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I love all the sunflowers that you can see every where this time of year.  Unfortunately the sunflowers in our back yard did not do so well this summer.  I think the drought and the chipmunks did them in.

Since I don’t have any in my yard, I’ll have to settle for images of sunflowers.    Over the weekend, I decided to color the Whimsy and Stars Studio image “Sunflower Teapot”.

 

2012-08-28 WSS Sunflower teapot

Have a wonderful day!  Thank you for stopping by!

Supplies:

  • Stamps:  Sunflower Teapot from Whimsy and Stars Studio
  • Inks:  None
  • Papers:  Neenah Crest solar white CS, Papertrey kraft and dark chocolate CS, Jillibean Soup Dutch Mustard paper pad
  • Tools:  Copic markers
  • Embellishments:  misc. rick-rack, button & twine,  Jillibean Soup Dutch Mustard die cuts

Challenges:

Comments

Cheryl said…
oh wow this is simply stunning Hun just love this,to bits amazing colours hugs Cherylxxxxx
SusanLotus said…
Beautiful! :)

I like how you stamp some things on patterned paper just like you did with the can on this card. I have to try it too.

Have a wonderful day!
Hugs.
Karin said…
LOVE the paper pieced teapot and your little shabby corner :) Have a great week!
KraftyKoolKat said…
Wow!!! Cheryl this is awesome. The image/colouring and layout is just fantastic.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxxx
Annette said…
i so love your style...always so pretty...this is another example of pretty...love it
this is gorgeous! Thanks for joining our Squigglefly challenge!
Lisa M said…
I don't know how you did it, but the centers of those sunflowers look terrific. This is the prettiest vase of flowers. Beautiful vase as well. :) Your card makes me so excited for FALL!!!!

Thank you so much for joining in our challenge at Squigglefly and for linking up your creativity at Make It Monday.
Hugs,
Lisa xx
Michelle Looi said…
Sweet card, love how you left that corner peeking out! :)
Thanks for joining us at KAboodle Doodles!
~Michelle
Mary J said…
Really gorgeous Cheryl!
Shelby said…
Gorgeous! Love the depth you've created especially in the flower heads. I think your chipmunks may have been communicating with the field mice in my yard...the mice took out half my sunflowers!

Shelby
Rene said…
What a gorgeous card! Love the colors! Thank you so much for joining us at MIM this week! Don't forget to leave a comment for another entry and mention you saw them on MIM for a chance at our second prize! Good luck!
Rene :D
Cheryl said…
Beautiful card, Cheryl! Thanks for playing along with us at Eureka Stamps this week!
Lovely colors! Simply stunning! Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles’ “Thank You” Challenge!

Kath
Blog: Creo by Lady Katutz
http://creobyladykatutz.blogspot.com/
Renee said…
I love sunflowers too Cheryl...we used to have them right outside our kitchen window & the goldfinches would be all over them in the fall devouring the seeds! It was a wonderful sight! Love your card!
Hugs, Renee
Anita said…
Cheryl, this is gorgeous. Your papers and perfect for this stamp and I love the little paper pieced vase.
Great paper piecing on the vase and WOW - the center of the flowers just look awesome!!!!!!!!!!! Love the curled down corner too :)

Thanks for the heads up on the paper and such blog :)

Maria
Cindy Haffner said…
STUNNING STUNNING STUNNING!~!
1CardCreator said…
Sweet sweet card Cheryl!
Tammy Ortiz said…
I just love this image. I will have to get this one. I love how you have made it the focus of your creation. I wish you the best of luck and hope to see you back next week.
Hugs
Tammy Ortiz
Founder of
Tammy Scrapin Corner
Ginger said…
Gorgeous card! You did an amazing job!
KraftyKoolKat said…
Back again sweetie with my DT hat on. Lol!!! Still love it. Thank you for sharing with us at Craft Your Day's Away and good luck.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx
Audrey Pettit said…
Ooh, this is beautiful, Cheryl! Those sunflowers are stunning. Love the paper pieced pot and love the combo of colors and papers. Fabulous coloring, too!
Holly said…
Cheryl this is such a great card! I love the little turned down corner, and you have chosen some lovely papers to work with! The little sentiment is sweet as can be with the tie in the center. Thanks for playing in Squigglefly's challenge!
Tracy said…
Oh that paper pieced pot is fabulous and I love your stipling too. Beautifully done Cheryl! hugs!
Jenni said…
Gorgeous card Cheryl, so glad you shared it at Squigglefly this week.
Jenni x
Petya said…
Very cute card. Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles!
1CardCreator said…
Hey Cheryl, Happy Birthday! Enjoy your day!
Kelly said…
Lovely card Cheryl! Love those sunflowers. Thanks for playing with us at Whimsy Stamps, hugs Kelly x
MiamiKel said…
OH this is a beauty - one of my faorite paper packs of all times, too!

I'm on Goodreads as well - I will look for you!

Cyndi said…
This is so fab! Love your coloring! Thanks for joining us at Lollipop Crafts this week!
Gina Lindsay said…
Wow, this is absolutely gorgeous! Love the colors and the paper piecing you did on the tea pot. Actually I love everything about this card. I love sunflowers too.
Laurence said…
very nice card. The Sunflowers are just out here in France, and none of them look as cute as yours.
Thanks for sharing with us at Robyn's Fetish Challenge this week.

Laurence DT
Kathy Bradley said…
The image is darling and colored wonderfully. Thanks for joining us at Squigglefly.
Shannon83k said…
great card, thanks for joining us this week at Tammy's Scrapin Corner. DT Member Shannon83k
Julia said…
I saw your beautiful creation on Make It Monday and had to visit and take a closer look. Gorgeous! TFS!
My entries are: #165, #189, #217, #227 and #228.
I would love to have you visit my blog!
Hugs,
Julia
Kathy and Lucky said…
This is beautiful, love the colors of the flowers and how you did the paper with the slight curl. Hmm...me thinks I need to do some blogging with a bit of card making and not read so much!!! :)
Cindy Groh said…
This is beautiful. Thanks for stopping by my blog and leaving me a comment.
Berit Synnøve said…
This is stunning. Love your colors, papers and layout.
Thanks for joining our last challenge at Craft Your Days Away.
Hugs Berit
Gretchen said…
Such a lovely card. Wallabies always eat our sunflowers. They must be a treat. Thanks for joining us over at Mad for Markers.
Gretchen
Berit Synnøve said…
Your card is still fabulous !
Thanks for joining The Crazy Challenge.
Hugs Berit
Desire Fourie said…
Gorgeously creative. Beautiful colours and embellishments. Hugs Desíre Doing Life Digistamps4Joy DT Member Tammys Scrapin Corner DT Member

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