Friday, September 10, 2010

Harbor Gulls

Isn't this a wonderful image? It's a new digital image from The Prairie Fairy called Harbor Gulls. I was so pleased at how it looked when colored with Copics. I thought the image was striking enough that it didn't need a lot of embellshments so I kept it pretty plain. Our challenge theme this week at Fairy Fun Friday is Embossing. I used both heat and dry embossing on this piece. Heat embossed was the map stamp on the frame and with clear ultra thick embossing powder around the parimeter of the base layer. Everything else is pretty self-explanatory, but if you have any questions, just leave a comment and I will update this post with the response.

Products Used:
Paper: SU Natural and Not Quite Navy CS, Digital DP Coming Home pack from Little Scrap Garden (looks like it is no longer available - couldn't find a link)
Accessories: SU Word Window Punch, Top Note die and brass brads, Cuttlebug Tiny Bubbles and Distressed Stripes embossing folders

Thanks so much for stopping by today. Have a great day!

Blessings & hugs,
Challenges entered:
City Crafter Challenge Blog - One for the Boys


Lori said...

Stunning Linday, I love your embossed panel and the maplike dp, fantastic once again, you always impress!

Sian said...

Wonderful, love the corners and all the different textures of the papers. Gorgeous image.

Margreet said...

Oh Linda, this is so your colouring!
Have a nice weekend!
xxx Margreet

Kelly said...

Linda, this is gorgeous, I love the colors you used and all the details. Especially, love the world map behind the gulls, great idea!!

Sue said...

Just stunning!
Have fab weekend
Sue x

Annika said...

Sometimes I feel so tempted to try your style but I know it would be a very miserable attempt, lol
This is such a beautiful, wholesome and balanced card - I just don't have words for your talent!

CarlaKH said...

So pretty... just love the different techniques you used. FABULOUS!

Edith said...

Beautiful Linda! I love your coloring and the embossing details. I really like the mix of colors on your papers. Great card:)

Lori said...

Love it! All the textures are just awesome, makes for a beautiful piece!

HappyCrafter said...

Those seagulls are wonderful--and I do love seagulls. The map is a very fitting background.

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Great masculine card, your coloring skill is very good, thanks for playing along with us at CCCB!

cnelson said...

This is stunning! Thank you for joining us at CCCB!

dj1952 said...

This card is fantastic! I love the colors you've used, especially the dark blue embossed and distressed one. I hope you don't mind if I "scraplift" this look. Hugs, dj

Unknown said...

Totally gorgeous Linda! The distressing you do is just amazing and your coloring is to die for!

Jennifer Scull said...

oh Linda, this is truly beautiful! I love to come and just gallery gaze at your lovelies!

hope all is well for you! enjoy your week! :)

Marjo said...

Wow, this card is awesome! The entire design is a perfect fit. Wonderful embossing details.

Hugs, Marjo

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