Monday, July 04, 2011

Sunflower Summer

I believe this is currently my favourite stamp!  I just love this Sunflower by Digi Design House!  I coloured the image with Copic Markers:  petals-Y17, YR21, YR20, Y17; centre-E99, E97, E34; leaves & stem-G99, YG17, YG07, YG03, YG000.  I always colour two of the blossom so that I can cut one out and layer one on top of the other to add fullness and dimension.  I put printed acetate behind the Idea-ology Fragment (I love that look!) and added some pins.  I have this sweet eyelet lace, but it seemed a little too wide so I lined up the ribbon on top of it and stitched it into place. 

Other challenges I'm entering this card in:
The Secret Crafter - Here Comes Summer
Stamp Something - Use a Digi
4 Crafty Chicks - Stitching
Moving Along With The Times - Here Comes the Summer Sun
Paper Crafting Journey - Anything Goes
Ruby's Rainbow - Flowers
Digital Tuesday - Flower Power

Stamps:  Sunflower by Digi Design House
Paper:  TAC DP, Copic X-Press It Cardstock, SU Cardstock - Summer Sun, Whisper White
Ink:  none
Accessories:  Idea-ology Fragments, Graphic 45 printed acetate sheet, pearl headed pins, rhinestone flourish, 1/2" grosgrain ribbon, white eyelet lace
Tools:  Sewing Machine, Ranger Glossy Accents, Pop Up Dots

I hope you have a fabulous day!


Jennifer Dunn said...

Your card indeed says Summer all over it! The sunflower stamp is beautiful and I love how you pop it out. The lace and ribbon are a great touch!

Hazel said...

Hannah - your card is lovely - I love the stitching detail (I'm too scared to start stiching on my cards!). Thank you for your lovely comment on my blog - it's much appreciated. I too am now a follwer. Take care. Hazel x

Hazel (Didos) said...

Hi, WOW this is stunning and just perfect for our summer theme on MAWTT this week Hazelxoxo

Lisa Jane said...

wow what a fabulous sunflower .. a real summery card
Thanks for joining us at MAWTT this week for our summer challenge
Lisa x

Wanda Cullen said...

Oh my...this is sooo lovely! I adore sunflower images...they're so fun to color in the warm, summery shades of color!

Wanda Cullen said...

Oh my...this is sooo lovely! I adore sunflower images...they're so fun to color in the warm, summery shades of color!

Berenice R. said...

So beautiful card! :)

Jane (Carroll's Creations) said...

Thanks for joining our "Here comes Summer" challenge on SECRET CRAFTER SATURDAY CHALLENGE this week :)

Hugs Jane x

DesignerDiva said...

WOW this sunflower is stunning! great card

Thanks for sharing it with us at MAWTT this week and good luck with the challenge

Hugs Laurie x

Debs said...

Wow I love this one Hannah, gorgeous image and papers--your coloring is perfect

Leanne said...

Thanks for playing this weeks stitching challenge, nicely done.

Leanne DT 4 Crafty Chicks!

Tamie said...

Beautiful flower and wonderful stitching. I love that you shared it with us at 4 Crafty Chicks.


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