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Hello everyone!

It’s time for a new Flower Challenge! The theme for May is Use Your Favorite Flower !


For my DT card I used Noteworthy Blooms stamp set by The Ton. This floral cluster has some of my favorite flowers: peony, anemone and cosmos flowers. Roses are beautiful but I don’t like that they have thorns 😁.


I stamped the image in Antique Linen DI for no line coloring and colored the image with Mijello Mission Gold watercolors. Actually I wanted to try the style of the traditional botanical illustration but totally failed as you can see 🙂 . Definitely need more practice!
After the coloring was done and dry I cut it using the coordinating die.


To create the background panel I started by ink blending a white cardstock in Peach BlossomHollywood StarLemon Drop and Soft Garden and cut it using the Quilted coverplate A2 die (The Ton). I adhered the background panel on a white cardbase and foam mounted the floral cluster on it.


The sentiment was cut using the Script Word Dies bundle (The Ton). I cut the shadow layer from white cardstock and the sentiment from a cardstock which I ink blend in Deep Peony and Bubblegum to make it a pink ombre sentiment.

After I added the die cut sentiment to the card I covered the word with shimmer Pico Embellisher.


That’s it from me! Please hop over to The Flower Challenge blog to get more inspiration from our guest designer Bozena from Artcardbox and my team mates!

I’d be happy to see your creations in the gallery!

Have a wonderful day!


Post Author: TaeEun Yoo

9 Replies to “The Flower Challenge #56 – Use Your Favorite Flower”

  1. HELLOOO gorgeous bouquet! TaeEun your beautiful bunch of blooms has a few of my own favorites! So beautifully colored, my friend! Loving that sweet quilted background here!
    BTW you ‘fail’ at nothing!

  2. Stunning card my friend, I so love the smell of roses, they bring back so many memories and their beauty is something I could stare into for hours on end. I love to look at all that wonder, the soft velvet feel of the petals, the shimmer in the colour and yes I could do without the thorns. Your colouring has completed the card to perfection. xx Aileen

  3. A beautiful mix of really pretty coloured flowers TaeEun and I love the die cut lattice in the background with some soft inking in coordinating colours. A brilliant card! x

  4. TaeEun, how clever of your to pick an image that holds a few of your favorite flowers, this is just gorgeous, your amazing coloring always brings your images to life.
    Love the background too, that embossing folder is so adorable and delicate and your blended colors perfection.
    Oh, and by the way…..there’s nothing that says “failure” on this card, just so you know.😊
    Stay healthy and safe.

  5. Your no-line watercolouring is amazing TaeEun! The flowers just pop off the card and they look as though I could smell their wonderful frangrance. Beautiful and happy spring colours. Am loving that quilted background … I may have to go shopping! 🙂 xx

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