Wednesday, March 05, 2008

Sunflower Surprise

This was the very FIRST image I colored with my new Copics last weekend. Knowing I was going to buy a few at the Hobby Lobby in Rochester, MN, I brought along some pre-stamped images to practice coloring.


Yes, I know, my coloring needs lots of help! But I sure am having fun playing! I thought this sunflower was a perfect fit with this designer paper from My Minds Eye. It just screams "SUMMER"!


The surprise on this card is that the sunflower image is on mounted on a "mini-card" that opens up to reveal a sentiment inside! The orange horizontal strip is glued to the inside of the card and holds the mini-card to the front. I did it this way in an effort to be different for a change! All my cards are so boring and this was something that added a little "spice".


The sentiment on the front is by A Muse, and the sentiment on the inside is from Verve Visual's Starlight Starbright set. The inside sentiment says "Wishing You a Day Filled with Possiblity".


I have my BSF bible study today, so I'm off and running. I used blogger draft to type this up Tuesday night with the hopes that it posts Wednesday at 6am. I tried to do this Tuesday as well but it didn't work....bummer. Anyone else try to schedule a post yet using Blogger?


Have a great day!!


Hugs,

Amy

11 comments:

  1. Hi Amy,

    I have tried this also but was not successful. It appears it worked today. If you figure out how to do it I would love to know how also so I can create my posts early.

    Robbie

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  2. Awesome colouring with the Copics! I also recently bought a few Copics, but didn't get enough of one colour to do some nice shading. What colours did you start with? Love your card!

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  3. Love it....the colors you chose, your coloring....beautifully done!

    You actually bought Copics at Hobby Lobby? I hope we get them at the store here.

    Have a wonderful day.

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  4. may I say for the record.......your cards are from boring!

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  5. I love this card! The colors, the clever layout, the positioning of the sentiment- all fabulous! One thing that I have learned using Copics- I'm far more critical of my coloring techniques than my observers and it does take practice, practice, practice!

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  6. i think this is wonderful, so sunny and warm feeling, amy! sara told me about the postdated posting--skeeered to try it!! now even more skeeered!!! just checkin in on you...doin' ok?

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  7. Anonymous5:19 PM

    so you didn't tell us how things went with Mom??
    Great looking cards!

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  8. I love the bold colors on your card.

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  9. I LOVE This card Amy!!! IT does scream summer, and I love that! Your coloring is fantastic!

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  10. Linda5:58 AM

    pretty darn good for your first copic attemp!

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  11. This is very pretty!! I love those papers and your coloring looks great!!

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