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Monday, November 26, 2012

Peacock colors

I wanted to use my JustRite "Smile" stamps - only to discover that the wooden stamper has gone AWOL, along with my favorite sentiment from the set.  I experimented with using an acrylic block - the result is that only the outer rim of the border made an impression, but I think I managed to make it work.  I used Spica pens to color the border, and added some sparkly jewels to add to the jewel tone/peacock look.
The DP is K&Company, and I have dark blue bg cs.
Sketch:  http://willowsketchiechallenge.blogspot.com/
Peacock/jewel colors:  http://justritestampers.typepad.com/justrite-inspiration/justrite-friday-challenge/
Any, with an encouraging sentiment:  http://www.wordartwednesday.blogspot.com/

9 comments:

Karen Letchworth said...

This is really pretty, Dorothy. I'm super excited to see that you've come back again to play along with us and to share your beautiful art with us. What a treat to have you come back and share with us again.
Hope you're having a great week.
Blessings,
karen L
Word Art Wednesday

Kellylouj said...

A lovely card, thank you so much for joining in at Willow Sketchie Challenge this week.

Kelly x

Carole Robb Bisson said...

Dorothy, I see why you wanted to use that stamp. What wisdom, and what refreshing would people obtain if only they followed the advice or invitation on your very outstanding piece of art. I want to say merci beaucoup for linking with us. I hope many people see this, for their day will turn around, even if it's already a good day.
Psalm 103 Blessings,
Carole Robb Bisson,
Word Art Wednesday

Lynn McAuley said...

The perfect sentiment for me these days! Such a pretty card to lighten the spirit, Dorothy!

Nathalia O'Connell said...

Loving the jewel tones in this card, and your stamped border turned out lovely.

Margreet said...

Gorgeous card with a great take on our sketch....thanks for joining Willow Sketchie!
xxx Margreet

Jo Ann said...

What a nice CAS card...Love the lacy die-cut. Thanks for blessing us with your artwork at Word Art Wednesday.

Hugs always,
JO ANN
http://jatterburycreations.blogspot.com

Sheri said...

Nice job! Way to make it happen (with or without your block)! Thanks for sharing with us at JustRite Inspiration ;-)

Marge said...

A fitting sentiment on any day and for a lovely card too!!!