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Wednesday, 22 February 2012

trying something new...

A few days ago one of my new facebook friends and also a fellow crafter asked if anyone would like to try out a digital design that she and her daughter had been working on. I emailed her and she sent me a picture - I am very new to using digital designs but I have to say I love this. The size of the flower is perfect for colouring and creating depth and there is also a butterfly that adds great detail too... Here is the link to Rachael's blog I think that you will agree she is very talented.
So to create this card I was thinking bright... I decided that I would use my polychromos to colour the image although the effect that this gave was not up to its usual standard as the card that I printed this on was not as glossy as the card that I usually use...
I tied to match the colours that I have used to my Stampin' Up! card stock - and they are not far off! I chose the colours melon mambo and wild wasabi... Inking the edges of the card stock on every layer I stapled a piece of white ribbon to the right hand side of the image and to the right I added three pearls. In the bottom right hand sde of the card I stamped friend to friend as the sentiment.
I attached the layered image to a white card blank and off set the to the left hand side. I then added three pearls to the card blank and also inked the edges of this too.
I hope you like my card and thank you again to Rachael and her daughter for letting create something with their image - loved it!
Thanks for taking the time to look at my card - Debbi xxx

and I have just realised that I have stuck the image on upside apologies I could say that it was intentional but I would be lying! So please pretend that the butterfly is flying off into the sky as she should be! *blushes* xxx

12 comments:

  1. Great job! The butterfly may be heading off to check out another flower.....
    HUgs
    Dawn xxx

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  2. Debbi love this. Really beautiful xx

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  3. Really gorgeous, I love the colours that you have used
    Lindsay xx

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  4. Very pretty, and that's a lovely image x

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  5. Hi Debbi :) Leesa from The Crafty Pad here :) I have sent you an email today with hopefully some good news. Hope to hear from you soon :) Take care till then and we'll talk soon :))

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  6. This is really beautiful. Chris xx

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  7. It's a lovely card - upside down or not ;-)

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  8. Very pretty, great card! Jo xxx

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  9. It's beautiful Debbi, thank you so much for using our Beth's digi it's lovely to see others creations from it, you've done great job.
    Xx

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  10. its so beautiful you have done a fab job. louise xx

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  11. Lovely card!! Love the colours...Hugs Debbi x

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