Friday, July 15, 2016

Sweet Simple Things


Hello Everyone!!  It's Power Poppy Friday and time to have a peek at what the Bloomies have been up to this week!  Actually you've chosen a great day to get your Power Poppy groove on as it is the 15th of the month and it's NEW DIGI day as well!!  Make sure you pop by the Power Poppy Blog to see what the Instant Gardeners have made with today's new release!


So what have I been playing with??  It's also a new digi called Sweet Simple Things (you may have seen this image coloured in progress on my Instagram!) - don't you love this sweet beehive?!!  I used lots and lots of Copics to colour this up all pretty which is good therapy when it's cold and the middle of Winter and you want a little sunshine in your day!  As it's a Beehive....it's PERFECT for this month's Power and Spark Challenge to create a 'B' themed card - I've also used Banners and a Bow and can you see the little Bees in the image!!  So much 'B' goodness to be found!


I've also used the sentiment from Sweet Simple Things to feature on the inside, highlighting the word 'sweet' and 'Laura Ingalls Wilder' with yellow Copic markers.

Stamps - Sweet Simple Things (Power Poppy)
Ink - Printer
Paper - X-press It Blending Card, So Saffron, Pink, MME DP
Accessories - Copics, Spellbinders Labels 1 and Decorative Labels 1, Grosgrain Ribbon, Bow Easy, X-press It Double Sided Tape

Don't miss all the fabby goodness the Instant Gardeners and the Bloom Brigade have for you today!

Barb Walker
Debbie Olson
Nancy Sheads 
Cheryl Scrivens 
Broni Holcombe 
Stacy Morgan
Cindy Lawrence 
Allison Cope 
Tosha Leyendekker
Christine Okken
Tosha Leyendekker (two cards today!)
Kathy Jones - you are here!
Power Poppy Blog 

That's all from me today, thanks for popping by and hope you are inspired to stamp!!  :)

8 comments:

CherylQuilts said...

Oh, Kathy, what a gorgeous card! I love the DP you've used and the beautiful decorative along with the grosgrain ribbon. But it's always your absolutely amazing coloring that so intrigues me. I always love to see close-ups at how you've shaded and added highlights. I so admire your skill and continue to practice and practice more. Beautifully done, and I love all the "B's" you've added for this month's fabulous challenge! Big hugs, sweet friend, and keep warm!!

ChristineCreations said...

So so cheerful Kathy! You always have such perfect bows too!

Tosha Leyendekker said...

Oh Kathy!! What a happy, cheerful card with all the yellow and pink! LOVE the woodgrain you added to the bench too! Absolutely Charming!!

Stacy Morgan said...

Kathy your beehive is so sweet and pretty. The springy papers are perfect and I do like the double fish tailed ends. Charming card!

Leslie Miller said...

It sure is a beautiful Power Poppy day! Lots to see. I love this digi and how you've colored it. So cheerful and summery, and the dies and design are fabulous! The bow is just perfect. Love the soft yellow of the bow and card base. And inside -- just love how you placed the sentiment and gave it that little bit of color. You had your Power Poppy groove on when you made this, for sure, Kathy!

Barb said...

Sweet card, Kathy! I always enjoy seeing your creations, you have the best card layouts! Your coloring is fabulous, too.

Gabrielle McCann said...

So sweet

Broni said...

This is so beautiful, Kathy! I love how you highlighted the bee skep with all the gorgeous yellow!! Awesome layering!!

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