Sunday, April 21, 2013

Country Mama

I have discovered that I have a big problem. Okay, maybe more than one - for those who know me - BUT, my problem this week was the challenge to colour something pastel. 
I realised that pastel means: put down those Copics, stop colouring, don't add any more! 
It just goes totally against my normal: choose another colour, add more depth and only stop when the family needs to be fed!
I am so stressed now, I think I need a lie down ... on second thoughts, I think that I will get out B21,23,24,26,28,29 and even 39. Phew! I feel better. 
The Copics I used for this Country Mama image from Saturated Canary are:
B21,23 and 24
C00,2 and 4
RV91 and 93 
E31,50,51,53,55,57 and 93
the flower dies are from Joycrafts and the paper is from Kaisercraft Lavendar Haze range.
I am entering this card in the following challenges:
Digi Galore One for the Girls
Ladybug Crafts Spring
Sarah Hurley #79 Projects with Character
Allsorts #203 Passion for Flowers
Crafts for Eternity #120 Spring Flowers
Raise the Bar #140 Friendship
Stampin for the Weekend Friendship
Milk Coffee Welcome Spring
Saturated Canary #41 Anything Goes
Inky Impressions #105 Punches/Dies     Top 3

And for my dear Aunty June, who loved a glass of wine, a good book and a giggle. Cheers to you! With lots of Love. RIP. 


  1. OMG! I think we both suffer from the same problem! Pastels are my down fall :). But you totally rocked them out! Many hugs, Katie

  2. I feel your pain, lol. I am SO the colour girl :-) I admire those that can "do" pastels, when I try it just looks unfinished! You have pulled it off perfectly here, I'm jealous :-) Now you can grab some R29 and get a fix, lol. Donna xx

  3. I hear you! It's a copic thing to want to stay vibrant. Your pastel coloring is superb. Fabby card!

  4. I think we all suffer from add a bit more syndrome in one way or another Jenny, by your card is beautiful.

    Thanks so much for joining in my 'Passion for Flowers' theme at Allsorts challenge this week.

    B x

  5. That is so beautiful Jenny! I love your pastel colouring - I'm very heavy handed too so I don't think I'd be able to achieve this! Gorgeous card!

  6. I think you did a fabulous job! Pastels aren't my strong point either. So sorry about your Aunt, hope you are doing okay.

  7. Your pastel image looks great Jenny! A beautiful card! Have a nice sunday! Hugs Kjersti:)

  8. Great card for our challenge at Allsorts this week, love the image and sentiment too, thanks for joining us. xxx

  9. I hope you've recovered from your pastel ordeal. :-) You should try it more often (if you think your system could handle it) 'cause your card is simply lovely! Beautiful papers and colours.

  10. Oh this is gorgeous Jenny! A fab image and I love the soft colours!

  11. Even if you do need a lie down after Jenny, it looks amazing! You stopped at the perfect moment ;-) I finally used some of those fab clouds thanks to my wee girl you were kind enough to send me so thank you (the card is on the blog if you want to see what I did). Hugs xx

  12. Gorgeous project and imagel. Thank you for joining us at Allsorts this week and good luck in the challenge.

  13. Stunning card! Saw it over on SC Challenge blog and just had to come take a closer look! Such beautiful colouring and I love the way you've cropped Krista's country mama image. Really really lovely card. Hugs, Wends x

  14. I love how you cropped this image Jenny fab work. Thanks so much for playing with us at Saturated Canary this time hugs Rebekah xx

  15. Such a wonderful image and lovely flowers. Thank you so much for joining us at Stampin for the Weekend this time and good luck in the friendship challenge.

  16. LOVE this one Jenny. Great image, perfectly coloured and the pastels work so well. Gorgeous flowers and paper too
    Eileen x

  17. Love this! Amazing colors and great coloring.

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  19. What a gorgeous card Jenny. I can't do pastels either, they bring me out in a similar cold sweat so I feel your pain! Great job you've made though.

    Susan xx

  20. This is absolutely gorgeous. Love your superb colouring and those flower dies adds such a lovely detail to it. Thanks for playing at Inky Impressions last week. So sorry for my late comment. Still hope to see you back this week in our new challenge. Bettina DT Member at Inky Impressions xx

  21. Gorgeous image, I love your card. Thanks for joining the challenge with Sarah Hurley this time.

  22. Good morning sweetie, a fabulous creation as always, huggles Pops x x x

  23. Such a gorgeous card.....and perfectly coloured as usual! Susie x

  24. Oh Jenny, I'm surposed to be catching up on dt commenting but have got lost in your blog, your work is gorgeous, loving your colour mixes! you've bagged yourself another follower, I wouldn't want to miss out on your stunning work! Catch you later, Julie.x


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