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Thursday, 14 June 2012

Blue and Green Birds and Butterflies

While flicking through various card challenges last night I came across a gorgeous colour challenge at ColourQ...


I love the pale lime green colour and couldn't wait to have a go. I knocked together a digi picture in Microsoft Publisher using a bird scene by Birdie Brown and the same butterfly I used last week by Anji which was then coloured using promarkers (Powder Blue, Cornflower, Indigo Blue, Meadow Green). I also decoupaged the butterfly, flower heads and birds' wings to add dimension.


The image was then matted on to navy and pale green paper, and I added a swiss dot embossed background, which was also matted. I finished off with a couple of card candi pieces coloured again with a promarker.

I have also entered this card into the challenge this week at Digital Tuesday where they want to see a card with a butterfly on it.

7 comments:

  1. This is so sweet! I love those little birdy images. They're colored so beautifully! Thanks for joining us at colourQ!

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  2. Oh so cute! What a lovely little scene you created, beautiful colouring. :)
    Thanks for joining us at ColourQ!

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  3. The bird image is adorable! Very pretty card!

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  4. Fantastic card - totally love the layout!!

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  5. I think this is just absolutely darling! LOVE your little birds--fabulous! :)

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  6. Such a sweet card, love how you used the colors with these little birds! Thanks for joining us at the ColourQ this week and sharing your card!

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  7. Gorgeous!! Love the image and your card is so crisp and fresh looking.
    xxx

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