Tuesday, January 11, 2011

WHAT A DIFFERENCE A COLOR MAKES



Although the difference between these two cards is subtle, the brighter green cardstock gives the card more life. I was happy with the first one, but it just looked dull. After taking off the top layer and re-mounting it on a brighter green, I was finally satisfied with it.

Unfortunately, my camera doesn't capture the glitter very well. The dark green leaves are done with Twinkling H2O's, giving them a nice sheen. The rose leaves were colored with a marker and Spica glitter pen on top, adding just a touch of glitter over the green ink. The rose center was colored yellow and toned down with Frosted Ice Stickles. If you click on the first image twice, you may be able to see more of the glimmer.

The background, green leaf and rose images were all in my file of pre-stamped images from several years ago!

3 comments:

maryr917 said...

welcome home doris-hope you enjoyed the trip and the family time was awesome-great card you posted today-your right what a differnce a color change made on this card-I like it

dana said...

I love the second green background choice, too!

How's it going in your snowy part of the world? :) We are expecting more on Sunday and Monday. It's been super cold here all week. Today, it's supposed to warm up into the 30s! HEATWAVE!

Hope you have a great weekend......dana

Bonnie said...

I agree, Doris. The green background really pops the lovely design!