Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Etsy Inspired #42


This week's Etsy Inspired Challenge #42 focuses on photography by Tony Carlisle. He is a nature photographer and I really enjoyed his work. My inspiration in this photo. Since I've done lots of butterfly cards lately, I used the flower for my inspiration.

This card is done with markers, direct to rubber, then spritzed and stamped on watercolor paper. The flower stamp is by A Country Welcome and it's sort of my go-to stamp when I want something solid and bold. The sentiment is pre-printed vellum.

To me, this card is all about the image and the pretty colors, so I wanted to keep the embellishments simple. (I tried ribbon first, but I didn't like the way it looked, so I decided a few simple pearls and piercing would do the trick.)

4 comments:

  1. So beautiful and delicate, I love it!
    I´m following your blog because all your work is very nice ;)

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  2. Love this! So prety! Thanks for playing along with EtsyInspired Challenge this week!

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  3. I think you called it right with the pearls and piercing. It's beautiful! Thanks for playing the EtsyInspired Challenge with us this week!!

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  4. Beautiful card! I love the softness and colors of those flowers and think the pearls are the perfect finishing touch. Thanks for playing in the EIC this week!

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