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Thursday, 14 February 2013

Phlox Princess

While perusing the Crafts and Me website the other day, I spotted a digi stamp that I just had to buy. It's called Phlox Princess and it's by Sara Burrier who has the most gorgeous images!

So, I've coloured her up and this is the result.

Now, I know a phlox is a flower, but I don't have any idea of appropriate colours, so I found this lovely Kate Knight paper and took colours from that! I used a mix of Promarkers and Flexmarkers. I used a Spellbinders border die to cut some purple mirriboard. The paper is so bright that I didn't want to add anything else, so the actual design is quite simple. (I think I generally prefer simple designs.)

Although I love the image, and it's obviously possible to colour it sized for a six by six card, I think next time I use this image, I may go bigger - the floral pattern in her skirt was quite fiddly due to the tiny size of the flowers - even using the very fine tips available for Promarkers.

I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges:

Eclectic Ellapu where they want 'girly',
I Love Promarkers where they want 'One for the Girls',

4 comments:

Scrapcat 1 said...

I think she is lovely and what strong colours you have used for her, beautiful card :)

Lorraine said...

Great card. Super bright colours and a gorgeous image. Thanks for taking part at I ♥ Promarkers this week.

Laurian said...

That is a gorgeous image and I love your background!
Thanks for joining us at Eclectic Ellapu and I hope we see you again soon!

Hugs

Laurian

Lin said...

Oh I do like this. Beautifully coloured image, looks fabulous against that funky bright background!

Lin xx

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