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Saturday, 22 May 2010

Fantasy and Flowers



This is one of my new stamps from Crafts and Me! It's another of Ching Chou Kuik's gorgeous images and like all the others I've got, it's wonderful to colour. Naturally, I used my Promarkers. One day soon, I'll have to have a go with my Twinkling H2Os for these stamps too, but then again, the Promarkers are just so much fun! I've highlighted her jewellery and some other detail with Sakura Stardust pen.

The sentiment is also from Sweet Pea Stamps. The flowers and leaves were made using various punches, and in the case of the largest flower layer, one of my Spellbinders blossom nesties (slightly altered to separate and round the petals a little). All the layers were cut from white card and coloured with Promarkers, except the smallest layers on the larger flowers which use Sakura Stardust pen, and they were shaped with various embossing tools, and finished them all with a sticky gem.

The backing paper's another one of my current favourites - from My Mind's Eye and those colours I just love!

This card fulfills the requirements for two challenges - Passion for Promarkers which calls for fantasy/mythology and I Love Promarkers which calls for make-your-own flowers.

13 comments:

Tracy said...

Beautiful card Josephine.
Thanks for joining us this week at PfP, good luck.
Hugs Tracy x

Lorraine said...

Lovely. Stunning shades of red on her dress and smashing flowers too. Thanks for taking part at I ♥ Promarkers this week.

Karen said...

Gorgeous card Josephine and your flowers are brilliant, thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.
xx

WeirdCat said...

Gorgeous card, thank for joining us at I ♥ Promarkers this week
Ruth x

The Crafty Den said...

Hi Josephine, what a pretty card. Love the image and the gorgeous colour scheme. Thanks for joining us at PFP this week. Hugs, Denise x

Michele Roos said...

Such a gorgeous card Josephine. Love the colours you've used and the image also. Thanks for joining us this week at PFP. Hugs Michele x

Wiccababe said...

beautiful card Josephine, those images are gorgeous aren't they?
thanks for joining us at pfp this week and good luck
Debbi
xx

mimi.bricole said...

your card is really beautiful!
I also have "sweet pea" stamps, but haven't used them yet.... I should do that soon!

Emma said...

Wow such a stunning card, gorgeous image and colours.
Thanks for joining us at PFP and good luck.
Hugs Emma x

LISA said...

Gorgeous card and image thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.
Hugs Lisa xx

katesacraftybugger said...

gorgeous flowers , the colours compliment your image beautifully.thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.

Anonymous said...

Beautiful rich colours and fab flowers. Thanks for joining us at I ♥ ProMarkers.Sue C x

My name is Wynneth said...

Beautiful card, such fabulous rich colours and lovely flowers :o) Thanks for joining us on I ♥ ProMarkers.
hugs
wynneth
x

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