Saturday, November 12, 2016

Christmas Poinsettias


I've had this Northwoods stamp for a long time, so I dug it out of the stash and  made a Christmas card with it. I colored the poinsettias with green Copics, adding some pastel blue Copic color to highlight the image as well. I dotted the flowers with Christmas red stickles and added some silver stickles to the blue ribbon...


The final touch was to add a stamped sentiment on the bottom (crooked no less) but after all that work, I'm using this card - crooked sentiment and all :) I matted the image with black and adhered it to a celery green card base which perfectly matches the poinsettia leaves.

I'm sharing this with the Jingle Belles Mele Kalikimaka challenge - which is to use flowers on your Christmas card.

Thanks for stopping by and I wish you a wonderful weekend!

Carol

18 comments:

Wendy said...

Carol, this card is gorgeous! Such a perfect image and I love Northwoods stamps! Love how you colored this and added the Stickles for some sparkle! Awesome Christmas card, my friend! Have a great Saturday! :)

Marie B. said...

Such a lovely card....I would be way too intimidated to color it myself! :)

Linda said...

Well done! I love the colors!

Mary Anne / MA54K said...

Northwoods has wonderful details, just like some of the old PSX stamps did. This is totally lovely, Carol! How pretty that you did the white (sort of) version of the Poinsettias. <3

SmilynStef said...

Those poinsettias are absolutely gorgeous ... so very glad you celebrated a floral Christmas with us at jingle belles.

scrAPpamondo said...

Lovely poinsettias so beautifully coloured, Carol, and LOVE the blue bow with the silver stickles that gives a splash of colour and sparkle to the card! Also the red stikles on the centers of the poinsettias are just perfect!
Hugs!

Barb said...

What a beautiful stamp Carol and I love the colour combination. Barbxx

Brenda said...

What a beautiful Christmas card Carol! I am so loving this image, it is stunning and I love the way you have colored it up. I can't see where your sentiment is crooked, all I see is beautiful! Love your use of stickles too, you have placed them in the perfect spots. Hugs, Brenda

Jean said...

What a lovely card, and a fabulous stamp. I love the way you have coloured it and the touches of sparkle.
Jean x

cotnob said...

A gorgeous Christmas card Carol, such a beautiful image.
Pauline
x

Stampsnob. said...

Love this image and it is so pretty in white ....Lis

CdeBaca Crafts Gallery said...

Love poinsettas! Perfect card.

Donna Hanley said...

Just gorgeous, Carol. The sentiment doesn't look crooked to me. I have messed up so many card stamping sentiments that sometime (if I remember) I stamp the sentiment before I put all that work into coloring. Have a fun Sunday.

MaryH said...

NW is one of my fav stamp companies as their stamps are so beautifully detailed, have images that I like, and always stamp out well. I really like your choice of colors on these poinsettia leaves, and you've captured the 'white color' perfectly, with the subtle veins of the green. Looks gorgeous with the blue sparkle of the ribbon and that wonderful red pot! Well DONE, indeed! TFS & Hugs

Bonnie said...

Beautifully colored! Love it!

Princess Judy Palmer said...

How cool that you made one of the non-red poinsettias. I like this!

lauren bergold said...

ooooh! what an incredible job of coloring on this beautiful card! thanks for celebrating holiday flowers with us at JINGLE BELLES! <3

wannabcre8tive said...

Wow, the poinsettia's are so pretty. I love the blue bow and the glitter.