Saturday, 18 April 2015

You Colour My World

Happy Saturday, my friends!

I hope you're all enjoying a beautiful weekend!
I'm just popping in with a quick little project share!

I recently discovered some fabulous digital images over on Etsy.
They are from Vera Lane Studios.
These images really make me smile...and you know how much I like to smile! :o)

Although my fingers were just itching to colour this girl...I didn't! 
This is the project that popped into my head and had to be let out!

I used my Gelatos to colour a rainbow background on a 6 X 6 canvas.
Then after colouring just the skin of the sweet girl, I adhered her to the canvas with dimensionals.
Finally, I made the boxed words on the computer, printed them out, and adhered them.

I hope you like my cheerful canvas!

Materials Used:
6 X 6  Canvas;
Image: Vera Lane Studio - Whimsical Girl With Florals;
Spectrum Noir Markers;
Faber Castell Gelatos;
My Computer Generated Block Words.

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EnJOY the rest of you weekend! :o)


  1. I love this Nancy! Love, love, love... I'm going to check those images out right away but in the meantime I have a couple things to say about this piece and how fun it is. I like how you've left the image alone and added the colour to the background. This whole project just screams 'ARTSY FARTSY!'

  2. After the gloomy day we had here today this wonderful burst of color was a real treat for the eyes. I agree with Marilyn--Artsy Fartsy! LOL Hugs!

  3. I couldn't have said it any better than Marilyn "ARTSY FARTSY!" LOL... totally agree! Leaving her un-colored made her jump off the canvas :-) Love the look on her face :-0 Great background too... I have 4 or 6 Gelatos... Thanks for the reminder!

  4. Well, i agree with Marilyn and Steff. It's just amazing. Very well done with the girl on the stunning background. The colors are bright Nancy. I also love your Canvas. The Gelatos are so versatile, right? i like them also a lot.
    Have a beautiful sunny Sunday,
    Huggles :D

  5. Hello Nancy! I love your projects! The Vintage Garden is so gorgeous! Big hugs and smiles Willy

  6. Superb creation, brilliant colours and love this image used, glad you shared the link as this is my kind of image Nancy.xx...xx{aNNie My Personal Blog}

  7. Hi Nancy, me again, just wondering how you did the boxed words on the

    1. Hi Annie! The only program I have is Paint. I used the text feature to type out the words, and then just surrounded each one with a rectangle. You could easily just type the words, print them out, and do a box around them by hand. Hope this helps! :o)

  8. Wow're really branching out! This is so cool and totally reminds me of the stuff I've been seeing Dyan Reavely do in her art journals. Are you planning to start art journaling by any chance? I have bought one but haven't done anything in it yet. I also bought gelatos and haven't touched those yet either. LOL Great job...keep exploring! Hopefully it will rub off on me. LOL

  9. Fabulous rainbow background and your B&W girl is perfect.

  10. Fabulous canvas Nancy! It's so cute and colourful, I love the background you've created.
    Thanks for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
    Mandy xx

  11. Oh, how cute! And she is perfect with just the skin colored! It makes the sentiment and pretty background so meaningful! Love this! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

  12. ahhhh this is so adorable! LOVE the rainbow colors!

  13. Lovely canvas it's perfect, thank you for joining in this week at Sweet Stampin'. Debbiex

  14. Such a brilliant canvas and gorgeous colours. Thank you for sharing your project and joining in with the fun at Sweet Stampin’ this week and good luck. Hugs Janine xx

  15. Oh my goodness Nancy..I LOVE your canvas art
    I love this image and that you let the colours behind her, make her pop…love this.
    I have been playing in my art journal and am loving it….I just picked up a canvas today, now to build up the courage to create on it :)

  16. What a bright and cheerful canvas! Thank you for joining our 'Anything but a card' challenge at Sweet Stampin' , good luck and I hope you'll join us again soon, love Jacky x


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