Sunny Peonies, A Winner & A Giveaway!

Happy Friday everyone!  Today’s another another fun Power Poppy sharing day!

Today I actually have a sped up video of the making of my card today.  So grab a cup and join me at my desk…

Here’s a quick look at my card again.  It’s a bright and sunny creation isn’t it?!?

And here's a close up all of that fun shimmer....

Now for the winner of my 3rd Early Power Poppy Birthday Giveaway featuring the stamp set, Tea in the Garden.  Congrats goes to…

Congrats Natalie!  I will email you about your prize.

And my last Early Power Poppy Birthday Giveaway will be the gorgeous “Party Time” stamp set… perfectly birthday themed! 

To enter to win, please leave a comment answering the question: “What is your favorite kind of birthday cake?”.  Please leave your contact email in your comment to be eligible (ie:  myemailaddyATgmailDOTcom).  I'll draw a winner next Friday.

Don’t forget about our month long digital stamp sale still going on…

Now check out what my fellow Bloomies have created for you to check out today showcasing some cool Power Poppy stamps…

Allison Copeyou are here!
Thanks for joining me!  I hope you have a ball hopping along with all our creations today!

~ Ally ~

Stamps: Power Poppy (Peony Muse, Short Stacks)
Cardstock: Arches (140lb Cold Press Water Color Paper), Recollections (140lb White), MFT (Spearmint)
Ink: Memento (Tuxedo Black, Flannel Gray), Prismacolor Premier Pencils (True Green, Mulberry,Canary Yellow), Ranger Distress (Squeezed Lemonade, Mustard Seed, Seedless Preserves, Cracked Pistachio)
Die: Your Next Stamp (Funky Line Panel Die), MFT (Stitched Circles)
Droplets: Studio Katia (Clear Round Drops)
Spray:  Imagine Crafts (Sheer Shimmer Spray - Sparkle)
Tools: MISTI


  1. Beautiful card Ally! I always learn something from your videos and come away from them with a "want"... love that shimmer spray! I also loved the technique you used to ink the flowers. Gorgeous! And birthday cake?... Carrot ... of course... with a half inch of cream cheese icing! :) lindapekrulATgamilDOTcom

  2. Beautiful Ally!! LOVE the purple and green together! It so Springy, bright and cheerful!! Great video too!!

  3. Your card is gorgeous! I love those colors! They really pop :) Thank you for the generous giveaway! My favorite birthday cake is Italian cream cake. Yum!!

  4. Wow, Ally! You keep on making the most beautiful and creative cards! I love this one and how you've sponged on Distress Ink and then used pencil. I'll definitely have to check out that sparkle/shimmer spray. I really love the layout and how you've layered it all over that great new die! Once again, you've wowed me and inspired me! Hugs and love! xoxo

  5. WOW! Beautiful card. Lovin the bold yellow background. My favorite cake is lemon with chocolate frosting.

  6. So pretty!! Love the colors you used. My favorite birthday cake is carrot cake!!!

  7. Love your card and video! My favorite cake is coconut.(

  8. My favorite birthday cake is actually a hot fudge sundae!!! Yummy...and so is your card! Yellow is my favorite color so I LOVE your background.

  9. This is gorgeous and thank you so much, just received my prize today!!!!

  10. My favorite birthday cake is a Midori cake.

  11. Alas, I cannot have birthday cake any more (strict health related trial/diet) but I used to just love a plain Chocolate cake with yummy chocolate icing! Perfect. Thanks for a chance!

  12. I love the colours on your peonies with the shimmer mist! Wow! Also, the way you put the grey outlines of the leaves & then the coloured leaves partially overtop & around. Wonderful! It's hard to pick a favourite birthday cake. I have about 4 of them. lol Chocolate Tiramasu (sp) is to live for! Thanks for a chance to win.

  13. My favorite cake is german chocolate. I love your colors, what a great coloring job.

  14. My favorite cake is red velvet with cream cheese frosting.
    Your card is lovely just like Spring!

  15. I love your variation of colour on this one Ally! So pretty!

  16. Live this modern color scheme -- it just pops!!

  17. I did grab a cuppa joe and watch your video! LOVE your creativity as always Ally -- those colors just pop and the way you mixed it up with inks and pencils brought such gorgeous results!


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