Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Papertrey Sympathy

Inspired by Zindorf's amazing use of color with a brayer. I started out with a sheet of white. I brayered apricot ink over the sheet, then punched a circle with my SU! punch. I put the circle punch on the sheet, then brayered summer sun, pumpkin pie and really rust on the bottom, each color, stopping slightly below the previous color. I stamped the branch (Out on a limb, Papertrey ink) in basic brown and the outline of the leaf in artichoke. I used my aquapainter to fill in the leaf with olive and celery. The sentiment (Out on a limb, Papertrey Ink) is stamped in ruby red and punched it with the large oval SU punch. I layered the sentiment on a piece of ruby red, punched with the SU punch. Main image layered on Ruby red, then on white. Simple card which will hopefully bring some comfort to our friends from church.

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supplies:
stamps: Papertrey ink (out on a limb)
paper: white, ruby red
ink: apricot, summer sun, pumpkin pie, ruby red, basic brown, artichoke, olive, celery
misc: punches (circle, oval)

6 comments:

Rachel Hope said...

Holy Cow!!!! This is a WOW card if ever I saw one! Stunning!!!!

Barb said...

Beautiful blending of colors in the background. You made it look very natural.

Lorie said...

This is just lovely!

Otter said...

Breathtaking!!! Gorgeous Bethie!

Stefanie Staniak said...

Beautiful Card Beth! I would have never thought to put ruby red with all that yellow - but it sure looks great! :)

MichelleY said...

Beth....this is GORGEOUS! I love the rich colors and soothing feel....a PERFECT sympathy card!

 

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