Lincoln Sparrows

Lincoln Sparrows
Spruce Bog - Algonquin Provincial Park

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Sunflower Power

Hello and hope your enjoying your weekend.  

Many of you know how much I love to colour flowers, well when Marcella from Power Poppy announced that there was a challenge this weekend with Passionate Paper Creations & Friends over on Facebook with a chance to win $25 to shop at Power Poppy I was in!  You can read all about the challenge here.

I resized the image and sentiment to make it fit to the size I had in mind.  I must give huge kudos to Cheryl for helping me with combining both the image and sentiment into one image.  If you only knew how many wasted hours I have spent trying to figure out how to remove the boxes so I could combine them!  After following Cheryl's instructions I had it done less than 10 min! Phew.....

So with out further ado this is what I came up with....



After printing the image I cut it out using a square die, then left the die in place and sponged some distress antique linen inside the frame area.  I then coloured the image using copics.


Used this image as a colour inspiration:

 Image result for sunflowers
 

The rest is pretty simple - some distressing of paper edges, ribbon, glitter and clear dots.

Supplies:
stamps - Power Poppy - Digital sunflower power
ink- copics - R30, R32, R35, R37, R39 R89, RV99, YG93, YG95, YG97, YG99, YG01, E19, YR27, distress antique linen
paper - PTI Kraft, burgundy, Basic Grey - Lucille
dies - spellbinder square, spellbinder triple floral
misc - burgundy ribbon, glitter, kraft foam (I cut a piece slightly smaller than the image square and glued it to the back- I find it gives it a more stable even level of height), PTI raindrops, bow maker

I'm really thrilled with how this turned out.  I hope you enjoy it as well.  Thanks for stopping by.

Again, thanks to Cheryl for your help. I couldn't of done it without you! :)

Pauline 

6 comments:

  1. Pauline
    This is so stunning. The card design and the colour combinations you used are incredible. You are so talented. Thank you for sharing your creation with us.

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  2. Oh, my word! Stunning! I was thinking of using this color as well, but I haven't started yet, so we'll just have to see what happens when I sit down. Love your fabulous card design with the perfect die and ribbon. I'm glad Cheryl was able to help you with the sentiment. Happy day!

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  3. Gorgeous card love your colouring!! Thks for sharing

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  4. Yay, Pauline! I knew you could do it, sweet friend! I'm delighted to see our gorgeous card, and I love the colors - so rich and dramatic! What a beautiful layout with the square and wide mat, and I love the lacy/scallop die...and finished beautifully with the burgundy ribbon! Stunning, sweet friend! So glad you were able to join the color challenge this weekend! Hugs!

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  5. Hi Pauline,

    Well done you. This card is really lovely and well worth the first prize, let us know what you buy with the prize money!!!

    Much love,

    Shirley T. xxx

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  6. Sooo beautifully elegant Pauline. The rich colors you chose are so appealing. Just another example of your amazing talent. Hugs!

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