Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Three Amigos Blog Hop Challenge #14 - May Flowers!

So yeah... maybe this one is a little similar to last month, but so what!!  It's flowers, and I'm happy!  I don't think you're gonna complain either!

Here's how I was inspired:

So, I won a gift certificate to Stamp Simply during the last Coffee Lovers Hop (see the dates for the upcoming one in the sidebar!) and of course I had to have these beautiful cup dies from the Coffee or Tea die set!  Love them... there are two cups, in two different sizes and separate handles.  Also Coffee and Tea word dies as well as a teabag.  LOVE!

I started this one by cutting my first layer using the beautiful Waffle Flower Lacy Layers die from one of the beautiful design papers from the CTMH Gimme Some Sugar paper pack.  I love all of these papers with the subtle patterns... such a pretty backdrop for anything!

And while I was there shopping, I checked out some of the stamp sets and landed on the beautiful Rose Avenue set from Kaisercraft!  Turns out this is the project I was waiting for.  I die cut the largest cup from the set from water color paper and then stamped the roses in Versamark and embossed in gold.  I did the same with the butterflies also from the Rose Avenue set.  Then I colored everything using my watercolor pencils and a water brush.  After it was dry, I used a gold paint marker to edge my china.

Have I mentioned that I love the gold?  I used a Doily Die from Gina Marie and cut it from vellum... because I love vellum AND because I'm playing along with the Heart2Heart Challenge to use Vellum!

And of course I felt it appropriate to add even more flowers and I had some Paper Smooches diecuts sitting on my table that I cut apart and used for leaves.

A little more vellum for the CDD banner... a few more flowers, leaves, sequins and a pretty hello die from my stash cut from CTMH glitter paper in Bashful.  I used a little blue to complement the blue on the cup and a little peach to mimic the orange butterflies... I love this mix of colors!

There you have it!  Hope you enjoyed your stop here today!  Be sure to check out Donna and Susan's makes and then share your May Flower creations with us over on the Three Amigos Blog Hop Challenge Blog!


Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

This is gorgeous! LOVING the flowers and the butterflies!!!!!!!

jeanchaneyaz said...

I am loving all the different types of goodies you put together to create this, Lisa. Gold, vellum, flowers, watercoloring and more added to a coffee theme = well, perfection!

vinita jain said...

First of all, I am a happy follower now:)
I love your creativity and artistic look and style, so impressive every time! Love this one too with all gold!

Verna Angerhofer said...

Beautiful card design and I love your cup the way you did it.

Susan Fogle said...

Ditto what Jean said! So many ideas and techniques incorporated into this card! I love the little details, especially the gold rim on the china!

Donna Davis said...

I love the gold embossed butterflies! I see you and Susan had sorta the same idea going on there :-)

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

I love all the shimmer!! This is beautiful!!

Scrapper69 said...

Ooh.. look at how pretty this card is!!! Sooo BEAUTIFUL my friend!!!


KT Fit Kitty said...

Very pretty card, Lisa! If this is a teacup, then I think there is coffee in it hehe. Love your watercolouring!

Laurie Levorson said...

Gorgeous card filled with so many beautiful details! Thanks for sharing your artwork for our vellum challenge at Heart 2 Heart!

Sue Reynolds said...

You china tea cup embossed with gold is beautiful and all the embellishments around it, the gold embossed butterflies and the vellum it all. Reminds me of my Grandmother's collection of cups which you have a few of them. Thanks for sharing with us at Heart2Heart.

Brandi said...

Stunning! So much gorgeousness in this card. Wonderful! Thanks for playing along with Heart 2 Heart Challenges (H2H).

Brandi R.
DT member H2H