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June 29, 2011

Strawberries

Thank you berry much for stopping by..................I made this card for the challenge this week at Crafty Creations,  this week by our challenge was to make a thank you card and is sponsored by
 
              Hop on over and take a love at the cute images there are

I chose to use this strawberry image from Doodle Pantry and the sentiment stamp is a Gina K Design stamp.
I am still just learning to use my Copic and Promarkers and had a heck of a time with these strawberries, I am still not real happy with them.  The leaves came out OK, but I just could not get the coloring and shading correct on the strawberries.  I covered them with Diamond Glaze and that seemed to help somewhat.
Here is a closer look of the strawberries.
Red is hard and it bleed out of the lines and I just could not get all of it off. I distressed the edges of the white & red papers with my Tim Holtz distressing tool.  I double edged the red checked and red with my Martha Stewart punch.  This scalloped edge is one of my favorites.
So glad you stopped by, but be sure and head on over to Crafty Creations and join in the fun.  It is an easy challenge and we can never have too many thank you cards on hand.

I will entering this card in the following challenges
Top Tip Tuesday  T......is for  ends 7/4
Bows and Berries  thank you/appreciation ends 7/2

10 comments:

Dawn♥ said...

Yummy card Donna. You colored those strawberries in nicely. Love it all. Dawn♥

Lisa M said...

Oh Donna this card is such a wonderful and vibrant summer treat!
Your strawberries are superb. Yeah you for venturing into the world of copics. I am too timid as of yet to try. ;)
Thank you so much for submitting your card into our "T" challenge at Top Tip Tuesday!
Happy stamping...
Lisa xx

bettand said...

What a gorgeous card;) Gets me longing for real summer here:) And makes me wanna eat strawberries;) Thanks for playing at Top Tip Tuesday this week. Bettina

Elaine Stark said...

Beautiful card. Love your colouring, I agree red is very difficult to use in Copics. Thanks for joining Top Tip Tuesday. Elaine

Cindy said...

Nice card. I think your strawberries came out great. I agree about red being a hard color to use. I remember the frustrations I had trying to color a Santa Claus last Christmas. Ugh! Love your card though. You did much better than I did.

Annette said...

You did a great job, lovely colours. Thanks for joining our 'T' Challenge at Top Tip Tuesday. Annette xx

ladyjanet_56 said...

This is a lovely summery Thank You card I love your colouring they seem to pop out with a diamention in the close-up. Thanks for sharing at B&B, Janet

Cricut Couple said...

Oh... Thanks a lot! Now I am hungry! Hee! Hee! They look so real!!!

Cricut Couple said...

Oh... Thanks a lot! Now I am hungry! Hee! Hee! They look so real!!!

bosenberries said...

Really pretty card... makes me want to go on a picnic! Thanks so much for playing with us at Bows and Berries!
Robin