First Love

Friday, March 26, 2010

The temperature here has, for the last couple of days, been in the high 70 degree range. Beautiful weather. I guess I'll have to get out and do some spring yard work. Not looking forward to that.

Todays card is from a stamp that I recieved in one of my birthday cards in January. I don't know what company the stamp is from, but I love it. If you know where the stamp is from, let me know.


The card is a basic card. It is made up from the colors,brown, orange, and yellow. The pattern paper is from "DCWV" called Text and Prints. The "Prints" pad is self adhesive, and is the first time I've worked with it. I know, call me old fashioned.
The Text patterned paper was cut into 1 13/16"X 3.50" pieces, 2 each. The patterned paper was cut to 1 13/16"X1.5" , 2 each,and mounted on a 4.0"X5.25" piece of brown cardstock.
I colored the image with Copic marker, in the following colors;


Face: E000,E00,E01,R20
Hair; Y23,YR23,E35
Dress; RV00,RV01,RV04
Pants;BG00,BG01,BG05

Shirt; Y13,Y15,Y17


So let's take a look at the card;



"First Love"


After the image was colored I stippled the edge of the card with Palette Hybrid, Orangie ink. The card was assembled and the Orange stickle was added to the corners of the image placard. The flower was from a Martha Stewart collection. I also added some stickles to the center of the flower.

So that's my card for the day. Yesterday the wife and I attended our weekly stamp club day. I got a lot of images colored, and now I have to make them into cards. I know this is not the normal way to do cards. Most card makers choose their papers first, then color the image to match the paper. I guess I not doing things in the normal way, but it works for me.




Question: who else does it my way??


Have a GREAT DAY!!!

Bob L.

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9 Response to "First Love"

  1. Angie Hall Haviland says:
    March 26, 2010 at 10:37 AM

    Another FABULOUS Card, Bob!! Love how you did the background!!!

  2. Scrapping Mom says:
    March 26, 2010 at 11:03 AM

    Beautiful card. Thank you so much for sharing.

  3. Alicia says:
    March 26, 2010 at 12:37 PM

    Beautiful as usual Bob! Brings back some happy memories as well! *Hugs* Alicia

  4. Alicia says:
    March 26, 2010 at 12:38 PM

    Well, I "Thought" I posted a comment but it seems to have disappeared on me- Beautiful as usual Bob and Brings back many happy memories of my first love! *Hugs* Alicia

  5. Penny Duncan Creations says:
    March 26, 2010 at 1:25 PM

    OHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH, How ADORABLE....Beautiful job!!!!

  6. Sheri says:
    March 26, 2010 at 3:21 PM

    Normal schmormal.... Whatever you're doing works beautifully Bob!

  7. Billie's Scrappetique says:
    March 28, 2010 at 10:44 PM

    Precious card, Bob!

    In answer to your question: Honestly, it all depends on my "mood" and where I am. If I'm at the beach for a week, I just color everything however I want to color it and choose my papers later. If I'm home or at a crop, I try to choose my papers first, then color. Depends! :o)

  8. Teresa says:
    March 30, 2010 at 10:24 PM

    Beautiful card!! And I do the very same thing..when I have some free time I sit down and color color color..then I have a stack of colored images ready to turn into cards for what ever occasion I need it for.

  9. autumn0725 says:
    April 2, 2010 at 11:16 AM

    Cute card, as for the stamp, I'm not positive, but the kids look like Rachel Ann Miller's from Stampavie...I would check that out. Hope this helps, Autumn

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