Friday, 18 September 2015

Coming up Roses

The Aurora Wings Showcase team are back this week after a little Summer break and Mitzi has given us the most beautiful Sprite to work with.

Meet 'Rose Sprite'.

I really love this image and wanted to create something a little different with her.

I created the flower pot in the Silhouette studio software and cut it out of Kraft card.

Next I went crazy and decided to crop the image 3 times, to place behind the flowerpot to look like a pot of Roses - Wow, that was a lot of Roses to colour, I think in all it took about 5 hours.

I used Copics in a mix of oranges and pinks and am really pleased with the colour I achieved.  I lightly went over the top with a pink Prisma colour pencil and also a burgundy pencil for some deeper shading.

I raided my ribbon stash and actually found a ribbon that perfectly matched the color of the Roses.

Finished off with a few gems, a tattered lace corner and a spellbinders butterfly.

I love how this card turned out and am not so sure I can part with it, although my lovely Sister does have her birthday in October and I know she would appreciate the hours spent coloring it :)

Please do go and look at the other wonderful projects on the Showcase Blog by my team mates and if you would like to buy the image it is available here.

Mitzi has also kindly given us a lovely discount code to use at the easy store this weekend.

Thanks for stopping by.

Challenges I would like to enter:-

Crafting-with-friends - Anything Goes
Creative Fingers - Anything Goes
Fussy & Fancy - Fantasy
C.R.A.F.T Challenge - Bling
In the Pink - For a Friend
CMD Challenge - Flower Power
Copic Markers Spain - Anything Goes
Dies r Us - Hot Colours
The Pencil Case - Brights
Addicted to Stamps - Make your Mark


  1. Julie, this turned out SO BEAUTIFULLY! I LOVE your coloring on the roses - you made them look so lush and silky. The 5 hours you spent coloring all these roses is a labor of love, and from the way your project looks, totally worth it!! Thank you so much for this stunning sample work of art for this new release today. ^_^

    Big hug,
    Mitzi xxx

  2. Oh my goodness Julie this is STUNNING...your colouring is simply gorgeous...a truly beautiful card!! Thank you for sharing with us at Fussy and Fancy...good luck to you!
    Take care,

  3. This is so beautiful Julie I love this rose sprite and how you have coloured her
    Kevin xx

  4. WOW ... how creative and absolutely adorable! Thanks so much for playing in our ‘HOT COLORS PHOTO INSPIRATION’ challenge at Dies R Us! Please come back again soon!

    Darlene (DRU Blog Leader)

  5. love your amazing coloring - thanks for sharing your project at ATSM

  6. The first thing I thought was, that's beautiful, but the next thing was...WOW that's a lot of flowers to color. Great job, lots of WOW factor. Thanks for sharing with us at CRAFT Challenge this week! Brenda

  7. What a gorgeous, beautifully coloured image; even though the roses were several hours worth of work, the results are outstanding!! You've certainly made your mark - with impact! Thank you for joining ATSM this week!

  8. Such a beautiful card! Love your amazing coloring! Thank you for sharing at ATSM.

  9. What a lovely creation! Thanks for sharing at Fussy and Fancy Friday and good luck with the challenge. Judy x DT

  10. A beautifully coloured image and perfect for a friend! Thank you for sharing at In The Pink - good luck and hope we see you again soon!

    Christine (DT) x


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Jules :)