Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Splish, Splash, Splosh......


Hello,

Today I have a Magnolia dt card I made using the Lazy Summer Days collection. I have coloured my image with distress inks. The frame was made by embossing a nestie shape onto my card. I have masked Tilda onto her bathing ring the background is distressed with milled lavender.

I have been sent two awards by two very sweet and lovely girls. Thank you so very much big hugs and kisses to you both.

This is from Nancy



This is from Dawn

I was also asked if I could list the colours of inks I use when colouring my image. So here goes I hope you will find this useful.

skin - antique linen and tattered rose
bathing suit - milled lavender and black soot
water - weathered wood and black soot
hair - old paper, brushed corduroy and black soot
ring - shabby shutters and black soot

Thank you so much for looking!

love
kim x

100 comments:

Rach said...

This is beautiful kim, love the colours that you have used and how you have embossed the nestie to frame your image.. fabby flowers .. a gorgeous card. hugs rachxx

Trish said...

Lovely Kim! I like the new look blog too!

Aina said...

I love your cards, Kim! They are always so perfect :O)

Angela said...

Beautiful card, love the gorgeous colouring as always, must try embossing with nesties too!!
hugs Angela

Liza said...

Beautiful card Kim, your colouring is stunning and I love your embossed frame.

Liza x

Tab said...

Oh Kim your card is stunning! Just love the colours and the image is coloured to perfection, love it!
Hugs Tab xxx

Marimer said...

Es precioso!!, los colores super finos y detalles elelgantes, me encanta este trabajo. Saludos.

Emily said...

Yummy!!!!

Nicolchen said...

Your card looks fantastic, your colouring is a dream!!! Such beautiful :0)))

Hugs
Nicole

Poppy said...

gorgeous card,lovely colours,great new look.
poppy

Aud said...

OMG, this is so beautiful!♥♥♥ Soft and lovely as a sweet summer's day!
Love your flowers, coloring and that great embossed frame, fab details all over!

Hugs,
Aud

** Irene ** said...

Wow Kim another stunning card, I love it. My favourite colours, and coloured to perfection. Thank you so much for naming your colours.

luv
irene
xxxx

Paula said...

Oh wow perfect as always Kim i adore the sweet Tilda image and beautiful colours.
Paula xxxx

Elins Altmuligblogg said...

This is gorgeous Kim.. I love the colours and how you framed it. Perfect....
Elin :o)

IRIS said...

I love your cards Kim! They are so beautiful!!!

Caroline said...

Beautiful!!!!!!!!!

Sam said...

Gorgeous card. Lovely colours, thanks for listing them, I wouldn't have believed that Black Soot was in there!
Sam x

craftimamma said...

What a very effective way to use your Nesties. The whole card is beautiful and thankyou for the colour listing. That's a big help to someone like me who is just learning to use DIs for colouring.

Lesley Xx

Juls said...

adorable! love the soft colours and the stamping detail in the corners! beautiful!

Littlebear said...

This is stunning Kim. I love the embossed frame and the ink effect around the edge of the cream layer (where the corners are curved) this looks so pretty. The flowers are gorgeous and really set off the image.
Clare x

Trudy said...

Beautiful card Kim, love the papers
and the colors.
Hugs Trudy

Marina said...

Your card is gorgeous as always Kim!
I love this colour-combo and all these flowers.

Hugs,
Marina

Kari said...

Oh,my..Beautiful card,Kim! Gorgeous colors and the colouring is fabulous!The image is so cute :)
Lovely details!
Have a wonderful day:)

Hugs,Kari:)

Hanna said...

Hello!
Beautiful card, Kim!
And congratulations to your awards - you do really deserve them! Your always make the most wonderful cards and creations!

Thank you for the list of the Distress colours!
Your colouring is so lovely.

Have a nice day!
Hugs from Hanna

Georgia said...

Oh this is soooo pretty Kim! I love the lilac colour and all the little flowers are so gorgeous!
I really like what you've done with the Nestie shape, it looks brilliant! :)
Love, Georgia xx

Di said...

This is just beautiful , i love the colours and the way you have embossed the nestie. Beautiful Crad!

Hugs DI xxx

annemarie said...

wauw so beautiful Kim I love the colors and your coloring.

hugs Annemarie

Nannieflash said...

Morning Kim, wow I love your Tilda, she looks beautiful, Love the way youve got the image of the nesting shapes without it being punched out, clever effect. The flowers are gorgeous and the colouring stunning. Well done with lvoe and hugs Shirleyxxxx
Congratulations on your awards to.

gina g said...

wow this is so pretty Kim i love the colours you have used and the flowers are gorgeous. luv gina xx

cats whiskers said...

