Thursday, April 19, 2012

Room with a View

Good morning everyone, how would you like to wake up every morning to a view like this out your window? I wish... but I may never leave my room if that were the case, lol! This is a gate (or window) die from Heartfelt Creations and I am nuts about it. I love the way you can open and close the shutters. I'd leave it closed when mailing, but what a nice surprise for the recipient when the shutters open up to reveal the pretty vista inside. 


I used a digital landscape from Just Inklined that I got a long time ago, unfortunately I don't see any more digital stamps in their web store anymore! I don't know what happened, maybe I'm just missing it. Anyway, I colored it with some Copics and mounted it behind the window.


Here's a closer look with the shutters partly closed. 


The gorgeous papers are from a Prima paper pad. I custom colored some of the smaller rosebuds from Wild Orchid Crafts with Copics too, I didn't have the right color to match the paper. It's why I bought a bunch of white roses, because I knew I would have this problem! Copics work really nicely because they kind of bleed along the soft paper giving them a more natural, softer looking color.


Thanks for stopping by, have a great day!


Stamps: Digital image from Just Inklined
Papers: Prima, Hammermill, white cardstock, Memory Box
Tools & Accessories: Heartfelt Creations die, Spellbinders Label & border dies, silk ribbon, WOC roses, Copics

7 comments:

  1. Hi I have not visited for ages ! So been your a look at all your super creations! Wow this is gorgeous ! I think this die will be very popular its gorgeous! Love the scene so beautiful! Thanks for the inspiration :D

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  2. Katrina, this is gorgeous. Love the die and your selection of papers. What a beautiful scenery.

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  3. Amazing card! That die cut is perfect and I like the other die down at the bottom with it. Beautiful papers and scene as well!

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  4. Stunning card! Love this die and the scene.

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  5. Hi Katarina,
    WOW this is stunning!love your beautifully coloured image and pretty details :) x

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  6. Found this on Pinterest. It's gorgeous!!!!

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  7. Absolutely Stunning!!! Great tip about the Copic's. I usually use my glimmer mists, but the Copic's would certainly be more cost effective when coloring one or two roses!
    Hugs,
    Melanie!

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