Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Sweet Pea - Koi on white

Good Morning! If you are looking for Paper Sunddaes Birthday Blog Hop - please scroll down!
I've been neglecting my Sweet Pea Stamps lately, so here is a little remedy.
I used Koi from ching-chou kuik's collection, stamped her on watercolor paper and used water based markers and aquapainter for coloring. I'm not using reds very often, so it was a bit of challenge for me ;) With the very colorful image I decided to use all white background and accessories. I was itching to add a bit of color around the edges of flowers, but this week's challenge on Sweet Pea Stampers is to use all white (except the image) - so I resisted ;)
The die cut flowers and the medallion are dry embossed and the background panel is wet embossed using a hollographic EP, just to give it a little extra sparkle.

I'm entering it into the following challenge:
In a Sweet Pea Dream - under the sea (mermaid)
Sweet Pea Stampers - all white
Simon Says Stamp Challenge - bingo - I used the bottom row - die cuts, embossing, ribbon
Make it Colorful - coloring with red (for the reds I used my daughter's Crayola markers - so no colors or names...)

Stamps - Sweet Pea Koi, Stampendous - background stamp with little leaves
Media - Versafine Ink, Versamark, SU & Crayola markers, aqua painter
Paper - Watercolor paper, SU Whisper White
Other - Heartfelt Creations - posy die, Spellbinders Medallion die, Nestabilities Scalloped Oval, SU embossing folder, ribbons, jeweled brad, bling


Crystal said...

Very pretty Alica, love the all the white with just the image coloured, it makes it really POP!! Love the embossed background & flower too. said...

Lovely card, such beautiful colouring. Thanks for joining us this time over at SPS. Claire x

Lisa said...

Hey Alicia
pop over to delightful Challenges, and check out the winner's post, YOU WON!!!

Lola said...

Beautifully colored!

Vanessa (aka V'ness, Nessa, oldschool) said...

WOW that sure pops!!!
awesome of you to join us at SPS!!!

Barbara Sproatmeyer (LM2) said...

I love this colored image on the white card - very stunning! Those reds/pinks are perfect and your coloring is fantastic! Thanks for playing along in the Make it Colourful challenge this week. :D

Nina I. said...

Beautiful card!!! I love the image, and it is coloured beautiful!
Thanks for playing along in the Make it Colourful challenge;-))

Renee said...

This is truly a lovely card. I adore your colouring.

Nancy said...

Your card is beautiful, and your coloring if fabulous!!!

KymKreates said...

I have to say all the white really sets off your opulent colored image.

Thanks for joining our challenge this week and hope to see more of your wonderful artwork in the future!!

DT Sweet Pea Stamps

Karina said...

Hi Alica, go take a look at the Sweet Pea Stamps blog. You won! Congratulations.
Hugs, Karina

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