Friday, March 20, 2009

House Mouse #29

I didn't get around to finishing this post yesterday evening, so here it is now. The House Mouse Challenge this week gave us a sketch to use. Mojo is still only sporadically materializing these days. I feel kind of all over the place with this card, but I really like the sketch. The image was colored with Prismacolors blended with baby oil. The flowers themselves were painted with two different colors of Twinkling H2O's, though that gorgeous shimmer does not show in the pic. I can't seem to get good lighting so all my cards look really dull and pale, but IRL this card is much brighter. Chalked around it with yellow Pebbles chalks with orange in two corners. The DP's are from The Paper Loft, Basic Grey, My Mind's Eye and I have no idea who makes the gold embossed DP. The flourish in the corner is Tim Holtz Grungeboard. Colored it with gold Deco pen, then inked edges with Stucco Colorbox Queues.
Stamp: House Mouse Take Time to Smell the Flowers.
Paper: The Paper Loft Front Room/Parlour, Basic Grey Urban Couture, My Mind's Eye, Unknokwn gold embossed paper.
Ink: Stazon, Colorbox Queues.
Accessories: Twinkling H2O's, Cuttlebug, Grungeboard, Deco pen.

13 comments:

Mina said...

there is nothing wrong with your mojo...you put elements and colours together perfectly xxx

Nina said...

This is really cute and I love the embossing as it is one of my fav techniques! that just pops out to me.. and of course that image is yelling SPRING! hehehehe cute card! LOL.. about your mojo... we all go through it that is for sure, but you certainly still have it.... :)

6 wacky women said...

Awww...so sweet Nancy.
I love how you color your HM images. Beautiful layout too!

Karen x

Carmen O. said...

This is great! I love the softness and the embossing is so much fun. Beautiful work!

Shary said...

Such a cute image and I love the embossed circle. Great take on the sketch.

Sandra said...

A great card with a cute stamp. I like it that you used embossed flowers also, just like in the stamp.
And thanks for commenting on my blog :-)

Anonymous said...

What cuttlebug embossing folder did you use?

theneon said...

You certainly employed a lot of technique to make this lovely card. I love the colors and textures that you used. Martha Kay

Rica said...

Gorgeous card and a great take on the sketch. Love this image (on my wish list - along with several hundred others lol). I love the embossed circle and the flourish finishes it perfectly.
Thanks for joining us at HM.
hugs Heather xx

Sue said...

Oh, so cute, love that image. All the papers you chose are so pretty and I like that flourish too. Very pretty card.

Sue from Oregon said...

Love the papers you used...very nice.

Vicki (basement stamper) said...

Nancy, this is so sweet!! Those papers are really fab!! :)

Shirley said...

Where have I been! This is just precious!