Feeling a Breath of Spring…

April 13, 2009 at 3:20 pm 2 comments

Donna has been “blurfing” her little heart out, discovering all kinds of wonderful challenges for us to play. I really like this challege from Our Creative Corner. I knew immediately that I wanted to so something with a soft spring feel to match the sunny day outside my window today!

I’ve had this stamp from Club Scrap for a few years and I thought it would fit my vision perfectly!

It’s been a while since I indulged my love of Asian images and I really enjoyed making this card. The image is stamped with Black Dye Ink, but I used a red marker to pick out the Japanese characters. I coloured the whole lightly with art pencils and used a bit of gamsol to blend just the background. Although you can’t really see it in the picture, I used several shades of Art Institute Glitter to highlight the bird, the flowers, and the top edge of the largest leaves. It really added a pretty shimmer to the card!

I cut the circle with my nesties then embossed it with my favourite Cuttlebug floral embossing folder for texture. A prima flower, a pearlized brad and a sentiment panel and it was done! I particularly like this colour combo – you might see it again (and again) from me!


Entry filed under: Cards, Cuttlebug, Our Creative Corner Color Challenge, Pencil Crayon.

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Janet  |  April 13, 2009 at 8:50 pm

    such an amazing card!!

  • 2. Silke  |  April 13, 2009 at 11:28 pm

    Oh my – this is just gorgeous!!! The image is perfect and beautiful!!!

    Thank you so much for playing along!!! ~S~


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