Friday, September 22, 2017

Power Poppy Wedding Hop
One of the most exciting events that we can celebrate is a wedding.   And boy, oh boy, is Marcella and Doug's wedding going to be one to top the charts.  They are both so genuine, creative, fun, happy, charming, delightful, free spirited, warm, welcoming, personable, kind, caring, tender, thoughtful, and empowering people!  Seriously, seeing these two together is a blessing in and of itself.  They truly complete each other and their thoughtfulness and love literally spills out onto all those who are fortunate enough to be in their presence at any given time.

The Power Poppy Design Teams are excited to help in their wedding celebration by putting on a blog hop of the most celebratory kind!!  WEDDING CARDS and sweet little congratulatory notes.  
Marcella and Doug!!  I am so happy for the both of you, and am excited to see what God has planned for you together!!!  LOVE ya bunches!!! for the card... I chose to use the Champagne bottle from Power Poppy's Dream Wedding set because, lets face it, Champagne represents celebration!  And Marcella is the most bubbly person I know!  In the absolute best ways possible!!!

I paper pieced the bottle using some watercolor paper that I colored using Distress Inks.  The wrapped top is gold paper, and the bow is vellum that I colored using Copic Markers.

I added Crystal Clear Glass Effect Gel (Viva Decor) dots to the background and sprinkled them with Dazzling Diamonds glitter (SU!)  After they dried, I diecut the image with an Outside In Stitched Scalloped Squares die by Lawn Fawn.  The Glitter dots were embossed right into the cardstock causing a really cool effect.  LOVE it.  I also added some sparkle to the Champagne bottle with a Quickie Glue Pen and glitter too.  One can never have enough sparkle...just sayin'...

Well...that about sums up my Power Poppy Project for today.  Be sure to visit all the Bloom Brigade and Instant Gardener Blogs.  You won't want to miss a stop, I assure you!!  And please, if you are inclined, stop by the Power Poppy Blog to share some sweet Wedding Wishes for Marcella and Doug!

Allison Cope
Christine Okken
Cindy Lawrence
Julie Koerber
Kathy Jones
Katie Sims
Stacy Morgan
Tosha Leyendekker
--- you are here

Jennifer Dove
Broni Holcombe
Cheryl Scrivens
Barb Walker
Nancy Sheads
Jessie Banks
Elizabeth Zaffarano

Thanks for visiting!!
  Happy Stamping!


StampsDream Wedding (Power Poppy)
Paper:  X-Press It, Watercolor, Gold, Vellum (PTI)
Ink:  Tuxedo Black (Memento)
Dies:  Outside In Stitched Scalloped Square (Lawn Fawn)
Accessories:  Copics, Quickie Glue Pen, Crystal Clear Glass Effect Gel (Viva Decor), Dazzling Diamonds Glitter (SU!) 

Friday, September 15, 2017

Merriest Berries in Pink ~ Power Poppy

Happy Friday!!!  I have a Blingy Power Poppy card to share with you today!  Boy did I go all glitter crazy!!!  I have a lot of vintage ornaments and many of them are pretty sparkly.  And pink is quite a Shabby Chic Christmas color.  So I thought, why not color up Power Poppy's new Merriest Berries digital image in pink?  Oh, yeah!!  I kind of wish I would have left the ribbon white.  I was going for a silver feel, but I went too dark.  *sigh*... but I colored it last, with this being my second attempt, and so...I left it as is.

I added Glossy Accents (Ranger) to the candy cane, and then added some Dazzling Diamonds glitter (SU!) to the ribbon, berries and mistletoe leaves while the candy cane was still wet so the glitter would adhere a bit to it too.  Lastly, I wanted the large holly leaves to be extra dramatic, so I added some glass glitter to them to really make them stand out.  I also added some glass glitter, randomly, to the scroll frame in the background.  

Here's a close-up so you can REALLY see all the sparkle.  I know...I got a bit carried away. But it's super fun irl! 

Copics: RV17, RV14, RV13, RV11, RV10, RV000, C5, C3, C1, C00

That about sums up my card for today!!  Be sure to stop by the following Bloom Brigade blogs for some more inspiration!!

Allison Cope
Christine Okken
Cindy Lawrence
Julie Koerber
Katie Sims
Stacy Morgan
Tosha Leyendekker---you are here

So glad you dropped by!!  I hope you have a delightful weekend!!

Happy Stamping!

StampsMerriest Berries (Power Poppy Digital)
Paper:  Maja Design, X-Press It
Ink:  Printer
Dies:  Fleur De Square (Spellbinders), Outside In Stitched Scalloped Square Stackables (Lawn Fawn)
Accessories:  Copics, Ribbon, Rhinestones (Pizzazz Aplenty), Dazzling Diamonds Glitter (SU!), Quickie Glue Pen, Glass Glitter 

Friday, September 8, 2017

Masculine Short Stacks with Sassy Succulents ~ Power Poppy


Hello again!!  How has your week been?  My heart goes out to those suffering from flooding, or hurricane threats.  And the fires...well, we're getting the smoke from some, but we're not in any risk other than suffering from allergies because of the poor air quality.  So, I'm counting my blessings, and praying for those who are suffering right now.

I do have a masculine card to share with you today, that I created by combining two different Power Poppy Clear stamp sets:  Short Stacks and Sassy Succulents.  

I needed a masculine card for my dad's birthday, and I love the packages from the Short Stack set.  I didn't want to make him a card with tulips and a cupcake though, so I thought, why not add a couple of succulents.  So, I got out my Misti, put the clear stamp in it and taped off the tulips and cupcakes with repositionable tape.  I inked everything up, removed the tape and stamped the image onto some X-Press It cardstock. I have just two packages.  I was able to easily line up the two different succulent pots from the Sassy Succulent set and the end result is what you see above.

I thought the latest Hues to Use it colors were perfect for a masculine card, so I worked with those colors and used some perfect dp from Simple Stories to highlight it.

That's it for my project today.  Be sure to check out what the following Bloom Brigaders have to share though...they are always fabulous at inspiring creativity!!

Allison Cope
Christine Okken
Stacy Morgan
Tosha Leyendekker---you are here

Hope you have a wonderful weekend!  Thank you so much for dropping by!!

  Happy Stamping!

StampsShort Stacks, Sassy Succulents (Power Poppy)
Paper:  X-Press It, Rad (Simple Stories)
Ink:  Tuxedo Black (Memento)
Dies:  Nesting Postage Stamps Infinity Dies (Hero Arts)
Accessories:  Copics
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