Tuesday, March 15, 2011

They Come in Threes

Good things and bad things are said to come in threes. I don't know if it's true or not, but here are three new sympathy cards I finished yesterday.

Vintage Sunflowers

I love the look of sunflowers, and this vintage image from Digital Two for Tuesday is so pretty! I enjoyed making this card even though it's for a sad occasion.

The oval window was cut out of the green CS using Nesties, and the lighter green frame was cut using two oval  Nesties, one slightly larger than the other. The CS was then mounted on the image panel using mounting tape to give it dimension. 
The flowers were made with Prima daisies and corduroy button brads which were colored with a Copic marker.

Images: Free digital sunflower image from Digital Two for Tuesday, Sentiment is part of a dollar stamp from Michaels (omitting technique)

Tools: Copics, Prismacolor pencils, Cuttlebug with Swiss dot embossing folder, Nesties, and Marianne leaf die, Circle punches, Black SU! marker

Papers: SU! Garden Green, Certainly Celery, Vanilla, and More Mustard

Embellishments: Satin ribbon, Prima daisies, Corduroy buttons

Dainty Columbines

Columbine come in other colors including yellow, white,  purples, and even peach , but this is my favorite type.  I shaded the inside of the circular frame with blue to give it more depth.

Images: Digital coloring book columbine, Digital sentiment from Jenete's Sentiments 2

Tools: Copics, Prismacolor pencilMartha Stewart Punch Around the Page punch set

Papers: SU! Bashful Blue and Marvelous Melon, Neenah smooth white, PTI white

Embellishments: Satin ribbon, silver flower charm, pearl cabochons

I've entered this in the Papertake Weekly Challenge, Triple Tastic, use three of something.

Aster Frame

I love this image! It was a joy to color. I love the color combination of greens and purples or lavender.

Images: Digital coloring book aster frame, Digital sentiment from Paper Garden Project

Tools: Copics, Distressing tool, Ribbon slot punch

Papers: SU! Orchid Opulence, Bazzill textured mauve, Neenah smooth white, Recollections gingham DP

Embellishments: Satin ribbon, Pearl cabochons

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Sudha - Art Admirer said...

Pretty creations dear.

Dorcas said...

Oh how I miss growing fushias! When we lived in London we always had a hanging fushia basket by the front door, but her in the Southern States of the USA its too hot an dry... :-(
Beautiful card, Elaine.
I passed your message onto Peggy. Pat and I haven't been given the reins as of yet.. we're supposed to go over the details this weekend. Yikes!