Purple Throated Woodstar Hummingbird - I love how tiny and bright hummingbirds are. The challenge this week at so many cards is: use purple, 2 Designer Papers and 3 or more gemstones. When I found the below image of the Purple Throated Woodstar Hummingbird, I know what I wanted to make purple! Why it is called the Purple Throated rather that the Emerald Throated or Purple Bellied is beyond me, but isn't it gorgeous!!!!!!
My image is Halo the Hummingbird by Sew Many Cards. You can find him here.
My DP is Miss Elizabeth and my punch is EK Success. Halo was colored with Copics. V12, 15, 17, 20, B 00, 60, 63, 66, 69, R 00, 20, G7, YG01,03. I added some Stickles to Halo and the flower. I inked with Ranger's Concord distress inks. The gemstone spray is Magnolia and I added 5 purple Dew Drops.
My frame is a Heartfelt Creations Spellbinders. I cut, embossed and inked (Ranger's Blue Jeans) with the die still on the paper.
I finished this card off with a flower made from my new Flower Shoppe cartridge by Cricut. I wet, crumpled and inked the edges then formed the flower. The center is one of the quilled spirals that got a heavy coat of Midnight Stickles.
We will now be having a Deal of an image that is for only $1 for a limited time. So hurry and get this bargain while you can. The Deal this week is this awesome image of an apple for teacher. It was a lot of fun to color and is so timely with school just starting back.
My DP is Prima Nursery Tales which was inked with Ranger's Tea Dye. The pencils were cut with my Cricut useing the Everyday Paper Dolls cartridge. I cut it twice - once with kraft and once with golden yellow. The lead tips are made with a Sharpie. The eraser was colored with Copic's R32. The metal band was made using Viva Decor Inka Gold. You can get it at Heartfelt Creations. I then cut, inked and shaped my pencils. I love how they came out. Some looked at my card and thought that I had used actual pencils.
Here is a close up of the side, so that you can see the dimension of the pencils. I used a sentiment from the $1 bin at Michaels and I found the star paperclip also at Michael's.
The image was colored with Copics.
You can enter Sew Many Challenges here. You don't have to use a Sew Many Cards image to play along, but of course we do hope that you will use one. So check out what the rest of the team did with our Purple, 2 DP and 3 or more Gemstones challenge.
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