P is for Poppies!

After reading the color challenge posted for the Card Concept #76 blog, I found just the right flower stamp to use for the red color of the black and red challenge.  I love poppies but this year the poppies in our yard got too much rain so I have to make due with a stamped image instead.  I used a Penny Black cling stamp for the poppies  and added accent patterned black and red banners and a black circle for an accent.  I colored the poppies using Zig markers.  I love the way I am able to shade with them.  A tiny circle word sentiment and a thread bundle complete the card sketch.

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Cool Summer Colors!

This week Always Playing with Paper  blog #87 has a color challenge and it is turquoise, orange and pink.  I used a beautiful flower stamp from Catherine Scanlon.  I used Zig markers to paint in each flower.  I added a stamped sentiment from Altenew and a stencil for the background using distress inks.  I used mixed media paper and die cut the painted paper.  A few white Nuvo drops finish the color sketch layout.

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Mason Jar Summer Drink Card!

Here is my submission for this week’s Always Playing With Paper #86 Sketch.  I used Dare2bArtzy stamps, paper and die cuts to create the mason jar and orange slice.  I added coordinating paper and word banner.  The die cut jar and fruit slice were colored with Zig markers.  I lightly stenciled the white rectangle and embossed the background paper.  Time to enjoy a cool drink!

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Colorful Birthday Squiggles!

A simple but colorful birthday card for the Always Playing With Paper #85 Color Challenge.  I used black Archival on mixed media paper to stamp each squiggle circle.  I used Zig markers to paint and shade each circle.  I added a Lawn Fawn bday sentiment, added a purple background paper and used white card stock for the card base.  Time for happy Bday greetings with the happy card!  UPDATE- this  card was aTop Pick for the Challenge for last week!!!

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