Sunday, 4 October 2009

Train and Colours

The Digitial Ink challenge this week is a colour combination:

I've used a lovely Crafty Downloads image which I resized to fit my card. The blue backing paper is a digital download from A Work In Progress but I can't remember which collection, and the stripy one was a magazine freebie. And I've had that one ages too so can't remember where it is from - sorry!

I've coloured the image with felt tips plus a bit of white gel pen highlighting because the colours of the backing papers are so strong, I thought that watercolour pencils would be a little insipid. I've inked the edges of the papers with some really quite faded black ink which I refuse to throw away as I've found that by dropping a little coca cola on the pad it revives it enormously! The red grosgrain ribbon is from my stash.

I've had a real busy weekend this week. For a change. Hope to be able to show you some of the highlights of it some point over the next few days. Which, incidentally, is also going to be a busy one and I'm out nearly every night this week.....!


  1. Yay you came to play!! I love this card. I love all little boy cards. I'm laughing over here at your "drop a little coca-cola" to revive your stamp pad. Does it make the ink smell like coke too? Yummm

  2. love the image and card, thank you for taking part in the challenge, hope to see you again this week with our new one :)

  3. Love this card, thanks for playing at Digital Ink Co. this week.
    Teri x

  4. Yayyyy Ruth, you won our challenge..Good for you and I can see why, that card is fantastic...Thank you so much for taking our challenge, hope you will join us again at DI-C


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