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Poppy Seeds & PTI Princesses #4

I'm killing two birds with one stone today...I made this card for the Papertrey Princesses challenge #4 and low and behold, it fills the requirements for Lisa Johnson's new set of "Poppy Seed Challenges". Michele challenged our blog group to color, and this new violets set is perfect. My coloring supplies and skills, however, are not. I finally caved and bought some Copic markers, but they are not here yet. So after using pastels, markers and finally Prisma pencils, on three different cards, this is my final answer. Prisma colors. I forgot how much I love to color. Why didn't I start this sooner?
Lisa's first challenge has three "seeds", and the rules aren't strict, but I managed to follow all of them. Flowers, crystals and light yellow. Go me! (Crystals are in the center of the purple flower.)
I actually really surprised myself, and I love how this card turned out. I love those outlines stamped in Smokey Shadow--they look like pencil drawings. My intent was to leave them all blank except the purple, but once I started coloring, I just couldn't stop. AAAAH!
Paper: PTI White, SU Regal Rose
Ink: PTI Smokey Shadow, SU Garden Green
Stamps: PTI Year of Flowers: Violets, Friends 'Til the End
Other: Prisma color pencils, PTI Hibiscus Burst satin ribbon, dimensional tape, flat rhinestone stickers

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  1. Very pretty Cheryl! Great job coloring...I've never tried pencils, but they sound fun!!

  2. Beautiful card Cheryl!!! I love the coloring and that big purple flower is my favorite. :-)

  3. So very pretty. Great job on Lisa's challenge.

  4. Very pretty card and I know what you mean about coloring! It is hard to stop!

  5. Beautiful! Love the coloring of your flowers. It is easy to get carried away when coloring, you did a wonderful job!

  6. Pretty! You did a great job are going to love the ease of coloring with your COPICs believe me.

  7. what a perfect layout. the violets are the star. beautiful job on the flowers!

  8. Great job coloring with the pencils. Looks great!

  9. Oh, wow! Wonderful coloring! Your card turned out so pretty!

  10. This is gorgeous! I love how it looks like you just cut out the BG from a larger section. Reminds me of pretty wrapping paper. Nice job all around.

  11. Love how you made the background with the same stamp. Very cool! And great coloring!

  12. WOW..Beautiful Card. Loved it.

  13. This is beautiful, fabulous coloring. Great job on the challenge

  14. Love your card! Love the coloring of the pencils! Beautiful!!! You did great on both of the challenges! :)
    Nadya :)


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