Thinking Of You Sugar

I’m loving distress ink watercolouring at the moment and it just seems to go so well with the Sarah Kay images. This one uses BasicGrey papers and embellished by cutting out the heart leafs from another sheet and giving dimension with silicone glue. The metal hearts were coloured with alcohol inks and the lace with VersaCraft ink. The sentiment is from Inkadinkado, the plaque and the corners are from Stamps Away.

Stamp – Sarah Kay; Stamps Away; Inkadinkado
Inks – Tim Holtz Distress inks; VersaFine Onyx Black; VersaCraft Brick
Colouring – Distress inks; Derwent Inktense
Papers – BasicGrey Sugared
Usual Suspects – Paper Trimmer; Silicone glue; Double-sided tape; Scissors
Others – Pins; Lace; 3D-glue; Metal; Metal tools; Alcohol inks

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. 11 January 2009 / 10:43 am

    A beautiful card Kim.Love the embellishments and great colouring!

  2. 11 January 2009 / 11:09 am

    Stunning card Kim, wonderful colouring. Have a lovely day.

  3. 11 January 2009 / 11:20 am

    This is just breathe taking dear. I love your coloring with the distressed inks. I just cant seem to get that one down but you have a gorgeous card and love how you cut the leafs out

  4. 11 January 2009 / 11:48 am

    Beautiful card Kim :o) I got some more distress inks for Christmas but haven’t tried them for colouring, loving my Prismas at the mo but must get round to having a go with them.


  5. 11 January 2009 / 11:57 am

    Gorgeous card, love the colours and the stamp really really pretty. I just got my copy of papercraft essentials cos have been away on holiday and wanted to congratulate you on winning the competition. Your entries were fantastic and its well deserved am away to have a look at your blog

    am very pleased for you

    xxx Sue

  6. 11 January 2009 / 12:21 pm

    stunning card Kim I love those BG papers the image is perfectly colours it’s just gorgeous hugs Jill x

  7. 11 January 2009 / 1:55 pm

    This is brilliant Kim, it looks fab how you’ve layered up parts of the paper! I’m really enjoying visiting your blog! xx

  8. 11 January 2009 / 2:13 pm

    What a sweet card! I really like the hearts next to the image and all the pretty extras added to this. I’ve never tried the distress inks, might have to some time. Hugs, Tammi

  9. 11 January 2009 / 4:05 pm

    Gorgeous, Kim. The image and papers are so pretty. Joanne x

  10. 11 January 2009 / 5:03 pm

    WOW – this card is wonderful!
    Adorable image – I love the Sarah Kay-stamps! I also made a card from the same sketch today with another Sarah Kay-image….
    Beautiful colors and details!
    Anne -:)

  11. 11 January 2009 / 6:34 pm

    this is such a cute card I love everything about it


  12. 11 January 2009 / 6:49 pm

    This is beautiful Kim! Such vibrant colours, those Sarah Kay are a delight to use, especially with distress inks, a great combo! Hugs Heidi xxx

  13. 11 January 2009 / 7:44 pm

    Kim this card looks sensational. I love the colouring you have done with the distress inks, you are so right it goes perfectly with these images. I love the papers too hunny. Hugs Linda x

  14. 11 January 2009 / 8:05 pm

    Hey Kim

    Great job kiddo. Love the way you have cut the flowers out of this scrummy BG paper. Fantastic images those and I love your colouring.

    Hugs to you,

    Jo x

  15. 11 January 2009 / 11:59 pm

    such a gorgeous card Kim! Love all the detail and embellies that you have used too.
    Hugs Tab xxx

  16. 12 January 2009 / 3:55 am

    Beautiful Kim! Fabulous colors and love the heart leaves! Never heard of silicone glue…wandering if its like Crystal Effect from stampin up?
    Blessings, Maria

  17. 12 January 2009 / 1:53 pm

    This is just stunningly creative and that image is just too lovable. Hugs from Desire

  18. 12 January 2009 / 5:11 pm

    Gorgeous Kim, I’m hoping to get myself some of these inks as i have been dying to try them out for myself. Donna x

  19. 12 January 2009 / 5:15 pm

    Great card!


  20. 12 January 2009 / 7:52 pm

    Hi Kim,
    Another stunning card. There’s an award for you on my blog if you’d like to take a look. Your blog is such an inspiration to me.
    Take care,
    Julie x

  21. 13 January 2009 / 8:24 am

    Really sweet card, I love Distress Inks too! Colouring is fab & cute little hearts are too!

  22. 13 January 2009 / 8:44 pm

    This is just adorable, and your coloring is great!

  23. 13 January 2009 / 10:35 pm

    Beautiful card Kim. x

  24. 14 January 2009 / 7:02 am

    A beautiful card!
    I love the hearts and the colors.


  25. 14 January 2009 / 6:51 pm

    Wow another stunning card…love what you have done with the leaves. Your colouring is amazing.
    Emma x

  26. 17 January 2009 / 8:48 pm

    Beautiful card

  27. 28 January 2009 / 11:49 pm

    Oooohhh…. I love this card. And that image is darling! Yet another stamp to add to my wish list!

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