FTTC158–Country Cool


Happy Tuesday everyone~

Well, it is actually before 11PM on Monday and I usually finish writing the post for Flourishes Timeless Tuesday Challenge by now and I was planning to mention about Daytona 500 … However, the race is not finished yet due to the fire on the track!! Poor drivers and NASCAR people. They must be so exhausted!

Anyway, the show must go on and so does this week’s Timeless Tuesday Challenge (FTTC158) ! Tammy is challenging us to create something inspired by *country living*. For example, a farm-theme, gardening, country patterns (gingham, plaid, calico), quilts, wildflowers... the possibilities are endless! Please visit Flourishes blog for more information about the challenge.



For my card, I used Garden Fresh set for the image and sentiment. The carrots were colored with Copic markers. I designed the card with Eco Park Country Drive designer paper and the kraft paper was stamped with Country Charm Borders. I used Country Charm Labels and coordinated Spellbinders label die for the sentiment and attached the buttons. To finish off, I embellished the lace trim and vintage twine.




The Copic Collections I mostly used.



Be sure to check out other FOF’s creations too!

  • Beate Johns
  • Cindy Haffner
  • Heather Jensen
  • Mona Pendleton
  • Silke Ledlow 
  • Tammy Hershberger
  • Tera Fujan (February Guest FOF)



    Stamps: Garden Fresh, Country Charm Borders, Country Charm Labels (Flourishes)
    Paper: baja breeze, old olive, crumb cake (SU), heavenly white (PaperTemptress), designer papers (EP)
    Ink: Memento tuxedo black, rhubarb stalk, bamboo leaves (Tsukineko), , baja breeze (SU), Copic markers 
    Accessories: lace trim, vintage twine, buttons 
    Tools: big scalloped oval Nestabiliteis,  grommet tags die



    Thank you for stopping by.



    Beate said...

    OMG....Maki, this is perfect for the country challenge. I didn't even think of using this set. Your card looks wonderful!
    Hugs and smiles

    stampqueen said...

    Cute card!!!

    Silke Ledlow said...

    Totally yummy-licious Maki! Hugs ~S~

    Colleen said...

    This is fantastic, I love the image with the papers and border stamps.

    Mona Pendleton said...

    Wonderful card Maki! Love the way you colored the bunch of carrots! The Country Charm labels and border are a perfect fit! This card could be sold at a country store or farmer's market!

    Anonymous said...

    Just PERFECT Maki!!~

    Cindy Haffner said...

    Just PERFECT Maki!!~

    Kim said...

    I love your vintage card!! The carrots look so yummy!! Great job Maki!!

    The Rubber Maid said...

    Wonderful choice for a country themed card Maki. Pat

    Tammy Hershberger said...

    Maki, this is awesome! GREAT country garden design! Love the papers you used, and the perfectly colored carrots!

    Greta said...

    Perfect "country" card!

    Carole said...

    Maki, those carrots look so yummy! Love what you did, great looking card!

    redwasher1 said...

    A prefect card for this challenge!! Beutiful.

    Marlena M. said...

    You make carrots BEAUTIFUL, Makiko! I love the way you framed and featured them.

    Kathy said...

    Beautiful! Those carrots look good enough to eat, they look so real! Blessings! Kathy

    Yogi said...

    wonderful. love the carrots. Definitely speaks to me of country comforts.


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