Since Mother’s Day is just around the corner, I figured I’d better get a card ready to send my own mother. I knew that she would love this image from Power Poppy, but I wanted to incorporate her favorite color. As it turns out, there is such as thing as blue tulips so after looking at lots of images on Google, I decided upon the blue and violets flowers that you see here.
This color combination really pushed me out of my comfort zone. I still have trouble shading and blending any of the violet combinations so I usually avoid them. But once I picked out the blue combinations, I knew that putting the extra work into blending the violets would be worth it if the end result was an extra special card.
Because after all, I have the best mom in the world.
Cardstock: Neenah Solar White 110#; Copic Blending Card X-Press It
Digital Stamp: Tulips in Hobnail Pitcher by Power Poppy
Clear Stamps (sentiments): Wild Hibiscus by Altenew; Sprinkles and Smiles by Penny Black
Ink: Versafine in Onyz Black by Tsukineko
Copics: B0, B1, B2, B5, B6, B12, B14, B16, B18, V000, V01, V04, V05, V06, V09, V17 (tulips); BV20, BV23, T3 (toning and shading); YG01, YG03, YG05, YG09, G09, G28 (leaves); V20, V22, V25, BV34 (pitcher); W00, W0, W1, W2, 0 (blackground)