Saturday, 15 March 2008

My March Calendar Girl Postcard

This month it is my turn to make a postcard for Val Thomas. This is the Calendar picture that is this month's inspiration prompt -


I loved the variety of flowers and vases in this picture and was inspired to use just the central pink flower. I have use, as my postcard base, a piece of one of the very textural fabric papers that I made last August in Beryl Taylor's Perth (Western Australia!) workshops. This fabric paper has a soft closely woven material as the fabric base, is covered in torn strips of wallpaper, torn fabric and various papers (which are glued on) and is then partially covered with plaster before before lightly painted and foiled. To make the connection with the swirls on the vase I have stamped a swirl stamp in dark green ink several times across the background. The flower and leaves are cut from other less textural sheets of fabric paper that I made after the workshops. I am really happy with the "pieced" look of the postcard and want to make some more now!!

10 comments:

Doreen G said...

What can I say Debbi--one word--Brilliant.

Carol said...

Stunning Debbi, I love the muted colours

Pat said...

This is so striking, I love it.

Homeleightigger said...

Debbi it's just wonderful - can't wait to see it. Thankyou soooo much! Val

Myra said...

Very pretty Debbi. What a great interpretation of the calendar page.

Janet said...

Just beautiful! I think you definitely should make more!

sharon young said...

Fantastic interpretation of this month's CG theme, Debbie, lucky Val!!
Thanks for dropping by my blog and commenting on my post. We do have some beautiful places to visit right on our doorstep, we're very lucky.

vintage moon studio said...

Wow - this is just beautiful... I love the background and those petals are gorgeous! Hope all is well ~ Deb

Night Owl Designs said...

*Love* it Debbi! Just gorgeous.

Natalie B said...

Debbi this is awesome!!! Love it so much.