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Monday, 20 April 2009

Blue, Green and Yellow Nellie with Spring Flower

Here is my entry for this week's Stamp Something blog challenge. The theme for this challenge is a colour one - blue, green and yellow.

The Nellie with Spring Flower image by Sugar Nellie was kindly donated by Alex K.

The image was watercoloured using the Whispers Brushstroke markers and the blender pen. This was matted onto green paper and blue card. The blue flower and stripe paper from the Papermania Venetian Skies Creative Tones paper pad was matted onto the card blank and a strip of the outline flower paper from the same paper pad was watercoloured and matted onto it.
The journalling panel from the Papermania Sweet Nothings stamp set was stamped using Versafine Onyx Black Archival pigment ink, and watercoloured. The hearts were then highlighted with Glitz It Pear Green glitter glue and the sentiment was stamped onto the journalling panel using Versafine Spanish Moss Archival pigment ink. This was also matted onto the green paper and blue card.

The Pear Green glitter glue was added to the coloured flowers on the paper strip as well as the flower on the image panel.

Paper flowers (green from The Crafty Cow and Faded Jeans Blue from Papermania Imaginisce), were adhered to the top corner and Patti's Pretties (glass pebbles) were added to their centres.

I also decorated the inside of the cards, using a strip of the blue flower and stripe paper and the watercoloured outline flower paper as used on the front of the card.

The sentiment was stamped using the 'Happy Birthday' stamp from the Hero Arts Birthday Messages stamp set and ColorBox Prussian Blue Fluid Chalk ink.

6 comments:

BettyBoop67 said...

GORGEOUS CARD KATHLEEN :) SUE XX

CRAZYCRAFTSHED said...

Hi Kathleen your card is gorgeous.
Dianne xx

kay said...

this is beautiful.
kayx

Ruth said...

Congratulations on your win! The card is beautiful, Ruth

cindersmcphee said...

lovely card, well done on your win

Julie said...

This is beautiful KMac! Love colouring - well done too on all your wins!!

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