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Monday, August 16, 2010

Do you need CPR?

Are you going into shock?
I TOLD you I wasn getting back into the swing of things!
One week from today, Lily is back in school and nap time is MY TIME again!
Here is a card I created for the 2S4U current challenge.  I always love the sketches Laura and Kazan come up with, fresh and lovely...This week's challenge is sponsored by AiFactory, I don't know much about it, but I'm heading right over after I finish this post!  I really excited about this card, I was able to use my NEW Copic markers from my PC Stampin' Royalty win for the first time...along with some of the others I picked up...How did I ever get by without them?  They are QUITE amazing!  It was very fun coloring this in, I think you'll see a lot more Copic work in future creations!

Dahlia Thanks
Cardstock: (Going Grey, Whisper White, Basic Black) SU!

Patterned paper: (Tiny Polka-dot white on black)TPS
Stamps clear: (Delightful Dahilias) PTI
Ink…pigment: (White)SU!
Embossing powder: (Winter White) SU!
Color media…markers: (YR07, R08, Y38, YR04, YR68) Copic, (Going Grey) SU!
Accent: (orange button)
Fibers: (grey embroidery floss) DMC
Tool: (border punch) Martha Stewart, (corner rounder) SU!; (dahlias die) PTI

Instructions
1. Cut card 3.5x5 from grey card stock and round the corners, set aside.
2. Cut black card stock 3 3/8x 4 7/8, scallop punch one short side. Adhere to card
3. Cut ½ strip of polka-dot paper, adhere to black paper.
4. Stamp and heat emboss sentiment above polka-dot strip.
5. Die cut flower in white paper, stamp and color. Adhere to card.
6. Add button embellishments

6 comments:

Angie Tieman said...

How beautiful! Love that big, beautiful orange flower on the dark chocolate brown! Great take on the sketch!

SmilynStef said...

Absolutely stunning ... love that vibrant bloom.

Cheryl Nelson said...

FAntabulous! LOVE that bloom! So striking!

Regina (TheStampin'Bean) said...

This is stunning! Love your coloring. Thanks for playing at 2S4U this week!

Sylvia said...

Beautiful card!

Kazan Clark said...

oh I absolutely adore this card. Love the beautiful flower and of course all that black!

Thanks for joining us at 2S4Y
:) Kazan