Monday, August 9, 2010

Cottage Roses

Hi All! Today I have the privilege of hosting over at "Digital Two For Tuesday". Wahoo!! I was so happy when Cora sent me the two digis to choose from cos this cottage is the sweetest ever and I had to sit down immediately and color it!
Front view:
I got to thinking as I was putting this together that it would make a fab anniversary card so then I went all out with the pearls and roses and made it into a 20th anniversary card for my good friend, Wendy. But shhhh you don't know anything, remember?
 OK, here's my recipe:

Cardstock: Coredinations
DPs : K&Co
Ribbon:  Celebrate It, and Spool O'Ribbon
Pearls and flowers: Recollection
Image: Digital Two For Tuesday
Colors: Prismacolor Pencils, Distress Ink (for edges)

And a close up!
and more details:

and yet again, more details....

I was going to wait to post this tomorrow as Tuesday is my official hosting day but I just saw that Cora had the post up early so I thought Id better have mine up too.So! While I am here I will enter it into a few challenges:

Crafty Creations Challenge: Wedding or Anniversary
Frosted Design: Celebrate life
Cupcake Challenge: lace (paper lace is apparently acceptable)
Sentimental Sundays: Anything goes



11 comments:

Courtney said...

This is gorgeous!!! Thanks for playing along with us at Penny's. Good Luck!

~Courtney~
PPCC DT

dj1952 said...

Dorcas, your card is fantastic! It is so beautiful. I like sceneries also. I'll have to check them out now. Like I need any more enablers. LOL! You did a wonderful job on all of the elements of the card.

Hugs,

dj

Pauline said...

Hi Dorcas: this card is simply breathtaking! I've hosted for Cora a couple of times... she sources magnificent images! I hosted 2 weeks back. I must go get these images!
Hugs and blessings,
Pauline

craftyb said...

what a stunning card...so much love has gone into creating it...your image is fabulous(oooooh to live in a house like that!!) and beautifully coloured...love the roses and pearls....thanks for sharing with us at Crafty Creations! bx

Jackie said...

OMG this is TOTALLY amazing I LOVE it.. so beautiful. Thank you so much for sharing, and taking part at Pennys this week. x
ps... I notice you asked a question re copics/promarkers... (think you doing fabby with medium you using, lol)... copics have more colours, have a softer (brush like nib), are thinner to handle (in hand).. and are dearer than promarkers. .. hths xx

Stacey G.- 2 Craf-t-4u said...

So very pretty! Lots of great detail! You can tell you put a lot into this card.

Yenni Natalia said...

What a great card..love the colouring..i believe you have been living in such a lovely place before! so envy...i wish i could stay in the place like usa or europe where by there are lots of scenery!..lol. will update you how my everyday view in Singapore from i step out from the my house...lol.
Your friend must be strike lottery by having that card on her hand!! she will love it!!!
Oh ya...forget to say CONGRATULATIONS for being featured...you are more thatn deserve it.you should become their DT probably....lol...hint hint
hugs
Yenni

CraftyGirl said...

What a stunning card!! The image is fabulous and I love all the pearl accents!! Thanks for taking on the "celebrate life" challenge at Frosted Designs!!
Barb :)

KarinsArtScrap said...

this is very beautiful, you did a fabulous job dorcas.
great coloring and all the pearls you added is fantastic


greetings karin

Liza said...

Gorgeous work, thanks for joining us this week at CCC.

Liza x

Annika said...

Your colouring leaves me speechless. Totally. Really. Such detail, such artistic hand, such eye for layout and detail!!
Hugs
Annika

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