Archive for June 21st, 2007

Fluttery Thank You

The second cards I promised using my Prismacolored pencils using one of Lockhart’s new butterflies. These butterflies are so fun, really neat to color. One of Susan tips on coloring is choosing your lightest color as a base to others. Prismacolor pencils have a no color blender which makes blending easy/

The details on the butterfly were added by using a pearl metallic glue made by Ranger….oh what a look!

The sentiment is from Flourishes,llc, in our new Flourished Words set. Yes, our grand opening is very soon…..stayed tuned.

The dotted circle is from Impress Rubber. The trail from the butterfly is one from the Swirl series by Autumn Leaves. The ribbon is from Michael’s and the “stitching” is a from Tuesday Technique. The scallop punch is the mega from Marvy. The Marvy company has plenty of new punches they are adding to their family of punches, so this will be fun and newly versatile

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Thank You Berry, Berry Much

I am working on my coloring techniques using my Prismacolored Pencils. So this is the first of two cards I finished and added to the Splitcoastampers sketch challenge SC129. The card uses that fabulous Fabriano now available at at Flourishes. This is beautiful Italian watercolor paper, easy to work with and gives such a texture to a card.

Susan Lockhart the designer of the set–which can be found at Ellen Hutson’s store–has a series on coloring techniques. I have found her tips and tutorials to be very inspiring. They are hosting a recipe card contest, so check out the site

I also have some new equipment to help with my photo. I got the Portable Lighting Studio by Digital Concepts on the advice on Nancy Kirk, my stamping partner, at WalMart.

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