Sunday, March 18, 2012

Blue Flowers/Asian Artistry

Its a beautiful Sunday morning.  I woke up, had a cup of coffee, sat down at my desk, and looked out my office window at the beautifully calm Okanagan Lake.   

That my friends, is how I find all of my inspiration.

My card today is for the Friday Mashup challenge.  I chose to try the faux mother of pearl technique.  I found many tutuorials on you tube showing this technique.

 I began my creation with a 5 1/2" x 4 1/4" piece of Bashful Blue cardstock.  I then ran a piece of the same cardstock through my bigshot, using the tulip border embossing folder.  The designer patterned paper is from Recollections.  The stamped image was created using the lovely Asian Artistry stamp set.  I colored directly onto the stamp using my markers in Pear Pizazz, Marina Mist & London Fog.

 Thank you for stopping by!



  1. Lovely card. Soft and delicate look to it. Thanks for joining us for our challenge this week.

    Kasey ~ in Oz
    Friday Mashup DT

  2. So pretty and soft! I love how that stamp coordinates with the pattern paper! Thanks for joining us at the Friday Mashup! Be sure to visit the DT blogs to have a chance at winning blog candy!

  3. Beautiful card! Thanks for joining the Friday Mashup, and thanks for your comments.

  4. Very pretty... I love all the soft colors you used. Thanks for joining us at the Friday Mashup this week and helping us celebrate #50.

  5. Such a beautiful card. I love the stamps you used to show off the technique. Thanks for joining The Friday Mashup this week.


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