I made this card while watching My Fair Lady, so I’ll probably always associate the two. :) I keep thinking of the part where Eliza Doolittle is at the horseraces and is “how do you do”ing everyone and is speaking cockney with perfect poise. lol What an actress!
I’ve had the retired Sweet Herbs set for many years and had never made a serious attempt to use the set until I got in this Prismacolor/Gamsol groove I’ve been in lately.The main stamp of potted herbs seems perfect for coloring. I can still hear Rex Harrison singing even as I type. Is he a hoot or what!
Okay, on to the card. I stamped the image with Basic Black ink on white cardstock. Then I colored the image with Prismacolor pencils and Gamsol. The pots and the plants were pretty straightforward to color. No pink pots for me, just yet. ;) The little plant stakes were my choice, and I chose a sunny yellow to offset the reds and greens. I really ought to do my kitchen in these colors. I go to them so often in so much of what I do. They’re just so relaxing.
I used a ruler to mark a horizon and drew the thin black line with the Basic Black marker to ground the image. Then I colored the “table/counter” with Prismacolors in the yellow range to mirror the plant stakes color.
I stamped the “Hello” stamp from Simply Circles onto Pumpkin Pie cs. As I’ve usually been doing ever since I got my Cuttlebug, *grin* I cuttlebugged the Pumpkin Pie cs using the Tiny Bubbles embossing folder. I mounted that to black cs and added some orange/yellow gingham ribbon. Then I mounted the herb image on black and adhered it to the Pumpkin Pie cs with Dimensionals dabbed with a bit of Diamond Glaze (Crystal Effects) to make a firm bond.