Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Papertrey May Blog Hop Challenge


Hello, hello! Please let me present Creamsicle Blooms. Doesn't that sound dreamy? I'm playing along in the Papertrey Ink May 2016 Blog Hop. The inspiration picture was quite dreamy too!


I was inspired by the colors of the orange/red popsicles along with the peach and yellow. I stamped some of the images from In Bloom onto Bristol Smooth paper with light gray ink and zigged them up with a mix of dark pink, pink, peach and orange markers and waters. I then added a touch of mixed gray colors to the leaves and then splatters with the same gray.


I stamped the sentiment in a darker gray across the blooms similar to the inspiration picture sentiment .(Goodness, this step was difficult, I feared the whole time I'd mess up and have to redo the blooms! Good thing the MISTI helped me out). I finished the card by adhering the panel, along with some woodgrain cardstock and a strip of colored paper onto a white cardbase.

I look forward to hopping along today! If you'd like to see a quick glance of some of my other projects, I'd be tickled if you check out my Instagram feed and maybe follow if you'd like!

I'm also playing along in Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: Anything Goes.


34 comments:

  1. Oh, this is gorgeous, Karen! I love your beautiful take on the inspiration photo!

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  2. This is so pretty Karen! Love those coloured blooms with the grey.

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  3. Gorgeous is the first word that popped into my head when I saw this card. And I love your "Creamsicle Blooms" name for the flowers!

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  4. Great card.. love the colors. Creamsicle is indeed the first thing I thought of too.

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  5. STUNNING card. You did an amazing job!

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  6. STUNNING card. You did an amazing job!

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  7. Very pretty "creamsicle blooms" Your card is so well done. Love the colors.

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  8. Karen, this is simply beautiful.

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  9. Oh my, Karen, a girl after my heart creating creamsicle blooms. Your card is just stunning. Love the strip of orange with the woodgrain!

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  10. Wowzers! That is so soft and absolutely gorgeous!!

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  11. Amazing, Karen! Those flowers could not get any more dreamy! So beautiful!

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  12. I literally gasped when I saw your beautiful realistic blooms, Karen! Stunning!! Enjoy your day! Hugs, Darnell

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  13. Your blooms are scrumptious, and I agree - sentiments are far less scary with the MISTI.

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  14. So pretty Karen - the blooms have such a soft and elegant feel to them.

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  15. Love so much about this card, from the stunning blooms to the perfect wood grain side panel, it is truly stunning, Karen!

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  16. Wow! This is so amazing Karen. I never tire of coming by your blog. xx

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  17. Beautiful, beautiful card Karen! Absolutely love your Creamsicle Blooms...you colored them just perfectly and love the gray leaves and sentiment too! Lovely, lovely card!! :0)

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  18. Karen, I'm in love with these blooms! You got the feel of the inspiration, but made it your own. Starring at each petal, and picking up my jaw at the same time! WOW!

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  19. wow this card is stunning.. those flowers look amazing

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  20. Karen this is a beautiful delicate card x

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  21. Such luscious colors on the card, Karen, just beautiful!!

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  22. Beautiful colors. Creamsicle Blooms sounds like a most delicious card. :)

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  23. Stunning creamsicle blooms!! I just love your beautiful coloring!

    Patti

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  24. Love the softness, so pretty Karen!

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  25. Love how you were inspired Karen!

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  26. Your card is a lesson in color! Absolutely beautiful~

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  27. Yay, Karen! Congrats on your win and happy shopping!

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  28. This is gorgeous, Karen! I love the soft colours of the flowers - they really do feel totally dreamy!

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  29. Very nice! Love the colors and how you colored.

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  30. It's lovely! Congrats on your win with this!

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  31. The inking is perfect, Karen! Wow, I love this! BTW Thanks so much for playing Simon Says Stamp Wednesday “Anything Goes” Challenge!

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