Sunday, 22 January 2012

Hoppity Easter!

Good Afternoon Chicks!
I worked on this Friday night but this is the first chance I've had to post it.  I bought the stamp from Michelle's Scrapbooking and More a while ago and decided to give it a whirl. 
First off I stamped the scene with Distress Walnut Stain as black was too harsh.  Then, coloured the scene with copics.  I hadn't intended to colour as much as I did so I'll try my other idea later on!  When using the Sketch Copics on this I didn't take my time.  Using the brush tip I just started putting colour here and there with large swoops (is that a word?) so it wouldn't look perfect.  That's what I acheived as well.  Actually, my eyes seem to be getting worse all the time and colouring like this is so much easier and I can actually justify my actions haha!  Kind of looks like the colouring on floral greeting cards... the artistic kind.. Not by Hallmark printers!
Once I finished colouring I distressed with Distress Frayed Burlap and blended it into the scene.  Lastly, I used Distress Walnut Stain to darken the edges and blended that in half as far as the Burlap.
I was flipping through my Cricut Carts and found a flourish type of leafy corner on Storybook so cut that out in white and green.  They were both distress with Walnut Stain as well.
The recipe is....
Stamp - Northwoods Rubber Stamps Inc.
Papers - Recollections and dp is unknown
Inks - Distress Walnut Stain, Frayed Burlap
Ribbon - Michaels cheapie bin
Paper Flower - Dollarama (I haven't found them there in a year but am hoping they get more in)
Stickles - Light Pink on tulips
Have a wonderful weekend!
p.s.  I thought of this before my head exploded Gail L.!


Rhonda Miller said...


Gail said...

Good for you, but you still have another idea in there for this stamp!
You said!
Beautiful job!
What a detailed stamp!

Myrna said...

I love the use of the softer colors to stamp. Never thought of that one. duh
Such a pretty card.

ChristineCreations said...

Really sweet little Easter image! Really sweet and springy!

Anonymous said...

Great post however I was wondering if you could write a litte more on this topic? I'd be very grateful if you could elaborate a little bit further. Cheers!

Victoria said...

This has really cheered me up on a damp and dreary morning in England!

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

ah has your head exploded Sheree??? you do have me worried here - but love the card, so some part of you must be all right to create this..:D love Shaz in oz.x

Olga said...

this is absollutley gorgeous, with Spring would hurry and get here LOL

NancyD said...

Sheree, you have such a wide breadth of talents. I love this soft spring card. Makes me wish for the sun to come out so I can get in my garden. Lovely work!! NancyD

Victoria said...

Very pretty!

Pop, Paper, Scissors said...

Love it. You did an awesome job. You swooped it good.

Sam said...

Beautiful card Sheree! Very cute.
Bit early for me though! But then again I am making Christmas cards! LOL!

Jane said...

Sweet card, lovely coloring and the flower embellishment looks great.