Monday 3 August 2015

Hot summer!


Hello lovely blogging buddies....

OK... the title.... it's NOT such a hot summer here in the UK..  but we can dream, can't we?  And as the theme over at Little Miss Muffet Stamps right now is Hot Summer Nights (we're to use summery colours)..  I decided to go BRIGHT!

This little lady is one of the new Polka Dot Pals - her name is Mystie - and she reminds me of my younger days when I could hula-hoop for ages!

Paper - Echo Park Summer Days
Colouring - Copics and Prismacolour Pencils
Skin: E000/00/21/11/04, R21
Hair: E23/25/29
Yellows: Y35, YR31/24
Blues: BG72/75
Greens: YG03/63/67
Pinks: R81/83/85/89
Shading B0000/000
Grass - Prismacolour Pencils
Sky - Chalked

I've enjoyed my play with bright colours.... so much so I think you may see more in the near future... watch this space! LOL

Big hugs and Happy Crafting...


  1. Sugar sweet. I really love the colorful border and darling image.

  2. Adorable and gorgeous.

  3. She looks fabulous Christine and I love those bright colours.
    Well done to your daughter yesterday too!
    Lorraine x

  4. Heheheh, I now have an image of you with a hula-hoop, chuckle. Gorgeous card hun, awesome cheery colours and I adore that little lass. Hugs xx

  5. Beautiful bright happy card Christine
    Love it
    Kelly xx

  6. Just fab you've certainly taken me back I used to love my hula hoop bet i cannot do it now though !! Love the bright colour combo wonderful Love and hugs Carole x

  7. Fabulous card Christine, lovely colourful image, great!
    hugs Jacee
    Simply Paper Card Design

  8. Fabulous bright and cheery card Christine - amazing colouring.
    Wish the weather would improve :o(
    Debs xx

  9. Gosh, I remember hula hoops, a brilliant card, great background, papers and image.

    Kath x

  10. She I so sweet Christine. Love your colouring of the grass and image. The band of bright papers are gorgeous.
    I have never been able to hoola hoop and it wasn't for the want of trying.
    Have a lovely week.
    Hugs Sharon. x

  11. Christine, this is a beautiful card - I love the bright colours you have chosen (in fact I have those papers too - gorgeous). The strip of colour is just enough to show off your fabulous colouring (expert colouring)! and I am very taken with your lovely background...all just perfect.

  12. Oooooooooops! I was so take with the one above that I nearly missed this little beauty, gorgeously coloured as always :o)
    Jackie xx

  13. Let me just pop on my!
    I know we are both staunch pink lovers but I do think you do the colourful cards so beautifully as well and at least there's something sunny around 'cos the weather certainly isn't!

    Your colouring is super gorgeous as well :-)

    Big hugs, Kat xx

  14. une carte estivale adorable et pleine de gaîté!!! en france nous avons un été chaud et ensoleillé, c'est pas tous les ans comme cela et nous apprécions!

  15. so stunning christine.gorgeous fun image and i love your bright colours :D

    xx coops xx

  16. Fabulous, I love the rainbow border.


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