Friday, July 6, 2012

Crafty Catz - Seeing Spots

This card is for Crafty Catz Challenge #140 - Spots.  I couldn't fins a suitable spotted paper 
to go with this image so I added spots with a Sizzix embossing folder. 

The sponsor this week is Floppy Latte Digital Designs 

I visited their website this past week and this image caught my eye right away.  Fortunately, it ended up being one of the digis they provided the design team for this challenge.  I lucked out.  Anyways, I usually research animals and birds before I color them so I can do so accurately.  This time I was unable to research because I have no idea whatsoever what type of bird this is.  So I winged it and came up with my own color scheme.  Hopefully, I'm not too far off.

The paper is Fairy Flora by Prima.  I used a Martha Stewart punch for the edging.  
Flowers are from my stash. 

Copics:  BG0000, BG000, BG05, BG10, BG11, BG13, BG15, BG18, 100, C2,
 E35, G20, G21, G24, R11, R20, R22, Y13, Y17

I am entering this card in the following challenges:

Creatalicious Anything Goes
Desert Island Crafts Choose 3
Marianne's Design Divas Animal Antics
Creative Craft Challenges 2 Tweet Tweets
Papertake Weekly Anything Goes
Fashionista Challenge  Winged Things
Squigglefly Summer Color
Dream Valley Challenges Things With Wings
Ruby's Rainbow Embossing


Unknown said...

you really made a fabulous card totally gorgeous love your colouring too and the bird image was perfect for you...hugs sassyxx

Janette said...

Hi Diane,
What a stunner of a card, just gorgeous...enjoy your week-end.xx

Floppy Latte Designs said...

Fabulous Card! If I am not mistaken, this is a parrot type bird LOL! You did a gorgeous job! Love your color scheme! Thank you!
Floppy Latte of Floppy Latte's Digital Designs

Aunty Sue said...

this is stunning your colouring is stunning and thanks for sharing at Dream Valley and good luck

Sharon said...

What a gorgeous card. Such lovely colouring and love the bird image. Thanks for joing Papertake Weekly. Love Sharon. (GDT). x

Kim said...

another gorgeous card Diane and love the rich colours
Kim x

Basslady said...

my goodness, what a masterpiece!

thanks so much for playing along with us at Ruby’s Rainbow Challenges!

hugs and kisses from germany,
silvi xoxo

lindyloo said...

what a simply stunning card and your colouring is amazing
i hope you have a lovely weekend
linda x

Rina said...

Ohhh another CAS card, such simple beauty here.

Thanks so much for joining us at Fashionista this challenge,

Rina Fashionista

MagsB said...

Wow, what a fabulous, exotic bird! This is a beautiful card, hun, the colours are gorgeous and I love your layout! Thanks for joining in at Dream Valley Challenges!

love Mags B x

Holly Young said...

I love this Diane. Your colors are so pretty and I love the card layout! Thanks for playing in Squigglefly's challenge.


Hi Diane
a gorgeous and beautiful card love the colour's ,
have a lovely weekend
Hugs Dianne xx :)

Crafty Tazzy said...

WOW!! Super card hunny ... Thank you for joining in with the Creative Craft Challenge Tweet Tweet... Annette (DT CCC)xxx

Rachel x said...

Oh, what a lovely card- the background paper is gorgeous and I love it with the tealy cardstock!! :)
Thanks for sharing with us at Dream Valley this fortnight!! :)
hugs, Rachel x

shaz earl said...

Fabulous card
Thank you for joining in the fun at Ruby’s Rainbow challenges for our * Emboss It * challenge
Hope you will join us again
Hugs Shaz x

Debbie said...

Stunning card.Really elegant.Thanks for yoining in with us at Ruby's Rainbow.Good luck.Hugs Debbie x

THERESA said...

This is so gorjuss, love the design and your coloring is super!! Love the bird's color, suits it!! Thanks for joining us over at Squigglefly, love having you..............:))
lotsa luv

Curly said...

This is positively elegant I your colouring is awesome and the colour theme is so delicate,
I hope you had a lovely weekend and I hope your week is even better,
Take care my friend,
Hugs Bridget :0) x

Jacqueline said...

Lovely Card! What a beautiful image and all put so well together! Thanks for joining the Papertake Weekly Challenge! Jacqueline (GDT - Papertake Weekly)

Judith said...

This is beautiful love the layout and brightly coloured bird too thanks for playing along at CCC hugs Judith x

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