Friday, 19 June 2009

Yeah! It's Old Olive again!

You didn’t think I’d get through a whole workshop without using Old Olive did you? My love of Old Olive is now so well-known that one lady suggested an Old Olive event, along the lines of the Winter Blues workshop and Chocolate Night. Will have to think that one over...

This is the fourth and final card from the Masculine Cards Workshop. It was quite high-maintenance with all that colouring, which is why I kept the other three so simple.

You may be looking at this card and wondering why there’s a corner cut off the image panel. Or you may be thinking what a cool design element it is – unlikely, I know! Actually, it’s from a sheet of images that I stamped an coloured, then trimmed to make cards. This one was a bit short for some reason and I didn’t have time to stamp and colour a new one for the sample. I could stick a button on it... or leave it.

The image is stamped in Basic Gray and then coloured with Watercolour Wonder™ crayons and blender pens – my all-time favourite way of colouring. The little tab is punched with the Round Tab Punch from Sahara Sand... a colour which doesn’t see enough action, in my opinion. It’s available in the Neutrals cardstock pack and I’ve just ordered some more so you may be seeing more of it soon!

Stamps: For Father, Daily Flexible Phrases
Cardstock: Old Olive, Really Rust, Sahara Sand, Close to Cocoa, Naturals Ivory
Paper: Spiced Cider
Ink: Basic Gray
Accessories: Jumbo Eyelets, Crop-A-Dile™ , Round Tab Punch, Watercolour Wonder™ crayons – Earth Elements, Blender pens

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  1. I love the card! I seen to be using Old Olive a lot too, think it's becoming a fav!

  2. Beautiful coloring!! What a great card for a man :)

  3. What a great guy card. I am always looking for ideas. TFS

  4. Wonderful coloring job!
    PS- I'm adding your blog to my google reader! :-)

  5. So much hard work there... I love that cut at the bottom on the right hand side.


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