Thursday, January 19, 2017

Colored Pencils on Kraft

Darnell is back with a super duper NBUS celebration!  The first week's challenge is to use colored pencils on kraft.  I own a few good quality pencils & I have plain & metallic cheap sets. Most of you know, I don't do much coloring--although I do love using the Zig Clean Color brush markers. PTI Botanical Blocks IV called to me the first day I saw it, but it didn't get opened last year.  
I needed something not difficult to color & decided to try the holly block. The sentiment is from the same set & everything is stamped in Versafine Vintage Sepia.  Actually, it was fun to do some simple coloring & came out good enough to post, I think--haha!  
Didn't want to cover the colored pencils with glitter, but needed some pizzazz. Thought copper Perfect Pearls might be pretty & oh my goodness--it's so beautiful on kraft!  I'm also entering Christmas Card Challenges & Word Art Wednesday.  Thanks so much for taking time to stop by.

  

23 comments:

  1. The copper perfect pearls do look good against the kraft card. Love your simple holly spray which is all the card needs. Hugs Mrs A.

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  2. your card is lovely Greta - I have never colored on kraft - maybe will give it a try this weekend.!

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  3. Gorgeous Christmas card and so pretty with the perfect pearls!!

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  4. Beautiful Greta, the perect pearls just right to finish it off

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  5. Such pretty coloring on kraft, Greta - love this! And the perfect pearls look amazing!!

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  6. Wow, the perfect pearls looks wonderful on the kraft . . . might have to get me some : )

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  7. Beautiful card Greta...love your amazing use of colored pencils, what a gorgeous look you created.

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  8. your coloring on kraft is just gorgeous, greta!! beautiful card!!

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  9. I love the look of coloring on Kraft! Great card! Thanks for linking up your project with us at Christmas Card Challenges.

    Stacey
    Stacey’s Creative Corner
    Christmas Card Challenges, DT Member

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  10. Your coloring turned out beautifully, Greta! I love how you added sparkle to your design, too...especially the Copper Perfect Pearls...WOW!

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  11. What a beautiful card. I love all the sparkle. Thanks so much for joining us this week at Christmas Card Challenges. Also, your card has been featured on our Facebook page -- https://www.facebook.com/christmascardchallenges/

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  12. I love coloring on kraft...its so warm. YOur holly is fab and you're right the Perfect pearls add a wonderful touch.

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  13. Beautifully done Greta!! This stamp finished off with colored pencils look perfect on kraft. Love it!

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  14. Kraft lends itself to so many projects and this is another one that takes my fancy. The copper pearls is the perfect finishing touch.

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  15. This is a beautiful kraft card and a jump on Christmas cards - a twofer! I like how you got shading on your holly leaves and the addition of the copper is just stunning.

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  16. You chose wisely, Greta! That stamp is simply stunning colored on kraft! And the copper must be sensational in real life!! (AND you have a Cc for the stash!) Thank you so much for playing in my NBUS Challenge #8! Hugs, Darnell

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  17. The shimmery holly leaves look gorgeous on kraft! A great idea I'll have to remember! I thought you had used your metallic pencils which I also own and always forget to use...

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  18. This is so shimmery and beautiful, greta!

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  19. Fabulous card. Thanks for playing along with CHristmas Card Challenges. Agnieszka DT

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  20. Hi Great, I love your card, I am a big fan of pencil on kraft!Thank you for joining us at Word Art Wednesday! Ginny M, DT

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