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Tuesday, September 4, 2007

Burgundy and Lavender??

A Yahoo group that I am on (although not very active lately) had a weekend challenge to use the color combo burgundy and lavender.

I had this colored image laying around from practicing with my Prismacolor markers - so I thought I'd give it a try.

I'm finding I have a real problem coming up with cards I like when I use really big images. Like this one for instance - would it have been better without the sentiment?? Hmmm... need more practice I guess.

The leaf stamp is by Beeswax rubber stamps and the sentiment is part of one from Impression Obsession. The leaves are colored with a combination of 3 yellow/gold Prismacolor markers (practicing blending). I did a little blending on the twigs too.

Sigh..... I'm in a bit of a funk. Just can't seem to make anything I really like. Usually when that happens I pull out different stamps and stamp more - but life is just not allowing that at the moment.

Hopefully - I get it back together soon. I feel like I'm way far behind on EVERYTHING. But I'm sure it will all smooth out again once we get on the more regular school schedule. We had a fun summer but a very busy one.

Thanks so much for stopping by - I'll try to be a better blogger...


Lisadwb said...

Those leaves are BEAUTIFUL!!!! They look so real. I love the card just as it is!!!

Alhambra Club said...

Beautiful card, never would have thought of that color combo

Anonymous said...

That is some AAAMMMAAAZZZIIINNGGG coloring!!!

Linda Carson said...

Girlfriend do you realize how many stampers would love to make a card like this?? You're being too hard on yourself. Your artwork is FANTASTIC!!

emilia in Taiwan said...

The color combo is great!
And I think it looks great with the sentiment! :)

Godelieve said...

Gorgeous Fall card!!

Louise (KardKrazy) said...

I really like that color combo! Beautiful card!