Friday, October 8, 2010

Holly Robin


These are the colors for the Play Date Cafe Challenge #50, the red described as "melon". Well, I guess I'm not a melon kind of girl, as I had an awful time finding ANYTHING in my stash that resembeled this orangey red. It finally dawned on me that the color I was looking for was the Prismacolor called Poppy Red, so I switched gears, chose a digital image, brand new from Suze at Die Cuts and Doodles, and here is my card for this challenge:



I love the hearts!  I just printed it out, colored it with Prismacolor pencils and mineral spirits, stamped the sentiment and divided the 2 with this ric-rac velvet ribbon sent to me by Sue.  The red frame is a glossy cardstock courtesy of my friend Carol.

You have no idea how hard it is for me to leave all that white space there :)

Supplies: white, green, and glossy red cardstock, Holly Robin from Die Cuts & Doodles, Hero Arts CL460 Joy to All, Prismacolor pencils Poppy Red, crimson red, Apple Green, and Spring Green, Versafine onyx black ink, red velvet zig-zag ribbon

15 comments:

  1. Well done on the white space, it looks fab. I had a bit of a hunt for the correct red too. Love your clean and simple design with that robin. Thanks so much for playing along at the play date cafe :)

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  2. Lin, this is such a fun card! I love the hearts too! How charming! wonderful job coloring this sweet image!

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  3. Beautiful! You are SO rocking the coloring, Lin!

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  4. Wonderful! Love that heart feathered birdie, she is cute! These colors are getting me into the mood for the holidays!

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  5. Beautiful card! Love that heart on the bird too! Lovely clean design!

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  6. Beautiful card - love the heart and clean design too.

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  7. Lovely holiday card, wonderful CAS design. Thanks for playing at the PDCC.

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  8. so simple and pretty. lovely card, Lin!

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  9. love your little bird, so cute! love all the white space too! great card.

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  10. Such a cute little bird... a very cheery card!
    sue xx

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  11. Very cute card and a great take on the colors for the PDCC challenge this week : )

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  12. Adorable Lin! Marvelously, vibrantly colored! Love the clean, crisp design and that bold red ribbon! Thanks for playing along with us at the PDCC!

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  13. This is fabby! I love that bird--pops right off the page! Great use of our colors:) Thanks for joining in the fun and playing along with us at the PDCC:)

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  14. What a pretty card, I love your bird image. I am so with you on finding it hard to leave white space, it really is a challenge, but your card looks lovely! Thanks for joining in the fun with us at the PDCC this week!

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