Saturday, June 1, 2013

Dogwood Sympathy Card

Happy Saturday & Happy June to you!  It's been HOT HOT HOT in CT the past few days! But really, I'm not complaining - I like the heat!

Today I'm sharing a sympathy card I had to make using this beautiful dogwood stamp by Hero Arts and Inktense watercolor pencils.

I didn't have a layout design in mind after I finished my coloring - so I decided to put the image behind the top layer and then add the sentiment.  I created scorelines under the sentiment, but the heat must of gotten to me because they were not scored straight - so I needed to cover that boo boo up! (and yes - in real life that strip matches the flowers!)

I'm really pleased with the image - but not in total love with the layout. 
Oh well!

Thanks for your visit!


Olga said...

this is beautiful!!! Your coloring is amazing!!

Lynn McAuley said...

I love these beautifully colored dogwoods, Maria!!

Audrey Pettit said...

Those flowers are stunning! What beautiful coloring, Maria! I really love the window effect you created with the round opening, too!

Monica said...

Those flowers are popping out smiling away...

Amanda R said...

I missed this one somehow but WOW! you are making me want to get some of those pencils! This is gorgeous Maria, too bad it is also a sympathy card. Always sad to have to make one of those.

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