Sunday, August 22, 2010

Gratitude

For today's SCS Featured Stamper Challenge 185: PrincessHeather!
Congratulations to Heather! Love her gallery and her sweet personality.

Here is her pretty Mediterranean Butterfly card I cased. I changed the layout somewhat, images, and substituted designer paper for the back Cuttlebug panel.

I LOVE to watercolor. I have been so focused on trying to learn Copics that I haven't done it in ages. Now I remember why I love it!

My image is stamped in VersaMark Onyx Black and watercolored using Brilliant Blue - a color I hardly ever use. Heather said she hardly ever used Night of Navy and used it on her card, so I kept with that theme too. I used an atyou Spica Glitter Pen to highlight the butterfly. Click on the picture below to see it.

 Thanks for stopping by today!  I so appreciate you!  Tomorrow I will have a yummy recipe that is super easy so come back!

Stamps: Measure of a Life (SU!)
Paper: Night of Navy, Brilliant Blue, Naturals Ivory, Canson Watercolor, Basic Grey Wisteria DP
Ink: VersaMark Onyx Black, Brilliant Blue, Spica Glitter Pen
Accessories: organdy ribbon, lace, MS border punch, Kaiser pearls, distressing tool
Techniques: watercolor, distressing



17 comments:

  1. So beautiful Judy!! I love that brilliant butterfly!! And your lace trim and pearls are just perfect!!

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  2. This is really beautiful Judy! Do you send these gorgeous cards you make, or do you hang them on your wall so you can admire them? LOL

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  3. This is beautiful! I love your watercoloring!

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  4. I love the watercoloring of the butterfly and it looks great on the dp. You have inspired me to get this set out and ink it up!

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  5. What a STUNNER Judy! LOVE this image and the colors and ribbon are PERFECTION!!!

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  6. That is one totally stunning butterfly - even without being able to see the sparkle. The extra picture with the sparkle is a bonus.

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  7. This is just beautiful, Judy! I love the colors on your lovely butterfly. The lace and pearls add such elegance.

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  8. Goodness, Judy, this card is breathtakingly beautiful!! The vivid blues with the added sparkle are gorgeous! I really love this butterfly stamp and may have to look into getting my hands on it...you know you're an enabler! LOL!

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  9. GIrl! It has been WAY too long since I have had a visit!! Beautiful card and know that I am seeing all your wonderful creations!! Miss you!

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  10. This is just gorgeous Judy. I love the elgance that the lace adds and that pretty vivid blue color!

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  11. Wow! This is truly stunning! I love the rich color. I am so bad at watercoloring, I rarely do it. You do it so well. And I love to see these old retired stamps still used too!

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  12. Wow! What an eye catching card! Love all those textures, but mostly -- that butterfly is fantastic!

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  13. This is stunning Judy!! I so love the butterfly and all the blue. Such elegant details. Beautiful!!
    hugs,
    Chris

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  14. Absolutely Lovely, Judy!
    I often have to remind myself to return to watercoloring--it is so therapeutic!

    I love how the different tones of blue work so wonderfully together on this card!! Beautifully done!

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  15. This is so beautiful, the colors are so stunning!

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  16. This is lovely Judy. I like the bright blue and your lace ribbon is awesome. Wonderful case.

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