StampinB challenge #58-To celebrate International No Diet Day being in the month of May, we are to make a card with fruit or beverage. I chose this digital image of yummy strawberries and printed twice on watercolor paper, colored and popped the berries. Shaded my white blooms to make them pop out as they are colored in white.
Printed on watercolor paper and cut with Labels Three die and layered on top of a Shapeabilities Pendants Contemporary Hearts. Under that is the Borderabilities Fresh Fruit Border I ordered from Markie's Finest Papers. I made the background doing Letterpress with Impressabilities technique. That was fun! Added ribbon and brads and I'm finished.
Hope you'll join us in this week's challenge, using the keyword StampinB.
Date: Thursday, May 13, 2010 GMT Views: 595
Paper: white cs, Canson Watercolor paper, green cs
Ink: Staz On Cactus Green, ColorBox pigment in Frost White
Accessories: Spellbinder's Shapeabilities Pendants Contemporary Hearts, Spellbinder's Borderabilities-Fresh Fruit Border Petites, Spellbinder's Labels Three, ribbon, Mark Richards metal brads, Tombows, Copics for strawberries only
Techniques: Letterpress with Impressabilities-Butterfly, watercoloring with brush
Registered: June 18, 2007 Location: Twin Cities, Minnesota Posts: 4865
Thu, May 13, 2010 @ 5:25 AM
Benzi, this is absolutely gorgeous!! WOW, so many awesome details.... love it all... the pretty background, layers of nesties, beautiful strawberries, the brad accents. The colors are so fresh and fun. I just love it! (PS Thanks for all your sweet comments recently!)
Registered: June 10, 2007 Location: BC Posts: 44757
Thu, May 13, 2010 @ 5:56 AM
Ohhh yum yum Benzi!! What a delightful card!! What GREAT idea -diet cards!!!! Now, that's an idea I can get BEHIND................Lovely delicate colours, fabulous punching and yummy strawberries!! I love it Benzi!!! Great card!!!
Registered: May 18, 2008 Location: Virginia Posts: 24353
Thu, May 13, 2010 @ 9:18 AM
Benzi, Benzi, Benzi, this is wonderfulzi!!! I LOVE everything about your card. It is super GORGEOUS and your details are really AMAZING!! I'm hungry and want to eat the strawberries right off your card! I LOVE the paper, the image, your coloring, that fabulous red ribbon and your use of all the "abilities" like Shapeabilities, etc. You really made the most out of this card. I'm behind on commenting and will try to catch up. I don't know if I can get to this challenge this week, but I will try my best!! Hugs!!! TFS!
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