Deedee’s Digis Monthly Challenge

Deedee’s monthly challenge this month features a lovely set of digi stamps entitled ‘Thinking Spot’. I have a problem at the moment, because of excessive skin tone blending practice my FS2 Spectrum Noir pen has run dry and I am waiting for a refill bottle to arrive.  As I needed to colour on Sunday evening to unwind after a particularly hectic week I decided to start on the ‘Thinking Spot’ image and managed to finish a card in one afternoon and part of the evening.

watermarked SAM_0797

Materials used:
Deedee’s Digis: Thinking spot
several greetings stamps
Neenah card
brown and golden brown cor’dinations card
black archival ink
pricking tool and ruler
white square card blank
brown fine line pen

Method
Having printed out the image I wanted to use I coloured it in with Spectrum Noir pens, trimmed and pricked around the edge. I cut two mats from the cor’dinations card and pricked around the edge of them also. With the brown pen joined up the holes to make faux stitching then mounted the image and two mats onto the front of the card blank. I used parts of several greetings stamps from the same collection to stamp ‘just thinking’ on the sign and ‘happy birthday’ at the bottom.

Thank you for visiting. Take care.

Pippa

I would like to enter this card into:
Deedee’s Digis October Digi of the Month Challenge

About Pippa

I started crafting at an early age though not always successfully, my pillowcase tennis dress has, thankfully, disappeared into history. Funnily sewing is not something I enjoy! My favourite crafty activity has to be card making, especially stamping which I have been doing for over 20 years and am still a beginner, there is always something new to learn. I also enjoy knitting and crochet. I am not an artist, cannot even draw a straight line with a ruler, but I love colouring in, which is why stamping appeals so much. I am married, a part time HLTA at a local village primary school, have two grown up daughters, one son-in-law and a mad cat called Finnegan. That, in a nutshell, is me.
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4 Responses to Deedee’s Digis Monthly Challenge

  1. Judith W says:

    gorgeous card hun loving the stitching – thank you so much for joining us at Deedee’s hugs Judith DT x

  2. Sandy says:

    This is a great card! I love the way you have the stitching around the pieces and the way you tucked the Happy Birthday sentiment on there. Thank you for playing along with the challenge at Deedee’s Digis!

  3. Deedee says:

    I wish that all my little crafting problems resulted in something as wonderful as this! Beautiful card, Pippa! Your coloring is fantastic, and I really like how you used the stitchy patches for the background. So glad you were able to join us at Deedee’s Digis again this month, and I look forward to seeing more of your fabulous creations!

  4. Carol L says:

    I just love the pierced & staggered panels you used for the background with this fun digi! Your coloring is beautiful too and I love your design for this great Autumn card! Thanks for playing along with Deedee’s October digi challenge!

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