samedi 7 décembre 2019

Poinsettia Day - DotMCC-Challenge #10

Hello everyone!
Welcome to our 10th Day of the Month Card Club challenge! Our new theme is:

Poinsettia Day
Always celebrated on 12th December

Last week my husband and I spent a few days in Tenerife and I was lucky to photograph this magnificent poinsettia.
I saw red ones and white ones...  didn't know that they could grow so big!

If you are interessted by the history and how to care this truly splendid plant which was discovered by Mr. Poinsett, please read this page, or this one (in German).

Poinsettias are beautiful in all colours, but I like pink best! 
I used a poinsettia from a set by Altenew. Unfortunately I don't own this set and so I copied the flower by hand on tracing paper. I then reproduced it inversely in almost invisible lines on the card and coloured it with watercolours. 
To make it a bit sparkle, I sprinkled gold embossing powder on a few spots and then heated it from below so that nothing flies away! I cut the image to size, backed it with pink card stock, stamped the sentiment in grey and ended up by mounting the panel on a white card base.   

I hope you like it - I'll be back in a few days with more inspiration! Until then I wish you a lot of fun!

Linked up with:
Aud Sentiments - Christmas or Winter Sentiment
CCEE Stampers - Bold Christmas Statement
Creative Kockouts - Christmas Delight
Time Out - Merry & Cheerful

  CCEE Stampers

Creative Knockouts

Stamps: Sentiment (LimeCitron);
Inks: Smokey Gray (Versafine), Watercolors
Gold embossing powder

8 commentaires:

  1. Eine wundervolle Karte, liebe Rosi. In diesem zarten Rosa gefällt mir der Weihnachtsstern total gut, tolles Design auch.

    Liebe Grüße
    von Anke

  2. Dein Weihnachtsstern sieht umwerfend schön aus. Ja, in dieser Farbe mag ich ihn auch!!
    Der Glanz passt super, es ist ja Weihnachten!!

  3. Oh wow poinsettas in the wild/ground; so beautiful! And yours is coloured so beautiful! Thank you for joining us at TIME OUT!

  4. So beautifully delicate. Wonderful coloring and love the golden touch! So glad you joined us at Creative Knockout Challenges!

  5. Gorgeous! Such a beautiful image, and you've colored it fabulously

  6. Ein wunderschöner Weihnachtsstern, liebe Rosi. Diese Farbe habe ich mir noch nie gekauft, aber hier auf der Karte gefällt mir der Ton richtig gut.
    Liebe Grüße und einen schönen 4. Advent


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