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This week’s sketch challenge on Splitcoast was perfect for long thin images. I picked one of the Poppy images from the Poppy set from There She Goes. The image was stamped in Tuxedo Black Memento Ink on a 2 1/8″ x 3 3/8″ piece of Neenah Solar White cardstock and colored with Copic Markers (YR04, R05, R08, R27, R29 Poppies, G21, G24, G85 Leaves, custom color (1/5 YR31, 4/5 blending solution) for background). The right hand edges were rounded with a retired Corner Rounder from Stampin’ Up! before the piece was adhered to a black Label 8 Nestabilities die cut. The left hand side of the die cut was cut close to the image.

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The card base is a 4 1/4″ x 11″ piece of Basic Black cardstock folded in half. A 2″ x 3 3/4″ strip of Thrift Store October paper was adhered over a 3 3/4″ x 5″ piece of the same paper pack. The layers were stitched to a 3 15/16″ x 5 3/16″ piece of White cardstock and  Black and white Gingham ribbon was tied around the horizontal strip.

The image layers were adhered over a 2 3/8″ x 4 1/4″ piece of another pattern from the Thrift Store paper. The paper edges had been distressed and the left hand side paper pierced. These layers were attached to the card front with dimensionals. Black Kaisercraft Rhinestones were used to finish off the card front.

For the inside of the card a 2″ x 3 15/16″ piece of Thrift Store paper was stitched to a 3 15/16″ x 5 3/16″ piece of white cardstock. The Poppy image was stamped on the right hand side with Tuxedo Black Memento Ink. A sentiment from the same set was stamped on Neenah Solar White cardstock, cut with Spellbinders Fancy Tags and adhered on the paper strip.

Thanks so much for stopping by! Have a wonderful day!
Hugs and smiles

 P.S.: I am at Dick Blick in Columbus today from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. demoing Copic Markers. If you live close by, I would love to see you there!

Beate

Stay at Home Mom of Three, Splitcoast Team Member and Copic and Spellbinders die Lover.

19 Responses to “Gingham Poppies”

  1. Beate, What a stunning card. Thank you so much for sharing all the detailed instructions.

  2. If I lived near you, I would be first in line to see you demonstrate Copics! You did a phenomenal job coloring the red flower. I always have trouble using the red Copics… particularly shading the colors w/o bleeding. Yours is perfection.

    As always your designs are fabulous!

  3. I love this!!! The colors and the ribbon are fabulous :)

  4. Absolutely stunning! Love everything about it!

  5. Beautiful card!

  6. I love this card! Poppies are an all-time favorite and this is a beautiful image, beautifully colored! The layers, patterns, and distressing are fab. LOVE the color scheme and that pop of black adds such excitement! Wonderful card!

  7. This card is going to be perfect in the coming birthday of my mom. She is so in love in flowers. And I know that she will definitely going to love that card. The red flower is just so stunning.

  8. Wow, Beate! This one is truly stunning! Thanks for all your inspiration.

    hugs,
    Rainy

  9. Your coloring is amazing! Love the gingham ribbon too. Hope you had fun in Columbus. Would love to meet you sometime, but since we live closer than it would take me to drive to Columbus we should just me up at Simply Scrapbooks or something.

  10. Umwerfend schön liebe Beate, eine ganz zauberhafte Karte *schwärm*

    LG
    Anke

  11. Gorgeous, Beate! That looks like a wonderful sketch! I’ll need to go back and check it out!

  12. So beautiful. You really make the Copics sing and the colors are gorgeous. Hugs, M

  13. This is so gorgeous!! I love the sketch, too. I hope I can play along! Running out of time :-)
    ~Lacey
    http://www.stampandcreate.com

  14. Don’t you just love gingham??? Beate, your card is just plain fun! Love it! Thanks for always sharing so many of your details, dimensions, etc. You rock, my friend!

  15. Your poppies look amazing, Beate…and I love the gingham ribbon too!!

  16. wow! this is gorgeous, Beate. love how you used this image from TSG. and the gingham is a perfect addition.

  17. gorgeous card, Beate! LOVE your coloring! thanks for listing the colors you used and the formula you used to make the custom color!

  18. Love your layering and flowers are so pretty!

  19. I LOVE that ribbon Beate! What a beautiful card. :)

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