Friday, 20 March 2009

I sing of poppies


This is my contribution for the graphicus challenge which is twofold: yellow, and sing. I based the card around a poem by Mary A Barr:

I sing the Poppy! The frail snowy weed!
The Flower of Mercy! That within its heart
Doth keep "a drop serene" for human need,
A drowsy balm for every bitter smart,
For happy hours the Rose will idly blow;
The poppy hath a charm for pain and woe.

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Stamps: Elusive Images Butterfly Poppy collage

Inks: Adirondack Lemonade; DI Scattered Straw, Tea Dye and Mustard Seed; Archival Sepia; DI refill Antique Linen; Watercolour pencils

Extras: Perfect Pearls Gold; Brown Brads; PM Eyelet; Ribbon; WHSmith Alpha RubOns; Punch; BB Brown card; TreeGlimmer screens

3 comments:

Dragon said...

OOOOO Ros, this is just gorgeous!! The stamps are wonderful anyway, but you have done fabulous things with them... love the colours.
Frankie
xx

Artyjen said...

Superb colour tones! What a challenge yellow was for me.

artylicious said...

What a lovely card and a poem I've never seen before. I love the colour combination you've used, very nice indeed.

thanks for entering the challenge.
Glenda