Thursday, August 4, 2011

Picking Flowers


I made this card for Digi Doodle Shop's Challenge #70 which is a sketch challenge.  I flipped the sketch so the embellishments would fit better alongside the picture.                                            
 For some reason, I could not get the colors in the skirt to blend at all.  I may have printed the image on the wrong cardstock.  That could cause that problem.  I normally use Neenah Solar White, which is great for Copics.  I also have an inexpensive package of cardstock from Staples that I basically use it for anything that doesn't need to be colored.  I may have used that accidently.  The ink soaks in before it can be blended.

The paper is from Stampin' Up.  The flowers and lace were from my stash.  The greenery was punched with a Martha Stewart punch.

Copics:  B12, B14, C1, E00, E02, E31, E97. E99,  G21, G24, R22, Y17, YR12

15 comments:

Pop, Paper, Scissors said...

Gorgeous! And her dress is perfect. I like the way the flowers match perfectly with the embellished flowers. Just beautiful.

Judy said...

Wow, thie is gorgeous. I love the rich colors. Beautiful job hun.
xx

Denise and Louise said...

Gorgeous Diane. Love the deep blue of her dress and that great backing paper.
Hgs
Denise xx

dj1952 said...

Diane this is beautiful, I don't see anything that looks wrong to me. Gorgeous paper. Hugs, dj

KraftyKoolKat said...

This is so gorgeous Diane. I love your papers and layout.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Donna said...

Oh wow this is such a pretty card Diane, the colours are beautiful. hugs Donna x

Sherri said...

Oh, she is so beautiful! I love the DP and adding the flowers in the same color as those in your image just made it all pop! Great card!

Karen said...

Absolutely stunning. You've brought her to life in the most perfect way, and your papers couldn't be more right.xx

skylife said...

Great use of the sketch! Love how you've colored that image and the colors you've used!

Hugs,
Zlatina

Tracey said...

This is beautiful Diane, I love that image :)
Hope you have a great weekend (the rain is back here).
Hugs
Tracey
xx

Karen said...

Gorgeous Diane, love how your flowers match pefectly too.
xx

Julie said...

What a lovely card! Your take on the sketch is so pretty
Hugs,
julie

craftybunny said...

Gorgeous card.Love the rich blue and matching flowers.
Lisa x

Shirl said...

What you have done with this image Diane is amazing she looks regal and elegant. Everything about this card is brilliant.

Hugs Shirley x x

Debs M said...

beautifully coloured, love all the blues! great nestie and bp too x

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