Mar 26, 2016

Let's Color Linky Party 6

Good Morning and Happy Weekend! Hope you're having a nice and sunny Easter weekend. Rain in our forecast I think, so we won't be spending much time outside.

It's time already for the new Let's Color Linky Party. Thanks to everyone that played along in the last linky party, lots of wonderful entries again. Be sure to scroll down to see if your entry was a top pick this time around.

As always, the theme is simply
Anything goes with something colored.


 I have a floral card to share today using the set Blooming Garden by Penny Black as the focal point. The background stamping was done using a Whimsy background stamp (Life Defined) and a fern stamp by Stampin Up. Edges were then inked with distress ink and distressed. The poppies were stamped twice, once onto my white card stock, then onto watercolor paper (I used a winsor &newton watercolor marker pad).
The poppies were then colored with my new Zig Clean color brush pens and a waterbrush, then I added some sparkles using a clear wink of stella brush pen (where has wink of stella been all my life??!!)

You can see the sparkles better in this close up.
Sentiment is by Penny Black. I embellished with some ribbon and twine and added a little bit of designer paper to match the butterfly.

Now onto my top picks from the last linky party. As always there were so many fantastic entries, but finally decided on these entries in no particular order:

Ike

Larissa



Chris


Congratulations!!
 Below is your Top Pick badge if you'd like to add it to your sidebars.

Now it's time to get coloring again :-)
Just a few reminders:
Must include something colored

Blog post must include link back here
Unlimited entries and feel free to combine with other challenges
Anything goes with something colored


13 comments:

brenda said...

Your glorious Poppy card ticks all the boxes with me Ellie.

Enjoy the rest of the Easter weekend.

B x

Marilyn said...

Cute card!!

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

So gorgeous! LOVING the colors!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Linby said...

Saw your card on twitter and just had to come by and say how beautiful it is and of course a poppy!
Lynn x

Wishcraft said...

Beautiful stamp and a really lovely card :o) Hugs, Lisa x

heather said...

Fabulous card; fun touch with the decorative paper peeking out along the top edge.

Amy Johnson said...

Simply stunning Ellie!

Bad Kitty said...

great challnge and nice DT work!
Bad Kitty's Craftroom

ike said...

WoW ! Your card is Marvelous :-) xx
Thank you very much for picking me in your Top picks and thank you for my Badge :-D

Hugz
IKE xxx

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Migdalia said...

Such a pretty card! Congrats to all winners!
Have a blessed day,
Migdalia
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Donna Ellis said...

Oh! What a fantastic design, Ellie, and wonderful colors! I would not have thought about putting that little splash of color in the top left of your card! Love the background. So glad I discovered your blog today. I see you have several challenges, and hope to play in them all. Thanks for sponsoring this challenge, and for the inspiration. xo

Leslie Miller said...

Your card is absolutely gorgeous! Love those beautifully colored poppies and the background. Wow!

Susan Kennedy said...

Congrats to all of the fabulous winners!! Thanks for another fun challenge!

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