Wednesday, 1 April 2009

Colour Create #9 - Lilac & Blue

I spotted that this week's theme over at the Colour Create Challenge is lilac and blue ... which is not only a gorgeous colour combo, but is also perfect for a card I needed to make for a friend. I am really loving the brushstroke flower look at the moment, and pulled out one of my old PB brushstroke flower stamps - even better, I recently bought some Penny Black paper which I think must have been made to go with this stamp!! I'm also loving the new Papermania Shimmer dots - I have used the lilac ones on here which are just so subtle.


I used:
Main image: Penny Black "Radiant" stamp coloured with Marvey brushstroke pens.
Sentiment: Penny Black "Hugs" transparent set.
Papers: Penny Black "Field of Irises" and My Mind's Eye "Signature" (dotty background); pearlescent sheen cardstock from Papermania "Gemstones" pack.
Supplies: Papermania shimmer dots in lilac; raffia lace from Hobbycraft; metallic dragonfly brad, ribbon and charm from my stash.

10 comments:

  1. Pauline this is a gorgeous card, so pretty, love how you have the two tones of colour on your flower. hugs Rachxx

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  2. wowww Pauline,what a beautifl card,l love the colour.

    hugs Riet.x

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  3. Wow - beautiful card! I love how you inked your iris and your raffia ribbon is lovely!

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  4. Gorgeous! Love that stamp - it really does match the design on the paper! Gorgeous colour combo too - really must try to join in this week!
    Helen x

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  5. So beautiful and very elegant Pauline! I love the flower image, the gorgeous papers and design. Glad you could join us at CC this week. Chris x

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  6. A goregous card Pauline, a great image!
    Clairex

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  7. Gorgeous - fabulous papers and co-ordinating image which you've stamped so beautifully. Such and elegant card with lovely accents.
    hugs Heather xx

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  8. Wow! This is so subtle and beautiful Pauline. Such a gorgeous card. Tour stamp looks fabulous in those colours. Thanks for making my colour choice look so incredible.. Thanks for joining the Colour Create Challenge.
    Sharon xx

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  9. Stunning card hun, so very pretty indeed
    -x-

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  10. Pauline this is so pretty, love the subtle colours x

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Thanks for looking, and for taking the time to leave a comment - I really appreciate it.
Pauline x