Thursday, 1 November 2007

Out of my Box!

This card is so far out of my box - it's almost funny. I was inspired to make this card by Michelle's blog. She often posts cards that she says are not her style - but I always love the results of the ones that are out of "her" box. Michelle also owns Stamper's Dream - an Ebay store where I buy my Amuse stamps and other things - the link is on the left side of my blog - check it out! So I needed more masculine stamps and this is one of the ones I chose. When I first stamped it, I was a little intimidated, but as I coloured (prisma pencils and gamsol) I started having a lot of fun with it. I'm pretty pleased with the way this one turned out - now I want to try and watercolour it!

In other news, I'm cleaning and re-organizing my stamping area - eeek! I was motivated by my friend Becky who suggested I turn my desk so it faces the kids play area and t.v. She's so smart!! Maybe I'll post the before and after pics later this week.

4 comments:

Joan B said...

This is so lovely!! Great stamp, great coloring and beautiful card.

Debbie Olson said...

Beautiful card, and excellent coloring!

Michelle said...

You did a FABULOUS job on this card. Love your coloring! :-)

Marilyn said...

Beautiful card!! I've never tried gamsol - is it hard? I am not good at watercoloring at all! This card is gorgeous!!

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