Friday, October 21, 2011

Inkspirations Challenge #92 - 3D Poppy

Hithere!  It's Friday already & time for another Inkspirations challenge.  This week Keesh has provided this awesome colour palette:-

Well, you may have noticed over the past couple of weeks that I have been adding paper flowers to my designs.  There are some folk that are quite amused by this (*hi Lynne*) as, I have to admit, I was never a big fan of them.  Frankly, I have to say I am now slightly "addicted" to flowers & this week I have created a poppy for you:-

I tweaked the size of the frame created with the Tulips Embossing Folder to make it narrower & added the Sahara Sand by way of sponging. Here's a close up of the bloom:-

I was really pleased about how my endeavour turned out.  :)  If anyone is interested in how I made it, let me know & I'll put a tute together.  (ETA:  You can find the tute HERE.)

Now the rest of the Team have some gorgeous creations for you to look at, so go take a peek.  Hope you can join us in the Challenge this week.
The Challenge Site



Card Components:
Cardstock:  Cherry Cobbler, Very Vanilla, Not Quite Navy, Basic Black 
Inks:  Not Quite Navy, Sahara Sand
Stamps:  Word Play
Other: Tulip E/Folder, Sponges, Various Punches, Brad, Dimensionals


Teneale Williams said...

This is just so lovely and that flower is just WOW! you have rocked that colour combo.

Cindy Major said...

WOW! That flower is so striking! I love the crinkling, it makes it look so lifelike! I'd be interested in learning how to make one if others express interest in a tutorial, too...

Great use of the colour combo, too! TSF!


Marisa said...

Your flower is gorgeous!! Fabulous poppy and the sponging on the framed embossing is a great touch. Gorgeous card.

Paula said...

Absolutely beautiful Helen!! Would never say no to a tutorial - pretty please?!

Lynne Armstrong said...

Beautiful poppy realistic! You'll convert me yet lol Love your card.
Hugs xx

Christine Blain said...

"WOW" is right! LOVE the poppy; the petals are gorgeous, and the centre is amazing. NEED the tutorial, please, my creative friend!

Bridget said...

Lovely card, the poppy is striking. I would love to see the tutorial please when you do it. xo

Carrie Gaskin said...

The paper flower is gorgeous - looks so real. What a lovely card.

ileana said...

this is a gorgeous card, Helen! love all its pretty details and how you combined the colors, beautiful! Hugs,

Ellen said...

Absolutely gorgeous card! I would LOVE to see a tutorial on how to make....drooling while waiting :)

Jodene said...

This is a gorgeous card and that flower is stunning! I would love to see a tutorial on how to make this :)

Andrea L - EnchantINK said...

I thought this was rather a difficult colour combo ... but yet again ... you have made it look so beautiful! You have a knack for balancing your colours perfectly, Helen! Love the poppy! Hugs xx

Joanne Leddy said...

Beautiful card and I love the flower! Who wouldn't want to learn a new technique?!

Fiona Harrison said...

Looks like there is a tutorial demand. It is fabulous, and so good with that sentiment.