Friday, 29 May 2009

Love Birds - Not the final cut!

This was the first card I made for the DigiStamp Boutique competition, but I decided that I didn't like it. I'm happy enough with the image, although the blue chalk got a bit out of hand. But because I decided to use lilacs and limey greens to colour the image I thought it would be perfect with the Papermania Spring Burst  papers, but it just didn't work out.  But hey - we learn by our mistakes, right?........ right?

Image: Love Birds by Sally-Ann Hancock @ DigiStamp Boutique, coloured as ever with Promarkers: Lime, Moss, Lavender, Lilac, Amethyst, Cocoa and blue chalk.

The image and mat were cut using classic oval and scallop oval nesties in the cuttlebug

Purple and Green card used for matting and layering and as background are all core'dinations

Papers are all papermania Spring Burst

The green core'dinations panel was embossed with the cuttlebug Birds & Swirls embossing folder and sanded.

Greeting is Daisy and Dandelion and I have added Papermania clear shimmer dots


9 comments:

LINANNA DESIGNS said...

Good morning Debbi and what a gorgeous card, i love Sally-Anns designs and this is one of my favourites. You have done a marvellous job of this card, such gorgeous colours!

Hope you have a fabulous day, hugs Linda x

Rach said...

hi Debbi, love this card, the image is fabulous and love the papers that you have used. Enjoy your weekend.xx

Kinglake said...

Hiya i quite like the colour combo and that green is striking.The image is cute xxjo xx

Mar G said...

Aw I don't think the blue chalking is out of hand at all! :-/ We are our own worst critics though?
Really pretty card....I like the colours & the Cuttlebug birds & swirls! x

Riet said...

What a beautiful card Debbi,l love the papers and colours.

Hugs Riet.x

Beckie Dreyer said...

Well I LOVE it! Stunning card!

shellshearer said...

nothing wrong with it hun I love it
hugs shell xx

debra said...

Hi Debbie
Fabby crad and love these cute birds you have used on a couple of your cards.
Have fun crafty shopping and don't drink to much champas
hugs Debra

Love to Doodle! said...

Ahhh...fabulous Debz and thank you so much for joining in.....Sally-Ann...xx

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