Hi friends! Happy Tuesday! Please welcome Marge of Pretty Pink Posh as a very special guest on our blog today featuring not one but TWO gorgeous floral cards! Read on for more information and enjoy!
Hello, everyone! It’s Marge here with you today and I’m so happy to share my cards featuring some of gorgeous Pretty Pink Posh Products. I made two floral cards and each was made with different coloring medium.
The first one is a no-line Copic coloring card. To begin, I stamped blossoms and leaves from Cherry Blossom Stamp Set as well as hummingbirds from Hummingbird Thanks Stamp Set on a sheet of Neenah Solar 80lb paper using a Distress ink, Antique Linen. Then I colored the images using Copic markers. After I finished Copic coloring, I gave them more details using Prismacolors Polychromo pencils.
Here are Copic Markers I used:
Blossom: RV25,RV23,RV21,RV11,RV00, Y38
Leaves: G28,G07,G14,YG03,YG01,BG 49, BG45, BG18, BG15, BG13
Hummingbirds: R85,R83,R81 / Y38,Y17,Y15,Y11/ E57,E55,E53 , Blue and Green colors are the same as of Leaves.
- Tip: When I do no line coloring, I usually color dark shades first to figure out the outlines then I blend them out by using lighter colors one by one. I also found that adding pencils on Copic coloring look better than just pencil coloring alone, no matter how your Copic colored base is rough.
I then cut the images using the Cherry Blossom Coordinating Die Set.
Next, I trimmed a yellow gingham pattern paper to 4.25×5.5 inch, made a large window using Stitched Duo 3 die. I adhered an acetate film on the back side of it to use it as a front panel for a shaker.
To make a background for a shaker, I cut a white cardstock in 4.25×5.5 inch, stamped a sentiment from Encouraging Greetings using the previous front panel as a guide to position the sentiment.
The next is my favorite moment, mixing sequins and seed beads to put in the shaker! I really love this process and I always enjoy mixing various ones according to the color schemes of a card. For this, I put Sparkling Clear Sequins Mix, Seed Beads (Daffodil, Lilac, Spring Green, Gold Shimmer), Pink Blush Jewels and Buttercream Jewels together into the shaker.
Tip: When I make shaker cards, I usually mix sequins and seed beads together as the seed beads give the shaker more interesting look and sounds!
After I assembled the shaker, I adhered it onto a card base made from Neenah White 110lb, then I adhered previously colored images on the top and bottom of the card as shown here. I finished off the card by adding Pink Blush Jewels and Buttercream Jewels which are my favorite colors of jewels. I really love the iridescent look that the Jewels give.
- Tip: The jewels are basically translucent, above all, the Buttercream Jewels have the most neutral color so they look very well on any colors of cards, which is why I use Buttercream frequently in my cards.
Now let’s move on to the second card I made using watercoloring. To begin, I stamped Cherry Blossom images on a piece of 140lb cold pressed watercolor paper using Versamark ink, then heat embossed them using white embossing powder.
I watercolored them using Daniel Smith Watercolor Paints, then cut them all using Cherry Blossom Coordinating Die Set. Daniel Smith Watercolors I used are : Quinacridone Coral, Quinacridone Violet, Permanent Alizarin Crimson, Quinacridone Gold, Sap Green, and Prussian Green.
For a background panel of this card, I trimmed dark green Midnight cardstock into 4.25×5.5inch, cut out a semi-round window of it using Window Frames Die set. I stamped a sentiment from Encouraging Greetings on the center of semi-round cut, then heat-embossed it in white. Then I splattered white Gouache all over the panel.
Next, I rounded two strings of twines (Natural and Ivory) around the outer frame panel, tied a bow, then I foam mounted it onto an A2 sized card base using foam tapes.
I adhered the inner semi-round cut flat to give the card some dimension. I adhered blossoms and leaves using glue and foam tapes as shown in the picture, then I finished off the card by adding Pink Blush Jewels, Buttercream Jewels, and Sparkling Clear Sequins Mix.
Now I finished my two cards. Thank you so much for visiting here and reading this post. I hope you enjoyed it.
Have a wonderful day!
Thanks so much for stopping by and thanks to Marge for being our guest!
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