Monday, November 14, 2011

A Cozy Fireplace - forget the lights - Tiddly Inks Challenge

Hi ya everyone!
  This week there is ANOTHER anything goes at the Tiddly Inks Challenge blog!! Woot!  It's fabulous this time of year considering things start to get SO very busy - and let's be honest - we all need to fatten that Christmas stash - so why not get a Tiddly and join the fun!! You could win more Tiddly images!
I've been working on a few techniques that I've learned in my Copic certification classes.  This one is using radial light from a source such as the fireplace.  You can see that I've tried to highlight areas where the fire light would fall.  I'm learning and hopefully will improve but I love the effect.
For this card I used Minnie's Christmas Lights and Christmas Mantel - both can be found in the Tiddly Inks store.  I love how Christy the creator of Tiddly Inks makes her images SO very easy to layer.  Each image is filled with white - not clear - when you choose the png file.  This allows you to layer them one right on top of the other with out ever opening up a complicated program - no erasing and no fidgeting!! Love it!

19 comments:

  1. Super cute card! :) I love the glow of the flames underneath the fire - that's such a creative and detailed touch! Thanks for sharing. :)

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    Ashley
    http://especiallymade.blogspot.com

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  2. Morning melissa!!
    oh my!! this is just gorgeous!! i love the little scene you made and the colouring is to die for! oh boy!! i feel all christmassy now after popping in on you and larissa!! must pop chrimble cards on my to do list!!!
    huge hugs Lou xxxx

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  3. Hi Melissa, your card is absolutely fabulous! I love the little scn you created and Minnie is just so sweet! Your colouring is fabulous, the hair is really gorgeous. And I also love the look of the wood.
    Big hugs,
    Larissa

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  4. Good Morning Melissa! I absolutely LOVE this card! Your coloring is awesome and I can definitely see where the fire is adding light to the fireplace and her dress. Awesome!

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  5. Oh! I love the cute little peek-a-boo hole in the front. That looks awesome! gorgeous card!

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  6. How cute, I love the effect of the fire. I just love the way you did the bricks on the fireplace I would have colored to the edge and the look would not have been good. Love the dotting. Not sure if you knew but my blog got removed by Blogger, but after several frustrating days I got it back yesterdau
    Hugs

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  7. Melissa, this is ca-ute! Love that image and your coloring is beautiful.

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  8. Oh Melissa, this is too cute! I love the window in the card! It's just wonderful!

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  9. Love, love, love this one!!! Seriously, it is amazing!

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  10. If I could use my markers half as well as you I would feel like a professional. Love this creation as always you rock!

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  11. You just keep getting better and better with your coloring! Love this card and her hair is just too funny! As you can see I love the stamp too! TFS

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  12. How Adorable is this?!? There are so many amazing details, I just couldn't possibly list how great they all are. Let's just wrap it up by saying it's PERFECT!!!

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  13. I love this! You are so much braver than I am, but I'm trying.

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  14. Wow another fabulous card. I love how you've coloured her hair and the radial light looks fantastic.

    Feebsy
    xx

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  15. Hi sweetie I love this what a gorgeous creation in fab colours too, hugs pops x x x

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  16. Great job, the radial shading is fab. I love Copics, it's so cool what you can do with them. The wood and brick work looks lovely too. What a fun scene you created too. I often feel like this when decorating for the holidays. If I am not the one all tangled up in the lights, it's one of my kids. ;D

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