Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Waiting on the Sweet Peas…

I guess I am truly ready for spring. But we will still have to wait a while longer. Our local meteorologist keeps warning us not to get to use to the warm weather. Winter is still here. If we get more winter, I will just color more pink things! LOL

This is one of my favorites from Priscilla’s Styles.  The image is Sweet Peas Digital Stamp and is one of her new illustrations.

Also, have your ever heard of Crafter’s Digital Art Center? Here’s the link. You really need to check out all the digital artists and all the fun challenges. You will not be sorry.


Challenges that I have entered:
Bearly Mine Challenges – Ribbon and Pearls
Sweet Stamps Blog - Flowers
Party Time Tuesdays – Anything Goes

The supplies I used:
Copics: RV02, 10, 17; YG17, 21, 23; W1, 4; E31, 35
Spicas: Melon, Olive, Pink, Chocolate, Garnet
CS: Stardream Gold, Cryogen 80#
DP: BasicGrey- June Bug and Sultry Collection
Ribbon: Vine Ribbon from Flourishes
Dies: Scalloped Circle and Square Nestibilities from StampingScrapping
Pearls: My stash, probably purchased from Hobby Lobby or Michaels.

Thanks again for reading and I hope everyone has a great week!
Aletha

31 comments:

Heide said...

I love sweet peas! You have colored beautifully! What a fantastic image from Priscilla, you have done a beautiful job with it.

Dorcas said...

Gorgeous!!

LindaS said...

All over the top. Wonderful coloring and desing.

Robyn said...

This is just gorgeous!! Your coloring is always amazing.

Donna Moore said...

this is a definite WOWZER! Simply breathtaking!
hugs
donna

Francesca said...

Hi what a beautiful card and thank you for joining us at Oldie but a goodie , unfortunately we dont allow digital images

Hugs
Francesca

Nannieflash said...

Gorgeous card and they looks so real, love sweetpeas and their beautiful smell. Thanks for joining us at Bearlymine, good luck with the Challenge. with hugs Shirleyxxx

Dori said...

Such a beautiful creation! Love the image and your coloring is exquisite

Pat (mspfd) said...

This is beautiful! You really nailed the challenge, Aletha, with your creative design -- I just love the addition of the vines and your phenomenal coloring!

Doreen said...

A gorgeous card.Thanks for sharing this with us at Bearly Mine.xxx

Posh Cat Crafts said...

Wow an amazing card, so much work has gone into creating this card. Thank you for joining in at Anything goes this fortnight
Hugs
Tamara Posh Cat Crafts!

Posh Cat Crafts said...

Hope you don't mind but there is a new challenge blog started called Sweet Stamps! and the challenge this week is flowers and your card would be perfect..
Hugs
Tamara Posh Cat Crafts!

Patchi said...

Gorgeous card! I love the vines in the image and ribbon. Great coloring!

Thanks for joining PTT this week and we hope to see you again soon!

Patchi
PTT-DT

DesignerDiva said...

gorgeous image amazing colouring its so vibrant Thanks for joinig us at Oldie But Goodie this week
Hugs Laurie x

Fleur said...

A lovely card
Thanks for joining our challenge at OLDIE but a GOODIE, hope you’ll join us again
Hugz Fleur xXx

Stacey Richardson, SweetStamps.com said...

Very pretty card! Your coloring is awesome! The leafy vine ribbon adds a nice touch too. Thank you for joining in the SweetStamps.com challenge and Good Luck!

~ Kendra ~ said...

Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Sweet Stamps!


Kendra

Posh Cat Crafts said...

Hi Aletha, thank you for coming to join us at Sweet stamps. I just adore the colours you have used, just stunning. Thank you for visiting my blog and leaving a comment.

Hugs
Tamara

sue said...

love the card so pretty thanks for joining us at anything goes x sue x

Bella´s Bastelecke said...

so cute! What a lovely colours you have used…………… Thanks for joining us at Bearly Mine......

Hugs
Judith

Jacqueline L. Challiss Hill said...

I love everything about this card. It's really beautiful. Thanks for entering the challenge at Sweet Stamps.

Sandy Hulsart said...

What a beautiful card, your coloring is just amazing and an amazing card design. Good luck and thanks for joining in on the fun at Sweet Stamps blog

Jenn said...

Love your creation! Thanks for partying with us at Party Time Tuesdays. Hope to see you back next week!

Jenn
PTT

Danie M said...

This is truly beautiful. I love the colours and dimension of your vines and sweet pea image. Good Luck and Thanks for partying with us this week at PTT. I do hope we'll see you join us again.

Danie - PTT - DT.

polkacabana said...

Visiting from Sweet Stamps, What a gorgeous card!! You did a fabulous job! Thanks so much for sharing with us!

Ashley said...

I LOVE the colors on this card! Thanks for playing with us at PTT!

~Ashley
PTT DT member

Priscilla said...

Oooo this is just breathtaking.. I Just adore your style. Thank you so much for adding your talent to the PDT line up each week. So much inspiration from each of our DT. Keep up the exceptional work and thank you for using my image.
Priscilla

Sandy Fredrick said...

This card is stunning. You've made it so life like I feel I can smell the flowers. Thank you for joining our challenge at SweetStamps.com

Jenn said...

CONGRATULATIONS! You are the winner at Party Time Tuesdays. Please visit our blog.

Thanks
Jenn
owner PTT

Renlymat's World of Family & Crafts said...

Congratulations! I loved this card the moment I saw it.

Renee
PTT DT

Sara said...

Beautiful! I am so glad that you are creating! It definately is wonderful for us to see! Have a wonderful day! Happy Creating! Sara

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