Monday, January 30, 2012

So Romantic

Hi Everyone!
So this week's challenge with the Kraft Journal is : So Romantic.
As some of you may know, I'm not really the romantic type of cardmaker so I did the best I could under the circumstances. lol 
I love this image by ADFD, kind of art nouveau  romantic. I colored her with my usual prismas and lyras on kraft. It's a bit of a quirky color combination, I'll admit it, but it felt right at the time and made sense.Now? Well, I'm trying not to think too hard on it.  It is puzzling. lol. 

Recipe: 
Image: ADFD
Colors: Lyras and Prismacolors
Papers: DCWV
Punch: Martha Stewart
Card Candy: Joanna Sheen

Thanks for visiting and I hope you get some crafting time in this week!
Hugs All


24 comments:

Nannieflash said...

Wow Dorcas that is such a lovley image and youve coloured it to perfection, the whole card design is gorgeous. hugs Shirleyxxx

Boxofcolours said...

Love the colours you've chosen for this one Dorcas, those yellows and blues are gorgeous.
Hugs
Jane

dj1952 said...

You did a beautiful job, even though it's not totally your style. The black paper, hearts paper and lace really do are gorgeous, as is your coloring, of course. The colors are great. In my opinion, you're the "Queen of Kraft". Hugs, dj

Carla S. said...

Your romantic card turned out beautifully, Dorcas! Wonderful image and coloring!

Gwen's Busy Little Hands said...

Well, you may call it quirky but I think it works.

SMiLES!
GWeN

mueppi said...

What a lovely image, Dorcas and I love your card and colours!
Hugs Gisela

Becky said...

Lovely image and gorgeous card.

Ulina /Apricot Bubbles said...

Gorgeous as ever!!
I prefer these modest colors... - and I like the black bow a lot!

Kelly Schelske said...

Dorcas, it's so beautiful! Love the gorgeous black ribbon!

Sue said...

Hi hun
what a beautiful card, fabulous colouring, gorgeous papers & design, fab stitching, sue,x

petra,s cards said...

stunning card and your colouring is brillant!!!
xx petra

Grenouille Greetings said...

Beautiful creation! I must, must, must, use mine! Hugs, Lesley

pinky said...

Stunning creation!

Molecraft said...

Beautiful work, very art deco indeed!
Helen x

Diane J said...

Dorcas your card is so elegant and beautiful, gorgeous colour scheme and layout. Love Diane x

debby4000 said...

Oh this is fabulous Dorcas, beautiful image.
luv
Debby

Annemaritta said...

Dorcas, This is adorable how you have used the backing paper colours for digi. This is probably my favourite ADFD stamp. Rose is beautiful, I love white roses, you see.
Very romantic and stylish :)

Alex said...

Romantic might not be your usual, but it becomes you! It's a wonderful card and your colouring is great as always!
Lot of love,
Alex

Tine said...

Hi Dorcas. As you can see, I am on the road to recovery now. For someone who says she doesn't do romantic cards, this one is great. Fab colouring as usual.
Tine :)

Pat said...

Hey my sweet friend! I was right...you HAVE been busy! I love this...and it definitely feels romantic to me! Such a stunning image...hmmm...I may need to check those out! You always create such magic with those pencils of yours! I love the colors you used on this card too...brilliant combo! Hugs. Pat Frank

Amelia (Mimi) said...

oh wow! this is beautiful Dorcas!
xxxxxxxxxxxx Amelia (mimi)

Jen Cuthbertson said...

Wow, wow, wow! I love that blue with the yellow! Amazing as always!!

Femmy said...

beautiful and so romantic!!

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

I like it!! The background paper is perfect for this image! The strip of turquoise brings out the flower and makes it pop! I totally see where your coming from! The image is very pretty and of course colored perfectly!

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