Wednesday, March 10, 2021

The Poinsettia

 Christmas Craft Creations starts a new challenge today! Our theme for this month is Christmas Flowers.  and our own Shona has graciously donated a special prize of a Recollections Poinsettia Stamp and Die Set.

For our "flower" challenge, I thought this adorable image "The Poinsettia" by Hetty Clare would be perfect.

I used Copic markers to color the image and to keep it simple I added one layer of dark green cardstock to back.  I used a glitter pen to add some sparkle on the flowers and berries.  Looking at it now I'm wondering if I should add a small embellie (or 3) near the top, maybe sequins, tiny diamond gems, pennant - any thoughts?

Well I'm so glad you stopped by and I hope you join us for our Christmas Flower challenge and if you do, remember to add our Challenge Badge (below) to your post for your chance to win!

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  1. Such an adorable card and your colouring is fantastic! I like it as it is without any added embellishments but the I do favour CAS! X

  2. Oh, how cute!!! I like Hetty Clare images and this one is super sweet. With your coloring, the sentiment...heck, I don't think it needs any embellishment. Beautiful card, Michelle!

  3. This is a really lovely Christmas card. Thanks for joining in with the challenge.
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  4. I love looking at poinsettias but never managed to keep them alive so I like them on a card.
    Carol xx
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  5. Beautiful image and lovely christmas card
    Thank you for joining us
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  7. I love the CAS style of this card. Lovely colouring. Thank you for sharing your lovely design with us.
    Jocelyn x
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  8. Beautiful! Thanks for sharing your art with us at Crafting Happiness Challenges. Hope you’ll link up again! We always have two challenge options: 1) weekly theme OR 2) Anything Goes for those who don’t want to use the theme. All craft types welcome, and Unlimited entries!
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  9. You've coloured the image so beautifully. I love your choice of sentiment too. A really lovely card.

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  10. Your coloring is amazing! Great card! Thanks for joining our Anything Goes Challenge. Please join us again real soon!Hugs, Joy
    Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Owner and Coordinator