Thursday, 9 April 2015

Alcohol pens or Distress Inks?...you decide!!

That is the question at


It's a no brainer for me, alcohol pens every time, as I love a bit of "grown up" colouring. I have dabbled with painting but being impatient by nature I like to see a result quickly!!

Here's what I have done with my Promarkers using a totally adorable image from our Sponsor




She was coloured to match the MME papers Miss Caroline Dolled Up. 
The sentiment is from a Clearly Besotted set and was die cut using an Impression Obsession set.
Cheery Lynn provided the leaves and the flowers are from WOC. There is a bit of crochet lace hiding somewhere too!!

Some challenges that I am entering

 Lil Patch of Crafty Friends #7 - Anything Goes
Creative Ladybirds #2 - Anything Goes
Crafting From The Heart #54 - Anything Goes
Creative Inspirations #308 - Trio of.....flowers


We'd love it if you came to join in so see you there!!




38 comments:

  1. Brilliantly designed card and great choice of image and goodies used.xx
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  2. So so cute and feeling the Spring vibe here

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  3. That is just so darned cute, I love it.
    Everything is beautiful.
    Have a great day
    Patricia x

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  4. Oh so sweet, Sarah! Beautiful papers and colouring and what a gorgeous image! I love the texture you’ve achieved on her fur! xxx

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  5. Oh Sarah, this is fab, love that super bear and your fur texture is great! Lovely happy colours too. Rosie permitting, I shall try and enter the challenge at the weekend. Hugs xx

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  6. Very sweet Sarah, a gorgeous card - and I'm with you, pens! Jx

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  7. Gorgeous card Sarah, I love the sweet image and your colouring is beautiful.
    Sue xx

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  8. Lovely sweet card, thanks for sharing cheers Sue N x

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  9. Mooi kaartje lief beertje met de tulpen.
    Moeten nog even wachten dan staan hier ook weer de velden met tulpen
    Groetjes Gerrie

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  10. Aww, so cute Sarah. Now that is a question and a half for me! x

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  11. Yep Alcohol pens for me too and I also love a bit of adult colouring - so relaxing. Your card is beautiful Sarah and you have coloured your sweet image in lovely. The backing paper is really pretty too - glad you got your lawnmower fixed :) Michelle x

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  12. This is really pretty sarah
    Love the soft colours.
    Hugs Kelly

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  13. Such a sweet Conie Fong image Sarah. I love Sweet Pea Stamps. Great colour and design.
    Laine
    xx

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  14. Very sweet Sarah! No surprise about the alcohol markers over distress and you always use them so well! Beautiful image. hugs :)

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  15. What a little sweetie Sarah and liking the fresh yellows and peaches.

    B x

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  16. Just delightful a gorgeous card and image great colouring love and hugs Carole x PS I do a mix of Alcohol pens and inks X

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  17. For me, it has to be DI. I find colouring is more relaxing and artistic, as I enjoy water colour painting. Also you can make background papers to match. So also better on te pocket! Alchol pens, I use for small images and quick finish. Love you card and the sweet bear is gorgeous and beautifully coloured. Hugs, Carol S.xx

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  18. This is so pretty Sarah - adorable image and you have coloured it perfectly with your alcohol markers :o) Which would be my preference too :o)
    Have a fab evening.
    Debs xx

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  19. An adorable card Sarah, your image is so sweet and beautifully coloured with your alcohol markers - I'm with you on that one!
    Pauline
    x

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  20. So adorable Sarah and fabulous colouring on your sweet Bear..I still like my pencils as I can rub out the booboo's..lol..

    luv CHRISSYxx

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  21. A real cutie Sarah, love the colouring on your bear and love these cute wee flowers. Carol xx

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  22. gorgeous card Sarah and love the cute image
    Kim x

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  23. Sarah, this is a lovely card. Your colouring is gorgeous, particularly the texture on the Teddy. Such a pretty layout and papers as well.
    sue...xxx

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  24. Super pretty image Sarah! Gorgeous card! Love the flowers too!
    Lucy x

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  25. A gorgeous card Sarah, the image is so cute and I love the pretty colours
    Lorraine x

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  26. She's adorable Sarah, I love that bear.

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  27. So adorable - love the little sentiment tag! TFS

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  28. Oh wow this is adorable!! Such a sweet image and I love the happy colors as well!! I enjoy using both although I'm used to using alcohol pens! :) It depends on what mood I'm in I suppose! :)

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  29. A really cute design and lovely colouring - I'm with you on the alcohol markers!

    Big hugs, Kat xx

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  30. Very sweet card with nice paper and colouring. Thanks for sharing it at lil Patch of Crafty Friends Challenge.
    Laurence DT

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  31. Oh, this is so sweet Sarah
    Hugs
    Carole x

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  32. Oh yes, Sarah, this certainly is a totally adorable image, and your card certainly does it justice. I love your colour choices and the simple design.

    Hugs,
    Jennifer. x

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  33. What a beautiful card Sarah gorgeous colouring too :)
    Have a lovely weekend
    Hugs
    Vic xx

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  34. ohhhh this is sooooooo sweet!!!! hugs! Mojca

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  35. A beautiful creation! Thanks for playing at Creative Inspirations! xxx

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  36. Such a gorgeous card, I love the cute image and sparkly balloon. The paper looks so beautiful!
    Rebecca.
    x

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  37. So so cute, Sarah. It sure is an adorable image. Your colouring is great and the papers are gorgeous. Luv, Wilma

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  38. Fabulous creation with lovely colors and design. Thanks for sharing with us at Creative Inspirations. Agnieszka DT

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