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February 15, 2012

Hyacinth Birthday Card

I love the images at Delicious Doodles,  for coloring with my Copics.  She adds some shading which makes shading the images a lot easier when coloring.  Something I am still working on.   I chose this Hyacinth image to color for a card for my son's girlfriend.
I colored the flowers using some of the RV colors and then glossed over them with Diamond Glaze.

  I mounted the image on a couple shades of purple/lavender that I punched the corners and tucked each corner under, then added a purple brad.
The green border along the side I cut using the Elegant edges cartridge and added some small green pearl to the center wholes. 
The happy birthday is a Gina K stamp that I stamped and heat embossed on a label I cut using A Child's Year cartridge.
I love my Imagine as I could look up the RGB codes for Stampin Up paper and print the exact color I need.  The border and the label were both printed and cut and filled with Certainly Celery color.

 The inside I finished using some of the same paper from the front and punched the edges.  The sentiment is computer generated.

I hope you enjoyed your visit to my blog, please leave me a comment and let me know you were here to take a peak.

Challenges for this card
Make it Monday   Always anything goes  -  ends  2/19
Sir Stampalot  In the Garden   ends - 2/29


19 comments:

Sharon said...

How beautiful!!! Your coloring is wonderful Donna!! Your Hyacinths look so real!! I just love your card!!!! :)

mforquer said...

OH MY WORD!!! LOOK at that fabulous coloring on those GORGEOUS flowers!!! WOW..I love it...that is perfection!
hugs,
M

Annette Bowes said...

Gorgeous card! Beautiful colouring and shading! Love the colour lol! Popped over from Make it Monday, take careX:)

Chrissy said...

Beautiful colouring and image..such a pretty card.



Thanks for sharing with us at ‘Make it Monday’

Luv CHRISSYxx

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catherine said...

This is such a beautiful card and lovely image. great job with the colouring and the colours are lovely
x catherine

Doreen said...

Love your gorgeous card.I saw this at MIM and had to have a closer look.xxx

Rene said...

Gorgeous card!!!! Thank you so much for linking up at Make it Monday! Remember, to be in the running to win the prize from our sponsor this week just leave a comment for another entry. Be sure to mention you saw them on Make It Monday. The more entries you comment on the more chances you have of winning! Good luck,
Rene :D

brenda said...

A really beautiful card.

Than you so much for joining us In the Garden at Stampalot Challenge this month, good luck and hope you will join us again next month.

B x

Stephanie said...

Very pretty, Donna. Love your coloring. She will love it.

pinky said...

Its absolutely stunning and I love how you have brought the flower to life with your colouring. Thanks for joining us at Stampalot this month.
Pinky

Tracy said...

Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining Sir Stampalot’s challenge, good luck.
Happy crafting
Tracy x

Cricut Couple said...

Gorgeous!!! I just love the purple and green combo! So pretty!!!

Audrey Frelx said...

Oh, Donna, what a gorgeous card! I love you colored the hyacinths -- you did a beautiful job!!!

Also wanted to drop by to say hi!

Hugs!

Heather Jewett said...

Donna, this is stunning! perfect coloring of the image! I love how you bordered it too!
I saw your card on Make it Monday, and had to come for a closer look.

Francesca said...

Absolutely beautiful, thanks for joining us for our IN THE GARDEN challenge
over at Sir Stampalot this month
and good luck !

Hugs
Francesca

1CardCreator said...

Lovely and elegant piece! Saw you at Make it Monday. ~Diane (I am #23)

Michele said...

This is absolutely gorgeous! Your coloring is perfection! And thank you for taking the time to visit my blog....it means a lot to me!

Gail said...

I can just smell the hyacinth. Beautiful.

Ruth said...

Really beautiful. I love the diamond glaze. Thanks for sharing it with us in this month's challenge at Sir Stampalot, Ruth :)