Monday, May 21, 2012

Timeless Tuesday: Flowers


Good Morning! It's great to see you back! It's time for Flourishes weekly Timeless Tuesday Challenge! Don't they just sneak up on you? I remember when I was playing along, I would barely squeak out a card and it would be time for another TT challenge! :)
This week Beate is challenging us to celebrate spring and create a card or project that uses Flowers! 


I know when I saw that challenge my mind started buzzing with ideas! I could cut this or color that, or make this look 3D or use that stamp, ect. But I wanted to further challenge myself like never before. I chose to create a card that was a CAS (Clean-And-Simple) card that was "flat fronted" and if you know my cards by now, I love to cut my images out and pop them up in 3D fashion. I also decided to use only Copic markers, instead of my usual watercolors. I am very new to Copics and don't know how to shade or use them so I am definitely out of my comfort zone, there! No water to save me if I make a mistake on paper! :)

I chose to use a Kraft paper background, also something I generally do not work with. But it really pops the Flourishes "Classic White" paper off of it very well, making it look clean and crisp. I used Flourishes "Hello Hyacinth" stamped in Memento "Rich Cocoa" ink. I colored it in with Copic Sketch Markers and finished by putting silver pearls in the flower centers. I used the following Copic Sketch Marker families:



* Note: I used only a few from each family, not All of the markers from each, maybe only one or two.


Please visit the rest of the team to gather more Flourishes inspirations.


 Marie Oberg - May's Guest Designer


Thank you for visiting and please have a great day!


~ Amanda

15 comments:

  1. Amanda,
    I love the image you chose and I love your coloring and card.
    Hugs and smiles

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  2. Your card is beautiful! Good job with the coloring.

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  3. This is so beautiful Amanda! I love your coloring and simplicity. I almost chose this set for the challenge ;)

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  4. Great card Amanda, and your coloring is lovely!

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  5. Oh my what a fantastic color palette you used. So soft yet stunning, Amanda. Love the scalloped edge, very eye catching.

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  6. What a fabulous CAS beauty! Your coloring looks great. :)

    Hugs~

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  7. The is wonderful and oh so beautiful. Thanks for sharing.
    Jan Marie
    Flourishes

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  8. Beautiful C&S Amanda!! I find them hard to do and you did a fab job :) I really like your blog heading and side!

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  9. Love your card, Amanda! It's just beautiful!

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  10. Beautiful Amanda! The soft coloring with the kraft paper is so beautiful. Love the pearl accents.

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  11. So pretty! I love the image and coloring you did. I love the shape of the mat you did and the use of the pearls...!

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  12. WOWZER Amanda...I love your gorgeous CAS card! Just perfect! Hugs ~S~

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Thank You For Your Kind Comments And Please Have A Wonderful Day!!