Saturday, 31 October 2009

Thoughtful


This card was inspired by Graphicus. I love everything about Graphicus - the designs are wonderful and they have such a huge and varied range of stamps it's impossible not to want to buy!

The stamps used for the image, quote and background are all Elusive Images. I picked them up in a sale and they were a real bargain being less than half price - so much of a bargain that I bought 2 different sets!

I backed the card using dark green mulberry paper, then sponged a pale green ink over cream pearlised card before stamping over with the tiny fern stamp. I rolled some pale green ink round the image before colouring with watercolour paints then mounted both image and quote on the same dark green paper.

I am going to do some more of this design using different colours for the basic theme as this is one project that I am happy with!

3 comments:

  1. hi darlink.....gorgeous card and lovin the stamps...the quote is super and im always on the look out for quotes i just never seem to find the right words..sometimes happy birthday isnt enough lol!!! anyways hopes your ok..and rested from your jollies...love sassyxxx

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  2. Love the colour scheme, as Sassy says - a gorgeous card!

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  3. 'less than half price' - sounds like the perfect excuse to buy some new stamps - lol Great card.

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