Monday, April 24, 2017

April Showers and Puddle Boots

Hello! We all know the saying, April showers bring May flowers. Well, the Stampendous team is celebrating the April showers this week! If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen this card (or it's components) before. I colored the images for The Daily Marker's 30 Day Coloring Challenge. It's so much fun to try to color every day for an entire month. If you're not sure what I'm referring to, check out my Instagram HERE. Here's my project.

I started off by stamping the Puddle Boots with VersaFine ink in Tuxedo Black on to Canson Mixed Media Paper. Then I colored them with Zig Clean Color Markers. I fussy cut the image out, leaving a thin white border around the image.

The background was colored with the Laurel Burch Floral Reflections focal stamp. I adore the composition of these flowers. I've colored them a couple of times and they are just so pretty. I stamped the flowers in 2 opposing corners and colored them with my Zigs. My sentiment is from the Laurel Burch Floral Greetings set, and I stamped it with Rich Cocoa Memento ink from Imagine.

These images are so bold and bright, I really didn't want to add anything else to the card. I created a brown card base and called it a day. I don't know what it is about this card, but it's one of my favorites that I've made this year so far. I hope you like it too! Please be sure to visit the other folks from Stampendous that are posting along with me today. Their links are below. Thanks for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!

Stampendous Blog

Alison Heikkila (that's me)

Kristine Reynolds

5 comments:

barbara macaskill said...

❤️ ❤️ ❤️ these vibrantly colored boots and 🌹 🌺 🌹 🌺! So festive and fun! Let the rain fall so we can all go out and dance in the puddles! Then we can make flower crowns with the May flowers! TFS!

Jean said...

So pretty!

Mary Holshouser said...

Bright and colorful.
thanks for sharing.

McStamper said...

Great card. Love the rain boots stamp.

Stampendous said...

The combination of Laurel Burch flowers and boots in such the energetic color is just remarkable! Thank you for sharing this week!