Friday, May 30, 2008

Merci Birthday

I made this card using the Beate's Weekend Sketch at Fresh and Fun. The main image is from Merci (Stampin' Up) and the greeting is from Sincere Salutations (also Stampin' Up).


I embossed and used water color pencils for the flower and sponged around the oval with So Saffron ink. To make the green oval, I cut an oval from Certainly Celery card stock and then used my corner rounder to make the scallops. I sponged around the edges with Certainly Celery ink and mounted on a black oval.

I also used Blue Bayou and So Saffron paper, both sponged. The green grosgrain ribbon is from Joann's. The black dots were done free hand, using my black Zig marker.

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9 comments:

Annapurna said...

The sponging gives it a very elegant look. Love the flower image.

antjeegypt said...

Very nice, like your embossing and water coloring.

stampbirr said...

Embossing gives it a great touch and I love the scalloped oval! Beautiful card!

Rhonda L said...

This is absolutely lovely!! I love the oval & the embossing & the sponging!

beate said...

Gorgeous! Your sponging makes it look wonderful! Thanks so much for playing!
Hugs and smiles

Lisa Nagata said...

Wonderful card.Love the colors you used.

Sarah said...

A really gorgeous card.

xx :0)

Joanne said...

I love it Theresa! Great colours, and I do like that image and the way you have coloured it. Like the little ribbon on the tag too.

mochamama said...

sweet sweet card!!