Friday, August 14, 2015

Shabby Chic Ranunculus ~ Power Poppy
Hello creative friends!  It's Friday already, and that means it's time for some Power Poppy inspiration.  Cindy challenged everyone, last week, to make something "Shabby Chic".  So of course I knew I'd have to play along.  Although I love working with different styles, I tend to gravitate that direction quite a bit.  I also hadn't had a chance to work the the newest digi release called Ranunculus.  Aren't they exquisite?  I used some rose, coral and yellow hues to give them a vintage feel.  I didn't realize that this similar color palette was used by the super sweet and talented Kathy Jones too.  *sigh*  Subconsciously I guess I was channeling Kathy.  Not a bad artist to channel though...that's for sure.  :)

I colored the image with Copics, distressed all the edges and added a bit of sewing to give it a good vintage feel.

That's it for my project today.  Be sure to check out what the following Bloom Brigaders have to share:

Copics:   Flowers: Rose color ~ R85, R83, R81 Coral color ~ R32, R30 Yellow color ~ Y28, Y23, Y02 Flower center ~ T7, T5, T3, T0, YG07 Leaves: YG95, G85, YG03 Background: W6, W4, W2, W0  I went over the flowers and leaves randomly with E31 to add a warm vintage feel to them.

Thanks for dropping by!  I hope you have a fantastic weekend!!

Happy Stamping!


Stamps Ranunculus (Power Poppy)
Paper:  X-Press It, Debutante (Prima), Bazzill
Ink:  Pumice Stone (Ranger Distress)
Accessories:  Copics, Seam Binding Ribbon (PrairieBirdBoutique), Sequins, Gold Glitter Heart (Studio Calico), Stick Pins (Wild Orchid Crafts and Petaloo), Lace, Sewing Machine, Distrezz-it-All (Zutter) 


ChristineCreations said...

You just do this style SO well Tosha....from the delicate colouring of the flowers and the smoky feel to the background to all those gorgeous sewn layers and the amazing ribbon, glittery heart and pretty lace peeking are a master at this!

CherylQuilts said...

Oh, Tosh, you really do shabby chic so well! Wow, this is gorgeous, and your coloring is exquisite - the flowers seem to be reaching out! I love all the distressing, stitching, and layers...and that ribbon is gorgeous! Christine is right - you are a master at shabby chic! Stunning card, sweet friend!

LorettaL said...

Tosh, that layout is absolutely divine!

Leslie Miller said...

Beautiful, Tosh! You know your way around Shabby Chic, for sure!

Anonymous said...

So, So pretty!! Love your shabby chic touches, especially that yellow seam binding. nise

Kathy Jones said...

Tosh, you are the Shabby Chic Queen - this card is divine - so many beautiful elements and your colouring is GORGEOUS!! Love the colour palette (and yours is way better than mine!) :) HUGS!

Katie Sims said...

OH MY WORD.....TOSH!!!! This card just leaps off the page! Your coloring is beyond gorgeous and I knew when I saw the challenge theme that you would totally rock about being right up your alley! :) Absolutely stunning, my friend! :)

Julee (Vervegirl) said...

Just WOW! This is sooooo gorgeous, Tosh!

Pet73 said...

This is gorgeous!

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