Friday, 3 April 2015

A Bright and Rainy Day Scene

Welcome and Happy Good Friday to you!  It's Susie here today and I have the ever so cute Charm Street Cuties Rainy Day to show you.

I love this bright fushia pink card (from one of the A Few of My Favourite Things Kits) and thought that it would provide a great contrast for the Rainy Day stamp.  (It also proves that I am not completely addicted to using turquoise, or various shades of it!!)

I used promarkers in Cool Grey 1, 2 and 3 to create the background for my girl, just with random wavy-ish lines and used a blender pen to blend the lightest grey into the white card.
I then stamped Rainy Day onto the background and onto a post-it note.

The post-it note mask was cut and placed over the card, so that I could stamp the cloud and make it look as if it is behind the girl.  The cloud was also stamped onto another post-it note to use THAT as a mask too.

The cloud was cut out enough to mask the cloud for layering another cloud behind it.

The cloud mask was removed so that some more clouds could be added to the scene and lots of rain drops were also added.

Then the colouring was added, using my promarkers.  I did consider keeping the whole image monochrome, but my love of colour won through and some pink was added to go with the card.
I then decided that I would risk cutting around the clouds, in order to show off more of the fushia card........and removed the top cloud too as I liked the overall shape better without it.  I added some Stardust Stickles to the clouds, rain and puddles and strengthened the shading of the coat and wellies......and was finally happy with the result!  Loving this sentiment from the Rainy Day set too.

Have a wonderfully bright and, hopefully, not too rainy an Easter, folks.


  1. Loving the pink and grey colour combination and the sparkly gem is a nice finish to your card.

  2. How pretty. I like your idea of blending the grey into the background, it's so effective.

  3. This is lovely Susie, I love the effect of the Stickles xx