Monday, April 27, 2020


I had several challenges in mind when I created my card.  I used colors from Altenew's inspiration photo, the sketch from Freshly Made Sketches and blooms, designer paper and layers from the Tic Tac Toe Challenge.

I began by going through my patterned papers and found the perfect colors in pink shades for die cutting my Open Bloom flower.  The leaves are from a very old Papertrey Ink pp.  For both the flowers and the leaves I used a copic marker to darken a few parts like the veins in the leaves and also parts of the flower - but you can still see the pp in the background.  I die cut my circle and strip from gold cardstock, put it all together on a soft gray card base, added the little sentiment and done!

Thanks for stopping by today and keep safe.


  1. I think quarantine is good for you--haha! This is so gorgeous, Betty--love everything about it!

  2. Gorgeous Betty. I really love the beautiful rose. The colour is stunning.

  3. This is such a beautiful and elegant card, Betty! Thanks so much for joining us at Freshly Made Sketches.

  4. what an awesome card and you nailed the challenges.

  5. Beautiful take on that sketch, Betty! Just love that blossom in the gold circle!!


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