Tuesday, September 30, 2014


Hello gang!  Last day of double posts!  For The Cat’s Pajamas Blog Hop Post Click HERE!

We’ve reached Day Four of the gorgeous new Happiest Holiday Releases at Power Poppy!  Today’s set is a stunner and I know you’ll love the inspiration from the Bloom Brigade!  

Sigh....wasn’t I right?  Isn’t it gorgeous?  This beautiful poinsettia and pomegrante arrangement will be a wonderful addition to your Christmas stamps.  I stamped the image onto XPress It Blending cardstock with Memento Grey Flannel ink to soften the effect, and then coloured it all up with Copics to match this pretty paper from Bo Bunny - Candy Cane Lane.  I’ve also added some vellum over the deep pink layer to also give it that muted effect.  

The sentiment is embossed in silver on to cool gray cardstock and then I added some pretty silver sequins, clear rhinestones and some satin ribbon.  

And here’s the lovely inside with the image stamped in Memento Lilac Posies ink and the sentiment in Gray Flannel.  Finished card is 5 x 5 inches.  

Here’s the Copics I used - you can click on it if you’d like to make it larger.  

Now prepare to be wowwed by the Bloom Brigade!  :)

Allison Cope
Christine Okken (
you are here)
Danielle Kennedy
Dawn Burnworth
Julie Koerber

Kathy Jones
Katie Sims
Leslie Miller
Stacy Morgan
Tosha Leyendekker

and finally our beloved Marcella!  

Tomorrow is our Happiest Holiday Release Blog Hop and all of these beauties will be available!  Hope to see you back then.


JoAnn said...

YES, it is gorgeous and so is your coloring. Love your card

Conniecrafter said...

such lovely coloring and like the effect of the vellum piece behind, great muted backdrop to your flower!

Dawn B. said...

Wowzers this is gorgeous. I love all the soft stamping with the fun colors. You did a great job matching it all up. Lovely Christine.

KarinsArtScrap said...

wow gorgeous and fab colours Christine
Gr Karin

Patti J said...

Beautifully done, Christine! Love it!

Judy Sander said...

I love this one lots and lots! Wish it was a digi. Your coloring makes it especially fabulous.

Karen W said...

Gorgeous card and this is one I have to have!!

Lyn Wallan-Smith said...

Oh how beautiful is your card <3 what a gorgeous stamp

loulou said...

Christine, this poinsettia and your card are absolutely stunning. Your colouring is amazing.

Leslie Miller said...

Stunning, Christine! This image is so gorgeous and your coloring, design, and color choices really set it off. Beautiful display!

Julie Koerber said...

Wow! How beautiful and bold is this? That fuchsia is to die for and the pairing with grey? What a stunner of a creation Ms. Christine!

Stacy aka Twinshappy on SCS said...

Vibrant and cheerful Christmas card! I really like the way you colored these leaves! Beautiful job.

CherylQuilts said...

Oh, Chris, this is really GORGEOUS! I love the fuchsia and gray as well, and such a beautiful layout that really showcases this gorgeous image! Really beautiful card, my friend! Hugs!

Allison Cope said...

Wowsers! I am lovin' that hot pink poinsettia! Incredibly beautiful card Christine!