Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Double D - Blue and White winter



Welcome crafty friends to another fun challenge with a prize at Double D.  Darlene is our host and just look at this inspiration board she has made. 
I was drawn to the upper right and that gorgeous blue jay. 
I knew exactly what I would do for this one. 
Here is the card that I made

This is a digital image from Power Poppy, called Season of Serenity. I was inspired by the upper right square.  I printed this out and used my Copic markers to color him up. Then I splattered with white gouache and perfect pearls powder. A few sparkly gems from my stash. I wanted to use this die from Altenew called Diamond Frame cover die.  I originally wanted to use it behind the Blue Jay, but I love this different look.  What do you think? 
    

A close-up of the Blue Jay peeking at you. 

The Prize for a random winner. 


Now head over to Double D to see what the team is up to. 

Thanks for stopping by and I always appreciate your comments! 
                                                                






9 comments:

  1. Love that beautiful diamond die that frames out your majestic blue jay perfectly! And splatters! Who doesn't love snowy white splatters? :)

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  2. LOVE your card Barbara, the Blue Jay behind the cool frame is beautiful, now I have to go and check that frame out! I have about a dozen blue Jays at my feeders tossing all the seed they don't want out on the snow and squawking up a storm, they certainly are a noisy bird but so beautiful to look at!

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  3. I THINK this is GORGEOUS! I love how the frame draws your eye in for a peek at the beautiful scene behind it! Love the blue jay image and you've colored it perfectly! Awesome inspiration my friend! Thanks and here's hoping you have a fabulous day ahead!

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  4. I think it is genius to use it on top like a frame. Such a different and unexpected look. Coloring is so pretty too.

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  5. What a sweet card, and attaching the focal behind that frame is GENIUS!!! Isn't that an adorable blue jay image? I love the way you have colored him, and adding the touch of red in the berries just completes the whole look.

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  6. your coloring on the blue jay is beautiful. and the frame makes your card spectacular. thanks as always for sharing.

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  7. This is just spectacular, Barbara! I love the blue jay image and your coloring is always amazing. The AN cover plate is amazing. I may need to add that to my stash.

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  8. How utterly beautiful, Barbara! I'd forgotten about this image. You did an amazing job with the coloring, and I think the die frames it beautifully without covering anything up. Love it totally!

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  9. Beautiful card and gorgeous design as always. xx

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