Wednesday, June 16, 2010


Oh, the torture I put myself through for this card....  Doesn't seem like it, right?  My crafting table is currently covered in buttons, bling, ribbon, paper, embellishments...all which at some point were laid out on this card.  In the end, what did I do?  Kept the most simple design and chose not to add any 'extras'.  I probably could have made a whole new card in the time it took me to make that decision....oh well.

I recently participated in an stamped image swap and received this lovely image.  I was very intimidated to color it, as I've never attempted something like this before.  Perhaps it's still above my skill level, but how will I learn unless I practice, right?

My layout inspiration comes from the Card Positioning Systems sketch 171. My colors are inspired by the Color Throwdown #97 - certainly celery, not quite navy, and cameo coral.

Paper - GinaK:white, PTI: kraft, CTMH: patterned
Stamp - Sarah Kay - Bernadette Admiring Spring Flowers, PTI - Life 
Ink - Memento Tuxedo Black, CTMH - Moonstruck
Copics - B39, B41, B45, E00, E50, G21, R20, R30, R32, R35, W00, W3, W5, Y21, Y26, YR24


  1. Very lovely card! Sometimes the simplest design is the hardest, isn't it? Wonderful job, TFS.
    Doris :)

  2. I think you did a great job coloring this image and the simple layout lets it shine! Thanks so much for playing along with us at the Throwdown!


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