Go for the Gold!

Happy Friday everyone!  I’m lucky enough to be headed to Calgary to today to play with Copics!  I’ve signed myself up for a couple more Copic classes just to learn new tricks and tips for the best.
It’s the first Friday of the month and that means that we have a new monthly hostess and new Power PoppyPower & Spark” challenge!  This month, the lovely Tosh is challenging us to… Go for the GOLD!

HOW TO PLAY: So you can see by the graphic above, there’s picture of a whole collection of gold items; candles, trim, jewellery, coins, etc. Our challenge is all about being inspired by this fun metallic tone... GOLD! The good news is, you have all of March to take on this challenge. Woohoo!

OFFICIAL RULES:
  • Use Power Poppy stamps if you have them, but if you don’t, this is a great way to WIN them!
  • Link your creation HERE using our Linky
  • Please mention Power Poppy in YOUR blog or gallery post with a link back to our challenge
  • The winner will receive a free clear or digital stamp set of your choice from the Power Poppy Shop
  • Deadline to enter is March 31st, at 10:00pm EST. The winner will be randomly picked and announced here the first Friday of April.
  • Have fun & submit as many times as you like! 
I was inspired to play with the gorgeous digital stamp set, “La Vie en Rose” and I paired it with the new clear stamp set, “Big Scripts”. 

For my gold accents, I heat embossed my greeting using gold embossing powders but I also edged all of my papers using a gold pen and added some gold pearls in the corners of my die cut.

Here’s a little close up of this beautiful digital rose and it’s golden greeting…

Now… off you go on a little hop on a road paved with GOLD through all of the Bloom Brigade blogs…

Allison Cope – you are here!
Christine Okken
Cindy Lawrence
Dawn Burnworth
Julie Koerber
Kathy Jones
Katie Sims
Leslie Miller
Stacy Morgan
Tosha Leyendekker
Marcella on the Power Poppy Blog

Happy hopping everyone!

~ Ally ~


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Supplies:
stamps: Power Poppy (La Vie en Rose, Big Scripts)
cardstock:  X-Press It Cardstock
patterned paper:  Graphic45 (French Country)
pearls:  Recollections
die cut shapes: Spellbinders (A2 Valiant Honor)
ink: Versamark
Copic Markers:  roses: E000, E04, R56, R59  leaves:  YG93, YG95, YG97, YG99, E25  background: E84, E33, E27 other: E11, W1, W3
gold pen:  Sakura Gold Pen-Touch.

9 comments:

  1. Oh Ally, I hope you have a fantastic time at the class, Sherrie’s great! Gorgeous design lady...the roses look amazing!

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  2. Oh, Ally, I love the gold-embossed sentiment!! Wow, it just works perfectly with this gorgeous rose!! The coloring is beautiful along with the layout and beautiful accents! Have a wonderful time at the Copic class...I would so LOVE to take one of those. Learned I missed Cindy Lawrence here in Miami recently...bummer! Have a wonderful time...warm hugs!

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  3. Gorgeous card, the gold really sets this off.

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  4. Oh WOW!! that golden HELLO just shines so beautifully. Your coloring of this gorgeous rose is amazing Ally, all the details truly compliment this image perfectly.
    Thank you for sharing.

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  5. Great gold embossing for the hello Ally. Your rose looks beautiful, great card.

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  6. Beautiful card, love the image and the bold gold hello really pops :)

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  7. Ally, your rose is exquisite!! And I love your golden "hello"! What a beautiful card!

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  8. Gorgeous, Ally! Your coloring SO rocks. Just love the shadow and all those color tones and the little sprinkles around the edges. I thought at first it might be water colored. A fabulous look, and fantastic with the bold gold sentiment!

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  9. Oh my what a gorgeous creation Allison.

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