Just a Note: Colouring page

 

Colouring book flowers

This was created on 6th July: day 2 of The Daily Marker 30 Day Colouring Challenge.

This card was directly inspired by Kathy Racoosin’s colouring book card on day one of the challenge. It’s nice to find a use for some of the pages from the various colouring books I’ve bought and been given. I like colouring, but I like putting it to use even more.

How:

I found a page I liked that would give me a good shaped edge to work with and marked out the area I would need to colour to cover the card front. Then I coloured it with Sharpies and blended some light blue Distress ink over the top.

I fussy cut around the outside edge, trimmed it to size and glued it flat to a blue card base. The sentiment was stamped in Versafine ink — even though I used the MISTI, I still managed to get it a bit wonky; luckily the only straight lines are the card edges so it’s not too obvious.

The top edge was looking a little bare so I added a strip of die-cut lace edging to give a bit of interest.

Colouring page - detail

Challenges:

Supplies:

  • stamps:
    Clearly Besotted – miniature florals II (sentiment)
  • dies:
    Joanna Sheen – lace edger 2
  • inks:
    Versafine – onyx black
  • colour:
    Sharpies
    Distress ink pad – tumbled glass
  • paper and card:
    Papermill Direct – plain – azure blue
    Anita’s – plain pastel vellum
  • miscellaneous:
    Secret Garden colouring book – Johanna Basford
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