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Friday, 12 June 2009

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Very good morning to you all, I was just going to say evening and realized its now 12.25am! lol
Just wanted to share these two cards I made using the new releases over at doodledragondesigns today.
Dustin designed some really fun images this week which includes sea creatures and backgrounds. For the 1st card I wanted to come out of my comfort zone and try using different colours and I thought I would go nautical and use the sweet little boat and the life buoy. I had the perfect paper which is from 'The English Paper Company' and when looking through my button collection I found the perfect one! I just love it when you have the right things at hand. The little star was actually a silver brad but I heat embossed it to turn it blue and was very impressed with the outcome. I did the sentiment on my PC using 'double rings' font from scrapnfonts. Ribbon is from my stash.
The second card was done totally in photoshop which is also a first for me. I have just purchased CS4 and a Wacom intuos drawing tablet which I am so excited about but also very daunted! The software seems fab but I have never even used photoshop before so I am a real beginner but really want to get into digital scrapbooking. I have never done a LO before and I have so many photos. Anyway I opened up the background image and coloured it digitally then opened up the sea creatures and resized them and digitally coloured these too. I was just curious to see how different it would look really and it was fun to do. I then used foam squares to pop and did my sentiment adding a brad and ribbon to complete. If you like the look of these little guys then pop over to doodledragondesigns and view the whole set and you can also check out the fab DT work here.
Hugs

14 comments:

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

wow lana! this is awesome. i'm lucky i can just get into my paint program. after that i'm totally lost!

these are super.

hugs,

Becky in East Tennessee said...

SOOOOO cute! I looove the googly eyes!

~JulieH~ said...

Hi Lana
Wow fantastic cards I love the nautical card would be great for a Faters day card too!
And wow love what you did with photoshop on the second card you are clever! I would love this programme. Fab sentiment too!
Lastly Thank you again for the beautiful Tilda card, stamped images and stash of crafty goodies you sent me. You really made my day, it was such a lovely surpise and so kind of you my friend!
hugs
Juliexx

Cheri Howard said...

Ooooh, the googley eyes are great on your card! Fantastic!

Bettythebaglady said...

Oh Lana-I'm also a wanabe beginner in the photoshop/digicscrapbooking department but never manage to get a round tuit.Now I know why-ITS BECAUSE I JUST CAN'T STAY UP UNTIL MIDNIGHT. Grat stuff here Love BettyXXX

POPPET said...

Lana these are gorgeous all of them, hugs pops x

Kris L said...

So cute Lana - love the colors on both...Kris

Lelia said...

Lana...I just adore the little sailboat! Wonderful deets!

Hugs,
Lelia

designsfromwithinbycharlotte said...

Lana, these are just fabulous. Great job with the images you make them look so fantastic!
Hugs,
Charlotte
XXX

Enfys said...

I love the way you use non traditional colours. The pink nautical card is inspired! Have a great weekend
luv
En xx

Peet said...

oh, these are just gorgeous, lana!!!
Hugs
Peet x

Terrie B x said...

Fab cards Lana!!!!
Great to catch up...
Have fun with photoshop!!!!
Youll love it...
I still have lots and lots to learn...but playing with it makes it more fun!!!!
Have a lovely Weekend :) x

Regina Easter said...

ooooo these are total cute...

chelemom said...

Both are super cute!