Tuesday, August 12, 2008

On the wings of a snow white dove....

It's another Artful INKables sneak peak! This sweet dove and olive branch is from a new set called Olive You due to be released on August 14th. This set includes such fun images as a pair of olives, a martini glass, a bottle of olive oil, a dove and some sentiments. It's totally adorable and right up my alley ;) lol

Not only is this a sneak peek, but it's another AI challenge for the DT and you! The challenge for us was to use this set, and obviously you won't have it yet - so why not play along and use a stamp beverage related? Remember to include the word ARTINK in your keywords if you choose to upload it to splitcoast. I would love for you to link your creation back here or to the Artful INKables blog too :)

Don't forget to pop by and check out the INK girls blogs to see what they have been up to with their challenge cards :)

Apparently I felt like doing something totally different from everybody else today! I got this idea in my head to create a very soft Christmas card using somewhat nontraditional colours...this is what I ended up with!!!! I'm not sure if it's very Christmas like...I guess that you could use it as a wedding, sympathy or even an extending -the -olive -branch -to -your -ex -after -your- divorce- settlement- goes- through card ;) Bwahahaha! Wouldn't that be something? *insert wicked grin here*

Since starting to make this card I have had Dolly Parton's Wings of a Dove song stuck in my head!!! I had to make this little guy a fuzzy dove, so he is flocked with white fun flock. I decided to keep the dove as one layer because of the flocking and the embossing of the olives and leaves to make them shiny (they had enough going on here)....who am I kidding? I was too tired and lazy to cut the fiddley little things out!
It's now out in the open.
My dirty little secret! lol

To add a little dimension to the dove, I shaded him with markers before I got out my quickie glue pen and flocking. The leaves have been cut out with my sizzix leaf die and some of the edges were sponged with Baha Breeze.

Card Recipe:

Stamps: Artful INKables - Olive You
Paper: Papertrey White, Prisma Metallics (Our Daily Bread Designs), My Minds Eye DP, Watercolour, Baha Breeze
Ink: Baha Breeze, SU Markers, Basic Black, Versa Mark
Accessories: Sewing Machine, Cuttlebug, Nestabilities, Dimensionals, Embossing Powder, Fun Flock, Aqua Painter, Sizzix Die, Quickie Glue Pen.

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Beth said...

This so beautiful! Your coloring is tops and I love the leaf elements! Perfect for this wonderful little dove!

Julia Aston said...

I'm so glad you used this stamp from the new set! The colors and patterns on this are wonderful Kim! Love the leaves around the dove - and the flocking is super!

Michelle said...

Very pretty ~~ I still have yet to use my Fun Flock. There is very rarely an item that I buy that I don't use, but this is one of them.

I left you a present on my blog :)

pammyrn said...

This is just breathtaking. Your style is so elegant.

Hugs Pam

Lori Barnett said...

Hi Kim :) This is beautiful! I left you an award on my blog http://loribarnett.blogspot.com/2008/08/i-love-your-blog.html

Anonymous said...

Beautiful card! I love it!

leenda said...

Beautifully done! Love your use of the leaves. Very creative!