Monday, March 30, 2015

Power Poppy Sneaky Peeks Day 2: Simply Camellias

Hello all and Happy Monday! As you kick off your week have we got a special treat! It's day two of the sneaky peeks showing off Power Poppy's latest clear stamp set release! Yesterday the Bloom Brigade lavished you with Lilac. Today, we confound you with Camellias!

Simply Cameillias takes Power Poppy's beautiful digital stamp -- Camellias --  and builds on its beauty in a clear polymer stamp set! It's the second offering in Power Poppy's brand new Scents and Sensibility Collection coming to the Power Poppy Shop on April 1st!

On to my creation!

Do you ever start with a card and have absolutely no idea where you are going? I wanted to create a soft monochromatic card and so, I started coloring the leaves of this single Camellia in shades of violet grey (BV20, BV23 and BV25). I followed it up with the flowers themselves and used B60 and B63. When I was done coloring with these two colors, I blended by coloring the entire image with V0000. It gave it a wee bit of a rosy flair. The background around my flowers was colored with BV00.

After I was done coloring I did add some dots of black and then followed up and added some white acrylic paint dots. Not sure if I love that, but my goal was to just add a wee bit of POP. The ribbon is Hug Snug and then I added some BasicGrey pearls and a fun die cut frame (Spellbinders Majestic Labels Twenty Five). And that, my friends is it! Like I said, I had no idea where this card was going when I began but I achieved the monochromatic feel!

Want to be WOWED by the rest of the Bloom Brigade. I personally can't wait to see their take on this amazingly beautiful set. These fine ladies below always seem to know how to bring these breathtaking illustrations to life!

Allison Cope
Christine Okken
Cindy Lawrence
Dawn Burnworth
Julie Koerber >>> you are here!
Kathy Jones
Katie Sims
Leslie Miller
Stacy Morgan
Tosha Leyendekker
Marcella's Power Poppy Post

Stay tuned dear friends! Tomorrow's set is one that will offer up another irresistible breath of spring!! See you back here then!


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