Saturday, May 5, 2012

Lizard Love...

The challenge at Dustin Pike's Doodle Dragon Blog this week is a color one!

RED
ORANGE and YELLOW

This image in the Blogaversary Collection was perfect! I absolutely adore lizards and all amphibians!  Before moving to the desert, I had a 4 foot iquana that I had raised since half that size. "Ziggy Stardust" was very special and used to intimidate my afghan hound, who was huge! Ziggy stayed back in Illinois when I moved since 4 days traveling in a moving truck and lizards don't generally mix.

So, in honor of Ziggy, here is my card.
(of course, Ziggy was green, and well, an iquana....)


I wanted a paper that wouldn't be too strong for the image to sit in front of.
This My Mind's Eye pattern was perfect.   With the step card pattern, this left the ideal area for my lizard to be fussy cut and showcased against.  I also carefully cut the flowers from the pattern paper.

Copics made it easy to color him., and pop him out for dimension.

The little bee charm is from my stash.

I know I will have plenty of opportunity to send this card to someone soon.
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5 comments:

Lisa M said...

What the creativeness!!! Jan, this is superb. My gosh the 'BAM' of color and the glossy eyes. The layout..just amazing. Such a fun and wonderful card. :)

NancyD said...

Oh, isn't that a cute gecko! Love the step card. Thanks for joining us at Creative Craft Challenges this week. NancyD

Cheryl said...

this is one,super image,love the papers,and those colours are so beautiful, bless you for playing at Creative Craft Challenge this week hugs Cherylxxx

Aunty Sue said...

Oh wow love this and thanks for sharing at Crafty Catz

mixamatoasties said...

Heehee! Love it.

Thanks for playing along at Creative Craft Challenges.

Susan x