Tuesday 8 October 2013

Bearly Mine ribbons string or twine challenge

Time for another challenge at Bearly Mine  and this week it's Ribbon, String or Twine.

I'm feeling in a Halloween kind of mood at the moment, after all 'tis the season to be spooky' so I have taken the opportunity to colour up this lovely Batty Girl digi.

I wanted to show how the BM papers can be mixed and matched with other papers and I think the generic sets such as Plain and Simple (used on this example) and the dotty sets are particularly good for this.

In this case the purple paper is from the plain and simple set and I have matched with a tiny left over scrap on another digital paper that I had lying around.

I think they look really nice together!
I wanted to practice my hair colouring and background on this image and, dare I say it, I think I might be showing some signs of improvement!

One thing that I have learned is that it is easier to colour hair on a smaller image than a larger one because the flicks of the pen make more defined streaks on a smaller image (if that makes sense!)

There are some other great challenges that I would like to enter this week and here they are:


Anyway, enough waffle from me. I hope you like my offering for today and that you will come over and join us a Bearly Mine this week.

Sharon x


  1. Just gorgeous and love the striking black and purple colour combo.
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  2. Great halloweeny colours and fab DP but the star here is definitely your colouring - the hair looks brilliant and I love your dotty background :-)
    Hugs, Kat x

  3. Love this Sharon. Great colour choice, very spooky! Her hair looks great. Hugs, Carol S.xx

  4. Very dramatic color scheme and fab colouring. Thanks for joining in with us over at polkadoodles

  5. Wonderful card Sharon. I love the image, your colouring looks fabulous and I love the papers too.
    Thank you for taking part in A Gem of a Challenge this week
    Sue xx

  6. Sharon I just love this card - your colouring looks great. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Blogger's Network.

  7. Adorable! Your coloring is spectacular. Thanks for playing in Bugaboo's "Anything Goes" challenge.

  8. I love your card, great colours and fabulous colouring.

    Thanks for joining us at Crafty Calendar Challenge and good luck.

    Jo x

  9. This is so sweet! Love the coloring and that ribbon. :)
    Have a great day...

  10. Oh she's cute! Thanks for joining the Polka Doodles Challenge, Sharon.
    xxx Asha
    Sunny Summer Crafts

  11. Awesome colouring , love the paper and swirl for card design . Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday

  12. shee is tooo cuuutee and I am not scary of her LOL ...I love purple and your card full with black n purple it is nice combo and I wanna say awesome halloween card and cute too...

    I see your card on Make It Monday..my card is no 178 if you would like to see it on my blog and if you could leave me some love I would be so glad...

  13. Eeek what a fantastic card!! thanks for joining us at Graph It Colour challenge, Karenx


I love to receive your comments, so thanks so much for taking the time to visit me and tell me what you think. Happy crafting! Sharon