Papermania This Time

I’ve been overdoing the old BasicGrey a bit recently (can you over do BasicGrey?) so I thought I would play with some Papermania paper for a change. A card for the Magnolia Vs Stampavie challenge blog, which has a sketch for us all to have a go at.

Details: The image is coloured with distress inks and Derwent Inktense pencils and I’m loving the paper circle flowers at the moment, I’ve distressed the edges with my seam ripper. Borders were added with a fine marker.

Stamp – Sarah Kay; Stampendous
Ink – VersaFine Onyx Black
Colouring – Tim Holtz Distress inks; Derwent Inktense pencils
Usual Suspects – Silicone glue; Paper trimmer; Scissors; Circle template; Double-sided tape
Other – Shaped Scissors; Buttons; Ribbon; Embroidery thread; Fine marker pen; Seam ripper

Kim Dellow

Kim Dellow is an artist–designer–film-maker living the creative life in London, UK. She’s a freelance creative for the craft industry and others, and she loves to share her art-ventures on her blog.


  1. 7 January 2009 / 12:03 pm

    Such a scrummy card Kim! Your colouring is superb, papers so pretty and I absolutely love the paper circle flowers, must have a go at these! Chris x

  2. 7 January 2009 / 1:26 pm

    Hi, I agree with Chris 🙂

  3. 7 January 2009 / 1:43 pm

    I love the spring like colours on this one Kim, so cheering as it’s icy and freezing outside at the moment!

  4. 7 January 2009 / 3:01 pm

    One can never overdo BG ..nO WAY!!!LOL…
    love your card Kim It is sooo beautiful…love and bright…
    just what we all need right now!!!
    Have a lovely Evening:)~X~

  5. 7 January 2009 / 3:44 pm

    Fabulous card, Kim. Your coloring is beautiful.

    Karen x

  6. 7 January 2009 / 4:06 pm

    Wonderful card, love the papers and the image you used.Great flowers.
    Thanks the comment on my blog.

  7. 7 January 2009 / 4:07 pm

    Really cheery card, lovely colours



  8. 7 January 2009 / 4:08 pm

    Ohhhh, what a lovely card.
    The colors are so beautiful.
    The stamp ist very sweet

    Thank you for the lovely comment on my blog

    Have a nice day!

    Hugs from
    Germany ;o)

  9. 7 January 2009 / 4:16 pm

    Overdo BS, I don’t think so!! 🙂 Your card is so pretty…lovely colors and neat how you did the buttons!

  10. 7 January 2009 / 4:44 pm

    Kim i love this card so fresh and such a spring feel to it, your colouring is fantastic and i love the little buttons and distressing hugs Pops x x x

  11. 7 January 2009 / 5:58 pm

    It is gorgeous! Love the colouring! Hugs, Moni

  12. 7 January 2009 / 6:41 pm

    Gorgeous card Kim, (I love pink and green together) and such a beautifully coloured image.
    Keep meaning to have a go at the round flowers but so far this year my feet haven’t touched the ground.
    hugs Heather xx

  13. 7 January 2009 / 6:56 pm

    Such a beautiful card, wonderful colouring in. Those distress inks are so lovely to use. Heidi xxx

  14. 7 January 2009 / 6:58 pm

    Fantastic card…love the flowers.
    Emma x

  15. 7 January 2009 / 7:05 pm

    No you can’t overdo BG papers but these papers are lovely too and the card looks gorgeous! xx

  16. 7 January 2009 / 11:28 pm

    Such a pretty card Kim, love the fresh colours, papers and colouring and those flowers are really different, I love them. Joanne x

  17. 8 January 2009 / 7:43 am

    Such a sweet card!
    Love your beautiful colouring. Those papers are scrummy and love your paper flowers.
    kim x

  18. 8 January 2009 / 8:43 am

    Beautiful card,colours & colouring :o)x

  19. 8 January 2009 / 10:27 am

    wow what gorgeous bright colours, just what we need on these gloomy dark n snowy days! love it hun especially those flowers
    love emma

  20. 8 January 2009 / 12:50 pm

    Eine ganz tolle Karte!!


  21. 8 January 2009 / 1:52 pm

    Gorgeous card, fab colours & I'm loving those paper circle flowers too Kim they look great :o)


  22. 8 January 2009 / 2:34 pm

    What a beautiful card! I can see why you won an award. Mayxx

  23. 8 January 2009 / 2:44 pm

    very nice card !!!!

  24. 8 January 2009 / 3:58 pm

    Kim your card is stunning! I love your distressed flowers.
    Hugs Lynsey:)

  25. 8 January 2009 / 4:24 pm

    beauitful card Kim I love the bright colours and your colouring of the images is wonderful thanks for your lovely comments on my cards hugs Jill x

  26. 8 January 2009 / 5:20 pm

    oh very beautiful card !!! lovely colors and papers !!!!

  27. 8 January 2009 / 5:25 pm

    What a lovely, bright card. The colours go so well together. Reminds you that Spring will come eventually…

  28. 8 January 2009 / 8:20 pm

    Gorgeous card Kim, Love the colours and the circle embellishments. Love, Clare x

  29. 9 January 2009 / 9:16 am

    Wonderful card and great colours!
    Hugs Gisela

  30. 9 January 2009 / 10:29 am

    Such a sweet card. I used to be obssesed with this color combo. 🙂
    x Natasha x

  31. 9 January 2009 / 2:03 pm

    What a gorgeous and happy creation. Love the distressed circles. Hugs from Desire

  32. 10 January 2009 / 8:24 am

    Wow Beautiful card! Just discovered your blog, your work is wonderful!

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