Thursday, 22 November 2012

My favourite WOJ stamp



Sometimes challenges ask you to use your favourite stamp. I could never choose just one stamp as a favourite but if I had to choose a top ten this Whiff of Joy stamp would definitely be in there. I don't use her often enough as colouring the folds is a challenge. I looked back on my blog to earlier tries and I have to tell you that whilst this is in no way perfect it is so much better than my first attempts which are quite awful. Maybe one day I will colour perfectly. I the meantime I will keep on practicing and I think you may see her again before Christmas.

She has been coloured with Promarkers and Flexmarkers. I also used a Sakura Goldstar pen and lots of glitter for snow. Papers are from The Snowman pack. The gorgeous ribbon and lace are from Crafty Ribbons, sentment is from LOTV, bird and cage are MB dies.
Challenges
A Gem Ribbon and lace 
One Stop Monochrome 
Fussy and Fancy Feeling Blue
  Crafty Creations Christmas is coming
  Elisabeth World's World Glimmer, shimmer and shine 
Papertake Ribbons and pearls 
Loves Rubberstamps Use ribbon

32 comments:

debby4000 said...

What a beautiful card Marianne, stunning work with the image.
luv
debby

Chrissy said...

She is stunning Marianne, fabulous colouring and I love the blue.

Luv CHRISSYxx

Seafield Jo said...

This is really beautiful, gorgeous image, your colouring is fantastic and I love the sentiment too.

Caroline said...

No wonder you love that stamp she is adorable and you've coloured her beautifully. The layout is gorgeous loving the blue. Caroline xxx

Squirrel x said...

Simply gorgeous hun, love it. Hugs Sxx

Sue - bearhouse said...

WOW! This is stunning Marianne. I can see why you love the image so much and your colouring looks fabulous. I love that shade of blue and the ribbon looks fabulous

Hugs Sue

julie_woolston said...

Wow Marianne I love this image , you have coloured her perfectly I lov e your colour choice.

Hugs Julie xx

Linda said...

What a beautiful card, the ribbon is very gorgeous
hugs Linda

rachel said...

this is just stunning marianne - and I adore that ribbon - fabulous xx

Lorraine said...

Oh Marianne, she is gorgeous! I love the colours and design too, and the pretty ribbon.
Lorraine x

Crafty Kitten said...

Well Marianne I personally can't see anything wrong with your colouring hun. This is gorgeous. I love the layout too. Fabulous!
hugs
Dawn xxx

Corrinne Quinn said...

Gorgeous creation! Thank you for joining us at Crafty Creations Challenges!

I invite you to share with us at this ANYTHING GOES challenge here: http://pinandtack.blogspot.com/2012/11/spark-your-creativity-now-challenge-3.html

Lots of crafty joy,
Corrinne

Robin said...

Very beautiful! Your shading is lovely. Hugs, Robin

Sandra H said...

Such a beautiful card Marianne with an adorable image coloured to perfection x

Kelly Lloyd said...

i think you have done a fab job with colouring the folds in the dress.

Beautiful card.

Hugs Kelly

coops said...

wow so stunning marianne.she is a beautiful image and i love your colouring ;D

xx coops xx

Vicky said...

This is soooooooooo gorgeous my sweetie I love this image, she is also prob my fave WOJ stamp I havnt dug her out this year yet. Love her dress your colouring is fabulous hun.

Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

Holly AKA KopyKat said...

This is so pretty, love your fabulous ribbon, it goes perfectly with your image. Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

Donna Mosley said...

Oh! Marianne, this is stunning. Love the gorgeous image and you've coloured her so perfectly. Love the beautiful details too hun.

Donna x

Sonia said...

Fabulous image:) Gorgeous card and beautiful details and colors:)
Big hug dearest,
Sonia

mags said...

I can seey why you like this stamp Marianne, it is gorgeous and you have coloured it beautifully. Love the layout and that ribbon is fab.
Mags
x

Rebekah said...

This is gorgeous Marianne fab card hugs rebekah xx PS congrats on the xmas card commission! Hugs R xx

Jackie said...

Good morning Marianne, what a wonderful selection of cards I have missed while I have been AWOL :o)
Jackie xx

alethea said...

This is stunning and your colouring is amazing! Thanks for joining us at EBW! HUgsxx

Mary Lou said...

Wow Marianne this is wonderful!! Very very pretty!!
Thanks again for joining us at EBWorld!!
Hugz

Pysselbus said...

Beautiful!! Simply beautiful!! Love the blues as well!!! Thank you again for joining EBW!!

Hugs
Linda

Jacqueline Smith said...

Wow what a fabulous card, love the colors that you used and all the details are amazing! Thanks for playing with us at Loves Rubberstamps!

Laura Love said...

This is beautiful! Your coloring is gorgeous and that ribbon is amazing! I can see why this is your favorite Whiff of Joy stamp! Beautiful job! Thank you so much for playing along with us at Loves Rubberstamps this week!

Marcy said...

This is such a pretty and unique card! I love all the added embellishments and your coloring is fantastic! Thanks for joining us over at Loves Rubberstamps! :)

Nathalie said...

Hello,
what a beautiful card. Fab coloring. I love WOJ. Thank you for joining us to Fussy & Fancy challenges.
Hugs!
Nathalie

Shanna Shands said...

I love the blue. That ribbon is something amazing! Thanks for playing along at LRS.

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