The Paper Shelter Challenge #196 Blooming

Good Morning! Welcome to my post for The Paper Shelter's new challenge, which is called Blooming. You can choose how to interpret that title, but I opted to go for lots of flowers blooming on mine. I used to gorgeous and fairly new Spring Soul and isn't she just fab?! I used lots of bright, Spring colours to entice that warm sunshine in!


Stamps: Spring Soul from The Paper Shelter, Signature Series: Butterfly from Papertrey Ink

Papers: Daffodil Delight, Rich Razzleberry, Old Olive, Cottage Wall DSP (Retired) & Sunny Garden DSP (Retired) all from Stampin' Up, Copic X-Press It Blending Card

Inks: Daffodil Delight from Stampin' Up, Copic Markers

Accessories: Old Olive Satin Ribbon (Retired) from Stampin' Up, Eyelet Lace Punch Around The Page Set from Martha Stewart, Pearl from stash, Gems from Papermania, Corner Flourish Die 6002/0359 from Joy Crafts, Delicate Daisies Complete Petals Dies & Faux Quilled Blooms Dies both from Sue Wilson @Creative Expressions

Copics Used:
Skin - E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, R20, R30
Hair - E53, E55, E57, E59
Eyes - G40, G43, G46
Top & Skirt - B91, B93, B95, B97
Shoes - E74, E77, E79
Dark Purple Flowers - V12, V15, V17
Pinky-Purple Flowers - RV63, RV66, RV69
Yellow - Y0000, Y00, Y02, Y08
Grass - G40, G43, G46, G14, G85
Sky - BG000, BG10, BG11

And that's all from me for today folks! Thanks for stopping by and don't forget to pop on over to The Paper Shelter Challenge blog and check out all the other gorgeous cards from the DT and why not join in the fun whilst you are there too? There are some fab prizes to be won too!

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  1. Hi Vannessa, that is just one stunning card, I love your layout and your beautifully coloured image. hugs Shirleyxxxxx

  2. This is absolutely wonderful. The colors are just magnificent. I love how you colored this image and her face is so full of expression. The border is awesome, too. I love your card and that ribbon, bow and flowers are GREAT! Hugs, Gail

  3. Stunning creation Vannessa, so bright and cheerful with amazing colouring as always. hugs, Pat K x

  4. Fabulous Vannessa! your colouring is amazing and I love the colour combo and the pretty flowers, hugs, Colette xx

  5. This is so cute... love the bright colours and all the layers and blooms.... will miss you xo Nikki


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