Go Green, Plant Kindness & a Giveaway!

Howdy all!  Happy Friday!  It’s a new month over on the Power Poppy Blog so today being the first Friday, we’re introducing a brand new “Power & Spark Challenge”.

http://powerpoppy.blogspot.ca/search/label/Power%20%26%20Spark%20Challenge
In honor of Pantone’s 2017 Color of the Year choice, “Greenery”,  let’s create projects featuring green!  

Here is an excerpt from Pantone’s description of “Greenery”…
Greenery is a fresh and zesty yellow-green shade that evokes the first days of spring when nature’s greens revive, restore and renew. Illustrative of flourishing foliage and the lushness of the great outdoors, the fortifying attributes of Greenery signals consumers to take a deep breath, oxygenate and reinvigorate.
 
For further challenge details, click here.  Come and participate and WIN a Power Poppy stamp!

Well let me tell ya!  Power Poppy has LOTS of greenery so there’s lots to choose from to colour so I chose to highlight all the delightful herbs from the “Sage Advice” stamp set.  There’s certainly a lot of greenery there!
Copic Colors: V12, V15, V25, BG11, YG00, YG01, YG17, YG23, YG97, G21, G46, G94, E33

Who says a colander has to be metallic?? I thought purple was a nice change!  I coloured the ribbon to match the plaid paper on the card.

So come and have some featuring some GREENERY or the colour GREEN on your cards this month for our challenge.  Here are few more examples from my fellow Bloomies…
Allison Cope - you are here!

Plus don’t forget to check out the Daily Marker 30 Day Challenge Blog Hop that went on yesterday.  You could WIN all of the stamp sets being released next week – 8 new stamp sets valued at over $140!!!  Click here for details!

Plus don’t forget our digital stamp sale too…

PLUS....
Comment below to be entered in my Early Power Poppy Birthday Giveaway!  This week I'm giving away the beautiful "Potted Primroses" clear stamp set.

I'll draw for the winner next Friday, March 10th and will post the random winner here on my blog.  Giveaway is open to everyone!  Good luck!


Happy stamping and colouring this month!

~ Ally ~

stampsPower Poppy (Sage Advice)
patterned paper: MFT (Plaid Patterns 6x6)
cardstock:  Bazzill (Sawdust), Neenah Solar White
inks: Memento (Tuxedo Black), Simon Says Stamp (Hot Mama), Copic Markers
dies: MFT (Cross Stitched Rectangles)
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27 comments:

  1. What a fun blog! Nice to find another Canadian. Love your purple colander. I've seen enamelled ones so it's possible.

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  2. WOW!! What a stunning and very beautiful card!!

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  3. Hi Ally! Your cards are SO inspiring for me. This one is wonderful. Love everything about it... from the plaid paper, to the ribbon, to that wonderful border strip...and the beautiful greens in your leaves!!

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  4. Beautiful! Green is my favorite color I'll try to work on that challenge this weekend! Love your card so much!

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  5. So love this card! I am going to pull out the green and give a try at this challenge. I had fun with last month's, so this should be fun.

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  6. You know I always love your coloring. Your card is so crisp and vivid. I just love it.

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  7. Beautiful coloring! I adore your plaid background and matching ribbon!

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  8. Beautiful card. I love the purple colander with the greenery!!! So pretty. Thank you so much for the chance to win!!
    <3 J

    jwoolbright at gmail dot com
    HerPeacefulGarden.blogspot.com

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  9. Wow, stunning! Fabulous idea to use purple. It all tones in perfectly!

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  10. Such a beautiful card!! I agree and love the purple colander! Beautiful coloring!! Thanks for the giveaway!
    -Berina

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  11. Beautiful going green!!

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    1. Hi Karen! You are my second winner. Please contact me via my email address at the top of my blog. Ally.

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  12. I love the purple colander.

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  13. It's the perfect month to celebrate 'Greenery!' Such a pretty card, Ally! I adore the Sage Advice set and love to use it on kraft cardstock. You have inspired me to 'go green' on my cards in March! ♡Dawn@Petals.Paper.SimpleThymes

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  14. I've just discovered the Power Poppy site & yours as well. I've not been card making for long. I adore your card as all of the herbs make me think Spring can't be too far away. Yay! Thank you for the chance to win.

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  15. Oh, Ally! I absolutely love that plaid ribbon and the beautifully coloured purple colander! Your colouring is spot on! Thanks so much for the chance to win...I love Power Poppy!

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  16. I love your card! So delacate and sweet.

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  17. Beautiful card! I really love how you matched the colors to the plaid paper.

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  18. Adorable card, love how you added the purple with the green. I'm lovin the Potted Primroses digi too, would love to win it and thanks for the chance.

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  19. Ally, I LOVE the purple colander, and your coloring is fabulous! LOVE the plaid and great layout, and even stitching on this card, eh? Fabulous! Hugs and love! xoxo

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  20. Wow!! It is really starting to feel like this endless Winter will end!! This adorable colander of joy sparks my Spring Fever!! Lavender & green have been my favorites since I was a child (as is plaid!!!) The colors are so fresh & dainty <3 Thanks for the share and the chance to win too! <3

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    1. Congrats Wendy! You are my winner. I'll give you a few more hours to reply as the 48 hours deadline has come and gone. Please contact me via my contact page. Thanks!

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  21. I had a blue colander once! Gorgeous card as always Ally. The potted primroses look beautiful!

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  22. Beautiful colouring, love green and purple together. My mums colander was white with rub through to metal.. Remember it well

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  23. Such a beautiful card! Love those flowers!!

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  24. I always enjoy seeing your projects...your coloring is so beautiful.
    Sweet purple and green card. Love the purple colander!

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Thanks for brightening my day. I read each and every comment.
Hugs,
Ally.