Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Day 1 of August Sneak Peaks

Its that time of the month again!  Today I'm showing a sneak peak of Cherries & Peaches stamp set along with the Basket Weave background stamp.  For a chance to win both of these stamp sets, head on over to the Flourishes Newsletter, they are having a one day only blog candy!!  Because I'm showing 3 cards today, I will try and keep my "talking" short.  All three cards have a more simpler design, and for the first two I used Copic Markers as my coloring medium.  
For this first card, I started out by stamping this cherry image onto Flourishes Classic White card stock, using Palette Noir ink  The cherries required so much blending, and to blend well the ink needs to be wet so each cherry was colored individually.  The colors I used were R20, R24, R27, R29 & R59 (Poppy Collection) for the cherries and then for the leaves YG91, YG93, YG95 & YG99 (Evergreen Collection).  After my image was colored in I cut it out and set it aside.  Next I cut and embossed a circle using my circle nestabilities and distressed the edges with a sponge and distress ink, then glued my cherry image onto the circle.  Since there is a lot of depth in the image, I didn't want too much stuff on my card, so I found a nice designer paper (then sponged the edges) a really pretty gingham ribbon and stamped my image, then this baby was done!
"sweet life"
I got a new toy this past week (the Fiskars Apron lace punch), so I really wanted to do something different, so I made this chic clean and simple card.  I stamped my image, colored it in with Copic markers and then cut it out.  I had punched out a green border, glued it down and also glued my colored peaches.  To finish my card, I stamped the sentiment and then tied a little bow with twine around the stem of the peach.
"true friends"
This is a really clean and simple card using the new Basket Weave background stamp.  The sentiment & images are from the Cherries and Peaches set.

23 comments:

Laura (scrapnextras) said...

You stamping machine Latisha! These are all fabulous!

Yvonne said...

My goodness, your cards are out of this world!!! I`m completely in awe!

kathy s said...

your colourless cherries look just as impressive as the coloured fruit. but they're all great cards

Jane said...

Gorgeous cards!! My favorite was the second one with the peach! Love how you've used the punch and created a clean and simple card.
Those fruits look good emough to eat!

Robynccgirl said...

Beautiful cards! Amazing coloring!

scrapnnMO said...

OH my goodness these cards are absolutely breathtaking! Lovely job on all!
♥Dawn♥

mrager8996 said...

Beautiful card Latisha! Your work is always a revelation! Miss talking to my little sis from dss who is soooo famous! I can't think of anyone who deserves it more. I think I owe you an email! Hugs!

cheryln said...

wowzers!! absolutely stunning work!!

Betty Wright aka gbedwright said...

Gorgeous designs and coloring, Latisha!!! Beautifully done!!!

Amy said...

These are all wonderful--the coloring on the peaches is amazing!!!

Amy said...

These are all wonderful--the coloring on the peaches is amazing!!!

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

These are all great! But you know Latisha the peaches in the middle is my fav. So simple and sweet! Wonderful cards girlie!

Julie Koerber said...

WOW Latisha -- thanks for the beautiful triple play!!! LOVE all three! The top one is my fave. It's a real jaw dropper with that coloring girl!

Amber (bambi64) said...

My mouth is watering from those peaches!! Yummm!! Great coloring and awesome cards.

Leslie Miller said...

Amazing cards, Latisha! I love how they're not overdone, yet they've got everything in the world going on for them. Your coloring is fabulous!

Pastor Terry said...

Latisha ...all gorgeous, but I think the red cherries are just stunning. Your coloring on those is completely beautiful and full of depth! I love it contrasted with the green! WOWzers!

JazzyH said...

Great cards`

Laurie said...

Great cards...love the checked bow/ribbon on the cherry card

The Rubber Maid said...

Your cards are stunning, the colored fruit looks like a photo they are done so perfectly. Pat

Makiko Jones said...

Awesome cards!! Your coloring and details are absolutely fantastic!!

Chris said...

these are all fantastic, but my fave is the cherries! >"<

Kimberly Crawford said...

AMAZING!!! WOWOOWOWOWOWOWOWOWOWOWOWOWOOWOWOW!

Melvin said...

WOW, great work...
These cards looks awesome...

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