Feb 292016

Had some time to play with this beautiful floral set.


On this first card the image was stamped with a light pink ink.  As the blooms were colored, the lines blended away.


Love this watercolored look!  However, next time I’ll have to remember to stamp the leaves using green ink! Smiley.RollEyesAni


I’ve entered a few challenges with this card:

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge: “Simon Says: ‘Anything Goes'”

STAMPlorations: “February CAS Card Challenge”

The Color Throwdown: Throwdown #381 – “Pink, Light Green and Kraft.”

CAS on Sunday: “Challenge #77 – One Layer Wonder”

Cards in Envy: “Tickled Pink Card Challenge” – “cards that are mostly pink or have a pink focal point”

Seize the Birthday: “Anything Goes”

This is another floral image from the set.  After coloring, the image was fussy cut.


A black marker was used to color around the flower to eliminate the white edge.  The flower was then adhered to a dry embossed piece of designer paper.


This last card uses the same image as the first, but this time it is stamped using black ink.


The lines are meant to be seen for a much bolder look.


Thanks for dropping by today!
Happy Crafting!

Card 1:
Stamps: SU “Birthday Blooms”
Papers: PTI Select White
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black; SU Pretty in Pink; Copics:
Accessories: We R Memory Keepers Self-Adhesive Sequins; Rhinestone

Card 2:
Stamps: SU “Birthday Blooms” and “Sky Is the Limit”
Papers: PTI Select White and Enchanted Evening; Watercolor; Authentique “Seaside” Designer Paper
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black; Ranger Distress Markers: Stormy Sky and Crushed Olive
Accessories: We R Memory Keepers Self-Adhesive Sequins; Rhinestone; SU “Softly Falling” Embossing Folder

Card 3:
Stamps: SU “Birthday Blooms”
Papers: PTI Select White and New Leaf
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black; Copics:
Accessories: We R Memory Keepers Self-Adhesive Sequins; Rhinestone

15 Responses to “Birthday Blooms”

  1. These are so beautiful! I love how you blend the colors to make the flowers look so beautiful & natural!

  2. These turned out SO pretty! I’m not sure if the pink or the blue is my favorite! 😀

  3. Love the first card, the red looks just wonderful! I love how the lines blend. Also the other cards are stunning, well done!

  4. Your pink peony just pops so beautifully against the white! Love it! Thanks so much for joining us at Color Throwdown!

  5. Three very different cards with a beautiful stamp set! Love the no-line look of the first, and the last looks almost like stained glass. Fabulous, Susan!

  6. These are gorgeous! Makes me want to get this stamp out and ink it up!

  7. These are all just beautiful, you did an amazing job with the no line coloring, I have seen red in the veins of leaves so that looks fine. I love how you get a whole different look by just the way you colored these!!

  8. Oh, Susan, these are gorgeous! I love your no-line coloring on the first card. And don’t worry about the outline on the leafs. It’s perfect. And the second is beautiful with the single blossom against the Falling Softly embossing folder (that’s on my wish list). And finally, the last one is beautiful as well and perfectly colored. And I love the simple matting. Three gorgeous cards, sweet friend, and I just love this set! Warm hugs!

  9. All your cards are beautiful My favorite is the big pink flower card. Awesome colouring and gives great impact! Thanks for joining in Simon Says Stamp Anything Goes Challenge :)
    Gayatri xx

  10. Absolutely gorgeous cards. Have a wonderful weekend!

    Love and hugs

  11. What a beautiful set of cards! Love your coloring! Thanks for joining our Tickled Pink Challenge at Cards in Envy. :)

  12. Beautiful floral cards — your coloring is beautiful

  13. Beautiful cards! Thanks for joining us at Cards In Envy!

  14. Beautiful Cards! Love the pink roses for the one for our challenge! Thanks for sharing with us at Cards in Envy!

  15. Oh I love the coloring on every last flower, but you’re right the top ink is so pretty with the watercolor look. Gorgeous creations, sweet friend. Hugs, Autumn

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