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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Who Let the Dogs Out...

Tell me it isn't true...it just can't be...my little baby boy turned 22 yesterday. How did he get so old? And if he's that old what does that make me....depressed? lol O.K....maybe not depressed, but certainly wondering where all the years have gone. I remember the day....o.k., sorry...we won't go on that trip down memory lane. Suffice it to say that it sure doesn't feel like 22 years have passed. When trying to come up with a card for him I looked everywhere...and then remembered when I first started with CDAC I found...and bought (yes, this was when we still had money lol)....the most incredible wolf image. My ds is nuts about wolves, so what could be better? So my first problem was what colors do I do? The image is done in black and white...sounds good to me. So I have my colors, but how to color this image? Well, I just went for it...and it turned out not too bad.
The base is made with white metallic paper from my local craft store Bartell's. The black and white cs as well as the ribbon are from Michaels. I wanted to have the circle in the background to make you think of a moon behind the wolves. I colored the wolves in shades of browns, greys and white. The rocks and tree stumps are also colored in a different shade of grey from the wolves.

Supplies:
CS - Michaels
DP - White metallic
Ribbon - Modern Home from Michaels
Flat backed pearls - Recollections
Colored with Prisma Scholar and oms

Challenges entered:
Challenge Up Your Life - Challenge #37 Monochrome
Outlaws - Prisma and Other Mediums Challenge - 0210 - Stripes and spots
I Did It Creations - Bling It Up


6 comments:

Marlene said...

Your card is positively gorgeous! I love those wolves.

Pssst...new freebie sentiment is up on my blog. (February 16th's post).

elenor said...

I love your wolfcard! =)
Hugs Elenor

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Sara I. said...

Stunning!! Your shading is exquisite as is the design - the black pearls are such an awesome focal point and I adore your ribbon!

Sara I. said...

Stunning! Your shading is exquisite as is the design ! Lovin' the black pearls as the focal point and the ribbon is perfect!! You rocked this card!!!

Manuela said...

Wow, this is a gorgeous card! Great job!
Thanks for playing with us at Challenge up your life!

Valerie said...

You did a really great job on your coloring. Love the wolves.

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