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May 28, 2015

Flowers in my Pocket

Very happy to say that I feel so much better! I spent a nice Memorial Day with my family, then on Tuesday I forced myself to start exercising again after taking a week off. That and letting out some tears really helped me...I hate when I get so emotional, but luckily it doesn't happen very often!

The cute pocket stamp is a new one from Whimsy Stamps' latest release. This one was illustrated by Meljen's Designs.
The pocket and flowers have been stamped onto copic blending card, colored and fussy cut. I  stamped the image again onto designer paper and then adhered the pocket to the card, but leaving the glue off on the top part, so I could stick something inside the pocket. I didn't have any real tickets at home, so for the photo I used one of Whimsy's older ticket sentiments to put a couple tickets into the pocket. The "a gift for you" sentiment is from a more recent set "Happy Birthday". I embellished with a little button, some twine, and washi tape on the left side.

Here is a closeup. I got the texture on the jeans pocket by coloring a piece of scrap jeans with a copic blender and then simply pressed the fabric onto my copic colored image. (Huge thanks to my blogging and DT friend Danni for the wonderful tip!)

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I am entering the card here:
Addicted to Stamps and More - Anything Goes
Creative Card Crew- For a Teen
 Penny's Paper-Crafty - Anything Goes
Tuesday Throwdown - Anything Goes
Crafting from the Heart - W, E3 - Always Anything Goes
Craft Your Passion - W, E3 - Always Anything Goes
Thanks so much for visiting!
 Hope you are enjoying your day!


Barb Ghig said...

This is such a charming card! I love the tickets tucked into the pocket and your Copic coloring is really beautiful! So glad you played along with us this week at ATSM!

Davi said...

I love this card, that pocket is absolutely super!!

brenda said...

As always your card is a delight Ellie.

Pleased you are feeling better than you did, I think sometimes we all go through these phases and often for no apparent reason. I think some nice sunny weather wold be good for us all as like you our Spring has been unpredictable.

Hope you have a good weekend.

B x

Amy Cohen said...

Such a happy card!! Love the yellow polka-dots and the technique for the denim is very helpful. Good luck with your entry at Penny's Paper-Crafty Challenge.

Shona Chambers said...

This is so fantastic and just love the design. Your colouring skills are amazing and the little bow of twine is perfect. So glad you joined us at ATSM this week!

kiwimeskreations said...

Ellie this is gorgepous - love the texture on the denim, and the ay you have added the tickets.
Tears are ok, they are healing, like exercise, just in a different way

Brenda in IN said...

I'm so glad you are feeling better. Sometimes crying is the only way to release emotions you are holding in. This is the cutest card. I love how you did the pocket and thanks for passing along the tip to press on the fabric. You coloring and shading is so realistic.

Unknown said...

Very pretty.

Craft Your Passion GDT

Pam Tiedtke, or Pammie Lou said...

Very pretty card! Love your coloring! Thanks for joining us at Tuesday Throwdown!

Sharon said...

What a beautiful creation.
Thanks for joining us at Penny's Paper Crafty, hope to see you again soon.
Sharon DT

Dwie lewe rączki said...

Great card! Thank you very much for joining out challenge at Creative Card Crew. Good luck!
Yvonne - DT