IC215, OCC Challenge

Hello everyone~
I hope my friends from U.S are having a wonderful MLK's birthday weekend and the rest of you are spending a wonderful weekend as well.
My hubby just left for work and he won't be back about a month :( It's our life and sometimes we have to suck it up and make a living for our best (these thoughts came from the experiences being Military wife), but being apart is not always easy for my family. This time, he is going to miss Kimberly's birthday, Trey's basketball games, Boy Scouts Darby race, Cheer competitions, Valentine's Day...:( Maybe, I need to clean my house to get rid of the negative mood ;)

OK, changing subjects...I made this card for SCS Inspiration challenge 215 (IC215) last night.
Nell Hill's carries beautiful things and I really want to shop for my house :) I took my inspiration from the hydrangea picture here. I also threw Our Creative Challenge (OCCC) - Color Challenge of blue and green into the card :) You really need to check out the samples of OCC team. They are so creative!

I used Garden of Friends from There She Goes. The images were colored with Copics. I also stamped the flourish images on the bashful blue DP using Flourish mini set.

Stamps: Garden of Friends, Flourish (TSG)
Paper: kiwi kiss, bashful blue dp (SU), classic white (Flourishes)
Ink: Memento tuxedo black (Tsukineko), almost amethyst, kiwi kiss, bashful blue (SU), Copic markers
Accessories: ribbon, silver pearl
Tools: Nestabilities, border punch

Thank you for stopping by.


America said...

Beautiful job on OCC's color combo challenge. Fun details! Great touch with striking black ribbon!!!

Mandy said...

stunningly beautiful card! love it!


Sabrina Jackson said...

Makiko san, this is so BEAUTIFUL my friend!!! I love the image...your coloring is amazing.The edger punch you've used fits so perfectly.....a true masteriece!!!I am sorry to hear that your hubby had to leave for work....I hear ya....being a retired AF wife I know the feeling ;D. I am sure he has something special planned for Kimberly once he gets back. Hugs, Sabrina

Becky said...

This is gorgeous.

Joanne (jojot) said...

wow....this is gorgeous....you rock

Jenny said...

Gorgeous card!! Sorry to hear your hubby will be gone for a month. Cleaning always helps me get my mind off of the things going on in my world. Hopefully it will do the same for you!

Silke Ledlow said...

FANTASTIC CARD - MAKI!!! I totally love this one!!! You rocked the challenges!!! Hugs ~S~

Linda Coughlin, the funkie junkie said...

Simply lovely! Beautiful colors, wonderful coloring on the flower - so crisp and striking! So happy you were able to have some fun with the OCC blue/green challenge this week!

Jennifer Meyer said...

Gorgeous card Maki, I LOVE the pretty image and gorgeous design!

Thanks for joining us over at the OCC! Hugs, Jennifer :)


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