Friday, November 1, 2019

Poignant Poppies Blog Hop with SNS


The theme for this months Hop at Scrap'n Stamp Canada is Poppies. 
Poppies are a symbol of the end of the war and are worn to honor the fallen soldiers.

I chose to make a simple yet classy sympathy card with the Painted Poppies Stamp Set from My Favorite Things. The sentiment is from another gorgeous set from My Favorite Things called Beautiful Blessings 2 - check out the font, it's so pretty!


I used a piece of Distress Watercolor Cardstock from Tim Holtz. It comes in a pack of 20 panels cut to 4 1/4" x 5 1/2". I stamped the poppies with Versafine Clair Nocturne Ink, poured on some WOW Clear Embossing Powder and heat set it with my heat gun. This gives it a bit of a raised edge which helps keep the ink where you want it. I used some Zig Clean Colour Real Brush Markers and a water brush to paint with. When I showed my husband this card he was so impressed that I didn't want to share with him how easy it was but I did. 
All I do is add the color directly from the marker to the part of the petal that I want to be the darkest and then I use the water brush to pull the color out to the rest of the petal. It's that easy! I let it dry and then if there are areas I want darker I do it again. For the shadow I used a light gray, added some color around the edges and used the water brush to spread it around.


I stamped the sentiment with versamark ink onto a dark gray card stock panel and heat set it with some WOW White Embossing Powder. I layered the poppies onto the panel with craft foam and then added the panel to a card base the same color as the panel.

So, as mentioned earlier this is a Hop and you know what that means. Leave a comment below for your chance to win a $50 Gift Certificate to the Scrap'n Stamp Store. Leave a comment at every stop along the hop to increase your chances to win. 
PLUS there is 20% off poppy (the flower not the company) stamps and dies this weekend. (Nov.1-3)

Time to hop!



Happy Stampin'
and thanks so much for visiting!

Susan

Shopping list:
Below are links to all the goodies I used, just click on the picture to be taken to where you can purchase the product. I use affiliate links whenever possible which means I earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. Thank you for your support - I truly appreciate it!

62 comments:

  1. So beautiful - the poppies steal the show in gorgeous colour! The shading around them really makes them stand out even more.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thanks so much Deborah - they are a beautiful flower and easy to color.

      Delete
  2. Love the black and red, beautiful.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thank you Kia - it's probably my fav color combo for a classy look.

      Delete
  3. Love the simplicity of this card!

    ReplyDelete
  4. Your coloring is amazing and I LOVE the shadowing

    ReplyDelete
  5. What a great idea to add your sentiment sideways for a vertical card. I will use this method soon!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Thank you Sandi :) I'd like to take credit for it but I've seen it done before by others.

      Delete
  6. simple but beautifully elegant, nicely done

    ReplyDelete
  7. Beautifully done, simple and elegant at the same time. Never tell hubby how easy anything is to create, lol. Thanks for sharing.

    ReplyDelete
  8. Gorgeous coloring on these beautiful poppy flowers!

    ReplyDelete
  9. I love how the dark card base allows the image to pop.

    ReplyDelete
  10. Beautiful colouring of the poppies and I like the softness of the grey for the background.

    ReplyDelete
  11. "What i do not understood is in truth how you are no longer actually much more smartly-appreciated than you may be right now.
    You're very intelligent 성인야설 . You realize therefore considerably on the subject of
    this topic, produced me in my opinion imagine it from a lot of numerous angles.
    Its like men and women aren't involved except it is
    something to do with Woman gaga! Your personal stuffs nice.
    At all times care for it up!"

    ReplyDelete
  12. I constantly emailed this website post page to all my friends 휴게텔 , since if like to read it then my contacts will too.

    ReplyDelete
  13. After I initially left a comment I appear to have clicked the -Notify me when new comments are added 스포츠마사지 - checkbox and now every time a comment is added I get 4 emails with the same comment. There has to be a means you are able to remove me from that service? Thanks!

    ReplyDelete
  14. I appreciate 출장마사지 , lead to I found just what I was having a look for.

