Friday, January 11, 2013

The Happy Wanderer.

Good morning, pull up a pew and put your feet up for a little while!

I plan on doing just that today as a result of the abandoned teachers are at school and I just might do......nothing!

Except for chatting on here a little and posting pictures of pretty things of course.

A card today with a coloured image - Saturated Canary, and Authentique papers no less.........I guess things are pretty much back to normal around here, can't let go of my faves!

Here goes.

This little lady will be heading into the current challenge over on the Saturated Canary Challenge inspiration.  My song irritation inspiration is as follows:

I made the card for a girlfriend at work who's Birthday was yesterday, and who happens to make the 5 hour train journey back home  to see her folks quite frequently.  She just happened to be taking said journey yesterday on her Birthday, so I thought this image was quite appropriate.

As I was making it, for some reason that really annoying song from my childhood 'The Happy Wanderer' popped into my head.......know the one......."I love to go a wandering along the mountain track".........yep wander them every day........."and as I go I love to sing, my knapsack on my back"......never leave home without one!........."Valdereee Valderaaaah Valdereeee Valderaah ha ha ha ha ha ha ha"........I really should end it gets no better!

The reason it's so annoying (apart from the obviously irritating lyrics!) is that as a child, I was forced to learn and sing this song at school during music class for a whole hour.  It's one of those that permanently lodges itself into the deep, dark recesses of your brain and resurfaces at every opportunity, so you find yourself humming it!  After 3days when you finally thought you'd banished it, music class rolled around again and you were back to square one!

Anyhow enough of that......I'm already starting to hum in my head.

The layout for this card is inspired by Sketch #83 over at The Deconstructed Sketch, and colouring of the cutie is with Copics.

That's about if from me.  I'm off to find some creative inspiration floating around here somewhere, in the hope that I can make something worth showing on here next week.

Have a great weekend,
Challenges entered:
Saturated Canary - #34 Song Inspiration
The Deconstructed Sketch - Sketch #83



Wow! Fabulous card Jayne! Gorgeous colours and your colouring is amazing! So happy to meet you last night!
Krista :)


I love everything about this card..the colours, layout, sentiment and of course the SC image. It is such a fun card!


Beautiful card,love the image and fab


This is just so stunning Jayne! You are a coloring queen!!!
Joanne xo


The colors are just AMAZING! I love the job you did on that image too! :)


Great colour palette and a fab image choice! I love the textured trim you've used.
Shanna :) (a fellow fan of SC)


Just gorgeous Jayne! Love the colour scheme and your colouring is gorgeous!!


Hiyah Jayne!
oh wowzers! this is gorgeous! I love the tickets and the colouring is just yummy. I totally fell for that sketch too,its awesome!
thank you so much for sharing your card with us over on the SC challenge blog
hugs Lou xx

Dr. J

Such amazing colouring Jayne! And I love the song interpretation too.

Jennifer Shults

Oh wow! This is wonderful. Your coloring is excellent and I really like that color scheme! Thanks for joining us at the Deconstructed Sketch!


A super sweet card....thanks for sharing with us at Saturated Canary..hugs Debs x


Fabulous colouring. Just gorgeous!

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