Thursday, April 16, 2009

Bloomin' Beautiful

I've hit this one out of the ballpark!! Four challenges in one, LOL!! I figured I'd better get these challenges taken care of NOW since we're getting our new MFT Idol theme some time today.

This card is for SCS Color Combinations #214 (Pink Pirouette, Bordering Blue, and So Saffron), Flourishes Timeless Tuesday Challenge #11 (to use paper piercing), TECC # 63 (sketch), and the very first Stampin B's challenge (to use a bee on your project). Check it out! Got 'em all covered here!

My base card is Whisper White with layers of Bordering Blue, Pink Pirouette, and DSP from the Bella Birds collection. The next element is more Bordering Blue and more DSP with a Pink Pirouette wannabe satin ribbon and bow. The focal image was stamped on Flourishes watercolor paper with Versafine Vintage Sepia and a stamp from Bloomin' Beautiful. It was colored with reinkers and a brush, cut/embossed with a square Nestabilities die, paper pierced, and matted on Pink Pirouette and Bordering Blue before being popped up on 3M foam squares. The bee was colored the same way, with the addition of some shimmer on the wings from a Sakura glitter pen, cut out, and popped up on foam squares. Ain't it sweet?!

Thanks for dropping by today!

Stamps: Bloomin' Beautiful (SU!)
Paper: water color paper (Flourishes); Whisper White, Pirouette Pink, Bordering Blue, Bella Birds DSP (SUI!)
Ink: Versafine Vintage Sepia
Accessories: Cuttlebug/square Nestabilities; 3M foam squares, ribbon (craft store); reinkers (SU!); Sakura glitter pen in Clear Star


  1. WOW!! 4 in 1, you go, girl!! It turned out gorgeous too, I love those colors and your image is colored beautifully! *STAMPIN HUGS* Alex

  2. Beautiful card, Bar! Your watercoloring is fab!

  3. beautiful -- love the shading, looks just right!

  4. Another beauty! Ya know, I HAD to have this set and I've never inked it! I love the bee hovering above the lovely flowers!

  5. Beautiful colors and coloring!!!! Great pierced detailing, too!!! Thanks so much for playing FTTC!!!!


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