Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Flourishes Timeless Tuesday: Happy Birthday

"It is time for Flourishes Timeless Tuesday Challenge (FTTC15)!!! This week Dee Jackson is hosting the challenge. As many of you know Dee is having some health issues. We are continuing to keep her in our prayers and we miss her very much!!!! It is Dee's Birthday today!!! WooHoo!!! Happy Birthday, Dee!!! Dee is challenging us to create Birthday cards!!!! We are celebrating life, health, and happiness!!!! So, whether your Birthday card is for a newborn or someone celebrating over 100 years, we would love to see what you create!!!"
Check out the rest of the fantastic team has made:
Becca Feeken
Betty Wright
Cindy Haffner
Silke Ledlow
A very simple card for today. It started out with a love for the Basic Grey Sultry paper, the new Spellbinders Blossom die sitting on my table, and the deep need to airbrush something! :) LOL!
The circle was die cut and embossed. I left the die on the circle, stamped the magnolia flowers and airbrushed. The flower was colored with Copics, the darkest parts being colored directly. The lighter parts of the petals were colored with a blender pen that I was using to pick the color off of a marker. A little bit of green was added to the stems, to coordinate with the background paper.
Can you keep my mom in your prayers today? She has yet another doctors appointment for her arm today. I am praying that he will be able to give her the help she so desperately needs. After two years, this battle is getting old and she is exhausted. Thanks for the prayers and thanks for stopping by!

Stamps- Flourishes (
Lilac, Sweet Violets)
Patterned paper-Basic Grey (
Ribbon-May Arts
Ink-Memento (
Tuxedo Black), Palette (Charcoal), Clearsnap (Colorbox Chalk Grey)
Cardstock-Papertrey Ink (Raspberry Fizz, Stamper's Select White)
Gems-Hero Arts
Tools-Spellbinders Die Templates (
Blossom, Classic Circles Large), Copics RV19, RV85, O, YG25, BG10, ABS-1, Fiskars border punch (Upper Crest)
Measurements: 4.25"x4.25"


Tracey said...

Such a pretty card Kim!!

Betty Wright aka gbedwright said...

This is so gorgeous and when coloring is involved it is not very simple...to me anyway....lol!!!! Love these colors and your coloring, Kim!!! Beautifully done!!!!

Michelle (Lady2cu) said...

Beautifully done, Kim! I love your airbrushed background with this gorgeous image. And your use of the blossom nestabilitity is perfect!

Silke said...

So pretty - Kim!!! The BG is WOW!!! Even though it's simple - it's still very striking :)!!!!

Jen D. said...

I love how the blossom die looks as a "scallop" edge. I also really like how this floral card has a sophisticated "non-frilly" look to it. Beautiful.

Denise (peanutbee) said...

LOVE how you combined the two FLLC stamp sets, and that Sultry paper....oh yeah, girl, now I'm NEEDING some of that!! :)

Anonymous said...

Your creations are very lovely. I appreciate the information about the beautiful coloring technique. You always have that extra special touch. Prayers for your mom. I hope she gets good news.

Julie O. said...

Pretty card Kim!! And that brownie...wowzers! So cool. I've seen that done with a negative squeeze punch but it just looks amazing with that Impressability! Awesome job!!

Heather T said...

What a pretty card, everything works perfectly together

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