Monday 21 May 2012

Best Friends

I enjoyed colouring my horsey Lili of the Valley stamped image so much last week that I decided to to continue the theme with this gorgeous Kanban stamp.  I spent most of my teenage years drawing horses and spending time at the stables and I still love all things equine today.  I think this stamp really reflects the bond a human can have with an animal.  It has, of course, been coloured with Promarkers including my lovely new limited edition summer ones.  I also used and ink duster and Distress Ink in Tumbled Glass to add a hint of a summer sky.
The papers are rather elderly Papermania Hawthorn and Bramble that I'd forgotten about until I was having a good rummage in my craft room.  I so glad I found them as they are so pretty and are in lovely colours and designs.
The die cut sentiment is from the decoupage set that matches the papers and the
flowers were made with Woodware punches   The butterfly was made with an Xcut die and I've added some Liquid Pearls for it's trail.
Some ribbon, a bow and some Card Candi are the finishing touches.

I'm entering this card in the following challenges -
The Squirrel and the Fox - #18 - best friends
Passion for Promarkers - #149 - inspiration photo - I've used the colours and added ribbon
I Love Promarkers - #177 - anything goes
The Crafty Pad - #171 - bingo, I've used ribbon, flowers, bling
Willow Sketchy - sketch and use 3 different patterned papers


  1. Fab card, it's gorgeous xx

  2. beautiful card wendy love the colours and that butterfly is just fab ! xx

  3. Hi Wendy. Love your horsey card. I know a few girls who would just love this too! Thanks for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week and good luck.
    Tine :)

  4. Such a gorgeous card Wendy,love the beautifully coloured

  5. That is outstanding Wendy. Beautifully coloured.

    Edna x

  6. Another really cute one - love all these images.

  7. Hi Wendy, your colouring is just perfect and love the image, it's so sweet.

    Such a lovely sentiment as well.


  8. Absolutely gorgeous Wendy, love the image, fabulous colouring.
    Wendy xx

  9. Fab card Wendy, your colour is perfect. Tinaxx

  10. What a great card!! Your coloring is fabulous. The design, colors and image are fantastic.
    Thanks for entering your creation in the Crafty Pad Challenge this week and hope to see more.


  11. Such a sweet card with lots of lovely details to look at!
    Thanks so much for sharing it with us at The Crafty Pad this week in our Bingo Challenge!
    Good Luck
    Dawn xx

  12. such a gorgeous card wendy. beautiful all the detail..pam

  13. so stunning wendy.really gorgeous image and your colouring is fantastic :D
    thanks for joining us this week at PFP :D

    xx coops xx

  14. Hi Wendy, your card is so lovely and what a sweet image beautiful layout and colouring too! xx

  15. Oh wow Wendy, such a cute card and wondeful image !! Love it !! Thanks for playing along with us again this week at The Crafty Pad !!!!

    hugs Diane xx

  16. What a great image Wendy and all so beautifully coordinated with the flowers.

    B x

  17. How gorgeous, love everything about it. Great colouring and a wonderful image. Thanks for playing with us at the Squirrel and the Fox, blessings Hilde

  18. Stunning hun, your colouring is perfect! Great take on our sketch!

    Thank you for sharing with us at Willow Sketchie this week, good luck!
    Hugs Shell xx

  19. Wow! Stunning colouring, I thought this was a topper! Gorgeous card x
    Wendy x

  20. This is gorgeous Wendy, your colouring is stunning, love it. Thank you for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week and good luck.

  21. This is so cute! Your coloring is perfect and just amazing as is your card! great job! Thank you so much for playing with us this week at The Crafty Pad :)

  22. wow wendy!!
    your card is just lovely!!
    i love the image and layout. great colouring!
    hugs, tess.

  23. Congrats on your win over at I Love Promarkers :-)

    xx Sazzle xx


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