Thursday, April 19, 2012

Retreat Refresh Relax

This card is going into 3 Challenges...

Retro Sketches: Challenge #7
Where you create a project from this sketch

Rogue Redhead Design: Rebel Challenge 10 Spring Fashion
Where you create a project using any combination of the following colors.

Totally Gorjuss: Challenge 127 Bling
Where you create a project and use bling.

This is my card...

Stampin' Up Baroque Motifs and Summer by the Sea stamp sets
Stampin' Up Pale Plum, Sage Shadow, Basic Gray and Whisper White cardstock
Stampin' Up Pale Plum, Basic Gray and Sage Shadow ink pads
Creative Memories Circut Cartridge Reminisce Accents
Close to my Heart Licorice opaques
Metal embellishment-unknown
Blender pen, adhesive and pop dots

I colored in the image using a blender pen and ink pads.  Then stamped image in basic gray on basic gray, pale plum on pale plum inking up the edges and inking edges with sage shadow on sage shadow.  
Finishing the card by popping the metal embellishment up and added the pearls.


  1. Colleen, your coloring of the image is beautiful! Thank you so much for playing with us at RetroSketches!

  2. Very pretty image and I love the flourish cutting at the bottom! So glad you played along with us this week at RetroSketches!

  3. Hi Colleen

    Lovely card with such a wonderful image.

    Thank your for joining us at Totally Gorjuss this week and the very best of luck. I hope you will be able to come and join in with our challenge next week.

    Toodle pip

    Hazel x

  4. One of my fav images of all time - every time I see it, I feel more relaxed. Great sketches and super creation!

  5. Beautiful card...I hope you'll link up again this week at 52 Card Pickup!!

  6. Delightful card! I love how you have used the colors!

    Thanks for playing the Spring Colors Rebel Challenge at RRD!