Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Asian Summer

I was just playing with my RubberNecker stamps in between packing boxes and organizing clutter (yes, organizing clutter is much akin to herding cats).  So this card took me about three days to complete.  Until after the move--this is the way it is going to be for me.  I am truly grateful to have stamping to help me release, though!

I am NOT happy with how the sky turned out.  I need  a sky blue pencil (not even sure they make such a thing)--I am kicking myself for not raiding my kids' colored pencils (SURELY they would have such a color).  The blue I used is too violet to go with the sea (which I am more happy with).  BUT this is my first time coloring this stamp and I was NOT about to throw away a couple of day's efforts.  SO--what color is the sky in YOUR world???

Asian Summr

I would hope not this grayish-violetish-light blue!!

There is also lots of shiny stuff on this card: Diamond Glaze, Stickles, and Liquid Pearls.

The layout evolved from the size and shape of the scraps in my scrap drawer. 

Materials Used:

  • Stamps: Asian Summer and Takeko from Rubbernecker;
  • Paper: GP white; Teal, Celery, Olive, and Black (SU!);
  • Ink: StazOn Jet Black; Black Soot Distress Ink (Ranger);
  • Accessories: Diamond Glaze (Judikins); sticker pearls; Stickles; Liquid Pearls; Prismacolor Pencils + baby oil;

Well, it may be a day or two before I am back--I will see how many boxes I can get packed.

Thanks for stopping by!



Shelly said...

It's gorgeous my friend, you are being too hard on yourself. Now, I am kicking myself for not picking up that stamp- love it. The koi fish is so neat. Anyway, kudos to you even if you aren't feeling it!

Debi said...

Jules I think it is beautiful. And unfortunately the sky is that color here today. lol