Off to Ransom, PA with cards to bring cheer to Brenda who survived a terrible head-on crash. Fran(philsmom) has written a wonderful story to go with this week's teapot. Read it HERE.
I based my card on the teapot with its blue flowers and flourishes and yellow butterflies. Next, to give credit where credit is due: My coloring of this image is a CASE of Reddyisco's beautiful CARD that she gifted to me. It truly was an inspiration. Hope Brenda likes my version as much as I love Jo's.
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Tue, Sep 04, 2012 @ 9:38 AM
Oh gorgeous coloring and flowers. What a sweet thing to have one of reddyisco's card for you room too. Beautiful as well...:0). love the colors and the shading, and shadows behind the swirls too, and how real the pretty butterflies look popped like that. Brenda will love it..TFS..:0)
------------------------------ We as people are raindrops of colorful ink , falling down Crisp and Clear, each a different shade more vibrant then the last, but once we realize at the bottom of an endless abyss we all fall into the same inkpot forming one color, only then can we come together as one My son.
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Registered: July 27, 2007 Location: Dublin, Ireland Posts: 75371
Tue, Sep 04, 2012 @ 2:14 PM
Oh my, Sallie, a great take on the elegant teapot, I can see it straight away. I have to learn to look at teapot BEFORE I make my cards, not after!! Did you use the yellow Glaze pen on the flower centres?
Registered: May 28, 2008 Location: Arnold, Missouri Posts: 13310
Tue, Sep 04, 2012 @ 3:43 PM
Sallie, this is beautiful. I love the additional embossed/lightly sponged double border, and your butterflies not only add such dimension to the card, it really brings out the center of those beautifully colored/shaded flowers. Stunning card, and another fave.
------------------------------ "The grass withers, the flower fades, But the word of our God stands forever." Isaiah 40:8
Registered: February 21, 2007 Location: Bucks County, PA, Just north of Philadelphia Posts: 17466
Wed, Sep 05, 2012 @ 9:42 AM
Sweet Sallie - I LOVE your version of Jo's wonderful card which was a treat as well!! Blue is one of my favorite colors to work with and you have done some marvelous coloring on those pretty flowers - offseting the blues with those cheerful yellow butterflies was sheer genius - Brenda is going to love this card!!
------------------------------ SUE aka GREENIE - Twisted Sistah
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