Thursday 30 November 2017

Baby dragons

The theme for the current challenge at Aurora Wings is 'Metallics'. I enjoy playing along with these challenges, mainly because I love colouring the fabulous images! Here's my entry for this fortnight. My first thought was 'Steampunk' but then I remembered these cute Dragon babies and thought that gold was the perfect colour for a dragon's egg. So I coloured the dragons with copics, glitter pens and perfect pearls for shimmer on the blue/green. one, then paper pieced the egg shells with gold paper. 

 I used the same gold paper to make the background, cutting it into sections and embossing each panel. I use a lovely piece of teal coloured metallic cardstock to make the frames and die cut swirl. Sentiment is stamped and embossed with gold EP. M y photography has let me down again ...IRL this has much better metallic sheen! I've made so many Christmas cards lately so this made a very pleasant change!
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Lisa said...

This is so beautiful, Chris!! I love how you colored the adorable dragons!! They're too cute!! The gold and blue/green paper are gorgeous together!! Love this!! Have a great day!! Big hugs :)

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Kathleen said...

A really super background, sweet image and the colour combo is something I would not have thought of putting together but looks great.

Kath x

aussie aNNie said...

Oh so cute and MAGICAL for sure Chris, colouring is fabulous.xx[aNNie]🎄

Mia said...

So cute card, Chris! Beautiful! I love the colours! Kisses, my friend.

Pamellia said...

Awwww, these wee little dragons are so adorable! I just love this image and the wonderful colours you used. The metallics are amazing and the embossed design is wonderful! What a stunning card, perfect sentiment too! hugs :)

Pat said...

What gorgeous metallic colours you have used Chris, love the cute little dragons and the lovely swirls and embossed background.

Pat xx

DonnaMundinger said...

What a brilliant idea, Chris! Love your coloring of the Dragon Babies and the metallic shells are fabulous! They add so much to the mythical, magical quality of the image. Gorgeous background with the embossing and teal metallic card stock, too. Love, love, LOVE! Thanks so much for joining our 'Metallics' challenge at Aurora Wings. xxD

Kim x said...

Lovely card Chris, and what cute dragons.
Thankyou for entering my Animal Magic challenge at CCM.
Hugs Kimx

Chrissy said...

So adorable those little dragons are and coloured beautifully the gold and paper pieced egg..


Mitzi Sato-Wiuff said...

This is so beautiful, Chris! The gold and teal combo is so striking and lovely, and your coloring of the Dragon Babies is simply magical. Love that one is red and the other is green with metallic on the egg shells. Thank you for joining our Metallics challenge at Aurora Wings. Mitzi xx

crafty said...

Those dragons are beautifully coloured. Thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Cardmakers.

Glenda Atkins said...

Love those so cute dragons and your fab colouring. Pretty nifty design too! Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers! Happy Crafting!
Glenda DT

Julieanne..aka pinkjools said...

Aw Chris...Such a cute card....just love the cute dragons....beautifully coloured...Joolsx

Stempelomi said...

so lovely! Thanks for joining us at cards und more and good luck! Hugs,Beate