Thursday, May 7, 2009

An Antiqued Sentiment (Copic Colour Challenge 12) & SC227...

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I have been curious about Distress Inks for a while, and thought I would try my hand at an "antiqued" card. The Copic Colour Challenge seemed a good fit, as the colors were browns and flesh tones. The sketch is from the Splitcoast Stampers Card Sketch. For a little extra touch, I sprinkled microbeads at the center of each flower. Bean Tip: Use care when using microbeads - a spill will have you occupied for the rest of the day!
BEAN NOTES: Stampin' Up Fifth Avenue Floral Stamp; SU Love and Friendship Rub-On; SU Creamy Caramel Classic Die Ink; StazOn Timber Brown Ink; Copic Sketch Markers (R02, E33, E57, and Colorless Blender; Tim Holtz Tea Dye and Vintage Photo Distress Ink; SU River Rock, Groovy Guava, and Very Vanilla Cardstock; Dark Brown Cardstock (generic); Cloud 9 Design Cocoa Mint Double Mat Stack Designer Paper; Martha Stewart Cornice Border Punch; SU Large Oval Punch; Cuttlebug Distressed Lines Embossing Folder; Sizzix Architecture Die; Big Shot; Large Eyelets (generic); Foam Dimensional Squares (generic)
HAPPY BEANS: Light Blue Microbeads (generic)


Stressed Stamper said...

wow - really all the effects you have done and the detail. Thanks for joining in the Copics Colour Challenge


Adele said...

WOW, beautiful work. LOVE the flowers.

Thank you for playing along with the Copic Colour Challenge.

love Dingle.xx

Anonymous said...

WOW Regina, your card is bautiful.

Thanks for playing


maddy hill said...

beatiful card Regina ! love the colouring , thanks for joining in on the copics challenge.
love maddy xxxxx

Lisa Kind said...

This is gorgeous! I love that you added the blue! Blue and brown are one of my fav color combos! I've been curious about distress inks as well...I'll have to give them a try! Great tip about the microbeads...I wonder how you figured that one out! LOL! Thanks for playing our challenge!

Juliet said...

Lovely card Regina - I really like the mix of papers and the way you put them together.
Thank you for joining the Copics Colour Challenge.
Juliet xx