Thursday, June 25, 2009

This is the Life

Here is a simple one layer card using the Labels 4 Nestabilities to "frame" the focal image. I used the palm tree image from the Soakin' Up the Sun set from Paper Pretties. The coloring didn't turn out quite the way I wanted because I used my Bermuda Bay Stampin' Up marker for the center of the palm tree and it didn't blend very well with the base Copic marker color. I was afraid to keep coloring for fear of ruining the whole card. LOL I embossed the front of the card with the Labels 4 Nestabilities and then I kept the die in place while I sponged Bermuda Bay and Soft Suede around the inside. I finished off the card with some Bermuda Bay polka dot ribbon.

Paper Pretties is moving and is having a moving sale! Be sure and check out the Clearance Section for some GREAT deals! I hope you're having a great day today! Thanks for stopping by! SUPPLIES USED: Stamps- Soakin' Up the Sun (Paper Pretties); Ink- Burnt Umber (Palette), Onyx Black (Versafine), Soft Suede, Bermuda Bay (SU); Paper- white (Georgia-Pacific); Accessories- Copic marker, Bermuda Bay ribbon (SU), Labels 4 Nestabilities (Spellbinders), paper piercer, sponge; Finished card measures 5.5"x4.25"

4 comments:

Denise (peanutbee) said...

OMG, I love love LOVE this card!! That teal ribbon with the greens in the tree look AMAZING together! Wow, what a stunner!

Julie Masse said...

Soooo pretty Charmaine!! LOVE the great use of color and pretty ribbon! :)

Pamela Gibson said...

love the palm tree!

Jessie/knightrone said...

LOVE it!!

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