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Erin Lee Creative August Release

Hello and welcome to the blog hop for the Erin Lee Creative August release.  Hopefully you are coming from Erin's blog.  There are so many talented women showcasing these new products, so keep hopping!

Prizes: We are giving away three $25 gift certificates to three lucky winners chosen from comments left across all of the blogs participating in this hop. Please leave a comment on any participating blog by Monday, August 24. Three winners will be announced that week on the Erin Lee Creative Blog. The more you comment, the more chances to win!

I have a couple of projects for you today.  There are so many goodies released this month, and I had so much fun creating.  There is such a wide variety of products that I'm sure you'll find something you love.

First up is the project I couldn't wait to start.  This Sunflower Background stamp is gorgeous no matter how it's colored.  I decided to make these flowers into purple coneflowers, because I have them growing in my yard, and they are just so summery.

Everything is colored with Copic markers, and I tried something new for me, which is to fill in the background with a black marker.  I love how it makes the flowers stand out.  This was so much fun to color, and I can't wait to try other combinations!

The Hello Word Die was just the perfect sentiment to add that wouldn't obscure the background.  I die cut it three times on white cardstock and layered everything for some dimension.

Next up is the Floral Wreath Stencil.  First I ink blended some white pigment ink through the stencil onto dark blue cardstock, then I used Polychromos pencils to color over the top of the ink.  This technique helps the colors to stand out on dark cardstock, which I love.

The sentiment inside the wreath is from the Boho Rainbow stamp set, and it fits perfectly.  (There are more rainbows!!!)  Again, I stamped it in white, then used colored pencil over the top.  After I colored everything, I used a shimmer pen on the flowers, which is hard to see here, but you can see a little of the stray glitter which escaped...

This month's release is going to knock your socks off!  Keep hopping to see all of the amazing products available in the store now.  

Your next stop is my friend, Jen Timko, and the blog hop list is below.  Make sure you leave comments to enter!

Have a great day.

Cheryl (You are here!)


  1. Your enormous flower is just gorgeous! The purple is just gorgeous, and is perfect for huge flowers!

  2. I love that flower and the font of the hello! Beautiful coloring!

  3. WOW - that is stunning! You did a great job with filling in with the black marker. Thanks for the tip on using the white pigment ink, excellent idea! Gonna have to try it out!

  4. WOW - that is stunning! You did a great job with filling in with the black marker. Thanks for the tip on using the white pigment ink, excellent idea! Gonna have to try it out!

  5. Wow! What beautiful projects! The first card is a stunner! The black marker really adds amazing intensity! The wreath is gorgeous on the dark cardstock!

  6. Love the way you changed the sunflower into a cornflower - and the purple! Your wreath card is lovely as well - thanks for sharing!

  7. Beautiful cards. Love the large flower background and the colors used are gorgeous!

  8. Fantastic cards with these supplies, thanks for the inspiration.

  9. Beautiful coloring of these pretty flowers, and I love the stencil design! Awesome cards!

  10. I just love the flowers in purple. Great look with the dark background.

  11. Love the dark shades on your cards - very inspiriing

  12. I love the coloring techniques you used - shows off the products beautifully!

  13. Great look to the flower. I ilke the black background fill. Nice share.


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