    ReplyDelete
  15. Such an amazing and helpful post. I really really love it.
    카지노사이트

    ReplyDelete
  16. We are really grateful for your blog post for giving a lot of information
    바카라사이트

    ReplyDelete
  17. I’ve been absent for a while, but now I remember why I used to love this website.
    스포츠토토

    ReplyDelete
  18. Hi there! This is my first comment here so I
    just wanted to give a quick shout out and say I genuinely enjoy reading your blog
    posts. 스포츠토토

    ReplyDelete
  19. Great! Thanks for sharing the information. That is very helpful for increasing my knowledge in this field. 룰렛

    ReplyDelete
  20. In my opinion, the item you posted is perfect for being selected as the best item of the year. You seem to be a genius to combine 우리카지노 and . Please think of more new items in the future!

    ReplyDelete
  21. 온라인카지노December 9, 2021 at 7:05 PM

    It's too bad to check your article late. I wonder what it would be if we met a little faster. I want to exchange a little more, but please visit my site 온라인카지노 and leave a message!!


    ReplyDelete
  22. Your post is very interesting to me. Reading was so much fun. I think the reason reading is fun is because it is a post related to that I am interested in. Articles related to 온카지노 you are the best. I would like you to write a similar post about !

    ReplyDelete
  23. I was looking for another article by chance and found your article오공슬롯 I am writing on this topic, so I think it will help a lot. I leave my blog address below. Please visit once.


    ReplyDelete
  24. As the Internet develops further in the future, I think we need to collect materials that people might be interested in. Among the data to be collected, your 메가슬롯 will also be included.

    ReplyDelete
  25. Hello. I'm subscribed to your posts. You inspire me a lot.바카라사이트I am so grateful.

    ReplyDelete
  26. This is a very impressive subject. Thank you for always. I have been reading your article interestingly. If possible, please visit my website to read my posts and leave comments. Have a nice day! 바카라사이트 What you wrote was very helpful to me. Thank you. Actually, I run a site similar to you. If you have time, could you visit my site? Please leave your comments after reading what I wrote. If you do so, I will actively reflect your opinion. I think it will be a great help to run my site. Have a good day.


    ReplyDelete
  27. Thank you , this is really useful information towards my assessment. 온라인경마

    ReplyDelete
  28. Remarkable! Its really amazing post, I have got much clear idea regarding from
    this piece of writing. 토토

    ReplyDelete
  29. I am very impressed with your writing크레이지슬롯 I couldn't think of this, but it's amazing! I wrote several posts similar to this one, but please come and see!


    ReplyDelete
  30. I always think about what is. It seems to be a perfect article that seems to blow away such worries. 온카지노 seems to be the best way to show something. When you have time, please write an article about what means!!

    ReplyDelete
  31. My curiosity was solved by looking at your writing. Your writing was helpful to me.룰렛사이트I want to help you too.

    ReplyDelete
  32. I finally found what I was looking for! I'm so happy. 우리카지노


    ReplyDelete
  33. I'm so happy to finally find a post with what I want. 오공슬롯 You have inspired me a lot. If you are satisfied, please visit my website and leave your feedback.


    ReplyDelete
  34. Amazing Webpage, Keep up the excellent job. Thanks! 바카라사이트

    ReplyDelete
  35. Unbelievable!! The problem I was thinking about was solved.카지노사이트You are really awesome.

    ReplyDelete
  36. I'm very curious about how you write such a good article. Are you an expert on this subject? I think so. Thank you again for allowing me to read these posts, and have a nice day today. Thank you. 슬롯커뮤니티

    ReplyDelete
  37. It's very interesting. And it's fun. This is a timeless article. I also write articles related to , and I run a community related to 메이저사이트. For more information, please feel free to visit !!

    ReplyDelete
  38. Your ideas inspired me very much. 메이저토토사이트모음 It's amazing. I want to learn your writing skills. In fact, I also have a website. If you are okay, please visit once and leave your opinion. Thank you.

    ReplyDelete
  39. What a post I've been looking for! I'm very happy to finally read this post. 토토사이트 Thank you very much. Can I refer to your post on my website? Your post touched me a lot and helped me a lot. If you have any questions, please visit my site and read what kind of posts I am posting. I am sure it will be interesting.

    ReplyDelete