Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Peony


I am trying to pratice doing the sponged backgd so be gentle LOL

I used SU blue & Lavender inks for the background and a bit of sun yellow around the flower
basic blk CS and whisper wht for the base and mats
corner ticket punch love that punch
blk pearls & sheer blk ribbon
Stamps: Dear Friend SU
Peony Flourishes

I have a long way to go but starting to get the hang of it. Wasnt going to post this not liking it much but hey might as well post all good and not so good

Thanks for stopping by
Hugs
Norine

23 comments:

Sandy from Ukiah said...

Look at me being the first to post.. And that is just gorgeous... what do you mean, not so good... if you want to see some "not so good", go to my blog. LOL.. It is just beautiful.

Holly said...

Norine, you are too hard on yourself, this card is lovely! I think your sponging is soft and beautiful.

Suzy Tyler said...

I think you did a great job with the sponging! Thanks for visiting my blog, Norine!

Maria said...

I think your sponged background turned out beautiful Norine. Such a pretty image and beautiful colors!! Your card is gorgeous!

Maria

shelly said...

hi norine wow this is really a lovely card! such soft subtle colors. love it.

Cindy Haffner said...

Gorgeous.

Christi said...

Wow!! This is gorgeous!!!

Enfys said...

How funny, I have been playing around with stamped backgrounds today, and now I am miffed because yours looks fabulous, and mine was a blurry mess! Lovely card
hugs
En xx

Candy said...

Beautiful Norine, fabulous job with the sponging!!

Denise (peanutbee) said...

Awesome sponging! Love the Flourishes sweet peas too!

ChristineCreations said...

Your sponging looks so pretty! It really higlights the sweet peas!

Jess said...

Norine~I'm so glad you did post it! It's beautiful. The colors look lovely together! TFS!

Shirley said...

Your card is just so beautiful and the colors are so wonderful together too!

LaurieF said...

Beautiful card Norine. I love the colors you used to make your sponged background. They really compliment your image.

Butternut Sage Designs said...

I wanted you to know that I admire your blog and love your comments. So I am just saying thank you. I have given you the circle of friendship award on my blog. If you want it just cut and paste. You do not have to pass it on or link to anyone! Just enjoy my gratitude! Hugs ~Donna

Carla Bazhenow said...

Your sponging is gorgeous!!! Look again, I think you'll say its terrific, just as is. *smile* I found you thru Butternut Sage... love your work.

Sandy from Ukiah said...

I left you something on my blog

The Rubber Maid said...

Love what you did with the sponging and that sweet pea set is really a favorite of mine. Awesome card. Pat

Joan Ervin said...

This is sooo pretty, Norine....your sponging looks gorgeous and I love the Flourishes Sweet Pea!!!! Ya know what they say, see one, do one, teach one!!!

Yvonne said...

Really pretty, Norine! The background is beautiful!

Denise (peanutbee) said...

Ohhhhhh, that background work looks like a beautiful sky with big clouds. LOOOOVE it!!

Lynn Mercurio said...

This turned out beautifully. Your artful sponging adds so very much. Well done!

chelemom said...

I think it is quite lovely! Great job!