Sunday, 20 September 2015

Making Grimble Grumble Bright.

This is Grimble Grumble from Dr Digis House of Stamps. 
Officially he is a Gnome but I decided to use him as a Christmas Elf and make Grimble Grumble a Bright and Merry chap whether he likes it or not!!  I think he is rather pleased with his sparkly beard! 

I used two different patterns of Doodlebug papers from the Frosty Friends collection. I cut this at an angle which is a great way to use up some scraps. I also cut a circle using my Friskars cutter and mounted on to this another smaller circle cut from a plain piece from the same Doodlebug collection.
I added the Wooden "Merry & Bright" which is from Hobbycraft and scattered some gems around on the card for a bit of bling.  I used some Star dust stickles on his beard and trim on his hat and I also used a gold pen on his buckle and the bell on his hat.

I used these pro / flexmarkers -
Skin - Coral, Soft peach, Blush, Antique White - I added some baby pink on his nose to make it rosey
Beard - Warm Greys
Boots - Ocean Teal, Turqouise, Marine & Emerald
Shirt - Imperial Purple & Red Violet.
Pants & hat - Poppy, Ruby & Cardinal red.
Jacket & eyes - Powder blue & Bluebell.
Belt and soles - Cool grey 2 - 5.

I would like to enter this card into the following challenges -
The Pencil case - B- Bright.
52 Christmas card - For a man
CRAFT - add some bling 
Crafty girls creation - atg

I apologise its a Christmas Card but it is only 98 sleeps away! 
Right thats all from me for now... got to go and creep around the house all day as the other half has been on nights so is snoring away...
Take Care,
Liz (:(|)x


  1. Lilibet, this is really lovely. I love the colours you have used, and your colouring is wonderful. Gorgeous card design too. The striped paper and sentiment are really striking.

  2. Great card! I love the colours and his sparkly beard! Thanks for joining us at 52CCT, April x

  3. So stunning, the layers are fab and i love your fun image ;D

    xx coops xx

  4. J'aime beaucoup Lilibet, les couleurs modernes et le style original sont parfait pour notre challenge masculin, merci de jouer avec nous chez 52cct, biz

    1. wow - my basic french understands!! thanks for the lovely comment, xx

  5. love your card so cute ! Thanks for joining us at the The Pencil Cases Challenge Blog for the B is for Bright Challenge xx Susan DT

  6. The purple and teal is an unexpected but fun color combo for a Christmas card. I like the angles of the designer paper paired with the circle background of the focal point. Thanks for sharing your card with us at 52CCT!

  7. This is a perfect card for a man. It's full of fun, it's bright and it's interesting - you've done a great job. Thanks for joining us at 52CCT this week. Hugs, Gill x

  8. how lovely and fun
    Thank you for joining us at The Pencil Case

  9. Love it! Great papers and super fun image, so beautifully coloured. I do like the wooden sentiment too. Thanks so much for playing along with 52CCT this week!