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January 27, 2011

Angel Trumpet Flower - Card Patterns#99

I love working with sketches as a jumping point for my cards.  For this card, I used Card Patterns Sketch #99, rotated the sketch and changed the size to 5-1/4" x 5-1/4".  I did try to keep the elements in place, but did stray a bit...So I guess you'd say I was "inspired by" the sketch to create the following card.

I have two versions of this card - this is my final one, the hummingbird was an afterthought

Without the hummingbird

I search my bling box for some Flourishes, but came up short, and found a good alternative using the lovely Large Fancy Flourish from Heartfelt Creations.  The beautiful flower and hummingbird are from Heartfelt Creations Springtime Medley Line, this line also has a matching Die that I used to cut the Hummingbird.  All images are Stamped in Black Archival on Watercolor paper, then colored using the Marker Watercoloring Technique.  The Flowers are stamped and colored a second time and popped up on dimensaionals over the first image.  The lacey edge is from the Decorative Butterfly-Border Die.

Here's the Card Patterns Sketch

Stamps – Heartfelt Creations HCPC Angel Trumpet Flower PreCut Set, HCPC 2255 Large Fancy Flourish PreCut Set

Ink – Fresco Chalk Ink, Markers – Dusty Durango, So Saffron, Pear Tart
Card Stock – Guava, Chocolate, Watercolor, Ranger Black Archival
Other – Spellbinders Circle Dies, Spellbinders Scallop Circle, Gems, Heartfelt Creations Decorative Butterfly -Border Die HCD702, Dimensionals, Basic Grey Capella, Big Shot, Chocolate Satin Ribbon, H20 Brush, MCD Springtime Medley Die
Size – 5-1/4” x 5-1/4”


Kristie W. said...

So pretty! I love the dimension of the flowers and the colors you used!

anja curvers said...

Beautiful take on the sketch and I love the punch you used. Thanks for joining us at cardpatterns.

Gerrie Johnnic said...

Beautiful Lisa! What a difference a bird makes!..and a die to cut that out, how wonderful! I see you changed some things on your blog too!

Netty said...

A fab card Lisa and loving the hummingbird thats a terrific touch.
Annette x

Basement Stamper said...

fabulous card! love that image and the hummingbird looks fantastic.

Cheryl S. said...

This sketch is great and I love your card. The hummingbird is a
great added touch!!


Terry said...

Very pretty, Lisa! Love the colors and that set is gorgeous!

Linda Carson said...

Beautiful, beautiful! The hummingbird is the perfect touch!

Suzanne C said...

Gorgeous card! The tones and colors remind me of the Curio paper. Beautiful hummingbird and flowers! The flourish stamp works beautifully!

~amy~ said...

Your card is sooo gorgeous...it almost seems to come alive! Thanks for joining us at Card Patterns!

Adair said...

This is beautiful! The hummingbird is perfect on this card.

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