out sometimes!
    Hugs
    Annika

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  26. Beautiful Card! And Thank-You, Thank-You, Thank-You for the Mistletoe. I have spent hours trying to find a decent stamp or digi for just this purpose. You are a blessing! I was just going to e-mail my sister to cut me out 30 with her cricut, but now I don't have too!
    Happy Scrappin'
    Mel

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  27. P.S. I will definately give you cudos when I use it =)
    Mel

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  28. awww so cute I love this stamp so heart warming! Really cute card! Thanks for joining in with us at the ABC Christmas challenge this time!
    Samantha :0)

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  29. Wow! So glad to discover your blog, which I've only just done via Quixotic Inspirations. Your work is wonderful and you just gained yourself another follower! I love this card and the image from Mo is one of my faves. So kind of you to share the mstletoe image - thank you!
    Diane x

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  30. Gorgeous card - thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week
    Hugs,
    Debbie x

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  31. Gorgeous card! You can feel the chill. Thanks for playing with us at Pixie Cottage.

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  32. Could you please mail me re your top three badge at OSAAT this week Thanks
    Liz
    lizancrafts@yahoo.co.uk
    DT coordinator OSAAT

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  33. Your card is gorgeous! Love the detail on their costumes =) Thanks for playing with us at the Pixie Cottage!

    Hugs, Anne

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  34. Adorable Christmas card. Your image is sooooo cute! Thanks so much for joining us this week at the Pixie Cottage!
    Denise
    Pixie Cottage-DT

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  35. What a beautiful card...love the image and the coloring is perfect. Thanks for joining us at The Pixie Cottage!

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  36. phenominal! you have captured the frosty feel in your color choice, images and diy mistletoe...bravo. the fur trim is FAB! thank you for sharing at the pixie cottage!

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  37. Wow I love your card I can see why it was picked for top 3 :D and thank you for the cute digi.
    Thank you for joining us at Crafts and Me and good luck.

    Hugs

    Amy xx

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