Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Martini Time

Hi everyone!

It's time for this week's Play Date Cafe post. This week's colors are black, white, and a splash of emerald:


Do you ever have those indecisive crafty days? For some reason, I had a hard time coming up with something with only green. I flipped through my papers and realized I need more green papers. ;) I considered some stamps...nah.

Finally, I looked at my digital files and saw a great image.When in doubt, go with a martini (or maybe it was that I needed a martini by that point):


I started with the digital martini image and created my own sentiment. Isn't the font perfectly retro?

In the original image, the olives were solid black, but I couldn't easily recolor them in Photoshop. To make them partially white, I erased the centers of the olives in Photoshop. I finished by coloring and shading the images with Copics.

You know how I said I was having an indecisive crafty day? I considered a sheer ribbon, black bling, and changing the design. Nope. Went with the graphic look. Here's a close-up:


Want to join in this week's PDCC Color Splash? The winner will receive a prize from Viva Las VegaStamps.

You can link up HERE. While you're there, you can find out who is the new Private Blend Designer.



Ideas? Here's something about here: *I may live in the land of the Frozen Tundra, but I only really enjoy the snow when I'm looking out the window.  :)


Hee hee. Check her out on the Play Date Cafe site.

Have a great day. Thanks for stopping by!

Supplies
Cardstock: (True Black) PTI; (Gumball) Stamp School
Digital image: (martinis vector image) Tack-o-Rama
Font: (Designers) Dafont.com
Copics

20 comments:

  1. You have to know that I love this card. Not just for the subject matter but it is CAS at it's best! Great job!

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  2. I love this! You are so darn clever and a fabulous designer! Hugs my friend!

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  3. The inspiration image made me smile, but then your card really made me smile! Great combination of the retro image with all that bold graphic white space, I just love it! I hate those indecisive days. I think I get them with most of the cards I create, lol!

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  4. Just love the retro look and who doesn't like a Martini!

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  5. Awesome retro card Jocelyn! Love the Martinis and that font is perfect!

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  6. Loveeeeeeee it!! LOVING those olives!!!!

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  7. Indecisive crafty days...feels like that's all I've got these days! I had to laugh at needing a martini - maybe that's what my mojo is missing ;)
    I really love the funky retro vibe you ended up with! That font was MADE FOR the nifty shaker!

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  8. Totally fun and retro, Jocelyn! I hear you on the indecisive crafty days :-)

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  9. This is such an awesome card! LOVE the color story!!!

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  10. so fun!!! LOVE this challenge hope I can squeeze it in the week for sure!

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  11. Beautiful card my dearest friend... hugs...xoxo

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  12. Wowzer! Retro and fabulous! (There's crafty days that aren't indecisive? :P)

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  13. Looks like Martini's are everywhere, I'm having mine shaken not stirred lol! Love the retro feel and fun use of the 'splash'!

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  14. saw this on FB and wanted to come tell you~love, love it. Green is so apealing to me love it!!

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  15. This card ROCKS! The green is perfect! Love it! :)

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  16. Awesome colour splash card! Love how you highlighted the shaker and olives and that sentiment font rocks!

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