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May 12, 2012

Boys will be Boys - CR84FN#54

It's time for another wonderful color challenge at the CR84FN Blog!  Thanks so much to those who played along with our last challenge!  Our next Two Week Color Challenge is to use the colors Mint, Blue and a Neutral.

I just love this sweet image from Cornish Heritage Farms, it reminds me of my boys when they were that age!

The image is stamped in Black Archival on watercolor paper, then colored with STAEDTLER Karat Aquarell Watercolor Pencils, blending with Gamsol.  The used the skin color STAEDTLER Marsgraphic Marker for the face, hands and feet.  The edges were sponged with Ranger Antique Linen Distress Ink.

Stamps - Cornish Heritage Farms
Card Stock - Cocoa, Black, Watercolor
Ink - Ranger Black Archival, Ranger Antique Linen Distress Ink
Other - Bo Bunny Country Garden Pattern Paper, Gamsol, Blending Stumps, STAEDTLER Karat Aquarell Watercolor Pencils, STAEDTLER Marsgraphic Marker, Ink Blending Tool

Here's this weeks color inspiration, we'd love for you to play along with us at CR84FN, you can find all the details here on how to enter. If you upload to any online gallery please use keyword CR84FN54 so we can find your creations!

Looking for more inspiration using this weeks challenge visit the other Designers Blogs:

Mona PendletonSue Lelli * Andrea Matthews *  Suzanne Czosek *  Heather Jensen  *  Deborah Frings * Shannon White  * Pauline Pollington

Thanks so much for stopping by!


Shannon White said...

Just Darling Miss Lisa! Love your Sweet Sweet image and wonderful coloring too! 8-)

Hug & Happy Mother's Day!


Mona Pendleton said...

That image is adorable Lisa and I love how you used watercolors for coloring! Looks like that little guy is bored or just waiting to get into mischief! Hope you have a Happy Mother's Day :)

Vickie Z said...

Love the image and wonderfuL watercoloring!

Gerrie Johnnic said...

Happy Mother's Day! Love your cad and the image.

Marjie Kemper said...

That's a heart melter, all right. Love the image and how you've colored him.

Suzanne C said...

Love this sweet image and he looks perfect in the CR84FN colors! Sweet card!

Basement Stamper said...

I adore this image and love this color combination. Beautiful card! Hope you had a wonderful Mother's Day!

Pauline said...

This is just adorable, a lovely vintage image of this little boy, and the colours are perfect for this image.

Deborah Frings said...

I love this image - I seem to remember Ben hiding like this when he was little. Love the subtle colouring - just lovely!

Heather Rogers said...

How darling Lisa. I love the softness of the image and that image is precious. :)

Sue Lelli said...

LOVE how you colored this DARLING image! (I have a boy)! LOVE the background paper, too! FAB card!

Unknown said...

I love your use of watercolors on this card and this is a super image. My oldest is a boy and it reminds me of him at that age. You did an outstanding job on this Lisa!

Lisa Elton said...

Oh goodness Lisa I don't think this could be any sweeter! LOVE IT ;)

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