Monday, October 15, 2012

Merry Monday Poinsettia Boughs

It's Merry Monday time.


Lesley gave us another great sketch this week.

                                      

And don't forget to check out the other Design Team samples as well as the beautiful gallery.  While you're at it, join us in the challenge.  We'll be needing to send out those Christmas cards very soon!


All supplies are Stampin' Up! unless otherwise noted

Card Recipe
Stamps:  Bells and Boughs, Bright Hopes (retired)
Ink:  Jet Black StazOn, Handsome Hunter (retired), SU Markers (Real Red, Cherry Cobbler, Garden Green, Always Artichoke, Handsome Hunter)
Paper:  Whisper White, Real Red
Other: Big Shot, Labels Collection Framelits, Adorning Accents Edgelits, Perfect Polka Dots EF, Gold Mini Beads (non SU), Paper Piercing Tool & Mat

Note:  The piercing was done freehand.  I don't have that template.  Yet!

Thanks for stopping by.  And don't forget to check out the Merry Monday challenge at Always Playing with Paper.

Enjoy!

19 comments:

LeAnne said...

Oh my goodness....this looks so REAL! Gorgeous!

Narelle Farrugia said...

Oh so pretty Bonnie! I love this image and how you've made it look so real with your colouring. Love the little gold bling in the centre of your flower and I'm so impressed with your freehand paper piercing!

Melissa said...

Bonnie, this is just gorgeous, Love the textured embossed panel, and the main image is glorious.

Benzi said...

Bonnie, those poinsettias are beautiful and I like the sketch. Wonderful piercing, too.

Paper Creations by Shirley said...

Hi Bonnie, your poinsettias are gorgeous ! Beautiful card. Have a great week, Shirleyx

Lesley said...

Amazing colouring Bonnie and the white background makes everything pop!

Di said...

This is absolutely great Bonnie - it jumped right out of my dashboard at me - perfect! Di xx

jimlynn said...

So beautiful! The poinsettias look like they could jump off the page - so realistic looking and lovely!
Lynn

Wendy said...

Bonnie~ I have been admiring this card over on the main blog! It's very eye catching and colored so beautifully! Love the added pearls to the center of your poinsettia's! :)

Cynthia said...

Oh yes...gorgeous is the right word! The poinsettias are SO realistic!! Love the card!!!!

Susan said...

Bonnie, this is so lovely! Great use of the sketch and the poinsettia stamp. I recently broke down and bought the Bells & Boughs set but haven't used it yet - I'll be CASEing your card when I get it out!

~Tammy~ said...

Bonnie, this is gorgeous! You really made one classy and elegant card here!

Marie B. said...

Gorgeous card Bonnie! I haven't seen you make one yet that I don't like tho. :)

Aileen said...

Beautiful framing for a beautiful image. x

Patti said...

This is stunning Bonnie. The poinsettia is so life like - love it.

terriloo said...

Your coloring absolutely knocks my socks off! This card is over-the-top gorgeous!

Susan Joyce said...

Bonnie your card is so elegant. Love all the design elements you used, just beautiful.

Notes by Nina said...

Beautiful card Bonnie. Your poinsettia is stunning with its rich colouring. I love the added texture and paper piercing too :).

Faith A said...

This is really beautiful Bonnie, lucky the receiver :)