This card was super quick and easy. The image was coloured with Gamsol and Prismacolor pencils, then I lightly coloured around the inside of the box with blue chalk. I was in a glittery-mood, so I added some very fine .008 yellow glitter to the tulips as well as on the yellow dots on the vase. I used my Zig Platinum Pigment Pen to draw a faint grey line around the image to try and give it a little depth.
I made the score lines with my Martha Stewart Scoring Board first, THEN did the dry embossing so I could butt the ef up against the score line to make sure the embossed flowers were straight (note: if the ef mushes up the score line, you can just go back and re-do it). The flowers are a narrow ef from a Cuttlebug set called: "Just my Type". I lightly chalked the embossing with purple, lemon and green Kaisercolour chalks to match the colours in the image.
Lastly, I added the pearls although they look more pink in the photo than in IRL - trust me: they really are purple! Sorry it's not a fantastic photo - the weather was so cloudy and dull here today which made photography rather difficult.
I think you could use this card for a lot of occasions: Birthday, Mother's Day, Friendship, Thank you etc.
Registered: March 11, 2008 Location: Sacramento, California Posts: 38514
Mon, Apr 26, 2010 @ 9:04 PM
I think this is so pretty. Love the eb parts and those scor lines. Your colored pot of flowers and tiny ladybug are darling. FINE card. TFS :0)
------------------------------ Cathy B aka: Mutnik ....or is it Nutmeg?! I get so confused!
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