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1/19/2015

Thinking of You Yellow Roses

Good Morning, and thanks for joining me.

Please help me welcome a new follower, Darlene of Dar's Crafty Creations. We met over at the Snippets Playground and do give yourself a treat by checking out her wonderful cards. Additionally, if you've joined recently as a follower, and I didn't give you a welcome here on a blog post, please do contact me via a comment. I would like to add all of my new followers to the data base that I will soon be using to gift some blog candy. If I don't know you are following, then I can't include you in the count, and we surely wouldn't want that!!! 

Today's card has been received by the recipient, so thought I'd share it with my sweet blogging buddies. Here goes:


This is an old wooden stamp and one that I used a lot when I was learning to shade with copics. I still have a difficult time leaving 'white space' on an image, and apparently my eye doesn't like to see strong contrast. (which is what makes an image appear much more dimensional..I tend to color in a more subtle fashion. Then have to look at what I've done, try to go back and do some darker shading. Sometimes it works, sometimes not!). This is one of my favorite rose images though.

- S/B beaded oval to cut the image, a light Distress Ink green for the outer shading.

- Elizabeth Craft die sentiment - cut several layers for dimension, with the top layer being cut from a snippet of glitter gold.

SU embossing border on each side, and some pretty lace for the top trim.

Hope you like this one. Have a super nice day. Warm hugs & thanks for popping in.

48 comments:

  1. I am loving this beautiful card Momma Mary! The rose is very beautiful and you have it colored so pretty. I love the way you color, your coloring always seems to have the shadows and contrast to me. I guess it doesn't matter as long as it is please to the eye of the beholder! That rose is a great stamp to practice with though. I love the embossing on each side and that pretty lace at the top. The SB die is a pretty one too, I love these beaded ovals! Hugs, Brenda

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  2. A lovely card and your colouring is perfect on this beautiful rose.
    Kath x

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  3. So very pretty Mary, love your colouring and the embossing and the die cut, OK, I really like it ALL.

    Hope you have a good week.
    x

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  4. Is this a psx stamp? I love the colors, and the gorgeous elegance you've put into it! I caught a bad cold on Jan 10. Then the coughing triggered my diseases, and what I had in my knees and hips is now in my left upper shoulder and thoracic region, so I cannot sit at the puter very much :-(

    Hopefully, this too shall pass with a little TLC and time.
    love,
    de

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  5. Hello Mary, I just LOVE your beautiful rose.
    Your colouring is fantastic, the card is wonderful.
    Happy Crafting

    Patricia x

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  6. Lovely rose Mary. I have that stamp and count it as an old favourite. I usually colour it with pencils, must try with pens soon!

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  7. This is a gorgeous rose Mary and your have coloured it beautifully. Love the embossed background.
    Have a lovely week.
    Hugs Sharon. x

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  8. This is so beautiful Mary, the recipient was probably thrilled . . . i would be! Hazel x

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  9. Beautiful card and a gorgeous rose. You have coloured it very good Mary. Well done. Hugs Veerle Xxx

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  10. Beautiful card and a gorgeous rose. You have coloured it very good Mary. Well done. Hugs Veerle Xxx

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  11. What a nice spot of sunshine on a Monday morning!!!!!

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  12. Lovely card and nothing wrong with your colouring Mary.
    Hugs
    Margaret M

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  13. Gorgeous card Mary and the white space looks fabulous especially that pretty lace. Hope you are well xx

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  14. Gorgeous card with delicate details! I love it Mary! Thank You~

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  15. Just a lovely stamp Mary, beautifully coloured!Great job.

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  16. What a pretty card.

