I could not resist the wonderful colors for this week's color challenge! Vicki gave us a Delightful Olive Pear with Delightful Daffodil, Old Olive and Pear Pizzazz with the dessert of flowers. Normally I will slap a flower on anything not moving! LOL But not today.
Green is my favorite color and I just got this gorgeous Swallowtail stamp. Oh how I coveted it (forgive me Lord) when I saw such beautiful cards such as Sallie's: http://www.splitcoaststampers.com/gallery/photo/2375754
I colored the butterfly with Copic markers and used distress inks and sponged the background. I am thinking of spraying a little gold shimmer, but first I have some laundry to fold!
Thanks for taking a peek!
Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 GMT Views: 1739
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Tue, Jun 11, 2013 @ 5:43 PM
Wowie Kazowie Kathleen!!!!!!!!!!!!! This is super stunning!! I don't have this stamp as it intimidates me so...........but I have seen many lovely cards made with it, and yours ranks right up there at the top!! I love the way you sponged and it makes your wondefully colored Swallowtail take front and center.
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Tue, Jun 11, 2013 @ 6:15 PM
OH KATHLEEN!!! This is just GORGEOUS!!! I just got this stamp but haven't inked it up yet... you have done an incredible job of highlighting it with your spectacular sponging behind this wonderfully colored butterfly! LOVE IT!!
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Tue, Jun 11, 2013 @ 7:06 PM
THUD! Pick me up off the floor now ... this is so GORGEOUS! Sorry for shouting so much, but good gracious, this is stunning. I've enjoyed other creations with this big, beautiful butterfly. But I do believe this takes the cake, Kathleen! I was quite taken with the color combo today as I think it is so lovely, but refrained from playing because I only have Old Olive. You totally aced it with your fantabulous Copic coloring! (Oops, just realized that I dittoed a comment on your creation taking the cake. Wasn't being a copy cat, promise!) Wowsers times a gazillion!
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