Friday, March 25, 2016

Tulips in Hobnail Pitcher

Hello, sweet friends! I am so excited to use the newest remixed digital image from Power Poppy by Marcella Hawley called Tulips in Hobnail Pitcher.
"This lush bouquet of freshly gathered tulips captures laid-back country living, complete with a hobnail-trimmed milk pitcher. Two birthday sentiments round out this set that is just begging to be colored up this spring." 

Power Poppy, Marcella Hawley, Tulips in Hobnail Pitcher, Remixed Digital Release, March 2016

There are so many gorgeous colors of needless to say, I swooned over the many tulips I found on the internet. As I started coloring on a practice piece, I decided to go with pink with red, leaning more and more toward red. Then came thoughts of a layout and designer paper or a decorative die -- always a dilemma for me. With this lovely country pitcher, I thought about a favorite doily die and found a piece of homey designer paper. The fun part of using digital images is making them any size you want, and I wanted a larger size that fit with my doily with a small mat (that I fussy cut after tracing the outer circle die). Before adhering it to the doily, it needed piercing -- hehe, yes, I love to pierce. I sanded the edges of the designer paper, matted it, and added the ribbon with a bow. While it's not mailable, I am willing to box it up for mailing. 

So here she is finished -- after struggling with choice of colors, layout, and finishing touches. I really like that the roses stand out but compliment the blue. Talk about was fun finding the right combination of markers to match the designer paper and the card stock for the pitch. But in the end, I think I like it.

Power Poppy, Marcella Hawley, Tulips in Hobnail Pitcher, Digital Remixed Image, CherylQuilts, Designed by Cheryl Scrivens, March 2016

When I was writing this post, I was thinking about the Last Supper when Jesus took the cup and and the bread and announced the New Covenant sealed with His blood. I am thankful for the sacrifice Jesus made for me and anyone who trusts Him as Savior.

Just as the Son of Man did not come to be served,
but to serve, and to give His life as a ransom for many

Matthew 20:28

For this is My blood of the covenant,
which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins.

Matthew 28:20

Now it's time to see some amazing cards from both the Bloom Brigade and the Instant Gardeners -- and then finish off at the Poppy Poppy blog for the latest news! I'm sure you stampers will definitely want to get this new digi at Power Poppy and also check out the entire digital collection. Remember, it's available today -- to print, color, and make a card! Hope you enjoy it as much as I have.

Thanks so much for visiting and sharing a comment, thought, or question. I love hearing from you and am always happy to answer questions, so don't hesitate to email me. (I am entering this in this week's Word Art Wednesday challenge.)

May you have a blessed Easter -- Resurrection Day!


Stamps:  Tulips in Hobnail Pitcher (Power Poppy) 
Paper: Solar White (Neenah), Not Quite Navy (SU), White Weave textured paper (The Paper Company), Home Sweet Home Collection (Graphic 45)
Ink: None (printer)
Tools/Accessories: Copic markers, English Tea Party die (Cheery Lynn), Nesting Circles dies (QuicKutz/Lifestyle Crafts), Enchanted Evening satin ribbon (PTI), Perfect Layers tool, Perfect Squares tool, piercing tool, nail file
Techniques: Digital images using Microsoft Word, paper-piercing, fussy cutting, sanding
Card Size:  6" x 6"
Copic markers used: Tulips - R20, R14, R29; Leaves - G40, G43, G85, YG11, YR31; Pitcher - BG72, BG75; Grounding - E40, E81


Heidi MyLittleStampingBlog said...

Very pretty! The red blue and white color combinations with the doily looks very classic!

Lin said...

Perfection, Cheryl! There isn't anything prettier than a bunch of tulips in this pretty pitcher, and I love the surrounding doily frame! Swoon!

Kittie said...

Cheryl, this is an absolutely gorgeous card. Your coloring is beautiful.

Caly Person said...

This is beautiful, Cheryl!

Stacy Sheldon said...

This is so very beautiful Cheryl, I love the colors :)

Patti J said...

Cheryl, your card is gorgeous. I love the layout and paper that you chose - they complement your image beautifully! I just finished a couple of tulip cards today - must be spring!!! Loved reading your post today. We had our Maundy Thursday service last night, a Good Friday service tonight, Prayer Vigil tomorrow, and our Easter begins with 6:30 a.m. lakeside sunrise service. It's always been our favorite holiday. Blessings to you, and Happy Easter!

Anonymous said...

Oh Cheryl, this is so beautiful and definitely projects the beauty of God's gifts to us; color and tulips. you used the perfect designer paper for your bg. gotta love that G45, right? Lovely card done with exceptional talent and love. Happy Easter, my sweet friend. God Bless, Anne

Carol H. said...

Your card and the tulips you colored are beautiful! I love how you ended your blog post--praise be to God for his Son!!!

