Sep 5, 2012

Two More Cards for the Gift Sets

Many of you know that I took some days off last week to recharge.  What better way to recharge than playing with my toys, right?

So I pressed on toward my goal of making 10 sets of varied cards to give as holiday gifts this season.  Here are two more that were made last week:

I'm not happy with either of these photos, they don't accurately portray the colors: Mellow Moss, a very pale pink and Barely Banana.  I also used some A Muse Shimmer Finishing Spray on the moss panel.  It gives it a nice sheen and soft sparkle.  The picture taken from a slight angle shows it a bit better.

The inside is also stamped and decorated, but those pictures did not turn out very well.  If I manage to take a better picture, I will add it to this post.

Then I decided to make a fun birthday card so out came one of my favorites: Ronnie from Inky Antics!

Here's the card, and there's glitter on the DP.  She's colored with my new alcohol markers: Spectrum Noir.  I think I'm getting the hang of them, they are so different from my other, water based markers.  (Thanks to all of my friends on SCS who are experts with Copics.  Your tips have really helped me!)

 Here is a closer look at Ronnie.  Today she has on her usual bling and bright colors!

The inside says "Now you say it back to me" - I just love that!

Anyway, thanks for looking and thanks for your patience with my photography.  Someday when I have a life I'll have to take some lessons on photographing cards better.


Margaret said...

Fabulous cards. I agree that the Mellow Moss doesn't really look so good and it's really a very pretty color. I can't keep away from SU c/s. Love your Ronnie Birthday card. You're doing really well with your markers. Love the bright cheerful colors.

Shelly Schmidt said...

I never use my Sage- cause wen it's gone, it's all gone....hehehe I love the colors you used and adding the shimmer is a great touch. LOL Love the sentiment on your 2nd card and love the image too. You are getting so much done! Wahoo!

:: BlueInks :: said...

Great job on these cards, Darlene. You used super elements to create awesome layouts. Super job!

jimlynn said...

Darlene, these are wonderful! Love that design on the first card - and it's so elegant looking.
The second is just cute and fun!!!!
Great cards!

Jacquel said...

Great cards that Ronnie card! TFS!!!

Barb said...

Sweet cards Darlene--you sure are going crazy this week!

Ana Carolina Little said...

Great cards Darlene and your colouring is really great!!!. I'm a fan too of Copics and there are so many tutorials that are so helpful. You did a great job!!!

Carol W said...

Very nice cards Darlene...I'm especially fond of Ronnie...cute saying...great coloring..both cards are awesome...♥♥♥