Friday, July 16, 2010

Striking Swirls

I went for a dramatic palette for this project. This image is a beauty. I love the large blossom too! I actually made it. It's from gray card stock and black distress ink with some Stickles (see link to tutorial below).

Supplies used on this project:
Image-Poppy Love, Sweet Pea Stamps
Papers-white Couture card stock, black glossy paper (Paper Temptress), silver shiny paper, red print
Skintones-yr0000, e000, e21
Hair-n1,n3, n5, n7
Dress-r29, r89, w1, w3, w5, w7
Tail-r89, w7
Eyes-yg91, yg93, yg63
Misc-Silver glitter chipboard flourishes by Making Memories, large red gem brad, Twinking H20's by Luminarte in ruby red, Stickles "crystal", , paper flower tutorial by Vanja on the Whimsy Stamps Inspiration Blog

Challenges this project qualifies for:
Crazy 4 Challenges-#45 red, white, and black
Cupcake Inspiration -#67 photo inspiration
Crafting Ho's-black, white and one other color


  1. Wow Lisa

    Never mind the flower and the image being stunning, the whole thing is absolutely amazing! LOVEEEE it!!!!

    Sarah x

  2. Gorgeous! I love how deep the colors are. How do you get your true colors to show up? My reds always look so washed out. You did a fantastic job coloring as well as, the other embellishments.


    Debra (dj1952)

  3. Wow Lisa this is really striking the colours, image, swirls and flowers are all so beautiful.
    Lorraine x

  4. Wow, this is strickign and gorgeous!!! Love how you've used the colours here.

  5. That big blossom looks striking and your colouring is amazing. I should give Vanja's tut a go as well

  6. Lisa this is gorgeous. She looks wonderful in these colours. Love the swirls.

  7. Stunning card, Lisa! I love the colour combo and the image,your colouring is amazing. The flower looks beautiful, thank you for giving my tutorial a try! :)

    Hugs, Vanja

  8. Ohhhh this is beautiful. I love it. Love the red, black and the silver swirls...omg and that paper flower..... absolutely love it.


    PS: I'm so heading over to check out that tutorial. :-)

  9. WOW! Stunning!!! Thanks for playing along with the Cupcake Inspiration Challenge!

  10. This is so sweet, and you colored it beautifully. Thank you so much for entering this in our challenge at The Crafty Ho’s ! Hope to see you again for our next challenge!


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