6.15.2020

DDD: A Heart Full of Roses!


Hi friends!

Today is a super fun day ~
It's National Prune Day!

And ima just leave that right there, LOL!



Lucky me ...
It's also the day the Dueling Darlings post our cards with a chosen theme.
This month, the two hostesses (Darlene and Judy) chose A Heart Full of Roses.
How pretty is that!

Judy sent the kits for the Divas to work with
 which included a beautiful stamped rose image from Inkadinkado
 and the loveliest designer paper and some embellishments.
The only thing I used that was 'mine' is the cardstock, markers and glue!

I decided to break out the Karin markers and did some light watercoloring.
I have the Altenew watercolors arriving today and I'm super excited!



For this card, I used several of the colors to achieve a similar color
 of the rose on the paper.
I used Cerise, Pale Pink, Amber and Skin 1 from the Karin brushmarker pro.
I do love how the colors are so organic and do their thing like magic
and how beautifully the colors layer.

And here's my finished card!


and the inside - not so fancy but I carried over the dramatic rose paper :)


And that's my card for the June DDD 'duel!'
You can see the group of cards and what the Divas -vs- Dazzlers
have made with this A Heart Full of Roses theme 
at Splitcoaststampers card groups:  Dueling Darlings :)

Thanks for stopping by 
and thank you for a wonderful challenge, Darlene and Judy!
Big hugs, bigger blessings 
~Kelly
and 



26 comments:

  1. Great coloring of the rose, Kelly. Love the backing papers too.
    xxx Margreet

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  2. A beautifully coloured rose Kelly - love the gorgeous colours you have blended so exquisitely. A wonderful card overall.
    AS for the national prune day... a good excuse to go eat some :)
    Stay safe
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  3. Beautiful card Kelly, love the paper and your colouring is superb

    June x

    PS.... I love prunes! haha

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  4. Happy Prune Day Kelly x....
    What a wonderful feminine card and the rose and the way you coloured it is stunning x.

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  5. Stunning as always Kelly!! And not a Prune in sight!!Lol!! Beautifully coloured too. Hope you are keeping well. Big hugs and blessings, Carol S.xxxx

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  6. You work magic with those markers in coloring your rose! The colored image and dsp are a perfect match, and I love how the blue ribbon brings out that touch of blue in the pattern paper! SO pretty!

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  7. Oh my goodness, Kelly - this is STUNNING! Your coloring is awesome and blends perfectly with the papers. Very well done!!!

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  8. Beautiful card, Kelly. I love the dies you used. You matched the rose perfectly with your coloring.

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  9. Absolutely gorgeous, my friend. Have a wonderful week! Hugs, Valerie

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  10. Beautiful card. I love the different shades on the rose. So realistic.

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  11. it's very beautifulllllllllll Kelly

    gr karin

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  12. Kelly, this is absolutely gorgeous! Your coloring on the rose is amazing. It goes perfectly with the dp.

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  13. Beautifully colored rose...it matches the paper perfectly!

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  14. Prune Day? Really????? Anywho--your card is absolutely stunning! The colors and coloring are awesome and it matches the pretty paper. I love the die cut you picked to highlight the image. Beautiful Card!

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  15. I just got my Altnew watercolors last week and already LOVE, LOVE, LOVE them!!! You will too Kelly!
    I love your beautiful card with the markers though. So very pretty.
    Lynn

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  16. Beautiful card. I love the rounded corners. TFS!

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  17. wow Kelly beautiful card. It looks like you are having fun with your new markers. Great job coloring and on your card both inside and out.

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  18. Very pretty coloring on your card- love your curved die and the pretty insides to your card as well! Great and fun duel this month.

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  19. Gorgeous card and stamp kelly.. Prunes!! NO WAY

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  20. Kelly - Prune Day? LOL
    Here's what I do know - you nailed this image!!! Love the mixing and shading of the soft colors!! Absolute perfection with that DP. End result is a fantastic card that someone should treasure.

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  21. Your card is so pretty Kelly!! Lovely work with the coloring of the flower and your design is absolutely stunning! HUGS

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  22. A real beauty Kelly, gorgeous image and colouring too, such a pretty design too, Kate x

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  23. Beautiful card and colouring perfect match for the B.paper
    Carol x

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  24. What a stunning card, beautiful paper and the rose has wonderful coloring ! Hugs, Enny

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  25. You have captured the colors from that sensational paper to perfection, Kelly! This rose is a breath-taking beauty!

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