Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Friends Having Fun Color Challenge #5

Here is my entry for FHF Color Challenge #5.

This incredible image is one of the Nymphs from Smeared Ink Stamps.  I started with some clay coated cardstock and smeared several colors of distress inks directly onto the cardstock.  No sponge or blending tool needed.  I then stamped my Nymph with brown Staz-on ink.  The leaves and extra grass were drawn with my copic markers.  Beware...copics will remove staz-on ink.  I'd recommend using Memento Ink with them instead.

I mounted the image onto DP that looks like sand and further mounted that onto the striped cardstock.  Sorry, I don't remember the brand.  The last piece of cardstock used is a Halloween print, but once again, I don't remember the manufacturer.

I love the way this turned out!  It reminds me of a sunrise/sunset in the summer time!

Enjoy!

~lady brayton~

7 comments:

  1. My Sinister Sister! What a fabulous card! You really inspire me to play with this image! Beautiful background! Thank you so much for playing along with Friends Having Fun!

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  2. She's so beautiful in the brown ink! And I really love that you didn't color her in - left her to be one with her surroundings. I really want to get some of that clay paper! LOVE LOVE LOVE the background with the distressed inks. The colors are amazing and make me ooze with warmth!

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  3. That background is truly STUNNING! No you have me thinking I NEED clay paper. I am pretty sure that I don't have enough paper here to last my whole life already..... I KNOW I don't have any clay coated paper!!! FABULOUS!!!

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  4. The whole thing is SICK!! You are kidding me!! AWESOME doesn't begin to scratch the surface of how beautiful this is!!! WOW!

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  5. Thanks, ladies! This one is getting framed and hung!

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