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Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Using Digitals - Back to Basics and Beyond

It's another blog post from me!
Thanks for stopping by.
Hope all is going well for you.

It's time for another
Back to Basics and Beyond Challenge!

For the next two weeks, join us by uploading an "Anything-Goes" challenge as long as a digital image is used.

In this case, I colored this Vintage Country Home Digital Set with Copic Markers - however - as a digital set, it is available done in these colors and in a more vintage color theme as well, so you have 3 options. There are also three sentiments, one is shown here.

The green sparkly frame is actually an embossing powder called Tuscany Pear Star. Love the rich color and sparkle! The leaves under the bow are glittered with Ocean Breeze Microfine Glitter.

Here it is in CAS styles:

Products Used:

Challenges I'd like to play in please:
  1. Paru's Card Making Challenge (Aug) Family 9/1
  2. Try It On Tuesday (Aug 7) "Inspired By A Song" - Country Road-Take Me Home by John Denver - (only combine with 5 challenges) 8/21 sep post
  3. Craftaholics R Us #32 Use Something Yellow (colored my image with 2 yellow Copic Markers) 8/17
  4. Sum More Fun #34 mood board - yellow green, white, black - 8/18

thanks for visiting today!


Chris said...

You've chosen a gorgeous image to showcase here Donna, it looks perfect in that lovely die cut frame, wonderful sparkle and such a beautiful sentiment.

Beebeebabs said...

Absolutely beautiful as always!!!

Diane said...

Beautifully created Donna, colored so beautifully too, and of course you know I LOVE all the sparkle!!

Crafting Queen said...

Beautiful card, your colouring is really lovely.

Hazel (Didos) said...

Oh my, goodness, this is super, what a great card, Love the way you have coloured it up, Hazel x

froebelsternchen said...

What a beautiful card project! I am in awe of it! So pleased you played along with us over at Try It On Tuesday! Your participation is much appreciated! Thank you very much!
oxo Susi

Joan said...

Lovely card. And now I'm singing that song!

Thanks for joining us at Try It On Tuesday challenge


Pia S said...

Lovely image and how great that it comes in colored versions as well. I’m thinking of expanding my very small collection of pre colored I ages, they’re great for last minute cards. Even though I’m making cards all year round I still have situations where I’m in lack of a card last minute. ... it’s a beautiful all glittered up card, your signature style.

Verna Angerhofer said...

That is a lovely home image and I love the sentiment as well. Awesome coloring indeed!

Margarets designer cards said...

This is a beautiful card, I love your beautiful image and so beautifully coloured

Meggymay said...

A beautiful scene and card. I really like the song that inspired you to join our challenge theme at Try it on Tuesdays.

crafty-stamper said...

Beautiful card and beautifully coloured image and I really love the sentiment and all your glitter and sparkle of course
Carol x

Debbie Mageed said...

Lovely card, Donna! That is the kind of house that I would love to live in, except mine has to have a wrap around porch (my kids are rolling their eyes at that - I'm obsessed with them). Beautifully colored, you have the patience that I lack. The bling takes it over the top - LOVE it!!

Conniecrafter said...

Oh my Donna you have done an amazing joy with this image, you certainly brought it to life with your coloring and you always have a fantastic way to dress up your cards and wrap them all up in a great package!! I so love that sentiment too, Terrific!

Scrapper69 said...

Ooh, how Pretty! What a lovely card! Love the image... Thanks for playing along with us over at SumMore Fun Stamps Challenge!

Theresa (SumMore Fun DT)

NanaConnie said...

Absolutely magnificent, Donna! I love the glittered leaves and that bow is so beautiful. Great job framing it with that die cut.

Marjut said...

Beautiful card. I like the colors you used. Thank you for joining us at TioT.

Donna said...

Gorgeous image, beautifully colored and displayed!

Janis Lewis said...

Beautiful yellow on your beautiful card. Thanks for joining our challenge at Craftaholics R Us. Hope you'll come join us again.

Leslie Miller said...

Another blog post, another couple of inspiring, gorgeous cards! I always used to want a house like this -- lived in something similar a few years growing up -- but now I'm glad I don't have to clean and maintain it. What a lovely image for a card. Those sparkly blue leaves, sigh... You know I love the special little touches like that!

Sue said...

Hi Donna, How could I have missed this beautiful card?

Hope you are having a nice day. Sue

Janice said...

A stunning card, beautifully coloured.
Janice x

Shona Erlenborn said...

Such a gorgeous card. Love the Pear Star frame. Perfect with the color scheme of the digi!

Sue said...

I love that gorgeous home and your beautiful card. I have that sentiment and it is one of my favorites........Beautiful details as always.


Polka Dot Orchard said...

Wow, that is absolutely stunning. You did an amazing job on the coloring.

**Thank you for joining in the ~SumMore Fun~ mood board challenge, I hope to see you again**

Have a wonderful day,
Jessica (SumMore Fun DT Member)
Polka Dot Orchard

Beth F. said...

Your card is so pretty! I love that you used the colors from the SumMore Fun mood board for your inspiration. Thank you for joining in our challenge!

Sharon Smith said...

Donna, This is stunning, I love the colors you have used. Thank you for joining us at SumMore Fun and good luck

Amy Martin said...

Stunning!!! Beautiful colors choices!
Thank you for joining in our Mood Board Challenge at SumMoreFun.
(SumMoreFun DT Member)

Lori Kobular said...

Such s beautiful home! I love the stamp set and the card you created really shows off the beauty of that Home! Oh love the green glitter!

Alice (scrAPpamondo) said...

Fabulous scene and you made very elegant cards with it! Beautiful colouring and a gorgeous frame. The glitter is a lovely touch!