Oh Hun I just love this sweet card, so beautifully coloured and great colour scheme
Hugs Jacqui x

Vicky said...

This is just beautiful Kim! Such soft pretty colours! Do you have a link to a tutorial so I can have a look at how to create the embossed frames with the nesties please? I love this look and would love to be able to give it a go myself!
Hugs, Vicky ~x~

Michele said...

Beautiful card Kim. Love the image you've used and the colouring also. Pretty papers and embellies to. Hugs Michele x

Danielle said...

Stunning card Kim! Fantastic colouring of Tilda and I love how you embossed the frame around her! Gorgeous colours and flowers!
Hugs, Danielle

Kamilla said...

OMG stunning, soo beautiful!!
And thanks for the colour tips, it´s so useful :D
Hugs, Camilla

Anesha said...

Wonderful card, love the embossed detail. Image is coloured beautifully as always. Anesha

Sandie said...

Wonderful card Kim. Love how you did the frame and your image is coloured beautifully as always :)

Erin said...

Gorgeous card Kim, love how you have embossed the nestie! Beautiful colour combo, and colouring as always.
Erin x

Nilla said...

Beautiful card, thanks for sharing! Hugs Nilla

Dena said...

Oh Kim, terrific idea of embossing with the template! Also, thanks for giving the colors you used for distressed inks. Great tips! Hugs, Dena

Nettie said...

well, another stunning card to brighten my dreary day (weatherwise!) here;o) you really have the Midas touch with those DIs and I'd never have guessed you use black soot like that, such subtlety. have a good week {hugs}nettie xx

Desire Fourie said...

Just beautiful Kim. Love the embossed frame around the image.
Hugs
Desire

May-Bente said...

Stunning card!!
I love the embossed frame, colours and your gorgeous details.
WOW!!!

Hugs:))

Carina said...

A very beautiful card :)
Love the colors and images.

Hugs

Mel said...

Fantastic card, so very pretty ~ Mel x

dolcreations said...

This card is just stunning! wow!
Christine

Vicki (basement stamper) said...

WOW!! Kim, she's just gorgeous hun!! Fabulous embossing details around her and the coloring is awesome! :) HUGS

*Ellen* said...

whow what a beautiful sunny card love the colors and papers

Scrapmumur said...

OH...elegance card!!!
I love the look, this is absolutely fabulous, Kim.
Great details!
Hugs, Mumur

Safo said...

Ким, открытка бесподобная! сочетание сиреневого и золотистого очень красивое. Ирина

sandra's hobby cards said...

Wow Kim love the embossed nestibilitie!beautiful card!

Sue said...

Such a beautiful card, Kim. I love the embossed frame too.
Sue xx

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Kim,i love the image and colours.
So gorgeous papers and details.

Hugs Riet.x

Suzie Q said...

Hi Kim,
Hey clever you liking the nestie embossing trade secret?? lol x the lilac you have used is lovely and refreshing x
hugs
Suzie Qx

Peninia said...

Wonderful card Kim :)Beautiful colour...

Peninia from Poland :)

Nina said...

OMG, what a wonderful card. Love the flowers and the colours :)

Bunny-Zoe's Blog said...

Gorgeous card as always Kim, love the cute Tilda and all those pretty flowers. Hugs Nikki x

Mina said...

wow amazing card Kim, I love this image and shes wonderful to colour isnt she...beautiful colouring as always
Mina xxx

Jolanda said...

WOW....Again a Gorgeous card...I must say I'm a bit jealous on all your cards. They all are fabulous.

Hugs Jolanda

helen said...

oh kim this is stunning i love the delicate colours and the embossed frame is just perfect
hugs
helen x

Terrie B x said...

Kim your card is truly beautiful as are all your gorgeous cards...hope you and yours are well...
Enjoy the rest of your week:)x

Pia said...

wow wow just beautiful.
hugs Pia

mycardz said...

Wow, this is so stunning! I love all the purples (my very favorite color!) and the flowers and embossing. Just a perfect card all around. You're a great inspiration to me! :) hugz, Mary

Annacarin said...

Hi Kim, I have something to you on my blog..
Hugs Annacarin

Brocéliane said...

wow so beautiful :)

Stephanie said...

So very very beautiful Kim & I love the embossing - so elegant, genius!

Congrats on the much deserved awards hun :)

Hugs
Steph xxx

Jodi said...

