Sunday, June 20, 2010

Tuesday Trigger: Mapping Color

Hello! Just wanted to pop in real quick to share a card I made using the most recent Tuesday Trigger photo over at Moxie Fab World! Click HERE to see how you can play along and to see all of the amazing submissions created by our fellow bloggers!

Here's the trigger photo:

And here's my take on it:

When I saw the photo of the pillow, I immediately thought of the trunk of this funky little tree from "Wonderfully Whimsical" (Papertrey Ink). So that became my starting point. Then, I thought it would be fun to frame out my trio of funky trees using a similar pattern to the one on the pillow. I didn't have any patterned paper that fit the bill, so I sketched out a frame free hand and then used a ruler to create some stripey patterns. Then I colored them with Copic Sketch Markers using colors similar to those in the trigger photo.

Leave me a comment and let me know what you think. I LOVE reading your comments and truly appreciate your feedback! Thanks for stopping by!

Happy Father's Day to all of the DADS out there!

Stamped Images - "Wonderfully Whimsical" (Papertrey Ink)
Ink - "Onyx Black VersaFine" (Tsukineko) and "Tuxedo Black Memento" (Tsukineko)
Copic Sketch Markers
Cardstock - "Stampers' Choice White" (PTI), "Coconut Swirl" (Bazzill Basics), "Irish Eyes Embossed Dots" (Bazzill Basics), "White" (The Paper Company)
Twine (purchased at Michaels)
Scor-Tape (Scor-Pal)
Cutter Bee Craft Knife (EK Success)

Finished Card Size: 6" x 5"


Shauna said...

Thanks for your comment.
This card is fabulous. You hit that trigger perfectly! I love how fresh and cheerful this is.

Jenny said...

What a super great background you made to go along with your inspiration picture, it's perfect! Those trees are super cute too =)

Angie Tieman said...

WOW! This card is amazing!! I can't believe you free-handed that background, double amazing!!

Sylvia said...

Hi Lisa, How's Colorado today? Thanks for stopping by my blog! Wonderful take on the challenge! I love your"pillow" background! and the details on your trees are wonderful! I miss Colorado! I have been gone a year and a day today! Hope you had a lovely Father's Day!

Brandi said...

Girl I can not believe you free handed that striped background! So cool!

Diane Jaquay said...

Your card is a FABULOUS interpretation of the pillow, I really really LOVE it!

Karen B. said...

I'm going to ditto all the above comments in saying that the freehand background is amazing. You should start designing some digital paper! Love your card and the take on the trigger.

Anonymous said...

WOW! Very fun and funky! I dig :)

Paper Crafts & Scrapbooking Editor said...

Hey Lisa! What a fun approach to this week's Tuesday Trigger in the Moxie Fab World! Thanks so much for playing along! :)

Courtney Baker said...

WOw you did an awesome job making that pattern! So cool!

Ayana Posadas said...

Oh my goodnes! What a brilliant card!!! I can't believe you free-handed that background! It looks amazing, Lisa!!!