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Modern Peonies in Gray

Hi friends - happy HUMP DAY!! We're halfway to the weekend - yippee!!

Seriously, does Dawn from WPlus9 not have some of the most beautiful flowers for coloring? I took the easy way out and scribbled on Zig Clean Color Brushes in a light gray in the depths and spritzed with water; once dry, I added a darker gray in those same areas and spritzed again. And once again when completely dry, I added a dark, dark gray Prismacolor pencil to the nooks & crannies of the flowers. I also coated each flower twice with clear Wink of Stella - the shimmer is fab, too bad you can't capture it in a photo. #fail

I then die cut the leaves from some MFT black and white designer paper and some polka dot vellum. The black background was made MONTHS ago (yikes - so true) with a Hero Arts stencil and translucent embossing paste. Use ANY stencil for the background, but that shine is so cool IRL! I finally used the piece as my backdrop for the flowers and leaves and finished it off with some gorgeous sequins from Pretty Pink Posh.

I added a couple layers to the inside and some black/white washi tape. Thanks for popping in; hope you have a GREAT week!


StampsWPlus9 Modern Peonies
Papers: Neenah 110 lb. white card base, PTI True Black, Ranger Water ColorPTI polka dot vellum, MFT Black and White DP
AccessoriesHero Arts white embossing powder, Zig Clean Color Brushes, Primsacolor Pencils, washi tape, Hero Arts Crossing Waves stencil, translucent embossing paste, PPP sequins, fun foam, clear wink of stella


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