Such a cute card and pretty colors you used here!
Hugs
Jodi =)

Cheryl said...

oh hun this is just perfect those flowers are just amazing they are the perfect touch to one super card hugs cheryl xxxxxxx

Sharon said...

This is gorgeous Kim. I love the embossed frame around Tilda.

Nancy said...

Lovely card, Kim:O) Wonderful colour combo, Tilda is so sweet sitting on the swimring. Love the gorgeous flowers.
Hugs Nancy.

♥ Kari ♥ said...

This is just beautiful , i love the colours and the way you have embossed the nestie.
Hugs Kari

Cheryl said...

OMG so beautiful,such gorgeous detail and the lavender is so pretty,it looks amazing paired with cream cardstock!!! LOve it!!
Hugs xx

Carolyn said...

This card is so pretty Kim. I just love purple. The flowers are amazing. Way to go.
Hugs xx
Carolyn

Katinka said...

Wow!!! So adorable, amazining again!!! Is there anywhere a tut, how to color with distress inks???

Hugs Katrin

debby4000 said...

Oh this is so gorgeous, wonderful Tilda and flowers.
luv
Debby

Becky said...

Another stunning card Kim! I got the Tilda image in my club kit, I think I need to buy the ring now though, the 2 go so well together!
Love Becky xx

Andrea, said...

Beautiful card Kim, fab colours and a gorgeous image

Chris said...

Fabulous card Kim! I feel a new Tilda coming on.....whoops :) she's a beauty and your colouring is superb. Love the design and the beautiful colours you've used. Hugs, Chris xx

lisa said...

What a cutie Kim. As gorgeous as ever.

Lisax

Vicky (Angeldrummer) said...

beautiful love the use of colours and the flowers are lush - ador ethe use of embossing fantastic idea x

Peggie said...

Oh my gosh! Your work is absolutely gorgeous. Love the coloring, the embellishments, the designs. Every thing is just perfect.

Bev said...

What a fabulous card sweetie - love that colour combo, delish papers and adorable image x

Solveig said...

How beautiful colours! I just love lavender-it's my favorite at the time:-). The motive is so cute! You are very clever, my friend! Love your cards:-)
Hope you'll have a wonderful week!

Hugs Solveig

Lynsey said...

Wonderful card Kim, your colouring looks so beautiful!
Hugs Lynsey:)

CraftyC said...

Gorgeous card Kim, love how you have used the nesties, fab effect on the card!
Clairex

Tammi said...

A gorgeous frame around her, soooo pretty! Love the flowers and colors to, fabulous card Kim! xx

Claudia Rosa said...

Wow this is so super sweet I love it! I missed your blog!
hugs
Claudiax

Jamee said...

your card is so adorable!!!

charlene aka scrappygma said...

Kim you cards always just make me to ahhhhhhhh ! They are beautiful ! Someday maybe I will be able to color as well as you !
Hugs

Joy said...

This is a stunningly beautiful card and I love how you embossed with the nesties - wish I'd have thought of that!xx

Elaine said...

Absolutely gorgeous, Kim. Love the colours and how you've embossed the nestie shape. Stunning!

The Crafty Goat Girl said...

Hi Kim, so beautiful! Love the image, she is uber cute! Heidi xx

Christine said...

Hi Kim always a pleasure to visit your blog amazing creations & this is another just perfect love it.

Christine xx

Elisa said...

Wow,this card is stunning.I love how distress inks look.I have never used them myself,but this is just beautiful.

Iren said...

Such a adorable and lovely card!!! I love the image and everthing on it :o)

Hugs

Kim said...

AMAZING card hun! WOW What a beauty!! And that embossing is amazing!!! WOW! How the heck did you get 3 layers embossed that close together? Beautiful!!!
Hugs~ Kim

Fleur said...

Hi, beautiful card - gorgeous colours
Love Fleur

Jill said...

wow Kim, another stunning card, I love the arrangement of gorgeous flowers and leaves on the corners and your colouring is just breathtaking hugs Jill xx

simplyfairies said...

Oh my lordy this is just adorable, i would cry if something like this dropped on me door mat!!

Oh how fab a receipe list ta muchly....

Nicoline said...

Such a fabulous card
What a great idea with the embossed nestabilities!

Hugs,
Nicoline

TaraG said...

Oh how absolutely pretty Kim! I love the gorgeous colours and your sensational colouring...makes me want to pull out my Distress Inks but I fear i would just be frustrated as it wouldn't look anything remotely close to your gorgeous work! Love the pretty flowers and the embossed frame...another stunner,hun!
Hugs,t