Monday, April 14, 2014

Poppy Sketches #2: wheee...

Post 2 of 2 for me today...click HERE for my special Guest Designer post!



We're back with a new challenge over at



Here's the sketch and Pop of Color:


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I played with



I stamped the images with Black Soot Distress Ink and used a paintbrush to swirl around the ink:


I colored in the hat/shirt & shoes with distress markers (barn door/broken china).  I lightly hit it with the paintbrush that was slightly damp.

I finished off my card with a Hero Arts Fancy Felt Button (thank Lisa Spangler!) and Divine Twine in Black Licorice.

Can you tell that this card is a smidge taller?  To accommodate the tree image, my black base is 4.25 x 6.

I wanted to share my blooper card:


Yes, I was so concentrated on my watercoloring that I forgot about the Pop of Color!  I still wanted to share this card because, check out those leaves stamped in Distress Ink mowed lawn (my favorite!).

So although my Fall card is for the Poppy Sketches challenge, I wanted to also share my Summer version.

I can't wait to see how the challenge inspires you!

Make sure you check out the Poppy Sketches blog

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24 comments:

  1. These are so cute! I love the wheee sentiment!

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  2. :) I LOVE both versions of this one! ...and the wheee sentiment is so FUN!!!

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  3. These are beautiful!! Such fun cards Amy!

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  4. Wheee to both, Amy! Fun, fresh and fabulous!
    c

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  5. oh my these are so adorable.. love that image..

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  6. too funny! I did the SAME THING last week. I followed the sketch, finished a card and then saw the colors on the pic. anyway, both are darling!!! love those leaves!

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  7. Both are super cute, loooove the watercoloring!
    Laura

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  8. Soooooooo cute cute cute! I want a tire swing!!!!

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  9. Both of your cards are so fun Amy! Makes me think of my little men on the tire swing in our backyard.
    ~Hugs~

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  10. Both cards are fun, Amy, I love the second one, but understand it is supposed to be a "pop"...but whose to say how big "Pop" is? LOL! Was my pop bigger than your pop? Okay enough...I am tired! Have a fabulous Tuesday!

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  11. How fun to find another sketch challenge. :) I'm glad you shared both cards because I like both versions. Nice technique with the distress inks.

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  12. Love the black mat and the pop of colour.

    P/s: The blooper card looks amazing actually.

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  13. Fantastic cards in BOTH seasons, Amy!! They totally make me smile!!!

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  14. I love them both!
    Fabulous stamps!!
    TFS

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  15. That's exactly what I'd say swinging from that tree! ;)
    Thanks for sharing the blooper card - it's fabulous! :D

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  16. I love them both! And I so hear you -how many times I've worked on a DT project & forgotten that when it will be published the holiday is over, or that I was supposed to do a twist, or a sponsor image...whoopsie :)

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  17. Your cards are both awesome! And I love that you totally forgot the challenge..I've so done that! HA!

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  18. That stamp set is adorable and I love both your cards featuring it!!

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  19. LOVE both! Your blooper card is pretty fabulous! :)

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  20. I love both versions of this design! Your watercoloring is fantastic.

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Cheers,
~amy~