Friday, January 6, 2017

Winter Blooms

It is Friday and the first Power and Spark challenge of 2017. I am your host this month with Winter Blooms! Woot woot... break out the flowers girls, this month is about winter blossoms. Did you know there are lots of blooms that sprout at the end of winter? How about Crocus, Camellias, Paperwhites, Snowdrops, Holly, Poinsettias and Succulents to name a few. I would say not to stop there, how about those early spring bloomers. Check out the Power Poppy Blog as Marcy has a list of blooms you will enjoy playing with. To make it even easier she has a link in the store with all the options for Winter Blooms. Let's see how you can bring these pretty little petals to life and enjoy this last bit of winter as well. I can't wait to see what blooms you play with this month! 

Why not start the year off with some Camellias! Oh what a beautiful flower don't you think. This wonderful flower is in a stamp form called Simply Camellias and a digi format called Camillas if you need a quick print. These are stamped on white cardstock and colored with various Copic markers. I added some Y00 to the ends of the petals for a softer look and I like how it turned out. A textured flower for the green panel that I have used maybe a few times. Need to start using this stuff more I tell you. My sentiment is from Party Time stamped to the left of the flowers. A few scattered pearls and sparkle to finish it off, voila! 

Check out the Bloom Brigades first 2017 creations: 
Christine Okken
Cindy Lawrence
Julie Koerber 
Kathy Jones 
Katie Sims
 Tosha Leyendekker


Lisa Lara said...

Gorgeous coloring Stace. I love the bit of sparkle.

Karen W said...

Very pretty, great card for any occasion!!!

Kathy Jones said...

This is BEAUTIFUL Stacy!! Love the way you coloured it up - that Y00 on the petals looks fantastic!! Love the textured background and pink accessories too!! What a gorgeous card to kick of the year! :)

Davi said...

Fabulous coloring of the flowers Stacey!! All the white with the little pearls really show off the Camellia beautifully :)

Tosha Leyendekker said...

What a perfect challenge for this month Stace! It's so fun to get the Winter Blooms out again! Your Camelias are gorgeous, and your sparkle splash is perfect!! Lovely!!

Essie said...

Beautiful card and a great challenge for these cold winter months!

Leslie Miller said...

I love this challenge, Stacy, and I'm so ready for some blooms! I'll definitely be playing along. Your card is beyond gorgeous with the pretty colors and your spectacular coloring of the camellias! The embossing in the background looks fantastic!

CherylQuilts said...

Oh, Stacy, this is GORGEOUS! First of all, I love the new Power & Spark Challenge this month...what a fabulous choice!! And what a beautiful card to start the challenge with a true "spark!" I love the camellias, and they are so beautifully colored with beautiful sparkle! What a lovely layout with the sentiment and pearls, and I really LOVE the embossing underneath along with the great matting! Stunning card, precious friend! Enjoy the snow!! Hugs! xoxo

Unknown said...

Beautiful card! Please can you tell me how to enter the challenge! Many thanks.