World Card Making Day Bloghop with OWH

Happy World Card Making Day!  This is my first time participating in an OWH bloghop because I only just started my crafting blog a few months ago…so, welcome!  If you need to get back to the top of the hop, you can click on the banner above or right here.  The theme this year was to make a thank you card based on one of the many OWH sketches that can be found here.  I chose sketch #44 because I’ve been wanting to color up this pretty sunflower image for a while and it’s a bit too large for most of the other sketches.
The image is from Stampendous (#P024 – Sunflower Ladybug) and I colored it with Prismacolor Pencils after embossing it in black on some Neenah Desert Storm cardstock.  And here is a detail shot:

I won’t take up any more of your time because there are many more blogs for you to hit, but I will list my other supplies below if there is something that strikes your fancy.  Thanks for stopping by and please enjoy the rest of the hop!
Materials Used
     Sunflower Ladybug from Stampendous (#P024)
     Sentiment from “Full of Blessings” set by Stampin’ Up
     Versamark Ink (followed by black embossing powder)
     Early Espresso Ink by Stampin’ Up (sentiment)
     Neenah Desert Storm – 100#
     “On The Bright Side” collection  by My Mind’s Eye (yellow polka dot)
     “Tea for Two” collection by Cosmo Cricket (green plaid)

34 Comment

  1. Kara says:

    FABULOUS coloring on those sunflowers!

  2. Wonderful job with the color. So sweet. Would love to get this card. TFS!

  3. Diane says:

    Your sunflower is stunning!!! And the sketch is perfect for the image- lets that gorgeous flower be the focal point! So glad you started a blog- it is wonderful to share your creations! Thanks for your support of OWH and our troops!

  4. Jen R says:

    I like the heat embossing…and you did a great job on the coloring! I love using the prismacolors too! Thank you for supporting OWH!!! radloffjen at cableone dot net

  5. Julie says:

    Gorgeous card! I love the colored pencils on kraft look and you did it spectacularly! Happy WCMD!

  6. Cherie says:

    Gorgeous coloring with pencils. The black embossing really makes it pop.

  7. Gorgeous! The black embossing gives such great texture to the sunflowers and your coloring is fabulous! Thanks for sharing!

  8. The coloring is excellent, and the heat embossing almost makes the flower come to life. Very cool!

  9. Welcome to your first OWH blog hop, Annie!! I love the effect of the black embossing with your beautiful colored pencil work. Great job! Happy WCMD!

  10. Sue D says:

    Beautiful–love your coloring!

  11. Andrea T says:

    Wonderful coloring on your card!

  12. The whole card has a warm, rich feel. Your coloring is just great! TFS

  13. Beautiful job!! Nice coloring, and I love the nice layering. Glad you started a blog, too!
    Happy WCMD!

  14. Paula S. says:

    This sketch is a perfect choice for a card featuring such a beautifully colored, detailed image. Great work! Thanks for joining in the hop today and supporting OWH!

  15. Stacy B says:

    Wow! You’ve done such a marvelous job coloring the flowers for this card. Makes me rethink Copic markers….but in either medium I am not as skilled. Thanks for sharing.

  16. Jessie says:

    An amazing card! Love the colors and the texture the heat embossing gives the flower; it really makes it so special! Happy WCMD!

  17. bensarmom says:

    This is beautifully colored. I love the colors you added for your background.

  18. I love your coloring!! Perfection!

  19. Penny L. says:

    I’m so very impressed with your coloring! It’s a beautiful image and you really did it justice! lovely card!

  20. Kathy S says:

    Fall images are some of my absolute favorites and you’ve really done this sunflower justice. Great work.

  21. KellyRae says:

    Gorgeous sunflowers – LOVE that you used pencils to color in the image.

  22. *Vicki* says:

    Wow!! Your coloring is gorgeous on this image! Love it! Thanks for sharing this for World Card Making Day! 🙂 HUGS

  23. Jen says:

    Your coloring is gorgeous! This is such a beautiful card!

  24. Rufus says:

    Superb coloring job! Thanks for supporting OWH.

  25. Linda says:

    I used to collect sunflowers so I am in total love…The embossing is a great touch! tfs!!!

  26. Love your coloring! I am a new follower.

  27. What an absolutely beautiful card. I am a sucker for a sunflower, but add the ladybug and I’m over the moon. April

  28. Wonderful colouring on your big beautiful sunflower! Love the name of your blog, too. Happy WCMD.

  29. Beautiful, warm, cheerful card! Love the big sunflower image! I have not heat embossed then colored an image yet … I should go do that! Thanks for sharing.

  30. What a beautiful card! I especially love the way the embossed image really brings out the colors! TFS!

  31. Ann says:

    Beautiful! I love the embossed image and you did a great job coloring it!

  32. Creative!

  33. beautiful card and coloring!

  34. Beautiful coloring on the sunflower. Great fall card. Thanks for supporting OWH!

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