Introducing… Farmer’s Market!

Welcome to the first day of the Power Poppy sneak peeks for August!  The next five days are going to be filled with all kinds of stampy scents and sounds of Summer and Autumn.  Our first stamp set up is… “Farmer’s Market”.

Marcella says: “Inspired by the bounty of the local market - the freshness of our earth's gifts, the saturated colors, the rustic baskets.... I think there is something really dear about the market that creates a coziness and sense of community. Folks standing in line to pick out the perfect heirloom tomato, or the newest variety of colourful cauliflower (did you know it comes in orange and purple and bright green, not just white?) The bounty we carry home in our arms - some of us wondering..."What the heck am I going to do with all of this?" but we buy it anyway!

Doesn't Marcella’s description make your mouth water and your nose smell those imaginary Autumn fruits and veggies?  It sure does to me!

Now, let’s check out my card creation for today’s reveal…

I couldn’t resist using this amazing veggie bounty for my first card.  I swear I used at least 60 different Copics to colour and shade my image.  It was a sheer delight to colour!


I coloured my beets like they were of the Golden and Pink varieties.

I coloured my greens as if they were Swiss Chard.

I also coloured my tomatoes as if they were of the colourful heirloom varieties.  Did you know they had tomato varieties stripped like zebras?  Cool!

Nothing says delicious like colourful veggies on your plate…


Have a gander at what the rest of the Bloom Brigaders have done with these tasty images…

Allison Cope -- you are here!
Christine Okken
Cindy Lawrence
Danielle Kennedy
Dawn Burnworth
Julie Koerber
Leslie Miller
Stacy Morgan
Tosha Leyendekker
Marcella on the Blog

Thanks for stopping by!   

~ Ally ~

Sponsored byPower Poppy

Supplies:
stamps: Power Poppy (Farmer’s Market)
cardstock:  Recollections, Bazzill
patterned papers:  Marion Smith Designs (Motley), Bo Bunny (Serenade)
die cut shapes: Spellbinders
pink gems:  Prima Marketing
gold pearls:  Hero Arts

ink: Copic Markers, Sakura Gold Pen
other:  thread, ribbon.

11 comments:

  1. Oh, Ally, what a beautiful image and so beautifully colored! (And, yes, we are of like minds and use a LOT of Copic markers! But it's so worth it!) I love how Marcella has inspired you with her words, and I love your card layout and beautiful image with yummy veggies!! Can't wait to see more the next few days!! Finished the blog hop now and will visit Marcy's blog to read! Hugs, sweet friend!

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  2. Again you amaze me! These colors -- wow! I saw many of these varieties at our local Wednesday market the other day and it was very inspiring, and now your card is, as well. Beautiful job on this, Allison!

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  3. Your colors are fabulous Ally! The die you used is so delicate and beautiful...and just perfect! Another gorgeous creation!

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  4. So vibrant and full of life - so much like you’d find at the Farmers Market! Beautiful Ally!

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  5. So colorful and pretty Ally. WOnderful card.

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  6. Beautifully done, Ally! So colorful, love it!

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  7. Love the new image and your coloring is beautiful! A very pretty card :)

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  8. Wow -- the colors here are so vibrant and pretty! That purple just pops off the page in such a gorgeous way! Another "keeper" my friend! ;-)

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  9. Love these colorful vegetables on your beautiful card.

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  10. Wow!! Oh my! What a gorgeous colored collage of veggies Ally!! Your eggplants and beets really steal the show. Stunning!!

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  11. Vegetable stamps have a near and dear place in my heart. Love your Swiss Chard--just gorgeous!

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Thanks for brightening my day. I read each and every comment.
Hugs,
Ally.