A Place for Kia said...

Wow is right Cheryl. Your tulips are stunning - beautiful work my friend. I love the country feel of this beauty.

roseflowerbooks said...

Dear Cheryl,
What beautiful tulips and I love the coloring contrast with the hobnail pitcher. Have a blessed Easter!

Bev - Guneaux Designs said...

Cheryl, I had to come to your blog after seeing this beautiful card on SCS. Again, those tulips are striking, and I love, love the pitcher! You have a blessed Easter!!

Robin Clendenning said...

Oh Cheryl, I just love this one!! I must get it! I love the deep red tulips and the vase you colored. Everything is beautiful my dear friend!!
Hope you are doing well. I haven't been to DDA for a while, I should check on everyone.
Love you my sweet friend!

Lisa Lara said...

Absolutely glorious Cheryl!

Chris Olsen, Glowbug said...

Your card is absolutely gorgeous!! I just love the coloring of your tulips, Cheryl!! So much depth!! The pairing of the red tulips, the doily framing and the blue is stunning!! Gorgeous design and card my friend!! Hope you have a blessed Easter dear friend!! HUGS!!!

Becky said...

This is stunning Cheryl!

Leslie Miller said...

It's beautiful, Cheryl, and your pitcher matches the paper perfectly! Love the red tulips in combination with the blue. And what a pretty doily die. Would you believe I do not have a single doily die? Tsk tsk. We're heading out for Easter weekend, but wanted to pop in first and wish you a happy Easter. Take care!

Tracy said...

sigh... this image is just exquisite and your coloring has made it more so. Totally gorgeous my friend. The blue of your pitcher is a perfect match for the papers and the red of the tulips is breath taking.
I'm thinking along those lines myself as we are having Communion tonight. May your Easter be a blessed one. Hugs!

Pretty Paper Junkie said...

Miss Cheryl, you've out done yourself. I honestly didn't think you could get any better, but I am just in awe of you coloring talents. And that doily and pretty teal patterned paper against those beautiful red tulips is just gorgeous! I have a new favorite!!

Christina Hor said...

Oh Cheryl this is so gorgeous! I love the red tulips! So lifelike! The added doily and designer paper indeed give a country feels to the entire card. Yes! You did your paper piercing. LOL. I always like seeing them on your cards. Wishing you a blessing Easter Sunday. Hugs, Christina

Davi said...

So beautiful Cheryl!! I really love the blue and doily to go with the red tulips! You did a fabulous coloring them too! I to am so thankful for a Savior who could love a wretch like me!! Happy Resurrection Day Cheryl, blessing :)

Shaz in Oz.CalligraphyCards said...

Superb card Cheryl, loved hearing all the steps that led to its creation, well done on the colouring, the Lord helps bring things together doesn't He as you send up a quick prayer for inspiration.

Yes, for He is risen indeed, as He said. Glory Hallelujah!!!

What joy it is to know death is a defeated foe it no longer has power over any who put their trust in their Saviour, happy Resurrection day dear Cheryl.
Shaz in Oz.x

Pauline said...

Oh Cheryl, this is stunning! I love the red tulips among all the navy and white, very striking! Gorgeous composition, love the white doily behind your image, and as always your colouring is exquisite! Sorry for posting so late, it's been a busy weekend!

Conniecrafter said...

Stunning Cheryl, such lovely coloring and you did match the vase perfectly with your paper selection!! Hope you enjoyed a wonderful Easter!

SewPaperPaint said...

Cheryl, I love how you centered this image in the doily. So beautiful!!! Lovely shading here. Hugs, Autumn

Julie- justwritedesigns said...

Your pitcher of tulips is just beautiful, Cheryl! Your color choices & coloring are lovely.

Marisa said...

My favorite flower on beautiful display :) Gorgeous colouring and card!!

Karen Letchworth said...

Hello, my dear sister in the Lord Cheryl. I hope you are having a blessed week. I want to thank you for stopping by to share your talents with us. Your cards always make me smile, and I am SO grateful to you for playing along.
God bless you always,
Word Art Wednesday

Barb said...

You've done such a beautiful job with this image, Cheryl! I love everything about it, from the color choices to the lovely coloring of your tulips. The white doily just sets everything off so perfectly!

Have a wonderful week!
Barb :)

Stacy Morgan said...

Red tulips look wonderful and oh the darker vase is fabulous. Beautiful.

Karen Dunbrook said...

stunning card mf....I am looking forward to finally seeing my tulips in a few weeks. They are way behind because of all the snow we got!

JD/ Jill said...

A Masterpiece!!!!!!

Susan (rainy) said...

THUD!!! Absolutely. Stunning. The rich vibrant colors of both the tulips and the vase... Oh my what a gorgeous creation.

Shirley N said...

Another card so gorgeously colored! Thanks for sharing your copic colors Cheryl!