FTTC91–Inspiration Challenge



Hello everyone~

It is time for Flourishes Timeless Tuesday Challenge(FTTC91)! This week Betty Wright is hosting. Betty is challenging us to find inspiration with Cafe Baudelaire prints. Visit the site and choose a picture that inspires you. The images are French shabby chic, but that style card or project is not required. We would love to see your take with your card making style.


My card for the challenge was inspired by this picture:



I used the rose image from A Year in Flowers 2 and it was colored with Copic markers (Hollyhock Collection & Evergreen Collection). For the sentiment, I stamped the word “Hello” from Cherry Blossoms set. The frame was created with Label 15 Nestablities … I became a huge fan of Aga Trawinska’s work when she showed us her gorgeous creations over the Spellbinders Blog (she just finished all of her posts as the International Guest Blogger). I LOVE how she sponged the frame between the dies…another fun way to use the Nestabilities dies! I also used the Cuttlebug border die for the decorative black borders.  To finish off, I attached the pearls and the seam binding ribbon bow.





Be sure to check out other FOF’s creations!


Betty … her card will be post later






Stamps: A Year In Flowers 2, Cheery Blossoms (Flourishes)
Paper:  heavenly whtie (PaperTremptress), black cardstock, designer papers (DCVW)   
Ink: Memento tuxedo black, cantaloupe, desert sand (Tsukineko), Copic markers – Hollyhock collection & Evergreen collection 
Accessories: seam binding ribbon, pearls 
Tools: label 15 Nestabilities, CB border die



Thank you for stopping by.



Betty Wright said...

GASP! Strikingly gorgeous, Maki! The coloring is fabulous and the layered cut out frame detailing is wonderful! Wow! Gorgeous!

Betty Wright said...

GASP! Strikingly gorgeous, Maki! The coloring is fabulous and the layered cut out frame detailing is wonderful! Wow! Gorgeous!

Christina said...

A gorgeous card Maki! Looks terrific dear!
Hugs Kristel

Cindy Haffner said...

Maki this is GORGEOUS, I love it.

Sabrina Jackson said...

Makiko san, oh my goodness, this is so so elegant and beautiful...WOW!! Love that you've combined the La Creme DP with the bright pink......so gorgeous!! Hugs, Sabrina

Heather Rogers said...

Absolutely gorgeous! Love the colors and you are right on with your inspiration. :)

joy said...

Wow! Beautiful card, love the pink and black! How romantic!

Silke Ledlow said...

Soooooo gorgeous Maki! Love the dies in the BG and you definitely nailed the ic photo!!! hugs ~S~

Leslie Miller said...

Have mercy! This is a stunner, Maki! Love how you did the frames, and your coloring is exquisite! Such a beautiful design and a lovely inspiration piece.

Joanne (jojot) said...

thud......absolutely stunning gorgeousness

Dawn B. said...

This is beautiful Maki.. Your coloring is always so inspiring. Looks like you could just pick those flowers. Great job.

Stacy Morgan said...

Gorgeous! I love how you framed this.

NinaB said...

Wow, this is gorgeous, Maki.


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