Gnome Bouquet


Gnomes are EVERYWHERE!



Happy mid-month Monday from me to you. Did you notice that the Christmas season brought lots of gnomes? Not even just in the bubble of crafting either, but I mean everywhere. Gnomes have enchanted me since I was a kid. I have even kept this little book set called Teeny Tiny Gnome Tomes. I admit I have several gnome stamp sets too. So, when Shopping Our Stash announced their new Challenge I was excited! Gnome Sweet Gnome is the theme, HOW FUN!


Yes, Stamping Bella! I have actually colored this guy up numerous times. Doing the flowers in pinks, blues, and purples. For this card I decided to go for a sunflower look. I also remembered to photograph my step by step coloring.


The top photo is colored with just Copics. The one below is with Prismacolor pencils added. I like the dimension and texture the pencil adds. I was really hesitant to try this technique. But I have to say, just try it! It is really easy and you will be amazed at the results.


I paired my gnome and his flowers with these fun circle dies from Penny Black, and the “you are wicked awesome” sentiment from Neat & Tangled.

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Copic Marker List

  • Flower Petals: Y38, Y19, Y15
  • Flower Centers: E49, E47, E44
  • Face: E11, E21, E51, R11
  • Beard: C5, C3, C1
  • Hat: YG97, YG95, YG93
  • Planter: YG93, YG91
  • Shadows: BV20

Prismacolor Pencil List

  • Flower Petals: 1034 Goldenrod, 947 Dark Umber
  • Flower Centers: 947 Dark Umber
  • Face: 997 Beige
  • Hat: 1097 Moss Green

Card Details

  • Card base of Neenah Classic Crest 110lb
  • Stampin Up Moss Green layer cut with MFT Rectangle Stax, adhered with Kokuyo tape runner
  • Neenah die cut layer cut with MFT Rectangle Stax and Penny Black Stitched Circles, adhered with tape runner
  • MFT watercolor wash circle cut with Penny Black Dies, adhered with tape runner
  • Inner Circle adhered with Taylored Expressions Foam Sticky Strips
  • Image stamped on Hammermill Color Copy Digital with Gina K amalgam ink in Obsidian, colored with Copic Markers and Prismacolor Pencils, cut with Brother Scan N Cut SDX-125, adhered with foam squares
  • Sentiment stamped on Neenah with versafine and heat embossed with clear powder, cut with Neat & Tangled Skinny Strips, adhered with tape runner and Sticky Foam Strips, dot of Nuvo Crystal drops in English Mustard
  • Envelope embellished with matching patterned paper and 6 inch double side adhesive

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🙂 Nancy
🙂 Nancy
10 months ago

Loved the card and coloring and the progression of your photos. Beautiful.

Christine Dring
10 months ago

That is one adorable gnome stamp! Fabulous card! Thanks for joining the fun at Shopping Our Stash!