Wednesday, July 13, 2011

She Said by Unity

This card is a little different for me and I debated whether or not I should post it.  The stamp set is She Said by Unity and it was a gift.  I had no idea at the time there was so much controversy surrounding Donna Downey’s designs.

I hope this card will inspire you to mix things up a bit and try another style.  The image and sentiment were stamped in StazOn Black.  I colored her hair with Prismacolor pencils and Gamsol.  Her lipstick was done with a lavender spica pen and I love the way it shimmers like lipgloss.  I sponged around the image with Perfect Plum then added a pretty faux necklace using dark purple rhinestones.

Since I donate cards to charity I would like to make a few more of these to send off to Little Life Preservers.

A close up of her necklace.

Card Recipe:
Stamps:  She Said by Unity
Paper:  Pixie Pink, Elegant Eggplant, Whisper White
Ink:  Image – StazOn Black colored with Prismacolor Pencils and Gamsol; Sponging – Perfect Plum
Accessories:  Lavender Spica Pen for lipstick, Kaiser Rhinestones in Dark Purple
Techniques:  Sponging, Prismacolor Pencils


Judith @ Lavender Cottage said...

Hi Donna
I've not heard of these stamps but do I ever like it! Great idea for the necklace and then to match the lipstick; awesome card.

Chris said...

Love your card! The way you colored the hair really gives it texture. Very nice!

Wendy@Once upon a rose haven said...

Hi Donna,
Beautiful card, and you have an awesome blog! Love all those previews garden's post.
Have a lovely day!

Becky said...

Glad you posted it Donna, it is fabulous.

Rizzi said...


Pam~ said...

Beautiful job coloring! I didn't know there was controversy over any stamps or company's. This is pretty ... glad you shared it with us!

Rhonda Langley said...

Cool stamp, nice coloring! Love the necklace!

Carrie Sampsel said...

I think this card is outstanding!! I love how you used the purple for the necklace and lipgloss. Too cute.

Polished Moxie said...

Enjoyed the card. I especially like the way you made her necklace and the use of purple.

The Mama Monkey said...

Love it all, but that sentiment is so uplifting. What a great stamp!

Jennipher said...

Love the sponging and the coloring with the prismas. I'm glad you decided to share it.

gale said...

Beautiful card. Love her rhinestone necklace!

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