I really ought to colour something other than Power Poppy images but they’re just so pretty and perfect for feminine cards. Though, to be fair, I have coloured up a couple of other digis recently, they just haven’t made it onto cards yet.
This digi stamp has a single branch of blossoming cherry so I duplicated it and arranged them on the Mac until I was happy with the layout. Then I printed it out and coloured it with my Copic markers.
I heat embossed the sentiment and die cut it with a sentiment strip die that has been lurking in my stash for ages. I added a few adhesive gems and thought I was finished.
After I’d taken all the photos, and right before I was about to put it into an envelope and post it off, I remembered that I’d originally planned to add some dots of gel pen to the centres of the flowers. I had a brief moment of indecision — should I just forget about it and post it as it was — but then I went ahead and took the time to add the dots. I’m glad I did.
flowers – RV10, RV11, RV14, RV19
buds – RV11, RV14, RV19
sepals – YG17, YR27
branch – R56, YR27
background – BG11, G00, G000
Tim Holtz – crazy talk
- digital stamps:
Power Poppy – blossoming cherry
My Favourite Things – stitched sentiment strips
- embossing powder:
Ranger – liquid platinum
Gelly Roll stardust meteor – copper
The Works – adhesive gems
- paper and card:
Neenah solar white 216gsm
Hunkydory Adorable Scorable pearly shimmer
scrap of dark red card
2 thoughts on “Cherry blossom”
Oh I like the effect with the added dots! I love Poppy Power. I need to color some more of the images I have! Never enough time!
This is beautiful, especially love the deep centres and the simplicity of the card.
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