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Thursday, July 25, 2013

RED POPPIES


Our Yahoo Group has two voluntary swaps each month.  I try to participate as often as I can.  The "Color Swap" this month was to make a red an white card.  I did add just the touch of green for the stems and a black sentiment so hope the recipient doesn't mind.    The stamp is from SU.  When you purchase the stamp, it is actually one large stamp but there is a space where I was able to cut it into two pieces.  Now I can use the two pieces separately or together as one design.
 
I colored the Poppies with Copic markers.  I had a white butterfly in my card parts so I colored it as well with the marker to match the Poppy blooms.  The sentiment was stamped with VersaFine Onyx Black ink because I feel it leaves a crisper image............but Memento Tuxedo Black was used to stamp the flowers so they could be colored with Copic markers.
 
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4 comments:

Lynette said...

Very pretty - love the poppies. I agree with you about the ink - nothing beats the Versafine black!

Harriet Skelly said...

Beautifully done Vicki! I have this set and have yet to use it. Thanks for the tip about cutting it apart!

Joanne said...

GORGEOUS card! And your idea of cutting that huge stamp into two is GREAT!

Ann Schach said...

Beautiful, Vicki! I love how you separated this stamp!