Monday, March 1, 2010

Easter Blessings

I love the clean look of this color combo. I started to add an additional mat of pretty in pink with some dsp but it just didn't look right. When I removed it and saw this combo, I thought it looked perfect, clean and simple.

I used so saffron and barely banana on the flowers, and certainly celery and old olive on the leaves. I used re-inkers and my aqua painter. I used a wash of barely banana around the image.
This was my first successful attempt at using the scalloped trim border and corner punch. You should see the pile of paper I wasted trying to get this right. But now that I have the dimensions right, I've been able to duplicate this many times. Shimmer White: 2 1/4 x 3 1/2,
Old Olive: 2 1/2 x 3 3/4, Whisper White 4 3/4 x 3 13/16 before punching with the scalloped trim punch. I followed Julie's tutorial over at Paper Pleasing Ideas (see link on the side bar).

Can you see the Champagne Shimmer Mist I added to the petals and leaves. You can also she the shimmer paper. Very pretty in real life.


Lil' Inker said...

Very very lovely! Yeah, the border and corner punches is a bit tricky. I haven't quite mastered it yet, but am going to follow the link to the tutorial you mentioned. Thanks!

Sharon said...

Beautiful! I love the scallop border.