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Sunday 3 June 2012

Mermaid - Saturated Canary

I am so thrilled today. I have been invited to be guest designer for June for I love Promarkers. You could have knocked me over with a feather when I opened the email.

Finally gotten around to making another card, have to admit I felt a little rusty and not sure that I really like it. Love the image which is yet another Saturated Canary.

She is cut with Spellbinders labels 6, with a faux nestie in rainbow mirror card. Backing papers are from Nitwits. Embelishments and pearls are from my stash. The sentiment is from a freebie set I got ages ago.

She is coloured as always with Promarkers, Flexmarkers and Prisma pencils and edged with distress ink.
(Don't know what is wrong with my camera because she looks a little out of focus to me, or it could be just my eyes)

The inside reflects the front.

I am entering I love Promarkers challenge # 119 'Use a digi',  Allsorts Challenge Wk 157 'Beside the seaside' and Do You Stack Up challenge 'Under the sea'.

Can I say a huge thank you to everyone who follows my blog and leaves comments for me, you really are a great encouragement.
Promise my next one will be better, it has to be as it will be for my GD spot :).

Thanks again for looking
Eileen x


Andy Llewelyn-Brinsley said...

Hi Eileen, so nice to have you back and I hope you have had a nice break. The weather hasn't been too bad for the last couple of weeks, maybe you have brought this horrible weather back with you?? If so, Ta lol.
Love the card, it's beautifully coloured and I love the way it has been put together, including the faux nestie - I have loads of mirri and very rarely use it, I need to get over this thing I have about it because it always looks really nice as a matt.
Looking forward to seeing what you make for us this month, everyone was in agreement about you being our guest designer for the month, your work is amazing and everyone loves it.
So, nice to see you back and keep up the good work,
take care

karen said...

Amazing card, so beautiful and coloured to perfection! hugs, Karenxx

Lorraine said...

Nice to have you back Eileen and 'ditto' everything Andy says!!
Love this card too, your colouring is fantastic!
Lorraine x

Catherine said...

Fab card, love the little seahorse....

Inkypinkydelights said...

WOw Congrats Eileen! Love your card too! Judy x

Unknown said...

This is adorable Eileen, love the cute image and gorgeous colours and all the detail on your card. Thank you for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week and good luck xx

Doreen said...

This is the design and fabulous

Debs said...

Gorgeous card - stunning image and I love the seashell.
Thanks for playing along with us at Allsorts this week.
Good luck.
Debs xx

Kara Lynne said...

Love the underwater scene you created here. That mermaid is AMAZING! The way you colored and shaded that tail - that's my favorite!

Craftin Suzie (Susan Wykes) said...

Hope you had a Fab holiday Eileen! Your card is just gorgeous and big congratulations on your Guest DT - go girl!! Hugs Susan x

Janine said...

Lovely card Eileen. Such a cute image from Krista and so nicely coloured. Love all the embellies.
Hugs, Janine xx

coops said...

so stunning eileen.i love this gorgeous mermaid and your colouring is really all your details too :D
huge congrats on your GDT too :D

xx coops xx

Unknown said...

Eileen this is beautiful, love your handmade shells, super design lovely details a gorgeous card. Hugs Elaine

Lorraine said...

Smashing card Eileen and it's lovely to have you with us this month. Your work is great.

xxxtglxxx said...

Really pretty card and I love all the matching details too! :)



Tine said...

Hi Eileen. Fab card. Love the dp to go with your image. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers.
Tine :)

WencheP said...

This is so sweet. Love the image. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.


Unknown said...

Lovely card Eileen, love the image and great layout! Congrats too on your guest DT!!! Luv Trish x

Mummylade said...

gorgeous image! Thank you so much for joining our seaside challenge at Allsorts and good luck!

Shelby said...

She turned out just perfect! Love all of the sea elements you've used and of course your coloring is awesome! congrats on the did an amazing job:)