Queen of Hearts

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Hi everyone! I recently purchased some of the Saturated Canary stamps which I must say are absolutely fabulous!! I have always admired these stamps and I was so excited when I finally got some. These were a lot of fun to colour - there is a lot of detail in these beautiful pictures. The challenge this week over at the Saturated Canary Challenge Blog is Pink, Red, and White. I decided to go with a more funky take on the challenge and thew some black in there to mix it up a little from the usual Valentine's Day cards!


For my card, I have used the funky Queen of Hearts digi, which you can purchase from the Saturated Canary Etsy Store. She was so much fun to colour - even if it did take me all night! :) I have matched her with some black and white papers from Bo Bunny, and some pink and red papers from the new Kissing Booth range by Basic Grey, which I distressed by crumpling the edges. For those of you who looked at my blog recently with the photography problems they have been fixed!! :)




 I have used a funky black stitching to border the card, and have embellished using some beautiful flowers from Prima. I have also created a circular border using aqua coloured My Mind's Eye papers to highlight the aqua in the image. I quite like how this has turned out!


 



I have coloured Queen of Hearts using copic markers, and have distressed the papers using Tim Holtz Distress Ink Victorian Velvet. Here are the colours that I have used:


SKIN: E50, E53, YR00, E00
HAIR: E11, E31, E35
DRESS: R11, RV13, R22, R05
AQUA HIGHLIGHTS: G000, BG34
GLOVES AND TIGHTS: B60, BV23







Other Challenges that I am entering with this card:


Basic Grey Challenge - Love/Valentine (I have used the Kissing Booth papers)
Ispy Sketches
Annabelle Stamps - Say it With Hearts
Mad for Markers Monthly Challenge - Pink/Red
Copic Oz Colour Challenge (I have used my closest colours! These are the only R's I own so tried my best :) I definitely need some new copics to add to my stash!)


Thanks for stopping by :)


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32 comments

  1. Alyce !!!!! oh my!!!!
    this is just so awesome!!! and do i see the hints of a dawny p sketch there too?!
    your queen of hearts is a complete stunner and the papers are just so yummy!
    thankyou for coming to join in with the challenge over on the saturated canary challenge blog!
    hugs Lou xxx

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  2. She is beautiful!! This is fantastic. :)

    -Annie

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  3. Oh my! She is adorable and you've done a fabulous job of colouring her and creating a gorgeous card! Love this Alyce.

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  4. Adorable card. Fantastic coloring job and I also love the different papers you used. I really like that funky stitching, it has a touch of fun to it. Thanks for sharing.

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  5. My goodness, she is gorgeous!!! Really great coloring, adorable card!!

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  6. WOW! Your coloring is stunning!! Thanks for joining in with the Special Agents of I Spy~

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  7. Stunning card and colouring Alyce..Loz

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  8. Holy Dinah! Excuse me while I pick my jaw up off the floor! Wow! Your colouring is phenomenal!!! Thanks for playing along with us at iSpy Sketches!

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  9. WOW... wish you could come visit me and teach me coloring... this is fabulous!!

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  10. Oh Alyce she is beautiful! Fabulous colouring! Love the Flowers, love the stitching too! Thanks for joining in at AnnaBelle Stamps. (Have you loaded this to our Gallery? you should!!!)

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  11. this is gorgeous, alyce!! i just saw it on icopic top 3! congrats! i've been thinking about getting these stamps too.

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  12. Love this,a great image.Saw you on MIM.xxx

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  13. Beautiful work. I saw your card on MIM and I am glad I did. Red is so hard and I would have never ever thought of aqua!

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  14. Fantastic card and colouring Alyce.. Saw this on MIM..Loz

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  15. Absolutely gorgeous!! Thanks for playing at icopic.com . I hope to see you back again this week for our new challenge.
    Hugs,
    Samantha
    http://www.thescrapmaster.com

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  16. very cute card, great image and love the layout. Thanks for joining us at Going Grey with Scrap-Creations.

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  17. This is really pretty! What a great card!!! I saw your creation on MIM and had to pop by to see it up close!!!
    Hugs,
    Chris

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  18. super sweet card, thanks for playing in this weeks Red, black and pink challenge at Going Grey With Scrap-Creations!

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  19. Stunning card, a gorgeous design, beautiful colouring of the Saturated Canary image and beautiful details.

    Thanks for so much for joining us at the Basic Grey challenge
    hugs
    Heather xx

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  20. Popped over from MIM...your card is stunning and that image is just cute.. I am going to go have a look in the etsy store.. thank you for sharing
    Claire x

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  21. Amazing colouring Alyce, she's just beautiful!
    TFS with us this week :)
    Andrea

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  22. Really pretty card, I saw it on MIM and came for a closer look. Lovely colouring!

    Cheers,
    Kasey ~ in Oz

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  23. Gorg card seen u ova at MIM love saturated canary images too they are just so cute and fun to color :) hugs Mandy xxx

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  24. Beautiful card Alyce, gorgeous colouring, love how you have stitched to. Thank you for joining us in our Red/Pink Mad for Markers Challenge, happy crafting, take careX:) p.s. could you please link and list us in your post, thanks.

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  25. Hello Alyce.. This is a Beautiful card.. Saw this on MIM..Faye

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  26. Oh how very lovley!! Fantastic colours you have gone for and lovely papers too.
    Thank you for joining us at Make it Monday this week.

    Hugs Krafty Karen - DT for Make It Monday.



    Remember, to leave a comment for the other entries & be sure to mention you saw
    them on Make It Monday.xx

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  27. Love the stitching and bit of aqua border. Too fantastic. I adore Saturated Canary, I need to pick myself up some, they are so fun.

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  28. Simply stunnig, your colouring is amazing and your card is just perfect for our love theme. Thank you for joining in the Basic Grey Challenge this time.
    Cathy xx

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  29. I LOVE this! Saw it on Make it Monday!

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  30. WOWZA!!! This is just gorgeous! I so love the crazy stitching. Thanks so much for joining us at Saturated Canary Challenge.

    xox

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  31. cute card great colours thanks for playing at mad4markers challenge blog!

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  32. Hi Alyce,

    Love your card! Thanks for joining us at Mad for Markers. Today is voting day so head on over to the challenge blog to vote! Good luck :)

    Alicia xx

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