Tuesday, September 16, 2008

It's TUESDAY and I have got candy!

Arrrrrrr ye mateys, it be a Tuesday and ya know what that means. It’s Treasure Hunt Tuesday at Rubbernecker Stamp Company.
Put ye swashbuckling skills to the test and plunder all the treasure that be waitin’ fer ya. Set sail along with me mates and join us fer the first clue.
I am offering Blog Candy today. Be sure to leave a comment on this post for a chance to win $10 in Rubbernecker Bucks. Along ye way, there is another port ya need be stoppin’ at.
There be some extra to be found on Candy's Blog as well. After ye stops there, head on over to the Rubbernecker Blog where ye will find the first clue and more deets on how ya may claim ye bounty!
RNBC Gift Card

While ye are sailing around today, make sure ye stop and visit the rest of me mates, Bev, Sherry, Kittie, Shelly, Broni, and Linda & Tami.


Also check out the Rubbernecker Blog for this week's SALE items!!!!

Now, for a card:
Sunflower Nature
For this card, I watercolored as I normally do, but then I added some perfect pearls to the wells in my paint tray. Just a bit. Then I went back an highlighted some of the petals, flower center, and leaves. You can't tell in the picture (though I tried SEVERAL angles to try and catch it) there is a golden shimmer on many parts of the flower.

I like the fact that I can get the look of other products but have just one product--that is a multi-tasker (yeah, I am an Alton Brown fan).


Materials Used:
Stamps: Sunflower by Stamp Oasis; Friends may well be quote by Rubbernecker;
Ink: StazOn Jet Black (Tsukineko); Various Distress Inks for watercoloring;
Paper: watercolor paper; Raven, Cantaloupe, and Sherbet (Bazzill);
Accessories: Bookplate die; brads; Perfect Pearls-Perfect Gold (Ranger);
Thanks for stopping by, and don't forget to leave a comment to win Rubbernecker Bucks!!

19 comments:

Shelly said...

Gorgeous card Jules!

Michelle Adams said...

Looks like I'm first! LOL I love what you did with the sunflower stamp. That is one of my favorites. Thanks for the chance at the blog candy!

Jingle said...

Your card is so cute! Great job!

broni (waterchild12) said...

Gorgeous watercoloring, Jules!! You should frame this one!!!

Candy said...

I bet it is really gorgeous IRL with all the shimmer. Gorgeous watercoloring Jules!!

Jennifer E. said...

This is so pretty. I love Sunflowers-I have a ton & I don't think you can ever have too many. Guess I'm going to have to add this to my wish list! Thanks for the chance to win some candy!

Jill Haddad said...

Very pretty. I haven't tried the liquid pearls trick but would like to see the effect.

Kathy H said...

Great job with the card...Also thanks for letting us know about the Rubbernecker blog site...

Savor the Journey said...

Fabulous & full of color! The roadsides here in my area are full of sunflowers right now ... This is perfect, Jules!

~Bev

leenda said...

Quite LOVELY!

JAR said...

Beautifully done!! Such fabulous coloring!!!

Sheila D said...

I just love sunflowers. Your coloring is just beautiful on this card. Great job.

Mary said...

This card is beautiful! I love sunflowers.

cathygalloway89 said...

Your card is beautiful!

Miriam said...

I loved your card and am sure that the liquid pearls add so much to the color! I will have to try that! Thank you for the chance to win and for sharing another great card!

All Ink'd Up with Awna said...

sunflowers are one of my fav. flowers to color in!

bluemoon said...

I love sunflower images, your card is really fabulous, sometimes I do mine in pink for fun lol. So many blogs to hop... :) bluemoonbyniteatyahoodotcom

Kittie said...

Jules, I love that gorgeous sunflower. I am an Alton Brown fan, too!

Tammy Hershberger said...

Jules, this is beautfiful! The colors are so soft and serene! Great job!

P.S. Thanks for the Hallmark e-card! I don't use the email you sent it to anymore, but I check it maybe once a week just to make sure I'm not missing anything, so I just got it today! Too funny.... "we're annoying!" I'm going to have to remember that one if I ever need to send a get well! Thanks for making me smile! I needed it!