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Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Season's Greetings!


Good morning! Well today's card took me way out of my comfort zone. I have been contemplating jumping into digital stamps, but because I felt my coloring/shading left a lot to be desired, I had not taken the plunge. Also, I wanted to try Copics for my coloring but wow are those puppies costly! So here's the scoop....I went to Squigglefly and purchased a 99 cent digi stamp to try...then went to Hobby Lobby and purchased only 4 copics. Now there was no rhyme or reason to my choice of colors only that I had a wreath to color...so....hmmm...logic told me to get a couple shades of green and a couple shades of red. The card above is my second attempt at coloring the wreath. My new dear friend Stef was kind enough to take a look at my attempt to color with the copics and she so kindly encouraged me to keep working at it. If you haven't been to Stef's blog, I encourage you to do so...she cracks me up...and she has some wonderful designs! Well, once the stamp was colored, I decided to add a little glitter. I used my new GellyRoll Stardust glitter pens to add the sparkle. Then, I so gently cut it out and matted it on a card base. The Season's Greeting sentiment is from a SU stamp set. I will continue to try my hand at these copics...lots to learn! Thanks for stopping by today, hope you enjoyed your stay. Have a wonderful Wednesday!

Hugs,
Vicki

2 comments:

Holly said...

Woo Hoo Vicki! I think you did a fabulous job on this! I love the sparkle you have given the ribbon and the berries, and your cutting is really great for such an intricate image! Copics take a little bit of practice, but I think you've done a wonderful job!
Welcome to the fun and versatile world of digital stamping!

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

girlfriend.... you are ROCKIN!!!! this is gor-g-us!!! see! taking the plunge wasn't that hard. and now you'll be "swimming" like champ!

woooo hoooo! great job!

big hugs,