Friday, July 8, 2011

Crafty Leaf Tendrils

Today I have another card using a Crafty Individuals stamp.  I wanted the main focus to be on the center image so I kept the background simple.

The scenery stamp was inked with StazOn Black and stamped onto Shimmery White paper.  I then sponged ColorBox Frost White, Sage Shadow, VersaMagic Pretty Petunia & Purely Pomegranate.

I thought the Leaf Tendrils stamp by Memory Box would compliment the main image and look nice as a border so I stamped it several times in Sage Shadow.  After assembling the card I realized perhaps I should have added some accents with my color spritzer tool, but it was too late.  I guess I will have to make another card ... lol.

Have a great weekend!

Card Recipe:
Stamps:  Crafty Individuals C1-288, Memory Box Leaf Tendrils
Paper:  Solar White Linen, Sage Shadow, Shimmery White
Ink:  StazOn Black, ColorBox Frost White, Sage Shadow, VersaMagic Pretty Petunia, Purely Pomegranate
Accessories:
Techniques:  Sponging

22 comments:

KarinsArtScrap said...

beautiful stamps donna, great scenery.
love that sponging and that swirl with the leaves.
just another beautiful card.
thank you for leaving those comments this morning [ for me morning ].
i appreciate it greatly.

greetings karin

Rizzi said...

HI DONNA,
WHAT A LOVELY CARD, LOVE THE WAY YOU PUT THE COLOR ON,
IT BLENDS REALLY NICE. HAVE A WONDERFUL DAY. RIZZI

Judith @ Lavender Cottage said...

Hi Donna
Another fantastic card with great blending and stamping techniques. Maybe in a few years, my cards may reach the quality of yours? I am so glad I found your blog, you inspire me with ideas.
Judith

Becky said...

What a beautiful card, gorgeous colors.

Betty said...

That is such a beautiful card. I love seeing people make cards again. I think it is a lost art.

Anonymous said...

Donna lovely card.. inspiring for sure. Rosemary

Joy@aVintageGreen said...

Love the way the color makes the print more dimensional. Beautiful.
- Joy

Sherry Kushibab said...

Donna what a beautiful card....love how you sponged your image. Funny how critical we are of our own work always thinking we should have added just one more thing...I do that all the time. Looks great.

Pam~ said...

Beautiful! Love the colors you used! You do scene cards so well!

KER said...

gorgeous as always Donna...in awe of your talent

The Mama Monkey said...

So very pretty, Donna!!

Bea said...

Beautiful card Donna!!!

Rhonda Langley said...

Beautiful! Love the sponging of the color!

Polished Moxie said...

Intriguing card. I like the way you incorporated the leaves on the left side. It's just right adding interest without distracting from your focal scene.

Carrie Sampsel said...

This is such a pretty card. I just love the colors and that stamp. I always enjoy looking at your projects.

Carrie Sampsel said...

Beautiful card!! I love the colors you have used and the stamp. Just beautiful.

Carrie Sampsel said...

I didn't think my first comment published. I didn't see it show up. OOpps...lol

gale said...

this is so pretty. Looks kind of dreamy, really.

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