Saturday, 17 April 2010

Basic Grey DT - a Colour Combo

We have a fabulous colour combination for you at Basic Grey this week.

The prize this week is from Simon Says and is a 12"x12" pack of the new Kioshi papers - can't tell you how jealous I am that you have the chance to win these beautiful papers.

I use papers from Lime Rikey - the blue, and Origins - the yellow/gold. This gorgeous Sugar Nellie image called Raven  is coloured with distress inks and cut with the Spellbinders label dies 13,  the corners and border with EK Success punches. I used Woodware Cherry Blossom punches for the flower and stamen. The ribbon and leaves are fom my stash. 

Oooops - I've just noticed a hair across the corner of the white by Raven's head, just checked it's not on the card itself  and there's also slight bleeding on the edge of her coat. I just wish camera's didn't pick up all ones little faults.

I hope you all have a fabulous weekend, it looks like it's going to be 
another fabulous day here when the mist lifts.


Heather xx


Anonymous said...

what a wonderful card!

Dawn said...

Gosh Heather the colouring is awesome, love, love it!!

Beautiful card...

Have a great weekend


Julie said...

Fabulous Rica - such a great colour combo, especially love the papers you've picked. Stunning colouring too! Juliexx

Moni said...

Hi my dear friend! Card is stunning as always, love your colour combo, image is gorgeous! Great design! Have a nice weekend! Hugs,moni

Rach said...

this is delish Heather, those colours look amazing together.x

Kim Piggott said...

Oh wow!
Such a gorgeous card!
Beautiful colours and fabulous paper and detail!
kim x

Tasha said...

Fabulous use of the colours Heather. The ribbon detail is stunning as is the flower. Such a beautiful image too
love tasha xx

Danielle said...

Heather, this is simply gorgeous! Your colouring is stunning and I love those matted nestie shapes - wow!!
Hugs, Danielle

Sandie said...

I love your card. When I read the colour combo over on BG Challenges I cringed but using muted colours as you've done really makes it work. Great inspiration!!

Hanna said...

Oh my....!!!! Heather this is... well, there is no word for how gorgeous this is!
You totally blew me away with your amazing card, hun! WOW!!!
Your colouring is out of this world and your eye for details and colours are super!
Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful talent and your fantastic cards!

Sending you lots of hugs!

"Kirby" (KrB) said...

What a gorgeous layout and image for this card. I had no idea Basic Grey had challenges, but I have so many, I really should play along. This turned out beautiful!

Clare said...

Beautiful card Heather. You are so talented at colouring images, i am very envious! have a super weekend. Love Clare xxx

Jackie said...

your colouring is to die for. and as for the hair and bleed... I would never have noticed if you hadnt of mentioned it lol... and know what you mean about the camera picking up on such things !! ... beautiful card.

Pia said...

wow wow what a beautiful card, love all colours and beautiful image, love it!!!.
hugs Piaxx

kim-paperbabe said...

Heather sweetie, this is gorgeous!!! your colouring is stunning and the details are magnificent!!! Hope you are well and had a wonderful weekend, HuGs Kim :)

Annette Bowes said...

Gorgeous card Heather, pretty layout and wonderful colouring, love how you have threaded the ribbon, take careX:)

Jami {sgtStamper} said...

oh my word your coloring is breathtaking on this! What a gorgeous card!! Love that flower too!!

Carina said...

I,m looking at all the nice cards you have done.And this one is so cut!I love it!

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