Sunday, July 2, 2017

Prefer to smile

I can't believe that we are in July already this year seems to be going fast on some days and yet dragging on others.  One of  my favorite flowers is the rose.  Here is a card that I made using a stamp that I recently purchased from Unity called Prefer to smile.  For this I used Derwent Watercolour Pencils to color the image.




Patterned Paper:  My Mind's Eye
Cardstock:  Bazzil; Recollection
Stamp:  Unity (see above for direct link)
Ink:  Distress - Tim Holtz - Black Soot
Ribbon:  Hobby Lobby
Bling:  Paper Studio
Die:  Die-Namics Wonky Rectangles
Derwent Watercolour Pencils

Challenges
The Card Concept - Ch. 76 Romantic Roses (Clean & Layered)
CRAFT - Ch. 422 Ribbon & Sparkle
Brown Sugar - Ch. 257 Anything Goes
Crafty Gals Corner - Ch. 129 Anything Goes
4CC - Ch. 357 Anything Goes

25 comments:

Fiki said...

very nice card

Tammy L said...

Very pretty and I love your black/white/red color pallet. Thanks for sharing with us at Brown Sugar and hope to see you again!
Tammy DT

Patty said...

Love all the layers on your card. The red really makes the card. Thanks for joining AHSC this week.

Julie Gearinger said...

Love your striking black and white background with the pops of red! Thanks for sharing with us at The Card Concept!

Lisa said...

So pretty! Love these colors too....thanks so much for playing along with Atlantic hearts!

Brandi said...

Very pretty card. I love the pop of colour against the black and white, simple yet stunning! Thanks for playing along with Atlantic Hearts Sketch Challenge (AHSC).

Brandi R.
DT member AHSC
crzy4scrapbooking.blogspot.ca

Kleri F said...

Beautiful color combination!Thank you for sharing with us this week at Crafty Gals Corner!Hope to see you again next week!
Hugs
Kleri DT
http://craftygalscornerchallenges.blogspot.co.uk/
http://kefartworx.co.uk/ (My blog)

MackieMade Paper Creations said...

Beautiful card! Love all the different layers! Thanks for joining us at the Card Concept!

Chrissy said...

Beautiful card Lisa Lynn and love that beautiful verse..

Luv CHRISSYxx

Jeanie Ellis said...

I can't tell you how much your sentiment meant to me, as a gentle reminder. Love your card! Thank you so much for entering our challenge at Crafty Gals Corner Challenges this week. Be sure to join us next week too!
Blessings,
CGC DT
Scrapbookingmamaw {My Blog}
Crafty Gals Corner Challenges

Oma said...

Very nice card Lisa! Thanks for joining us at AHSC!

Sue Reynolds said...

Love the reds against the black...very pretty. Thanks for sharing with us at AHSC.

Tamie said...

Your sentiment is simply perfect and I love how the flowers looks against the black! Love it :) Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful talent with us at 4 Crafty Chicks Anything Goes Challenge.

Tamie DT

Desire Fourie said...

Lisa this is a great take on the sketch and I love the inspirational wording.
Hugs
Desíre
{Doing Life – my personal blog}

Brenda's Card Corner said...

Gorgeous card Lisa Lynn! Beautiful coloring and I love the sentiment...perfect with the rose!

Brenda

Silvis Kreativstube said...

Hallo liebe Lisa Lynn,
lange war ich nicht mehr auf deinem Blog und ich habe mir erst einmal in Ruhe deine vielen wunderschönen Werke angeschaut. Ich bin ganz begeistert. Ein Werk so schön wie das andere. Das ist viel Inspiration für mich. Ich wünsche dir einen schönen Tag. Hugs Silvi

aussie aNNie said...

Lovely card and gorgeous sentiment. [aNNie]

Aunty Sue said...

Lovely project thanks for sharing with us at CRAFT this week and good luck in the draw.

EdenLand Designs said...

Cool card!! Love the color scheme, and how you've done the loops with the ribbon....great touch!! Thank you for joining us at CRAFT this week!!
Susan - DT

Shelly Schmidt said...

SO beautiful! I just bought this image as well. Great combo of DP's- I love the pop of color. Also, love that touch of ribbon you added! Hope you had a great 4th!

Sheryl said...

Gorgeous project.
Thanks for sharing at CRAFT this week.
Hugs Sheryl DT member xx

Pat K said...

Wonderful sentiment on this beautiful card Lisa Lynn. Love b&w with red and your beautifully coloured rose. Enjoy your weekend. Pat K x

Edwina said...

Lisa Lynn, Love your card. That sentiment is wonderful. Yes That is strength and courage. Edwina Brown

Gail said...

Lisa Lynn - Nice take on the sketch - love the sentiment used on this beauty

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