Sunday, August 20, 2017

PP358 Get Coloring


Hi friends! It's Sunday and that means time for a new challenge at The Paper Players! Joanne is our hostess with the mostess this week, and has a clean and simple challenge for us: Get Coloring! Over the last few years I've acquired quite a few adult coloring books, and this was the perfect opportunity to put them to use.



I took a page from the Secret Garden Coloring Book by Joanna Botsford, though I must admit I felt a little guilty cutting up her beautiful artwork. I was able to get four card fronts from one page, using both sides, and some pieces leftover for other creations.



Though this isn't as clean as I'd usually like for a CAS challenge, it certainly was simple. I just cut out my card front, colored it with Copics and colored pencils, and added a simple sentiment. A few enamel dots, and zip-zip it is done. It was lots of fun to color, too!

Stamp Sets: So Much to Say (Lawn Fawn)
Card Stock: Solar White (Neenah)
Patterned Paper: Let's Polka (Lawn Fawn)
Ink Pads: Tuxedo Black (Memento)
Markers: Copic
Pencils: Prismacolor
Tools: Big Shot, Stitched Rectangle Dies (Lawn Fawn), Femme Frames Dies (Mama Elephant)
Accessories: Enamel Dots (Simple Stories)
Other: Secret Garden Coloring Book (Joanna Botsford)

Thanks so much for stopping by! Please leave a comment, and then head over to visit the rest of the Design Team at The Paper Players. We hope you'll play along with our challenge this week, too! 

Inky hugs :)

9 comments:

  1. I must remember this. You have made four unique cards from one page of gorgeous coloring.

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  2. So pretty Sandy - I love your bright and sunny card! I love to use my colouring books in this way too - so nice to share your finished results with others too. You are a colouring queen!

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  3. Great idea to cut up a coloring page Sandy! Such a pretty card, and I love how you framed it with the scallops and striped paper.

    Have a great day!

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  4. Ooooh, this is pretty Sandy! Great idea to cut up a coloring book. Your shading is perfect on the flowers and I love your color choices. Fabulous card!

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  5. Sandy, what fabulous idea to use an adult coloring page for your card! I love this and your coloring is beautiful! Love the scallops and stripes to make it all pop! I hope you are having a great week, My Friend! XX

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  6. What a fabulous idea for using the colouring books! I'd been wondering where you'd got the paper or stamps from. Glorious colourway you've chosen too. It's yet another of your wonderful creations!

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  7. It's just stunning! At least you were able to use ALL those pretty pieces for other cards!! Resourceful as well as pretty!

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  8. Love that you turned the pages into cards! Gorgeous! PS: I will have to take a peak at who makes my lamps when I get home.

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  9. Sandy, I bet you had fun coloring this image and what a great idea to take it from your coloring book and use it on a card. I love the retro colors, too. Fabulous
    hugs
    jaydee

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