Monday, September 6, 2010

"Priscillastyles" Oil Lamp Card

Hi All!
Today's card is a little different for me. I'm not used to using images that I haven't done much coloring to. This is a digi by Priscilla, her store is here. I chose to paper piece the lamp because I wanted a "Blue Willow" china effect. Not sure how well I succeeded but it was an interesting exercise!

And a close up below of the sentiment taken from Psalm 119: 105

and the lamp...

Now you can 't see it very well, but I actually added a little red gem on the flame which looks pretty real  in real life but not so noticable on film. I also stuck some bling around the edge of the glass and the wick nob.
Below is my mess I achieved while making the card!

Actually no, let me ammend that, this mess was just from the image! I'm not showing you the mess from the card! lol
I would like to enter this in:

Crafty Calendar: Blue Flowers
Anything Goes: Say It With Flowers
A Crafty Little Place: Anything Goes
Fab N Funky: material
Alphabet Challenge: S for Scallops
I Did It Creations: Beige, Blue, Plus One

I enjoy your visits so much! Thank's guys!


Jennie said...

This is a beautiful card! Very Elegant!
Thank you so much for playing with us at I Did It Creations


Debbie said...

what a beautiful card..TFS

dj1952 said...

Your card is lovely. Of course, that's one of my favorite Bible verses. I really like the affect on the lamp. Hugs.

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

Wow! You did your thing girl! The paper was a perfect choice! Can't go wrong with MS Punches! And it qualifies for a bunch of challenges! Who knew! Great job!

Linda Wescott said...

Hi Dorcas, beautiful card. Love how you did the lamp, it's very effective. Do you print the image onto your patterned paper when you are paper piecing....I really like the look of the technique. Fantastic work. hugs

Andrea Ewen said...

Hmm which bling, which hard to choose... Ha, your desk looks like mine. No matter,as long as you post a gorgeous picture of a finished card, nobody needs to know the journey that it took to get there :) Wonderful colors on this card and I like how the image panel has a candescent glow around it, just like the lamp. Super card, my friend, as ususal. No time for mopping today!

Tine said...

Great job on the oil lamp Dorcas. I like the colour theme you chose and the paper-piecing, combined with the MS punched work well together.
Tine :)

Jeanette said...

Dorcas, This is just so elegant. I love the vintage look. Beautifully done. I'm so glad that you joined us this week at I Did It Creations challenges.

Annemaritta said...

Mess pic, bottom right corner... Are those what I think they are? ;) What happened between pic 3 and 4? "Spot the difference"

I love your cards.

coldwaters2 said...

Wowzer Dorcas this is wonderful I love the papers and punched border that image is fabulous I love the added gems a top notch card.
Lorraine x

Emma H said...

What a lovely card, thanks for playing along with Fab N Funky!

cheryl said...

oh wow hun you really did an amazing job just love it,hugs cheryl xxxx

Yenni Natalia said...

This is soo asia! the colour remind me of the antique china this kind of pattern paper and colour i believe hard to get. the sentiments is my fav...just perfect this card dorcas. well done


N Blackburn said...

Hey Dorcas,
I really like this card! And the paper-piecing works well on the lamp.

Thanks for letting me know I won; I can't believe it!!!
So sad that Donna's closing the shop though :-(


Annemaritta said...

Dorcas, my mistake! I thought those were the new pencils from Prismacolors! Spot the difference was just sort of a joke, cos those gems were on the different places. That's all. :)

Gurkiss said...

Really beautiful card :)

Hugs Gurkiss

Debbie (Little Gingham Bear) said...

Gorgeous card - love the paper - thanks for joining us at IDIC this week x

Lesley said...

Fab card, the paper is lovely! Thanks for taking part in the Alphabet Challenge xx

Unknown said...

Fun to see close up´s on your card, really helps to see all the work you put on this card and there was a lot to see... Good to see that I am not alone to have a mess during my creative time... Thanks for sharing it with us at I Did it Creations, and see you soon again I hope!

made by fifi said...

gorgeous card - love the colours - thanks for joining in the alphabet challenge x

Heidi-Mari said...

I really like the paper and gems and the detail to the image!
It's great.
I love the verse you've put on your card
Thank you for joining us at Stampin for the Weekend.

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