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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Rhapsody in Blue (and Green and Cream)

Okay, so not an inventive post title!

The challenge over at For Fun Challenges this week is to create along the colour combination of Green, Cream and Blue. I'm not sure I've ever created with that combo before!

Using a Digi Doodle Shop image (love those vintage ladies!) I created this Thank You card:




Ingredients: Cardbase; Patterned Cardstock; Old Set  Subtle SU! Markers; Promarker Aqua (Sienna);  Clear Star Stardust Pen; Thank You Sentiment; Pearls...


I printed, coloured and fussy cut the image.  (Fussycut wasn't my intention. I had her trimmed square, with her dress hem flowing over the square, but I coloured in a wrong spot, so out it came!) I used a co-ordinating DCWV cardstock set for a background in what I call a "wallpaper effect", and mounted in on blue.    After fixing the card together, I added pearls at her neck, and the card corners.  Then I added Clear Star glitter pen to her fan, feathers and bodice detail.  Finally, I placed the sentiment.

I'm also entering this card at these challenges:
Aud Sentiments Challenges - Anything Goes (8/5)
Dream Valley Challenges - #31 For A Special Lady (11/5)
Made Especially for You - Follow the Colour Combo (5/5)


Can I call this a CAS Vintage creation? Thanks for peepin'!
 

10 cared to share!:

Doreen said...

This is just gorgeous,love the image and fab papers.xxx

Dr Sonia S V said...

Your lady looks so elegant in the colors.

Cheers
Sonia
cardsandschoolprojects.blogspot.com

Jennifer said...

This is just exquisite! I love how she looks like she's sitting in her very elegant room!I love how you've used these colours!

Laura said...

such a pretty romantic card! thanks for playing along with us at me4y!

Ashley said...

Beautiful card! :) Thanks for playing along with us at Made Especially For You!

Ashley
http://especiallymade.blogspot.com

Dragonlady said...

Great card, love the image. Thank you for playing along at Aud Sentiments.

Hugs Ali x

Julie said...

Beautiful card. Thanks for joining us at Aud Sentiments
and good luck with the dt call
Hugs,
Julie

Melly said...

What a stunning creation!
Gorjuss colours and love your sweet wee image, perfect for our "Special Lady" Challenge!
Thanks for joining in the fun at Dream Valley Challenges this time
Hugs Melly xxx

Kym's Crafty Cards said...

What a beautiful card you have made. Thank you for taking part in the Aud Sentiments Challenge this fortnight and I wish you the best of luck in the draw. Best wishes, Kym (Aud Sentiments Design Team Member) xxx

Kathleen said...

So pretty, gorgeous image and colours. Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley
Hugs
Kat x