Friday, June 19, 2015

Happy Poppies



Hi everyone.  This week is the 3rd birthday at ATS&M and they are celebrating in style with a CAS challenge (my favourite!). :)  I just HAD to play along! :)

I bought this sweet die yesterday (along with a few other goodies) from my local scrapbooking store.  I die-cut with watercolour paper and then used a water brush and some distress inks to colour.

I finished off by adding a simple stamped banner at the bottom.  Easy, peasy card!

Father's Day is just a few days away, and the family will be celebrating by getting together for a pot luck lunch on Sunday.  I know hubby will be smiling the whole day.  I hope you all have a wonderful and fun weekend. :)









Stamps:  Happy (Simon Says)
Paper:  White card base (Neenah); Watercolour (Arches 140 lb. cold press)
Ink:  Black (Memento); Mowed Lawn, Ripe Persimmon, Fired Brick (Tim Holtz)
Accessories & Tools:  Row of Poppies die (Memory Box), water brush

Challenges:
ATS&M #149 - CAS

22 comments:

  1. Of course, I love poppies in any form but, wow, Lolly, I really love the simplicity of this design! Your watercoloring makes them so gorgeous and dimensional!! Hugs, Dolly

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  2. Gorgeous poppies, Loll! I love how you've colored them and how they pop off all that white space! Have a wonderful weekend!

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  3. What a fabulous CAS design Loll and I love how much dimension you achieved on the flowers with your great colouring. I have this die and you have reminded me to give it some attention!
    Hugs
    Carol x

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    1. Wow! Super "you" with the CAS. As usual you inspire - and make me need to go to the store again ... need some new stuff! And, love your new "blog colors".

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  4. Stunning card Loll. Have a fabulous weekend.

    Love & hugs

    Jacquie J xxx
    http://jewelscardcraft.blogspot.co.uk/

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  5. Great CAS design with one of my fave die cuts, gorgeous Loll.
    Thanks for celebrating 3 years with us at ATSM. :)

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  6. Fabulous CAS card Loll, those poppies are gorgeous. Carol x

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  7. These are one of my favorite poppy die cuts, and I love how you colored them with your distress inks! Beautiful crisp, clean design, too! Love the mixed font on the sentiment, too! Gorgeous card, Loll!

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  8. Loving this die Loll and love how you have water colored it with the distress inks! So beautiful, so CAS and so elegant! Have a wonderful weekend and Happy Father's Day to all the guys in your life! Hugs, Brenda

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  9. Your card is stunning Loll and I love those beautiful poppies! Thanks for joining in with us this week at ATSM xx

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  10. Beautiful Loll.......love these poppies.

    Hugs.

    Karen xxx

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  11. Oh, Loll - I had this die in my shopping cart and then said to myself, Maura, you do NOT need another poppy die, and now I see this.....YOU are not helping!!! (love the card, in case you didn't infer that - Ha!)

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  12. Stunning card, the poppies are so delicate and beautifully coloured x

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  13. Love those poppies...awesome choice, Loll! Your sponging is fabulous and I love how the poppies are tucked into the sentiment rectangle! That sentiment is lovely too...the mixed fonts look awesome! So happy you could join us at ATSM with this beauty!

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  14. I always love this poppy die, Loll, and I love how you've got them springing up from behind the sentiment. Beautifully coloured, too!

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  15. Simply stunning .... I love those poppy dies. xx

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  16. I love how this simple row of poppies look on your card, Lol.

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  17. Beautiful, Loll ... that drift of poppies is just a delight ... CASilicious! Anita :)

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  18. Gorgeous!! Really love how the flowers pop off the white card base!!

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  19. Oh this is gorgeous Loll, so beautiful, so glad to see at ATSM.

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  20. Beautiful card, love the delicate poppies. Your watercoloring is so awesome!!

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