Friday, March 6, 2009

Hummingbird Birthday



You know when you see an image that you just HAVE to have? Yeah, this is one of those. I am a big fan of Magenta (while you can't shop from their website you can view some beautiful cards in their gallery) images and when I saw a sample they had on their site with this image I had to have it! I only used it once when I got it and then unfortunately, along with many of my wood mounted stamps, it got tucked away and forgotten about. I have so many that I really need to revisit.



I used this image to make a birthday card. It is stamped in Memento Tuxedo Black on PTI Kraft paper and colored with Prisma's and OMS. I found this gorgeous magenta colored Prism paper that matched the equally gorgeous Eva paper from Basic Grey. I used a Nestie to cut the rectangle scallop and the tag which is stamped with a sentiment from MFT Icing on the Cake set. The flowers are from the Bridal dept in Michaels and I colored them with a Copic and added a button and thread. They are really a nice soft lime green. The colors are little funky here and no matter what I did I just couldn't get them right. The whole card is a bit softer irl. As a finishing touch I highlighted some areas with a Sakura Stardust pen which you can see in the first picture. I have to use this stamp more often!

18 comments:

Gvendalen said...

This is a very pretty card! Love your coloring!

Poppy said...

wow gorgeous card and colours, love the image.
poppy

Cheryl Joshua said...

WOW,this is so pretty,the colours and image are gorgeous!!!

Denise (peanutbee) said...

I love the DP you picked to go with the image. Awesome coloring and I love the little touches of the Sakura pen.

Carol Dee said...

Oh My Goodness this is the cutest hummingbird ever! Love the card, the colors are so fun. YES you must use this one often.

I have so many hidden stamps. Maybe it is time to get them out and see what I have been missing.

TGIF & Hugs

Tammy Hershberger said...

What a sweet hummingbird! Makes me think I need to take a second look at the Magenta catalog!

Ila said...

Super Cute!! I love your coloring and the papers you used are Fabulous!!..Hugs, Ila

Barbara said...

Really cute, Danielle!!! Love the BG paper you chose and your coloring is fantastic!

Tammi said...

Umm...yeah, that happens to me way to often, lol! OMGosh this is a stunningly gorgeous card!! Wow, love the bird and it looks fantastic on that color cardstock!

noble pig said...

This is a very special and beautiful card. I absolutely love it.

Rose Ann said...

Your hummingbird is gorgeous, Danielle!! I love the pretty papers and flowers as well!! Beautiful!!!

Stamp Talk with Tosh said...

Love the coloring on the kraft Danielle!! This is gorgeous!!

Candy said...

Gorgeous!!

Cathy Indelicato said...

Beautiful - I love what you did with the bridal flowers!!

Kelly Schelske said...

It's beautiful Danielle!! Lovely paper and accents, gorgeous!!

Hugs, K

Anki said...

Very pretty! You make wonderful cards! Kram - Anki

The Lucky Clucker said...

Oh yes, I like it. I like it a lot. I have a hummingbird feeder that broke in the winter! This reminds me to get it fixed or those poor hummers will be knocking on the window!!

shel9999 said...

How CUTE!!! I love that big bird! And you've colored it BEAUTIFULLY!