It’s time for Flourishes Timeless Tuesday Challenge (FTTC111). Betty Wright is the challenge host and she is challenging us to use some of the other stamps in the stamp sets…I’m sure you have those stamps in the set that are not used often or never! Let’s bring them back to your table for this wonderful challenge!! Please visit Flourishes blog for more detail about how to play. Can’t wait to see your card/project!
Well, it was a little tough challenge for me…because to tell the truth, I have many of those stamps I should use more often :P However, I have been thinking about making this card for a while in the deep of my heart and I think I finally had a chance to make it :) As you see, the card is for my friend in Japan who live in the area where the huge earthquake hit. Thank goodness, she and her family are safe and trying to rebuild their life.
I used the fish, water wave & saying from Water Lilies set. They are definitely needed to be inked again! I colored the image with Copic markers and stamped the saying “Peace with You” on the red circle piece. Then it was heat embossed with white EP. I used the Japanese designer paper and the white background was stamped with the silhouette cherry blossom image from Cherry Blossoms set. To finish off, the card was dressed with white satin ribbon & red pearls to finish off.
The sketch was based on Sweet Shop Sketch 101 (SSS101). I also submit this card to Use It Tuesday Challenge #4 (USE004) – Use color red … I used the Japanese designer paper I was hoarding too long and red tiny pearls that were actually last 4 left in my stash!
Be sure to check out other FOF’s creations!
Amanda (March Guest FOF)
Stamps: Cherry Blossoms, Water Lilies (Flourishes)
Paper: basic black, old olive, real red (SU), heavenly white (PaperTemptress), Japanese designer paper
Ink: Memento tuxedo black. angel pink, summer sky (Tsukineko), fresh snow (PTI), Copic markers
Accessories: ribbon, pearls, white EP
Tools: rectangle Nestabilities, circle punch
Thank you so much for stopping by.
Oh my gosh! this is such a meaningful and beautiful card. So glad to hear that your friends in Japan are safe and sound, such a huge blessing. :-)
Very cute card, love those fish!!
AWESOME card with the other stamps in this set! I am glad your friend is safe!
Hugs and smiles
what a pretty card and gorgeous idee!!!
This is wonderful, Maki! The sets used and how you used it with the sentiment is very striking. I am glad your friend and her family is safe. Lovely card!
Great card. Love how you used the stamps. Know your friend will appreciate the card.
That is a lovely card. I am sure your friends will be thrilled to receive it.
Great job on this card! Love everything about it.
Oh Maki!! This is Amazing!! I think that your card is Beautiful!! Your family will love this and certainly need the encouragement and love from your card :) It's beautiful! :)
~ We have family in Japan too, and found out that a few are ok, but don't know about others. We are still praying for them and your family as well.
Totally awesome card Maki! Love how you used this Set and the extras :)!!! Hugs~S~
What a perfect paring, the koi and washi paper. Hope your friend is OK.
This is one beautiful card Maki!! I love the colors you used to go with that image!!
A perfect way to say "peace" to your friend and family. So glad they are OK. Lovely card. Pat
Oh Maki, I love that set! I am going to need to add it to my collection! What a gorgeous card! Love the design! So glad you used some of your hoarded paper. :) I bought SO MUCH before we left!
Thanks for playing with Use It Tuesday!!
How beautiful Maki and so perfect for your friend in Japan. The Japenese are so much in our hearts and prayers.
Lovely card and prayers for your friends!!!
Totally gorgeous, Maki!
Such a great card! So lovely!!
This is a wonderful card!!!
This is a really great card!! It makes me miss my old Koi pond:( I love the colors, so pretty.
Beautiful card - I have a bunch of washi paper that I have been hoarding - may have to CASE this one :)
This is WONDERFUL, Maki! What a great design for your friend! I'm sure she will cherish it for a long time!
soooo cute. love what you did here, the papers and images are perfect together. your friend will love it.
Lovely use of this set and I'm happy to hear that your friend is safe!
Your card is beautiful and fun! Thank you for sharing this. :)
my prayers continue for Japan...
love what you did with these images....so wonderful...love the dp
Very unique and pretty ... love that satin bow!
Very pretty. I love the oriental look, especially that background paper.
wow, love the bright pop of color in the background paper. And a great way to use those unloved stamps.
beautiful Maki!! I've never inked those fish, you have inspired me to ink them up:) glad your friends and family are safe in Japan:)
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