{11.14.2011} pretty as a peacock

Paper Smooches has put up their new SPARKS challenge.
Check out this awesome inspiration:

I love this fabulous scarf and couldn’t wait to create this card.

This peacock is the reason I wanted the My Peeps set.  Isn’t he so adorable and so pretty!  Once I saw the apple pattern in the scarf, I couldn’t wait to break him out and color him up.

I colored the peacock and feathers with Copic markers.  Then added a little glitter glue to the center of the feathers.  I only applied a little liquid glue to the tip of the feather so the other end would have some lift.  This is a great way to add dimension without the bulk of foam adhesive.  I thought about adding a sentiment but in the end I had to leave it blank.   When I had finished applying all the feathers, I just couldn’t cover up any of them up.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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28 Comments

  1. Kate

    Lisa this is just fabulous, I love it. So much work but well worth it.
    Kate x

  2. Jen W.

    That has got to be the handsomest peacock I have ever seen! Now wonder he looks so pleased with himself! LOL! You have so rocked this challenge!

  3. Jackie

    I agree . . . no sentiment was the way to go. He’s so fantastic he needs to have the spotlight all to himself! LOVE how his feather extend off of the card!!!

  4. lynn

    perfect card for the challenge, lisa!

  5. ~amy~

    sweet mother of pearl woman…i.love.it.

  6. Laurel S

    Oh this is perfect I love it!

  7. mustavcoffee

    Hi Lisa, WOW that’s some peacock, I love how you’ve done his fabulous tail, clever girl:0) wonderful colours too, Gay xxx

  8. Emily Leiphart

    Get out! Lisa, this is incredible and pure genius. I totally love it. Thanks so much for playing along in the Paper Smooches SPARKS Challenge!

  9. Audrey Tokach

    WOW WOW WOW! This is super awesome! Love all of those feathers! 🙂

  10. Jackie

    This is gorgeous, Lisa!!!

  11. ruby2shoes

    Oh Lisa this is just sooooo cool!! I have just got that set and I wouldn’t have thought to have made him such a beauty lol. FAB, FAB, FAB, LOVE it!

  12. Wendy ten Hove

    Oh, wauw, Lisa! I love this peacock!! Sooo gorgeous! I had so much fun with this inspiration photo as well and now I wish I had this set as well, so I could make a gorgeous peacock like this as well! It’s true perfection!!!
    Hugs, Wendy

  13. Judith Gowdy

    Wow, this looks amazing!!! So much work, but he is gorgeous. Thanks so much for joining us at Paper Smooches SPARKS challenge 🙂

  14. Savannah O'Gwynn

    WOWZA! What a gorgeous card—I was JUST designing a card with those feathers and that birdie! Same idea–but yours looks much better! LOVE LOVE LOVE:) YOU ROCK! THANKS for playing along with us over at the Paper Smooches SPARKS challenge;)

  15. lostinpaper

    LOVE it! I just bought this stamp set and can’t wait to ink it up (especially now I’ve seen this awesome creation)!

  16. Meg C

    SHUT UP.

    This is the best peacock card of all time.

    EVER.

  17. Angie Hagist

    Way cool card!!!

  18. Lindsey

    Holy moly, Lisa, this is amazing! Going so over-the-top with the number of tail feathers makes this guy look totally awesome!

  19. Meadie

    Wow,Wow,Wow – your peacock is stunning!! Hugs x x

  20. Jessi

    Oh. My. Gee. This is amazing! I simply LOVE the fabulous feather fan you made for this hot little birdie 🙂

  21. rochelle washington

    WOAH! This is AH-MAZZZZ-ING!

  22. Ana T.

    Absolutely amazing! I just love it!

  23. Brandi

    Now this is what I call clever! Great idea in using the color scheme for the feathers!

  24. Pryn Garritan

    This is absolutely GORGEOUS!!! I love, love, love that peacock!!! The bling really finishes it! Did I mention that I love this? ‘Cause I do 😉

  25. Robin Funge

    beautiful… must have taken you ages!!!

  26. Anne T

    LOVE those brilliant turkey feathers!!

  27. Kary

    WOW!!! This is an exceptional card, Lisa!! I Really LOVE, LOVE it!! Excellent, brilliant design!!

  28. Jocelyn

    Holy cow! I literally gasped out loud when I saw your card! It is A-MA-ZING! I’m thinking you have a winner here!

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