Thursday, March 3, 2011

Pink Magnolia

I had so much fun making the Cherry Blossoms for yesterday's card that I decided to make more flowers.  I love shaping and shading these beautiful blooms.  Sure they take a bit longer than using a pre-made flower but the satisfaction factor can't be matched.

                                  

My inspiration?  This Tuesday Trigger photo from Moxie Fab World.


I loved the yellow and white with a touch of black, but I was most intrigued by the pink in the flowers, the view through the window and even on the floor.  Instead of black, I used PTI's Smokey Shadow.  Achieved the same pop but with a softer look, I think.

Ah, Spring!

Supply List:
Paper - Neenah, Bazzill, Papertrey Smokey Shadow, Lemon Tart
Ink - Versafine Black, PTI Smokey Shadow, Copic Y13
Accessories - Spellbinders label die, PTI ribbon, Punch Bunch punches


                                                           
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12 comments:

Beate said...

Your card is beautiful! That flower centerpiece is gorgeous.
hugs and smiles

Monica said...

OMG - these are one of the PRETTIEST flowers I have seen... you should sell them, you know.

I agree - the joy of creating flowers is unsurpassable... I am back to making my roses and happy and content at that.

Love your cards,

Monica

scrapn_momof2 said...

Lovely card. The touch of black makes the rest of the card pop!! Gorgeous flower as well.

Virginia L. said...

This is VERY beautiful!I love the mix of colors and details! Thanks for stoppping by my blog! xo

Sabrina aka okimom2girlz said...

Woweee, Charlene, this is gorgeous and your handmade flower is over the top as all of your beautiful flowers are!!! One day, maybe one day I will be able to get one made just like that :D
Sending you hugs and blessings, Sabrina

Ps.: How is the puppy doing? Does he still help you craft?

Kim said...

A perfect card! Your flower is much better than store bought too!

Karin (Peppermintpatty) said...

This is so beautiful!!! So perfect! Makes me long for spring even more (-:!!!

jen said...

So pretty- and the flower is moxie fab! LOVE one of a kind...!

Teresa Zuehls said...

A beautiful card. I love the soft colors but how dramatic they look against the black.

Virginia B. said...

Charlene your card is stunning. Your handmade flower is so beautiful! Thanks for stopping by my blog. Just wanted to let you know I didn't color the roses. I printed them in transparency paper. :-) Take care and have a great day!

Sue from Oregon said...

What a gorgeous card Char girl! A very dramatic clean and simple take on this challenge!

Cath said...

Hey Charlene! What a sweet approach to this week's Tuesday Trigger in the Moxie Fab World! I'm so glad you joined in on all the fun! :)