Marcy & Doug are tying the knot!

Hey everyone! The wonderful Marcy from Power Poppy and her other half and getting married tomorrow! So as a pre-wedding event the Bloomies and the Instant Gardeners decided we should have a blog hop!

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So I decided to do what I love to do best, take a digital image, this time I chose the Climbing Clemantis and blow it up super large, I used a sentiment from the Cuppa Buttercups digital set and painted it all with my watercolours!

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I have a love for painting florals, I have not had much of a chance to do many of them lately, but that doesn’t change how much I love them!!

Check out our Bloom Brigade and Instant Gardener Team creations and heartfelt words as they help celebrate this happy and beautiful couple!
If you would like to leave Marcy a congrats note hop back over to the Power Poppy Blog, she reads absolutely every comment left on that blog!
Thanks for stopping by,
hugz,
Jessie

Merriest Berries

Hey all! Today is new release day for Power Poppy! I love that Marcella has both clear and Digital images for us to play with, and today is a digital one, so you can pick it up now and use it now!

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Isn’t this adorable, and there are a few different versions so you don’t have to use the candy cane, one has a bow instead of just the bow tails (that is so not the proper word but it is the one I am going with lol)

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I did my usual thing, I enlarged the image and added a great sentiment and then coloured it up, I always find the Power Poppy images look so good when they are huge! once I was done colouring it, I added some clean Nuvo drops over the berries, as you would glossy accents or something of that nature and then called it done!

Copics used:
Red – R89, R29, R08, R05, R02
Green – YG99, YG67, YG63, YG61, Y21
Yellower Green – YG97, YG95, YG93, Y11
Blue – B05, B04, B02, B01, BV25, BV23, BV20

Thanks for stopping by,
Hugz,
Jessie

Tiger Lily XL

Hey everyone,today I have a card and video for Power Poppy Stamps, hopefully to kick your mojo into high gear and remind you that no flowers have to follow traditional colours!

I have coloured the Sunflower Power Digital stamp, every colour under the sun! And this Tiger Lily XL is quickly becoming the same thing. I love that about florals, just because something “should be orange or pink… doesn’t mean I can not colour it teal!!

Seriously I love this flower, the size is amazing! And if you have seen any of my work with the digital stamps here at Power Poppy, I tend to blow them up and crop this, and this stamp gives me that same effect just in clear form! P.S. keep your eyes peeled for a new release, I have it on pretty good authority that another XL stamp is going to have to come live with me!

Oh yeah, of course I have a process video of colouring this lovely image up!

Thanks for stopping by,

hugz,

Jessie

Inspire Me Monday – Washy Watercolour

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Hey everyone! I am here today, hopefully to help inspire your creative week, using an awesome floral image from Power Poppy!

I am all about floral cards, in ever medium ever!! Today I have a video with some super soft watercolour on the Bubbles and Fizz digital stamp!

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I really love this image, I chose to print the lightened version of the stamp and use some light washy watercolours. I really love the way this card came out. In my usual style I blew up the image to fit the front of a card and added the sentiment that comes along with it!
I hope you enjoy my video!

I have always loved how washy watercolours work so well with florals, you don’t have to worry about picking every little detail to come out with a super lovely card front!

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Colours used: (these are all Daniel Smith Colours, but you can use any watercolours you have on hand!)

Cobalt Teal Blue
Quinacridone Pink
Rose of Ultramarine
Moonglow

Sap Green
Serpentine Genuine
Green Apatite Genuine
Perylene Green

Thanks for stopping by,
Hugz,
Jessie

Tree Peony

Hey everyone! Power Poppy has another fantastic digital stamp for you today! This time is an amazing Tree Peony!

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Isn’t that absolutely perfect! I adored painting it with my watercolours!

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I painted it up with my paints and even filmed the process to share with you!

Hop on over to the Power Poppy Blog and see what some of my other fantastic team mates made with this stamp!

Thanks for stopping by,
hugz,
Jessie

Succulent Singles

Hey everyone I have a card for Power Poppy ! Bare with me today, because I am going to try and inspire you while playing with a new watercolour medium to me. I have had the Dr. P.H. Martin Hydrus watercolours in my crafty stash for a couple months, and am just now finding the time to play with them!
I decided why not start with the fabulous Succulent Singles stamp set!
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I love how bright and vivid these colours are! I do have a video of this being painted for you all, unfortunately there is no voice over, I am still waiting for my replacement mic. Fingers crossed it will be here by the end of the week.
It was super fun to do, and I can not wait to play with them again! They are so bright and vivid, yet you can water them down enough to get soft pastel like colours!
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Thanks for stopping by,
hope you found a little bit of inspiration in today’s post!
Hugz,
Jessie

Sunset Sway

Hey everyone!! Today there is a new release at Power Poppy!

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This image is absolutely awesome! I painted up Sunset Sway with my watercolour paints, on Fabriano Artistico 140lbs Hotpress Watercolour paper.

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I did up the sentiment on my own and added it to my, as per usual zoomed in and cropped slightly image. I really could paint and colour flowers all day everyday!

Check out some more of my teammates awesome projects as well!

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Barbara Walker
Cheryl Scrivens
Debbie Olson
Jennifer Dove
Jessie Banks (that’s me!)

Thanks for stopping by,
hugs,
Jessie