Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Red, Red Rose - Crafty Creations Challenge


Hi ya everyone!
  This week at Crafty Creations the lovely and oh so talented Claire aka Hope Jacare asked us to use this poem for inspiration:
A Red, Red Rose

Oh my luve is like a red, red rose,
That's newly sprung in June:
Oh my luve is like the melodie,
That's sweetly play'd in tune.

As fair art thou, my bonie lass,
So deep in luve am I;
And I will luve thee still, my dear,
Till a' the seas gang dry.

Till a' the seas gang dry, my dear,
And the rocks melt wi' the sun;
And I will luve thee still, my dear,
While the sands o' life shall run.

And fare thee weel, my only luve!
And fare thee weel a while!
And I will come again, my luve,
Tho' it were ten thousand mile!

Robert Burns 
So beautiful...so with that in mind I colored one of Claire's gorgeous rose images called Art Nouveau Vase 2 and it can be found here at Stitchy Bear Stamps.  I first masked these lovely roses and vase and inked the entire thing with my Tim Holtz Red Brick.  I took off the mask and used my Copics to color up the rest.  I also added a bit of smooch to the rose heads for an added glimmer.
I cut a number of My Minds Eye paper with nestables.  Added a bit of crinkle ribbon and used a few new stamps for the sentiment!  (one was a studio G and I don't remember what the roses were from).

Thanks for check out my card and head over with your creation to the Crafty Creations Challenge blog!

12 comments:

  1. So beautiful, love the pattern paper and crinkle ribbon!

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  2. Such a pretty card! Love your coloring and sponging!

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  3. Beautiful card.... love the effect the inking made on it. TFS

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  4. Melissa, this is such a beautiful card. I wish I could stay with you for a while and let you teach me all your wonderful techniques.

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  5. so pretty melissa , great inking :) and coloring.

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  6. This is just beautiful! Love the roses!! :)

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  7. Your card is beautiful Melissa. That image is so pretty and you've colored it beautifully. I love that dp but that crinkled ribbon is gorgeous!

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  8. Beautiful colors in your card! Love the little touch of ribbon!

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  9. Hey Melissa! Your card for this challenge is wonderful! You took Claire's image and turly made it shine! :-) Amy

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  10. Very very pretty Melissa, wish I could join in this week but don't this I will be able to, but ya never know :)

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  11. Love your mix of papers and colour - fab card! Cheers Claire x

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  12. Very pretty! I love the colors and sponging.

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