Prickley Pear Card Duo!
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My first card features the Ladybugs and Mushrooms image. I colored the image with the following Copic markers: E47, E44, E43, W7,W5, B06, G46, G43, Y38, R39, R37, R35, R22. I distressed the edges of the image with Tim Holtz' Distress Inks in Tumbled Gleass and Shabby Shutters. I framed the image with a touch of doodling.
The image is layered on some designer paper that I distressed with Frayed Burlap Distress Ink. I did some Paper Embroidery to frame my card. The sentiment comes from the Clearly Beautiful Butterflies set.
Nesting Finches image which I colored with the following Copic Markers: E49, E47, E44, N0, Y38, Y35, Y32, R39, R35, R32, W7, W5, W3, G46, G43, B91.
I used a more artsy approach to coloring the background on this one and flicked color out from the image in the blues and greens. After the image was colored, I also used some Copic Colorless Blender Various Ink on a piece of terry cloth to add texture to the entire panel. This gives it a texutred *painted* look.
I layered the image on a Spellbinders Fleur De Lis Square die that is layered on some Creative Imaginations Banana Paper. I added some brown felt flower s along the bottom embellished with Candi. The tone-on-tone background is the perfect background to make this image pop. Photographing this combination wasn't the easiest....but IRL it is very pretty.