CTD130 & SSS96–Enjoy Spring Flowers



Hello eveyrone~

I have one card to show you today :) I used Patty’s Pretty Posies set from InStyle Stamps. I’ve enjoyed using this set throughout this month. I’m so glad Virginia, the owner of ISS asked me to be a guest DT for the month of February!! It was such a fun one month! Thank you Virginia for giving this wonderful opportunity. You can check my other cards using the set HERE, HERE and HERE.


I’m submitting the card to a couple challenges…The sketch is coming from Sweet Stop Sketch 97 (SSS97) . The color combo was inspired by Color Throwdown 130 (CTD130)I had to use green a little bit for the leaves :P I hope it’s still OK to enter…



swatch 130




The image was used my favorite coloring medium, Copic markers. I masked the mat and sponged light brown color with dauber. The sentiment was used PTI Tag For Spring set.

I made the paper flower with paper punches (see the photo below). I punched 3 big flower, 3 small flowers and 2 leaves. Before assembling each piece, I used stylus (mine is the end of Sharpie marker, lol) and pressed each flower with circular motion until the flower is shaped like a cup. Then I inched and bended each petal using the straight tweezers. (I use the ones for eyebrows) I love using hot glue to assemble the flower but I think you can use any liquid glue for paper crafting. The closed bud on the center was just pinched tight after I put glue on the center of the flower. (Be careful not to burn your finger if you use hot glue!) The each flower was overlapped and I attached leaves on the back of flower :) I think it was turned out pretty cute!





Stamps: Patty’s Pretty Posies (InStyle Stamps) Tag for Spring – saying (PTI) 
Paper: so saffron, pink pirouette, tangerine tango, old olive(SU), heavenly white (PaperTemptress), designer paper (BG)
Ink:  Memento tuxedo black (Tsukineko), chocolate chip, crumb cake (SU), Copic markers 
Accessories: paper flower 
Tools: flower punches, leaf punch, circle punches, square Nestabilities, piercing tool




Thank you for stopping by. Have a wonderful day!



dj said...

Gorgeous flower you created here!! I am going to be doing some shopping today....will have to look for those punches!!

Hey, I would love to have you play along with a new challenge that I just started on my blog....http://www.cardspaperandscrapbooks.com/cards/last-but-not-least-a-new-challenge/

Sabrina Jackson said...

Makiko san, this is just the cutest card ever!! I absolutely love that flower you've made.....way cool!! Now I have to find some of those punches and try it :D:D. Hugs, Sabrina

Shelby Goolsby said...

This is just soooo adorable!! And wow, you did an amazing job on the flower.

Pamela Lash said...

Darling image and love the punch ideas! TFS! Just became a follower and would love if you follow me too.
Mama loveBug from LoveBug Creations

Monique said...

this is so cute Maki!! Sweet image perfectly colored.. I love the flower I wish I had those punches... Great work :)

Laura Pryor said...

Wow, that looks like a silk flower from here! So pretty! Love love love that adorable image! Great inspiration for the CTD colors!

Tammy Hershberger said...

CUTE card, Maki and LOVE how you made the flower! Thanks for joining us for the Color Throwdown!


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