Saturday, 15 September 2007

My love is like a red, red rose

For Isa's L challenge I have chosen not to use the extra options. Firstly I didn't have any bird stamps, and secondly the theme I chose did not really suit the waterfall card technique. But there is a lot of Love floating around, as well as Leaves - and I did go all Lyrical!

For the upper and lower backgrounds I scribbled with the pens on a craft mat, sprayed with water and smooshed my card around. On the lower one I batiked the honeycomb pattern. For the middle background I sponged inks on gesso, and then stamped. I am stupidly wearing a white cardigan, that now has a nice pink sleeve!

I am always amazed at how colours react to one another. The brads are bright yellow, but look a soft green on this card.

I will also submit this for the DCM challenge using the colour theme of golden.


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Stamps : Stampington Loose Leaves, Fresh Flowers Elements and Script Greetings

Inks : Adirondack Sunshine Yellow and Lettuce; Impress Garnet; Marvy pens Brilliant Yellow, Pastel Peach and Coral Pink; Versamark

Extras : Gesso; SGme Clear EP; YLI variegated thread; Sheer ribbon; MM yellow brads; BB green card

6 comments:

Jacqueline's Craft Nest said...

Oh, how romantic! How I love these colours and your design is cool.

Cora said...

This is beautiful. I love the flower and the variety of color.

Nanie said...

This is just beautiful ! I love these colours !

Nanie

Juliet said...

Stunning card - I love this!

crissi said...

stunning card love and the techniques you have used will deff have to try them

SmilynStef said...

Your creations are so beautiful ... love your art.