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May 5, 2009

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I just love this sentiment. I got it recently from a friend of mine. :) She knows how much I love Penny Black sentiments. I whipped out one of my neglected Penny Black flowers and colored the image with my Peerless Water Colors. I went for a washed out, "out of the lines" look. For the record, I did it on purpose. LOL I left some white space and did some highlighting with the same color of Peerless in a stronger mix.

I used my air art tool from SU to make some grey spatters around the flowers. For the record: NOT to cover up anything... just because. LOL

I kept the layout and background pretty simple. With all the speckles and spatters, I wanted to make the rest of the card low key. I finished it off with some black brads and fun, yellow, polka-dotted May Arts ribbon.

Stamps: Penny black flowers and sentiments, CHF BG
Ink: white craft, stazon black
Paper: white, black, tempting turquoise, Fabriano watercolor paper
Accessories: black brads, Janome sew mini, yellow may arts ribbon, red line dimensionals, Peerless water colors, palette, waterbrush, air art tool, gray marker

13 comments:

  1. Such a beautiful card, Jody! I really love "all the speckles and spatters" :)

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  2. Beautiful card, love the colors!

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  3. Beautiful...those colours are wonderful together Jody!
    I LOVE LOVE LOVE how you tilt layers, I try and it looks awful...lol

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  4. I love this card! Penny Black is one of my very favs lately. And you are correct, this sentiment is awesome! TFS:)

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  5. Awesome colors!! Love the layout and the speckling around the images.

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  6. GORGEOUS!!! Love your intentional out of the lines coloring!!

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  7. Great layout and speckling! Awesome card!

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  8. This is gorgeous, Jody, and I'm glad you clarified the coloring and splatters. lol. LOVE that sentiment!

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  9. love your out of the lines coloring. i have never done that(well, not since i grew up);) i may have to give it a try.
    also love your speckles.

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  10. This is just gorgeous Jody! Love the colours!

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  11. Gorgeous card and I love the colors!!

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  12. Down right Gorgeous! Love those bright color's.

    Thanks for sharing. Have a good weekend.

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