Monday, May 28, 2007

Stop and smell the flowers

Finally I got to sit down and color! Seems like ages since I've been able to do that. This first image is from Joanie over at the Stamp Shack. She sent out the same image to different people and we made cards with it. Very interesting to see how each person interprets the design. The image was stamped on white cardstock and I colored it with my Prismas. After I finished, I used my Xacto knife to cut out the image. I adhered it to the yellow cardstock, hoping that it would look like the image came from the yellow cardstock. I guess it does. It took me forever to find just the right background paper for this card. I have a bazillion sheets of paper in this room, but nothing jumped out at me. This is as close as I'm gonna get. This image is from Jennifer at the Stamp Shack. She did as Joanie did and sent out many images to many people to see their interpretation of the image. We call this a Virtual Swap. We don't send the cards anywhere, we just share our cards online. This sweet pea image is from PSX. I LOVE PSX stamps, but they don't make them anymore. They are so fun to color. This image was colored with Prismas. I colored the flowers my favorite sweet pea colors. The background was colored first with a light blue, then a darker blue and finally the darkest blues blended out from the corners. I left the center lightest just to add interest to the card. I am terrible with embellishments, so I just put on a velvet ribbon with some gem brads.

2 comments:

Tami said...

What lovely flowers they are. You really color beautifully.

Julie said...

Both of these are really great, Deb!