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Monday, 22 August 2016

Let Your Dreams Take Flight

 I actually have three cards in this post as I am so far behind in what I wanted to do and don't want to be inundating you with post after post after post so will maybe do two today.
This post has a Unicorn Balloon and a couple of cards using the same Sentiment.


For this card I have used a digital black and white image and coloured it with Copics and added the string for the balloon and and few extra stars. 


When I saw this unicorn on another blog I just thought it was so cute so I purchased him and a balloon reindeer but thats for another post. I couldn't resist colouring in the colours of the rainbow. This is Elysha's favourite colouring style so I know she will love this card/ After colouring I added a blue outline then added dots to the outline. I coloured the stars with gold gel pen and the unicorn horn is also gold gel pen. 


Finished it off with the black string for the balloon and the  stamped 
sentiment. Thought this card would be idea for a few challenges I wanted to cover this week.



 This next card is for another couple of challenges and was a real quicky. I actually did the three cards within 30 minutes, some days it all just falls into place and being single layer without embellishments it makes for a quick card.

I love this sentiment and wanted to make it the feature of the card so stamped it first. Then looked at my other stamps for an idea. I was thinking human and looked at Gus as I have a few of grumpy old Gus but I had just received this stamp which is in a set of this cute little chickie in different poses and with sentiments. He is from Stamping Bella and I love him. Its that real 'oooh well I just cant do anymore look', for me anyway.

I have only used the stamp from this set and the sentiment is from Serendipity Stamps.
I have coloured the chickie and bricks with copics.



No other embellishments as I liked what I have.


This next card uses the same sentiment but this time I have put it with my Hamster.

I coloured the hamster with copics using lots of dots to give the illusion of fur.


He is so cute and I have done him with this sentiment before but this time I fussy cut him and mounted on some dimensional foam.


There you go quick cards and quick post.

Challenges :

My Unicorn balloon




My Unicorn




The sentiment of the Unicorn card fits.



The card with the sentiment between 10 to 70
and has the Chick on it.





The card with the stamped sentiment and Chick against the brick wall




Stamped sentiment and Chick on brick wall


Thanks so much for coming to have a look at them all and hope to see you again soon.








19 comments:

Anonymous said...

Aileen 3 fabulous cards. Elysha and everyone else will love the rainbow unicorn :)

Ruth said...

Hahah! I love the stamping Bella chick - it's how I feel most evenings after putting the kids to bed 😂 Am amazed you got all those cards done. Sometimes it does just all fall into place. Xx

Karren said...

Adorable cards! Your unicorn balloon is just too cute and the sentiment on the other cards is so fun (and true!)

Dotty Jo x said...

Your cards are fabulous, Aileen! Thanks for linking to us over at Naughty or Nice Challenges, Jo x

Jeanne said...

Oh my goodness, that unicorn balloon is so neat! I like how you colored it! And the sentiment on the other two cards is fantastic. I giggled at the one with the chick. I felt like that last week for sure! LOL Have a great day.

Hazel Hodgkins said...

Three terrific cards, Aileen! That rainbow coloured unicorn is perfection, and your chickie and hamster cards made me laugh! I absolutely adore one-layer wonders, and these three cards are superb! Thanks for joining us at CASology this week!

Lynne in NI said...

Wow, go you! That was great to make these in 30 mins! I especially love your chickie card (I felt a bit like that today LOL) Great sentiment too. Thanks for linking to the Naughty or Nice challenge :)

Lindsey said...

Three fun cards! I think both the chick and the hamster are perfect for that (sadly all too true) sentiment. Thanks for joining us at Naughty or Nice Challenges!

Judy1223 said...

Wow, all awesome cards! I adore that unicorn balloon...how cute is that, colored in all the colors of the rainbow! Thanks for playing along with us at CASology!

Marybeth said...

Love them all! You made them all so fast!

Mac Mable said...

Congratulations on the honorable win over at CASology with your fabulous and vibrant card x

Bożena Adamusińska said...

All three cards are wonderful. I love the rainbow balloon with a unicorn, looking for the digi-stamp, but never found. The second card amazed me your ingenuity. You had combined two different stamps into one coherent whole. Excellent work. The third card is so sweet with the hamster. You are amazing.
hugs,
BozenA

Craftelier said...

Hahaha! Lovely cards!

Cornelia (fun stamping) said...

Such fabulous card - wonderful sentiment and just the right stamps to go along with it!

linda said...

a great collection of colourful cards! the chick against the wall is adorable and how true is the sentiment?! funny. thank you so much for playing along with us at penny black and more!
linda

cm said...

Oh my! A trio of terrific here, Aileen! The rainbow unicorn: simply fabulous! And the chicken...I love that chicken! Certainly captures how I feel on occasion (many occasions *grin*). The hamster is a cutie, too. Great to pair them with that sentiment! Smiling all over my face in seeing these!
~carol

Mervi said...

Great images and lovely colourings, all fab cards.
Thank you for sharing over at Penny Black and more;-))m

Oh You Made Me Ink said...

Love your bird card! It is adorable and funny! The image cracks me up! Thanks for joining us at Naughty or Nice! Cyndi, DT

Helen said...

Great CAS card - love the colours you've used.

Thanks for joining us at the Alphabet Challenge Blog.

Helen x
(DT)