February 25, 2011

Cattails


Happy Friday!  I am really looking forward to this weekend since the weather is suppose to be nice.  It's been a rainy/windy day here, so instead of running around doing errands and getting soaked, I decided to play some challenges. My image is from the Cattail Pond set recently released by the Doodle Pantry.  I love this image because it can be used for just about any occasion and isn't gender specific.  

I printed my image directly on some Doodle Pantry digi paper.  Coloring of the cattails was done with Copic Markers, and I added some shading with pencils and gamsol.  I kept my design pretty simple and incorporated the following challenges:

Fun at Fairy Knoll Challenge 39 (FK#39) -- Feeling a Little Green
Tellen's Place -- Buttons

Supplies:  Stamps - Cattail Pond set by the Doodle Pantry; Paper - Digital kraft gingham by the Doodle Pantry from the Juicy Strawberry set, SU! crumb cake and whisper white, PTI select white and bitty dots in green; Ink - computer, Copic Markers, pencils w/gamsol; Accessories - Spellbinders die, corner rounder punch, PTI ribbon and a button from my stash.

I hope everyone has a fantastic weekend; thanks for visiting and happy crafting!!


34 comments:

  1. beuatiful card pat, love the big bow hugs christa

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  2. Wowza! Gorgeous work Pat! I love the polka dot paper and ribbon.

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  3. This is really nice, I love the mix of dots and checks. Great button in the center of the bow too.

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  4. Hi Pat, this is just beautiful! I love the shape with the rounded and not rounded corners. Love the wooden button! Great touch!! Very peaceful!
    Hugs! Sarah

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  5. OK I thought those were hot dogs on a stick, lol love that very yummy bow and button

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  6. Great card, I love the gingham with the polka dots! Beautiful bow. I’m glad you joined us for the DYSU Anything Goes challenge & hope to see you again!

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  7. This is stunning, love the dp and matching ribbon.

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  8. Lovely, striking card. Great choice of DP and that bow is so neat. Thankyou for sharing this with us at Tellen's Place this week and hope to see you again next time

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  9. i love those cattails Pat, they are gorgeous, gorgeous card
    thanks for joining the DYSU challenge this week

    hugs
    Miranda

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  10. Hello Pat. What a stunning card. Love the gorgeous bright colour, fabulous image, and that ribbon is to die for. Just perfect. Thank you for joining us at Tellens Place and good luck.
    Love Sandra xxx

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  11. Wow beautiful card, great image and your coloring is amazing! Love your bow with that button.

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  12. Stunning. Thank you for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop's Best this week.

    Hugs
    Cathy
    xxxxx

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  13. What an amazing idea to print right on your digi papers! I wondered how you cut your cutting so perfect ; )
    This is a real beauty of a card!! Thanks for joining us this week at Digi Doodle Shop's Best!
    Hugs~
    Dana

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  14. Hi pat! :P What an adorable card!!! great job with the cattails and I LOVE the DP with this! It's a lovely balance! Have a great sunday my friend. ;)

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  15. Great card, thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shops Best.
    xx

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  16. I love how the image is right with the paper! I'm going to have to try that, thanks Pat!

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  17. Verry cute. Love the matching paper and ribbon. Thanks for joining us at Tellen's Place.

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  18. fabulous Pat, love the gingham!!! brilliant design!
    hugs & blessings

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  19. Hi Pat, fancy meeting you here! Love your card!Thanks for joining us this week at DYSU.

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  20. Gorgeous card Pat! Your coloring is wonderful and that ribbon is sooo pretty!! TFS!!!!!

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  21. Very sweet, fabulous colors. Thanks for joining us at Do You Stack Up.

    -Wenche

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  22. Oh how pretty Pat!! I just love the green and the gingham. Beautiful coloring of the cat tails.

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  23. Wonderful card, love that big ribbon, thank you for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop's Best this week
    Ruth x

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  24. Gorgeous card. Love the polka dot paper and the fantastic bow. Thanks for joining us at DYSU xx

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  25. Hello Pat, this is a lovely card. I love the polka dotted paper and the matching bow - it's gorgeous - love the wooden button too! Thanks for joining us this week at Tellen's Place in our "Buttons" challenge! :~)

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  26. Pat, what a fab card that would be great for a variety of occasions not being gender specific! Love it!
    Hope you had a great weekend and got some "nice" weather ... super hot and humid here, has been for about 2 weeks, which is very draining. Makes one feel very "blah" and uninspired!

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  27. Pat, this is so striking! I LOVE it!
    Hugs and smiles

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  28. A lovely card thanks for playing at Tellens Place
    Luv Jane xxx

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  29. Great card and so perfectly colour coordinated.Thanks for joining us at Digi Doodle Shop's Best :D
    Lisa x

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  30. Awww Pat, this card is so sweet. I love the cattail image and how beautifully you colored it. It's so great to visit and have the pleasure of viewing your lovely work. Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and leaving sweet comment.

    Bear Hugs,
    Carol :O}

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  31. Pat, I LOVE this card! The cattails are SO beautifully colored. Love the whole design here.

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  32. Wow, Pat! Absolutely stunning mix of color! That green just pops! Love how you used the papers and accents with the image. SO pretty! :)

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