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Apr 15, 2023

Beautiful Inside and Out

Today I am sharing my second card for Double Trouble challenge and unfortunately it's coming a little later than it should have but better late than never!

This time around Thing 1, the trouble maker, wants us to create something for a special lady. You can stop there or you can follow the Twisted Sister's (Thing 3) instructions and include flowers (optional) on your project. If you have made something for a Special Lady with Flowers then your project is also eligible for the Double Dare (Thing 2) who happens to be the Beautiful Blossoms Challenge this time. 

For my project I made a CAS card using a beautiful digistamp from Power Poppy - Graceful Still Life. I colored with my Faber Castell Polychromos pencils. I tried to follow the optional mood board from the Beautiful Blossoms challenge (see below), it's not an exact match but pretty close. 

The strip of paper is from my box of scraps. Sentiment is from the Penny Black set Heartfelt. I did some stenciling on the bottom portion (sorry I don't remember the name/brand of the stencil) and a bow with natural jute twine finishes off the card.

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I'd like to share with these challenges:

Beautiful Blossoms challenge - mood board and flowers
Stencilfun challenge - patterns with stencils
Power Poppy's Blossoms challenge - sponge bath (a sponging tool for stenciling)


Melanie Hungerford said...

Beautiful card, I love the soft coloring. I am inspired by your work to
put some time into working more with colored pencils! Thanks for joining us at Double Trouble!

Liz said...

Beautiful card Ellie, great design and a lovely sentiment. xx

Anonymous said...

This is really delightful Ellie .. fab image, and gorgeous colouring and details.
Pauline xx

kiwimeskreations said...

Such a beautiful card Ellie - love your colours and colouring, and that stencilling at the bottom of the card is perfect

Rainey's Craft Room said...

A beautiful card with the delicate colouring of this lovely stamp.

Sarn said...

Delightful card. Very pretty! x

Alyson Mayo said...

Oooh… this is so pretty! Your shading is perfect and you created such a delicate setting. Thanks for joining us as the Crazy Cousin this month at Double Trouble :)

Faith A at Daffodil Cards said...

A beautifully designed and coloured card. Love it.

Sarah said...

What a glorious image, must go take a peep, I've not shopped there for a while!

Joanne said...

That is lovely!

Aimeslee Winans said...

Gorgeous, Ellie! xoxo

ChristineCreations said...

The stencil really grounds this beautiful scene perfectly! It’s lovely Ellie! Tahnks so much for joining us in The Blossom Challenge at Power Poppy!

brenda said...

Beautifully done with the soft blossoms and Roses Ellie.

B x

Linby said...

It's gorgeous!

Donna said...

Gorgeous card, like how you did the table and beautiful coloring.

Donna Walls said...

Wow, your pencil coloring is gorgeous and I adore Power Poppy images! Thanks for joining us at the Beautiful Blossoms Challenge and we look forward to seeing more of your lovely designs soon.
Donna xx
Beautiful Blossoms Challenge
Paper Funday Challenge
Inspiration Station Challenge

Suzanne Reynolds said...

Wow, love the image and fantastic coloring with pencils... beautiful. Love the striped border and the add of the little bow. Thank you for being our Crazy Cousin for this month... your projects are so inspiring.

Kellianne said...

Ellie this card is absolutely so gorgeous!!! I love the image and the way you colored it!! So glad you could be our Crazy Cousin for that challenge! :)

kel Acopan said...

Love your project! Thanks so much for joining in this month’s challenge over at the Beautiful Blossoms Challenge and hope you come join us again!

lovies, =o) kel
Beautiful Blossoms DT