Flower Challenge Anything Goes

Happy March! I can’t believe how fast February went by. It’s time for another Flower Challenge and this month it is:

Don’t forget, if you are playing along, use florals as your main image. Also, this month Rachel Vass from our Design Team is sponsoring the challenge. She has an Etsy shop and has beautiful floral digital images and has agreed to give the lucky winner two digital images of their choice.

Our guest designer this month is Joe S.  Check out his beautiful cards on Instagram.

Today I’m using one of Rachel’s designs called Ruffled Peony. I love using digital images because you can make them any size that you want. For this card I made my flower large since those are always my favorite ones to color.

purplenewmain

I started by printing the image on Copic friendly paper. I was playing around with colors and liked the way the turquoise and purple looked together.

I used the following combination on my card:

Flower – BG18, BG23, BG13, BG11, BG10

Leaves – BV17, V09, V06, V05, V04

Background – E11, E02, E1, E00

Grey Shading – C3, C1, C00

 

Once I was done coloring the flower and leaves, I used colored pencils to add shading. I love the difference it makes and the depth you get with one more step of coloring.

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For the sentiment, I colored a scrap piece of paper the same colors as the leaf and then die cut it out. I added a little white gel pen to the letters and some glossy accents as well.

purplethankyou

I then went through and added some black pen lines to the image to add a little more definition and finished off my card.

purpleup

Thanks for stopping by and I hope you have a chance to play along with our challenge this month and check out the other beautiful cards from the design team.


Supplies

*Listed below are the products I used and contain affiliate links when possible at no cost to you. Thank you for your support! All products were personally purchased by me or provided by companies I design for.

Pinkfresh Studio - Classic Words
Pinkfresh Studio – Classic Words
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Bazzill Basics - 12 x 12 Vellum - White
Bazzill Basics – 12 x 12 Vellum – White
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Hammermill Paper, Color Copy Digital, 28lb
Hammermill Paper, Color Copy Digital, 28lb
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Hunkydory - Double Sided Tape
Hunkydory – Double Sided Tape
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Ranger Ink - Glossy Accents - Clear Dimensional Embellishment
Ranger Ink – Glossy Accents – Clear Dimensional Embellishment
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Copic Sketch Markers
Copic Sketch Markers
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Ranger White Pen
Ranger White Pen
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Spectrum Noir Sparkle Markers - Clear Overlay - Pack of 3
Spectrum Noir Sparkle Markers – Clear Overlay – Pack of 3
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EH | Blk | AZ
Faber Castell Polychromos Color Pencil Set - Tin of 120
Faber Castell Polychromos Color Pencil Set – Tin of 120
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Blk | AZ
Tonic Studios - Tim Holtz - Glass Media Mat
Tonic Studios – Tim Holtz – Glass Media Mat
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EH | SC | AZ

 

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