Thursday, May 06, 2010

StampInsanity's "Mystic Beauties" and Challenge!!!

Hi again :)

*2nd post for today!!!
Please be sure to scroll down and see this week's
Pixie Dust Challenge :)
Thank you!!!

It's time for a... 

This week's challenge #8 is to create an...
Easel Card

I fell in love with "Pearl Princess" from today's new release called...
Mystic Beauties

I really wanted to try to create a mostly white card, but it turned out to be more of a monochromatic card (?)
Either way, I love how it turned out!
But, it turned out to be so hard for me to take a pic of a mostly white and light colored card...
any suggestions out there? I would be sooo ever grateful for any tips!
Thank you :)

Here's my card!!!


I really enjoyed coloring this image in! I wanted to keep the colors as light and bright as possible!
And look! No DP again! yea me ;)
 I thought that the embossing would help create that underwater look I was trying to capture for Pearl Princess :)


Princess Pearl Card Details:
Paper(s):
Papertrey Ink White CS; Martha Stewart CS
Ink(s): Copic Markers:  
Accessories: Prima Flowers and Pearls; Cuttlebug Swiss Dots
and Vines Embossing Folders; Making Memories Trim 


Here's a look at the entire "Mystic Beauties" release!
Aren't they all so whimsy and beautiful?!?!


All images can be found in the Stamp Happens Shop!!!

Please be sure to visit the rest of the Groovy Gurls for more peeks at the new release and inspiration to get you started on this week's challenge :)
All links can be found in my sidebar!!!

Have a fabulous Thursday!
xoxo

12 comments:

Jolara said...

wooow that is soooo lovely.
Hugs Joyce

Tonya Klar said...

OH MY! This is absolutely GORGEOUS Margie!! You don't need to change ANYTHING! Your coloring is AMAZING! This is just stunning! Looks like we were thinking alike!

Alison said...

So, so pretty! Your coloring is fab! I love that you used the pearls to hold the card up! It's really beautiful. Maybe if you tried to photograph it with a darker background? Great job!

Erica said...

The colors are fab! I love the simplicity of the background with such a bold image. Lovely!

Marlene said...

Beautiful!! The color combo is just stunning!

Lori said...

Holy Cow Margie, this is perfect. Your colouring and that seafoam colour TDF, so pretty!

Amy said...

Wow Margie, this card is FABULOUS! Your coloring is really beautiful and the embossed background does set a great undersea vibe for the scene... I love it! :)

Madeleine Bouquet said...

Very pretty! You always rock the easel cards!:)

hugs,
Laura

Teresa Kline aka va.sunshine said...

so adorable, great details....have a wonderful weekend!

enjoy *~*

Beth said...

MARGIE! Holy COW!! This is amazing!!! Just freaking gorgeous! She is beautiful - incredible coloring! Should I stop? I'm gushing... :) xx

itsabrt said...

What a great card and I love all the pearls! Beth

Randi said...

Beautiful mermaid card Margie! I love all the shades of green you used!! Gorgeous coloring! And, I love the amazing ribbon!! Have a wonderful weekend!

 
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