You Bring Colour To My World…

Hello once again. It’s my final card as Surprise Party Guest at Seize The Birthday. It’s been a fabulous couple of months – I didn’t realise how many birthday cards I actually needed too – most of them went out within a couple of weeks of making them.

Onto the topic for the birthday card this time:

Here is my card:

MY ‘wheel’ is obviously the Colour Wheel – a slightly reduced colour scheme – I thought 6 colours would work for this…and with the pandas being black and white – well – I thought it would work quite nicely.

For images such as these pandas, then Copics are my favourite way of coloring – small images, with a little shading for dimension.

Now let me tell you – can you divide a circle into 6 equal parts without a protractor? It took me forever – hubby came up with the idea of printing out a clock face with just the numbers – then using the 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12 – as the six partitions……he comes in handy occasionally!

I coloured the six parts, then drew a black dividing line between each, and die cut with a stitched circle.

The pandas are from Clearly Besotted – as is the sentiment. The word ‘colour’ – using the UK spelling to get the six letters – I stamped in a very light brown ink, then coloured each letter with the same Copic colours I had used on the wheel.

The ‘happy birthday’ is part of a longer sentiment, but I masked off the rest of it just to keep these two words.

I hope you can join us in the birthday challenge – whether you use the option or not – it would be great to see you there. xx

I shall be entering the following challenges:

A Bit More Time To Craft anything goes

AAA Birthday birthday

As You Like It Challenge favourite colouring medium and why

Pink Gem Challenge anything goes

20 thoughts on “You Bring Colour To My World…

  1. As I mentioned before you are so very creative Lynda! Love each element on this card! You have been such a delightful and fabulous guest and please come back and see us from time to time. Take care!

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  2. Using a color wheel for this theme is something I totally would never have thought of! And yes, it does work out very well with the black and white of the Pandas with the colorful color wheels. I love the look and design of your card!
    Regarding splitting the wheel – I was wondering – cutting the circle from some scrap paer and folding it (into half and then thirds) to get 6th of the portion – you could have used that to mark your pieces, right? Just wondering.. πŸ™‚

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  3. Such cuteness here, wow! Love the little pandas and the mini scenes across the card. Great design! Thank you for joining our birthday festivities at AAA Birthday challenge!

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  4. Awesome! Love the rainbow of colour wheel, great contrast to the black and white pandas. Thanks for playing at AAA Birthday, hope to see you join in with future challenges too. Stay safe and keep crafting!

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  5. This collaboration between you and hubby workes out very well. I love the color wheel for a really different take on this challenge. Thanks so much for being our SPG on Seize the Birthday Challenge.

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