Thursday, 7 August 2014

Blended Bloom

Morning all.
Looks like another fine day here, just a little bit of cloud but could get a litt windy and wet later in the week as we get the remnants of a tropical storm, they think!

I've just come across a new challenge thanks to a few teamies over at ATSM, over at STAMPlorations.
This is a bi weekly challenge and this time its a sketch and here is my take.



I've used a recent purchase from my friends SU party that was just crying out to be coloured, 'Blended Bloom' I've be looking for a large flower to use with my W/C and Copics for some time. This time I used my Copics with matching squares of card to complete the sketch.


I did start this on Monday but for one reason or another I didn't finish so I had an eye on the Colour Me challenge but that's finished but they are very summery colours and the blousey bloom is just reminiscent of summer gardens, I think it might be a peony of some kind.  I doodled a border around the white square to frame the bloom and popped the front panel up on pads. To complete I added a few glossy black dots, made by colouring the base of some dried blobs of glossy accents I dried on a sheet of plastic then popped off when dry. I've seen lots of this style in blogland but never seen any in the shops. The hello is die cut from a Spellbiders Celebration 2 set.

I shall also enter the following challenges:-
Creative Inspirations - Here comes Summer
Love Rubberstamps - Anything Goes option of stripes
Inkspirational - Use Markers or Pencils

Don't forget there is still time to enter the latest challenge at Fantasy Stampers - Buttons and Bows
Not fantasy just plain old fashioned stamping required.

Thanks for stopping by, see you again soon. :)

13 comments:

  1. Love how you have used the sketch. It's a great design. It showcases the image so well. Thank you for joining us over at Loves Rubberstamps. Hugs Nina

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  2. Hi Buddy - this is just fabulous - love how you interpreted the sketch!

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  3. Awesome take on the sketch, love the coloring!

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  4. and yes! thank you for sharing with STAMPlorations

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  5. beautiful card, I love the image and colour combo. thank you for joining us at creative inspirations this week.

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  6. Your blousy bloom is fabulous for this sketch challenge, Jules, and brilliantly colored! I LOVE how you gave it more presence on center stage by doodling the wonderful frame around it!! Mwah! Have a great weekend! Hugs, Darnell

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  7. So super cute, Thanks for playing with us over at Loves Rubberstamps!!!

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  8. Beautiful creation, thank you for joining Creative inspirations here comes summer challenge
    CraftyNatalie: DT

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  9. Wow, love the colouring. Great take on our sketch. Thanks for joining us at STAMPlorations. Good Luck! Monika

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  10. Yay, Jules! So fun to share the winner's gallery with you over at Stamplorations!! Congratulations!! Hugs, Darnell

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  11. Saw this card was a winner over at Stamplorations blog - so well done and the coloring is impeccable!! Way to go - I am always so excited to see great stampers/cardmakers get recognition!! Well-deserved!!

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    1. Thanks so much for your compliments, I'm so pleased you liked my design. :)

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  12. Oh how pretty! Love your color choices too. Thank you for sharing with us at Inkspirational!

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