Monday, March 25, 2013

The Outlawz - Twisted Thursday: Signs of Spring



This is my card I created for our DT Challenge at The Outlawz: Twisted Thursday.   

Our theme this week is "Signs of Spring".  I know a lot of you have not seen much spring so far this year but maybe it is a welcome relief and if we believe hard enough… it will be right around the corner! 

Our exclusive sponsor for the Twisted Thursday  Challenge is  Anne's Digital Art! 
Some lucky winner will select 3 images of their choice from Anne's Digital Art. .  Check out her link and see some of her gorgeous digital designs!   

I have been taking an on-line class in colored pencils and this is one of my first projects.   Unfortunately, by the time the class was over….  I was ready to post my first card… I guess I misser her crititque.  LOL  Oh well.   Maybe next time I will be better organized!  



 Sweet Strawberries Illustrted by Theresa Momber(GKD) 


  • Pure Luxury White (GKD)
  • Pure Luxury Fresh Asparagus (GKD) 
  • Cryogen White (Curious Metallic, Inc.)
  • Some celery green colored paper from my stash. 


  • Memento Dove Grey Dye Ink 
  • Irojiten Colored Pencils 

Technique:Colored Pencil- Blending Technique

  • Nestabilities (Spellbinder)
  • D"Vine Swirl  Embossing Folder (Provo Craft) 
  • Ribbon


Technique:Colored Pencil- Blending Technique

Tip for the Day: 
Wax paper in-between the card stock and die help the small pieced to 
easily separate and also prevents them from getting stuck in your die.  

 I am linking my card to the following wonderful challenges:

That's all for today and thank you for  stopping by.   
Marie vine watermark black


  1. Wow, another technique and medium that you are mastering ... you go girl! This turned out beautiful.

  2. Loving your card, Marie. Love the image and coloured pencil blending technique looks interesting!
    Michaela xx

  3. Well it's a good thing I have strawberries in the house, because after seeing these on your card looking so lifelike,I'm craving some. You did a wonderful job coloring these. And thank you for the tip with the waxed paper. Enjoy your week.

  4. Gorgeous card! Makes me want summer! Thank you so much for sharing this with us at MIM this week! Don't forget to leave a comment for another entry and mention you saw them on MIM for a chance at our second prize! Good luck and I hope to see you back in a week for a new challenge!
    Rene ;D

  5. Marie, this is beautifully colored and designed! I love the pretty die cut and embossing, too! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

  6. Very pretty card, I saw it on MIM. I love the sign of summer and strawberries are a favorite. I love your coloring.


  7. I saw your beautiful creation on Make It Monday and had to visit and take a closer look. Gorgeous! TFS!

    My entries are: #4, #207, #213, and #236.

    I would love to have you visit my blogs: Paper and Scraps Creations by Julia and My Art... Healing The Soul.




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