Sunshine of My Life

Happy Friday everyone!  It’s time for some new digital Power Poppy goodies!

I’ve been really struggling lately with creating.  I find it hard to create when you don’t have that “creative mojo” flowing.  Plus not sleeping at night doesn’t help that struggle!  I know there's a lot of creative insomniacs out there!!!  LOL!   

I wanted to use watercolor paint and the paper I chose initially just wasn’t havin’ it!  So after scrapping the first piece, I grabbed my water colour paper and created something else to colour!  Hooray!

Here is my final card… simple and sweet!  I googled "Sunflowers" and I just love there are so many cool varieties out there... bright yellow, oranges and even pinky toned ones too!

This card has a little secret… it’s been FOILED!

A great way to add some sparkle to those fabulous digital images if you print them on a laser printer.  And yes.... my 140# water colour paper fit through my printer!

I hope you take a gander at what the Instant Gardners AND the Bloom Brigade have created for your lovely eyes to gawk at today!  Happy hopping…

Barb Walker
Debbie Olson
Nancy Sheads
Cheryl Scrivens
Broni Holcombe
Stacy Morgan
Cindy Lawrence
Allison Cope
Tosha Leyendekker
Christine Okken
Kathy Jones 

Thanks for stopping by!

~ Ally ~

stamps: Power Poppy (Sunshine of My Life)
paints: Yarka Water Color Paints
paper: Strathmore Water Color Paper (140#)
foil: Deco Foil (Thermoweb)
tool: Scor-Pal


CherylQuilts said...

Oh, ALLY! Wow, you've really gone out of the box in a big way! I LOVE the foiling and am so intrigued by the colors and coloring, and then I see the image to show the shine! A-mazing! This is so gorgeous, and I will have to try watercoloring it too. LOVE it a lot! Big hugs, sweet friend!

Tosha Leyendekker said...

Girl, you are always so creative! Love the effect of the foiling with your fantabulous watercoloring! This card is incredible!!

ChristineCreations said...

Love this Ally! The foiling adds such a cool effect. And the pretty watercolouring is gorgeous too!

Stacy Morgan said...

Now that is so cool Ally. What a great effect and makes them just shine. Very cool!

Lisa Lara said...

Absolutely magnificent Ally.

Barb said...

What an EXPLOSION of color, Ally! I love your card!

Broni said...

Wow, Ally!! This is fantastic! I love your variety of sunflowers and the shimmer is awesome!

Kathy Jones said...

WOW Ally - such an amazing creation with all that sparkle!! You always create such incredible works of art!

Dilia L. Ramirez said...

So beautiful, thank you for giving the tip about being able to print on watercolor paper, love the foiling!

KFlaherty said...

These sunflowers are so cheerful! I just LOVE your coloring abilities.

KFlaherty said...

These sunflowers are so cheerful! I just LOVE your coloring abilities.

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