Tall skinny images can be a little challenging for me, so when I see a card that has a great layout for such an image, I make sure to save it. I found this card on Splitcoaststampers by Doodledop and knew it would be perfect! Actually, this card started with a gorgeous iris image that I was watercoloring for my cousin, Rebekah's birthday, since the iris is her fave flower. Unfortunately, just before it was almost done, I botched it up and couldn't do another, since I don't own the stamp. So I hope Becky likes sweet peas!
All the shading around the flower is done with chalks and various sized sponges. That square thing in the lower right corner is actually a silver brad with an "R" for Rebekah! I just couldn't get a great photo of it.