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Friday, September 3, 2010

Dragonfly Thank You

Happy Friday and TGIF. I am so glad it finally arrived. Jessie and I are headed out of town early tomorrow morning. We normally head to the beach at least 5-6 times from March thru October but I think this year we have made it 3 times. Last attempt was foiled by Tropical Storm Bonnie as me made it to St.George Island just to turn around and head back home 2 hrs later when the heavy rains did not appear to be letting up.
I am a firm believer in staying away from the coast when there is a threat of evacuation. Residents do not need tourist when evacuations are going on.
Anyway we are going to attempt it again tomorrow in spite of Earl and Fiona that is behind Earl.
Anyway onto my card. I used some basic gray dp and some banana, vanilla and brown cs.
My image is a darling dragonfly from PRISCILLA STYLES digital images that I colored with copics then topped off with some stickles. I love how the stickles shimmered in light. It made the wings look irridescant. I sponged some antique linen around my image after trimming and embossing with Nesties Circle.
My color combo is from CRAFT DIGITAL ART CENTER COLOR CHALLENGE # 5. My layout is from MIDNIGHT MADNESS SKETCH CHALLENGE # 69. I used some browwn ribbon and topped it with a yellow button threaded with some gold cording. My brown cs layer was embossed with Herringbone. Hope you like it. I also hope everyone has a safe, dry, and happy Labor Day. I will be back Tuesday morning.
Next week is going to be in disarray as my carpet is being taken up and replaced with wood pattern linoleum. Whoo Hoo, can't wait but I really can not wait to get my craft room back together. I can not find anything bc it has all been packed up for over a week now.

10 comments:

Carol said...

Neva this is one beautifully crafted piece of artistry. I love what you have done with the "priscillastyles" dragonfly. You have created such an awe inspiring card. Just beautiful. Great job with the sketch this week. Thank you so much for playing along with the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge!

Bear Hugs,
Carol :O}
Midnight Madness Design Team

Phyllis said...

Neva, A BIG WARM WELCOME to the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge. We are just delighted that you have found us!! That is one lovely card, I love the way you did Priscilla's lovely dragonfly digi!! AWESOME paper and that bow is scrumptious!! Beautifully done card!! The MMDesign Team thanks you for playing along with us this week!!

Phyllis MMDesign Team

Connie M. said...

This is just sooo beautiful, Neva! Love what you have done with PS dragonfly!! It looks so great paired with this DP!! Thanks so much for playing this week in the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge! Hugs!!

Connie M.
MMDT-GD

Priscilla said...

Your card is breathtaking. Thank you for using my image and Thank you so much for joining in the fun this week at the Midnight Madness sketch challenge.
Priscilla
MMSC Hostess

marsha said...

Neva, this is truly stunning! You have created a beautiful work of art, the dragonfly image is gorgeous and looks great with your DP. Thanks for joining us for the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge this week and hope you will come back and play again next week!
Hugs,
Marsha
MMDT-GD

Gunn (MsPlum) said...

Hi Neva!
You have done a great job with Priscillas dragonfly! This is so very pretty! Love the sparkle to the wings and the DP. The bow with the button is just fab!


Thanks for joining Midnight Madess Challenge. Your support is highly valued, and we hope to see you playing with us again real soon ;o)

Hugs
Gunn
MMSCDT

Lovely Linda said...

Hello-o-o Neva - this is just fabulous! I love what you have created with priscilla's Dragonfly! Your colouring and use of the Nestie are perfect! What a great take on the Sketch! Love this! We are glad you joined us this week for the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge this week - we appreciate your support! {{{hugs}}}
Linda MMSC Design Team

Denise @ kc242 said...

Hello! What a cute card. Your dp is perfect with Priscilla's adorable image. Thank you so much for joining us this week at Midnight Madness!
Denise
MMDT

Holly Moore said...

Stunning card Neva! We are so honored that you decided to join us in the fun at Midnight Madness for the very 1st time. Welcome!! :) Now about that gorgeous card... I love the look of the patterned paper with the wings of the dragonfly. So perfect! And the brown with it is wonderful! Oh yeah, and that circle/square shape is so cool! Thank you again for playing the Midnight Madness Sketch Challenge this week. Hope to see you back next week.

Yours,
Holly R. Moore
MMDT - GD

marsha said...

Neva, WELCOME to the Midnight Madness Challenge! We are thrilled that you decided to join us this week! Your image is gorgeous and the DP and bow are the perfect compliment! Hope you will come back and join us for next week's challenge too!
Hugs,
Marsha
MMDT-GD