Sunday, February 21, 2016

My English Rose ~ Power Poppy February Release Day

The day has finally arrived!!  Power Poppy's newest release called Grow Everyday!  What an awesome title!  Growing every day is something we can all aspire to do.  

For today's release hop, I decided to use the single rose from the My English Rose set.  Marcella sure knows how to draw her roses!!  I think this baby is exquisite.  I decided to go plum with my color scheme and was really happy with how the image turned out.  However (before I assembled the card), my husband said, "Isn't it a bit dark?  It looks like a death rose.".  Yikes!!  I was going for a vintage feel, so hopefully the diecuts, papers and lace pulled it out of its dark hole.  The "Friends" sentiment is from the Folk Heart set.

The image was stamped with Tuxedo Black Memento ink onto X-Press It cs, colored with Copics, and distressed with Antique Linen Distress Inks.

If you haven't already, be sure to visit all the Bloom Brigaders for one last inspirational stop, and then of course, Power Poppy to shop.  :)

Copics:  V99, V95, V91, G28, G24, G20, YG95, YG21

That's it for this release.  I hope you've enjoyed the previews as much as I enjoyed working with these sets!!

Happy Stamping!

StampsMy English Rose and Folk Heart (Power Poppy)
Paper:  X-Press It, Vintage Autumn Basics (Maja Design), Ivory (PTI)
Ink:  Tuxedo Black (Memento), Antique Linen (Ranger Distress)
Dies:  Decorative Fancy Diamond, Labels 24, A2 Curved Borders One (Spellbinders)
Accessories:  Copics, Lace, Rhinestones (Pizzazz Aplenty), Dimensional Tape 


CherylQuilts said...

Oh, swoon, Tosh! I love this, and you should have heard my sigh with I scrolled down! Wow! It's gorgeous and truly is a vintage rose with such gorgeous coloring and beautiful design! I love the plum and your DP with the lace and rhinestones. It's gorgeous and beyond! And no way is it a death rose - haha! Go tell Ed to go back to what he does best! Hehe! This is stunning, my friend! Hugs, and thanks for a great week!

Katydid Cards said...

So pretty! Love the colors you selected for this!

Karen W said...

It's gorgeous and would make a perfect sympathy card, very tasteful!!

Davi said...

Oh my gosh is this Gorgeous!! I love rose and the color, very vintage not too dark!! The lace, pretty die cuts and dp come together in a wonderful way!!

Conniecrafter said...

Beautiful color for the rose and I love the framing!

Jan Castle said...

Very, very pretty Tosh....just the right touch!
Paper Hugs,

Angie McKee said...

Oh my goodness! Swooooooon! The "My English Rose" set and "Planning for Magnolias" are my absolute FAVORITES of this release! Your English rose is absolutely GORGEOUS!

Julia Aston said...

So pretty in the purples Tosh, wonderful coloring on that beautiful rose!

Stacy Morgan said...

Tosh this is beautiful. Oh I like the sketch, your colors are fabulous. Simply beautiful.

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