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Sunday, 14 April 2013

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This is a card I have made using a Delicious Doodles image called "Iris and Butterfly".  I decided to go with a colour scheme of purple and bright green - yikes!!!!  I have coloured the image with my Promarkers and highlighted areas with a silver gel pen and some Distress Stickles glitter glue.
  
The backing papers I have used are Bearly Mine Designs Gingham and Bearly Mine Designs Mini Dots.  I have fussy cut around the image (yes, the antennae weren't easy but I cut a bit wider than I need and then colour over it with a black Promarker so it blends in without a white edge) and layered onto the backing papers.  The card has been finished off with some stitched ribbon, card candi, faux stitching and Craftwork Cards die-cut sentiment.

I am entering this card into the following challenges:

LEJ Designs - Show us your ribbons
Passion for Promarkers - Cut out your image
Creative Inspirations - Anything goes and option of hearts
Wort Art Wednesday - Anything goes
Glitter n Sparkle - Stitching real or faux
Crafty-Emblies - Anything goes
One Stitch at a Time - Bright
Stampin' for the Week-end - Friendship

19 comments:

Karen Willis said...

A beautiful card and I love the colour scheme, it works beautifully. Thanks for joining in with us over at LEJ Designs. Karen xx

Karen Willis said...

What a beautiful card! I love the colour scheme and the image is beautifully coloured too. Thanks for join us over at Crafty-Emblies. Karen (DT Member)xx

Carole Robb Bisson said...

I really love the faux stitching, especially the x and dash. The coloring is superb, Iris's are so beautiful.
Thank you for posting with us at Word Art Wednesday; we love seeing your wonderful work and we appreciate you taking time to join us.
Carole Robb Bisson
Word Art Wednesday

Karen Letchworth said...

I always enjoy coming by your blog, Kym. I always love seeing your wonderful creations, and this purple one is just stunning! Thanks so much for faithfully sharing with us, and may God bless you as you create and share.
Karen
Word Art Wednesday

Glenda Atkins said...

Beautiful card, love how the flowers flow outside the frame, very nicely crafted and designed (love where you placed the ribbon). Thanks for sharing with us at LEJDesigns!

Anne said...

Wow Kym what a beauty. The image is delightful. Hugs x

Alyce said...

beautiful kym - just love the purples :)

Lozzy T said...

Gorgeous card Kym and do love the colours together...Hugs Lozzy xx

Marie-Louise said...

Beautiful card Kym. Gorgeous colours and great colouring.

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Kym, what a gorgeous card. I love your cut out images and your colouring is perfect. Such a gorgeous colour scheme. Thanks for joining us at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x

Ivory Moon said...

Beautiful card .... the colours you have used are so pretty together and strangely enough are mine and my best friend colours .. she loves purple and I love that colour green
Thanks for joining us over at Crafty-Emblies Challenge Blog..

Hope we see you again soon

Good Luck

Tina (Design Team)

Ivory Moon said...

What a really great card ... it works so well

Thanks for joining us over at LEJ DESIGNS Challenge Blog..

Hope we see you again soon

Good Luck

Tina (Design Team)

jane stillman said...

Such a gorgeous card, love the colours and faux stitching. Thank you for joining us over at Glitter n Sparkle this week, good luck

Jen said...

Fab cut out image.
Thanks for joining us at Passion For Promarkers this week
Jen x

Sandy Jones said...

very pretty i so wish i was better at making cards,
Thanks 4 sharing and joining in over at Crafty-emblis
(DT member Sandy) x

Vicky F. AKA Crafting Vicky said...

That is so very pretty! Just love the color combination that you have used!!!
Thanks for joining us at OSAAT this week. Hope to see you again next week. DT Crafting Vicky

Pinkies Sparkly Creations said...

this is great thanks for joining us at glitter n sparkle and good luck emma xx

Chriss America Real said...

That is a very neat color combination. So pretty! Thanks for playing along with the One stitch At A Time Design Team! Hope to see you next week!

Hugs,

Chriss - DT

Karen C said...

Beautiful! Thanks for sharing with us at OSAAT for our Bright challenge. Hope to see you again next week!
Hugs,
Karen C