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Saturday, 1 December 2012

Forever Rose - Hannah Lynn

Good afternoon everyone. Hope your weekend is going well. I thought I would try something a little different today with a dark card. Not sure if I got it right.
I have used one of Hannah Lynn's beautiful images from Crafts and Me, 'Forever Rose'.


Isn't she gorgeous. She looks so deep in thought.  She is straight cut and then I have added a SB romantic rectangle of one of the new Dlites. I actually remembered to get out my sewing machine for a change (usually I have the card made then remember I was going to stitch it ).
Backing paper is from the 'Once upon a time' stack. Flowers from WOC and Hobby House. Butterfly is a Cheery Lynn and ribbon and pearls from my stash.


She is totally coloured with promarkers and just for a change I will list the colours :)
skin = Oatmeal, Saffron, Vanilla, Pastel Pink and Antique pink
hair = Petrol Blue, Twilight, Polar Blue and Icicle
rose = Antique Pink, Cocktail Pink and Pink Mittens


I added glossy accents to the flower dome, her lips and eye and distressed her mount with a mixture of walnut stain and tattered rose.


The inside reflects the front.

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18 comments:

Susan Flynn said...

A stunning card Eileen. I do love these images when I see them I must try one. Great embellishments too x

Pat K said...

WOW this is stunning Eileen. LOVE how beautifully you've coloured the image with such fab colour choices. Wonderful use of dies and embellies! Love it all. hugs,x

nnalorac said...

Love your card Eileen, gorgeous colours, design and love you colouring. Wow hair do lol. Carolxx

karen said...

So pretty Eileen and gorgeous colours, Karenx

Sue - bearhouse said...

WOW!! This is stunning Eileen. I love that pretty image and your colouring is amazing, especially her wonderful hair. Gorgeous papers and layout too.

Sue

Denice said...

OMG, so much time and love went into this card...this gal's hair is simply stunning! Thanks for playing along with us this week at Flutter By Wednesday.
:Dxx

Lorraine said...

Fabulous card Eileen. I love the image, she looks gorgeous and pretty papers too.
Thanks for joining this months challenge at I ♥ ProMarkers.
Lorraine x

andree said...

this is beautiful, just love the layout too and the way you've coloured her is brilliant xx

pinky said...

Its stunning Eileen and the colours are so warm and gorgeous together.

Shelby said...

This turned out beautifully rich and lush. Love love love how you've done her hair...looks amazing.

Shelby

FiLoMa said...

This is a lovely card. I love the colour you have done her hair, such a pretty blue. Thanks for playing along at Creative Card Crew. Cheers FiLoMa DT

coops said...

wow so stunning eileen.one of my most fav images and i love your rich colours, her hair looks fantastic and your design is really gorgeous.
thanks for joining us this week at the Crafts and Me challenge :D

xx coops xx

Trish and Treasure said...

Hi Eileen,
I love your colouring in of her hair it's wonderful!! Such pretty flowers as well!! Lovely card!
Hugs Trish

Inkypinkydelights said...

Smashing card Eileen! Don't those flowers go well too! Judy x

Pop's Cards said...

Good Morning sweetie this is just stunning I love your colour choices too, gorgeous work, huggles Pops x x x

jenny said...

Beautiful card, love how you coloured her hair.......thanks for joining us at I Love Promarkers :)

Jenny xx

sara said...

stunning card love this image and you have coloured her beautifully thanks so much for joining us at crafts & me this week
hugs sara x x

Rose said...

Eileen, your beautifully colored Forever Rose looks wonderful on this pretty layered card. So glad to see your entry at the Crafts and Me Stamps digi team's "Ribbon or Trim" challenge. Hugz, ~ Rose