Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Berry Sweet of You



I recently purchased some of the Dylusions Ink Sprays and I can't tell you how much fun I've had using them.  The colors are so bright and the nozzle doesn't clog.  Now I want every color!  I used Pure Sunshine, Bubblegum Pink, and Lemon Zest to create this bright mat for my berries.  The image and sentiment are part of a new stamp set from Sparkle N Sprinkle called Sweet Strawberries.

This is one of those cards that a photo doesn't really do it justice.  I stamped the image onto watercolor paper and used my Peerless Transparent watercolors and a water brush to color the image and then die cut the image with a Lifestyle Crafts nesting die.  I also used the next size up to create my green mat.  For the bow, I found a piece of scrap cardstock slightly larger than my die (from Lil' Inker Designs) and covered it with double sided adhesive and applied Turquoise flock over the entire thing.  Burnish it well with your fingers and then die cut the bow out.  Before assembling the bow, I stamped my sentiment on the loops with Staz-On ink.  It feels so soft and velvety.  Definitely one of those things you want to touch.

12 comments:

Tammy said...

Gorgeous colors and yummy image! The bow is perfect!

rachel said...

dylusions are fab aren't they - brilliant card - love the bright mat and the fabulous yummy image xx

Donna Ellis said...

Beautiful, shimmery card, Anne! Pretty layers, too. Thanks for reminding how pretty those LS dies are. I have the same set in the ovals and need to get them out soon! The pretty transparency in your watercolors is amazing - especially love the bleeding colors in the leaves. I covet your bow die LOL Lovely card!

McCrafty's Cards said...

Beautiful card Anne, love those strawberries and the frame
Kevin xx

jimlynn said...

LOVE!!! All that green and the strawberries! Yummy looking all the way around. Love that paper bow too! Perfection!
Lynn

Linda Simpson said...

A fabulous card Anne, love the beautiful image and colours.

I am now joining you on bloglovin.

Hugs
Linda xxx

April said...

Such a pretty and bright card! Love it!

Brenda said...

The strawberries look so yummy! great job

Shelly Schmidt said...

Oh I love the colors from the Delusions! And, your watercoloring is awesome- what a great strawberry image! And, that bow is like frosting: )

Penny Ward said...

Love this cheerful card but especially the sentiment on the bow. That Rocks!!!

Patricia St Martin said...

Amazing Anne!!! Love the sprays also have a nice look to them. Striking colors, love the dies and your bow is awesome.
Hugs, Patricia

Gita said...

Berry Sweet card. :-D

I love the Dylusions. I had just gotten some more in about a week ago -- I might not have all, but am very close! And I'm getting this stamp set this coming month to play with. Love these strawberries.