FTTC165- Favorite FLLC Butterflies & Blossoms



Hello and happy Tuesday everyone~

It is time for Flourishes Timeless Tuesday Challenge (FTTC165)!! Amanda is challenging us to make a card/project with your *favorite Flourishes stamp set*!  Please visit Flourishes blog for more information about the challenge.



I have a quite few sets I am very fond of but I decided to ink this beautiful set, Butterflies & Blossoms. It is my favorite one to color and they have flowers, butterflies & wonderful sentiments…it doesn’t get better than that, does it? :) The card was crated mostly using 123 Create Kit Bonjour and colored cardstock. The images were stamped on Classic Ivory cardstock using Memento tuxedo black and colored with Copic markers. The panel was sponged with Distress Ink spun sugar using Ink Blending Tool and Foam.  The butterflies were adhered just their body with glue dots. The sentiment was stamped on the mat of SB label 18 Nestabilities and it was sponged with Distress Ink shabby shatters using the same blending tool. I used the Satin Finish Cotton ribbon and embellished with vintage brad (included in the kit). To finish off, the pearls (included in the kit) were embellished on the butterflies.




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

  • Amanda Havon
  • Beate Johns
  • Cindy Haffner
  • Heather Jensen
  • Mona Pendleton
  • Silke Ledlow
  • Kazan Clark (April Guest Designer)
  • Geri Utterback (April Guest Designer)



    Stamps: Butterflies & Blossoms (Flourishes)
    Paper: classic ivory cardstock (Flourishes), designer papers (Kaisercraft)  colored cardstock
    Ink: Memento tuxedo black (Tsukineko), Distress Ink shabby shutters, spun sugar (Ranger), Copic markers 
    Accessories: satin finish cotton ribbon, pearls 
    Tools: Spellbinders Nestabilities label 18, MS edger punch




    Thank you for stopping by. Have a wonderful day!



    Amanda said...

    Oh Maki, you have just taken that set to a whole new level of gorgeous!! I love the way you colored the flowers and butterflies :) The pearls on the butterflies look Amazing :)

    ~ Amanda :)

    Karen W said...

    Wow this is amazing, your coloring is fabulous and the whole thing is beautiful!!

    Liz Williams said...

    This is absolutely breathtaking! Your coloring skills are just masterfully done!

    Beate said...

    Wow! Your card is stunning, Maki. I LOVE the set you picked and I absolutely adore your card.
    Hugs and smiles

    Mona Pendleton said...

    Oh my Maki! What a stunning card! Love the way you colored those beautiful blossoms and paper pieced butterfly adds wonderful dimension!

    Unknown said...

    Beyond stunning - I love this card :)

    The Rubber Maid said...

    Totally gorgeous..what perfect coloring.This is the work of an artist and you certainly proved you are one and a great one to boot. Pat

    redwasher1 said...

    WOW!! Your card is stunning!!! Love everything about your card!!

    Cindy Haffner said...

    Maki how BEAUTIFUL!!~

    flourishes said...

    Maki, This is jaw droppingly beautiful. Such great coloring. Thanks for sharing. I am always so proud of the FOF ladies.
    Jan Marie

    Heather Rogers said...

    Absolutely beautiful Maki! I love the stamped background and pretty butterflies. :)


    Yogi said...

    love your card. the butterflies are beautiful. love the punched edges and die cuts. The whole card has a nice feel/look to it.

    Carole said...

    Maki, stunning card and beautifully designed. I love it!!! Hugs ... Carole

    Silke Ledlow said...

    Totally gorgeous Maki! I love how you used this Set...pure perfection! Hugs, ~S~

    Becky said...

    This is gorgeous.. Beautiful colors and those butterflies are stunning.

    Jenny Gropp said...

    Maki! This is gorgeous!

    Marlena M. said...

    Gorgeous garden you created here Makiko!

    Pattie J. said...

    Beautiful, Maki, love the bright spring colors and the gorgeous bow and butterfly.


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