Friday, 18 March 2011

More Green



With St Patrick's day behind us now, this might well be the last green card for a while. The image is another from the pen of Ching-Chou Kuik in the form of a rubber stamp from Sweet Pea Stamps. Following the sketch at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

It was coloured entirely with pencils, blended. This was then framed with an offcut from a previously used diecut oval. I inked with bundled sage DI and spritzed with copper glimmer mist.

The backing card is pearlised green that was embossed with butterflies and the corners trimmed with a MS punch. Layered onto light green CS after attaching 4 different ribbons in shades of green. Some tiny flower buttons were added as they mirror those on the image and some green stickles added to match further. I made a butterfly using glitter cordage.
This has been entered into the challenges at
The Outlawz - POM challenge
Tuesday Morning Sketches - Their Sketch
AiFactory Challenge - Things with Wings
Crafty Purple Frog - Green
The Rubber Cafe Design Team - Monochrome
Creative Craft Crew - Show some Green

7 comments:

  1. What a nice St Patrick's day card! Lots and lots of nice details...

    Thank for participating in the AiFactory Challenge!

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  2. This is really pretty! I love that image. Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Morning Sketches.

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  3. HELEN! Your work just keeps getting better and better!! OMG, that card is so beautiful. Amazing!
    Sorry if I was not myself yesterday. I hope you know it isn't you!! Too much on my head, do you know what I mean????

    I guess my pink art journal made you puke! LOL! I know pink is NOT your favorite color!!

    Love ya darlin'!!
    xxD

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  4. Oh this is really beautiful!! Great take on the sketch challenge, thanks for joining us at TMS!

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  5. Love all the emerald shades and lovely touches of sparkle throughout.Thanks for joining us at AiFactory :D
    Lisa x

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  6. lovely card & gorgeous image! fantastic coloring too. thanks for playing along at AiFactory...hope to see you again soon! hugs!

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  7. Cute card hun! Thanks for playing at TCPF this week, and good luck!
    Hugs,
    Teri x

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