    Hope you have had a good start to the week. Sue

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  17. A beautiful card Mary, love the rose image. I'm a bit like you with my colouring and often add the white back in with a pen when I've finished! Carol x

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  18. Mary, it's beautiful! I love the bit on lace on here too - and the coloring dimension is great too. VERY pretty!
    Lynn

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  19. Beautiful creation Mary such a wonderful image, colours and design
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  20. This is just gorgeous, Mary!! That rose is beautiful!! You colored it perfectly!! The embossing, the lace, everything flows together wonderfully!! What a fabulous card!! Have a great day :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  21. How pretty Mary, love the embossing and the pretty lace
    hugs Jacee
    Simply Paper Card Design

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  22. This is such a pretty card Mary. The stamp is indeed beautiful and your colouring is great. I like the lovely embossed borders too.
    Jean x
    PS. I love your christmas card in the previous post as well, I'm sorry I am a bit behind with commenting.
    Jean x

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  23. The rose is so pretty and you have coloured it beautifully Mary, the lace is very pretty too. Love your card! Hugs, Anne xx

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  24. This is beautiful Mary and that perfectly coloured rose is very pretty sat on the beaded oval with that lovely embossing in the background, and using several layers of the sentiment makes it stand out so well. x

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  25. Beautiful card Mary, I love the rose which is coloured so beautifully
    Kevin xx

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  26. A beautiful rose, coloured so perfectly, it looks real. Such a pretty card! xx

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  27. What a beautiful rose! I love the way you color with Copics! One day I hope to be as good!

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  28. This is just so beautiful! Yellow roses were always my mom's favorite flower, and the gold touches add such elegance! Beautiful embossed background too!

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  29. Seriously! I think you only need one more follower!
    Good for you~
    Love the rose & the card!

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  30. I do indeed like today's card Mary,a beautiful rose coloured to perfection.

    Some of the older wood mounted stamps remain my favourites. An acrylic block just does not give the same satisfaction to holding that piece of wood.

    Have a good Tuesday.

    B x

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  31. Oh, what a lovely rose stamp, Mary!!! ...and you have coloured it beautifully ...love the subtle shading around the edges of the oval and the centres of the smaller ovals also coloured. The lace at the top goes so nicely with the EF!! The sentiment looks lovely in gold!!!
    Hugz

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  32. Brilliant design. Beautiful colours. Love the journey and sorry if I have missed commenting last day or so.xxx.xx{The Journey is the Start – my personal blog}

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  33. Mary, beautiful card. You must have practiced a lot with your coloring because this flower is colored perfectly. I always liked that SB die because you can add the colors on the edges. Your lace is a very attractive addition. Have a good day.

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  34. Absolutely beautiful Mary, gorgeous coloured image and die.
    Your shading of the rosed is wonderful, hugs Kate x

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  35. Absolutely beautiful Mary, gorgeous coloured image and die.
    Your shading of the rosed is wonderful, hugs Kate x

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  36. I am not sure I can find it as most of my stamps are still piled in boxes, but I am almost sure that this is a PSX stamp. I have the full line of PSX flowers. Your card is beautiful Mary.

    Hugs Lori, your SC neighbor
    pepperirish@yahoo.com

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  37. Really lovely card Mary and love the embossed background, lovely image, great colouring.

    Kath x

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  38. Hi Mary, love your beautiful coloured rose, lovely embossing and die cut..
    Pam

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  39. Isn't that an old PSX stamp? I remember it from way back. What a nice card. I'm with you and the white space in a image. It looks like you missed a space! But really it helps with dimension.

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  40. Evening Mary, just popped by to say how much I like your card. Such a beautiful yellow rose. Love how you have coloured it. Hope you are well.
    Hugs Jennifer xx

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  41. That embossing folder is totally beautiful, Mary, as is the die cut for the flower. I love all the dimension of your sentiment. Your coloring is awesome as always.

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  42. Mary this is gorgeous - love the depth of colour in the rose and the embossed white background makes for a most elegant card.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  43. Such an elegant CAS card. The stamped image is stunning. Love the coloring.

    I am so happy to be your 300th follower.

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  44. Love this Mary! The coloring is fantastic, as are the embossed background and the die cut. Very elegant card - made more so with the touch of gold and lace.

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  45. So pretty Mary. Love yellow roses! Great texture with the embossed background. Loll xx

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  46. This is a gorgeous card, Mary. I think your coloring and especially the shading is perfect. I also love the S/B oval die. I don't think I've seen that one before.

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  47. Absolutely gorgeous card! I love your sweet bouquet of yellow roses, so stunning.

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