Thursday, January 28, 2010

Shades of purple

Admittedly, I am not a fan of purple. It’s one of those colors that reminds me of little old ladies. I don’t know why it does, but it does. Ok, so I’m strange - I admit this.
Even though I am not a fan of purple, I love lilacs – love the color and the smell of them in the springtime.

For some reason, I decided to play with purple for this card. I’m not sure why, but sometimes you just have to listen to your muse.

I trimmed the border of this card with my metallic gold pen and used PTI’s Lavender Moon and Plum Pudding. My image was colored with my copics, then cut out and attached.

I used PTI’s Hibiscus ink on the Lavender Moon cs and really like the look of this combo.

Thanks for stopping by! I hope you have a wonderful day filled with all that your heart desires!

Stamps: PTI In Bloom

CS and DP: Hollos white, PTI Lavender Moon, Plum Pudding

Inks, markers and coloring tools: PTI Hibiscus, copic markers, Stampabilities Brown Pigment Ink

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Cheryl said...

Very pretty! I love the sentiment.

Becky said...

Good thing you listened :). This is very lovely.

specialcraftmom4 said...

Love this pretty purple card! Love that stamp (:

Jacqueline said...

I'm not one for purple either, but I think your card turned out great! And that sentiment is sweet! It really is a lovely card :D ~Jacqueline @ Scraps of Life

Natalie Michaud-Lee said...

I truly love the tiny slice of color peeking out at the edges!

CoveredInCrafts said...

Purple is my mother's favorite color and I often have a hard time using it. I like this card. Thanks for the inspiration!

Michelle Forrest said...
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Anonymous said...

I love to work with purple but I hate trying to photograph always changes!

Kristin said...

pretty! i will have to try that color combo sometime... i don't have that stamp set, but this card is fab!!