Sunday, April 29, 2012

Butterflies and Flowers

JustRite Friday Color Challenge #071 - "Perfect Pastels"

JustRite is hosting a color challenge this week.  Not having the colors I needed in designer papers I decided to use Copic Markers and the  JustRite "With sympathy" set to create this card.  The card began with a 5 x 7 base that was airbrushed with Copic YR 31.  On this was mounted the background that was embossed with the new Spellbinder M-Bossabilities "Imperial" folder.This was airbrushed with both the YR31 and YR65.  Pearl Gems were added to this base.  The flower was stamped on a Spellbinder Classic Oval and colored with Copic Markers  YR31 (Lt Reddish Yellow) and RV14 (Begonia Pink) as the tip color.  I did mask off a portion of the stamp to fit the oval.  These were blended which gave a little different color to the flower.  YG 61and YG63 were used on the leaves.   This was framed with the new Spellbinder "Floral Oval" using Neenah Solar White.  Small pearl gems were added to the frame.   A Spellbinder ribbon tag was cut and stamped with a sentiment from the JustRite Set and airbrushed with the YR31.  Butterflies were cut with a Memory Box die and colored using the three challenge colors.  When I started this was a challenge, but with white paper, an embossing folder, the right stamp, a few pearl gems  and some dies it became a card.  Hope you enjoy.


paper:  Neenah solar white

Dies:  Spellbinder Floral ovals, Spellbinder Classic Oval,  Spellbinder ribbon tags, Memory Box butterfly

Accessories:  Spellbinder M-Bossabilities "Imperial",  Copic Airbrush.  Pearl Gems

Ink and Markers:  Memento tuxedo black, Copic Markers RV 14, YG 61, YG 63, YR31, YR65


  1. This is a very pretty card!! I love the way you color your flowers and using the challenge colors to spray your background paper provides a perfect backdrop.

  2. Mary Jo your airbrushed designer background paper is dreamy! I love the soft pearls and die-cut butterflies floating around your beautifully colored flowers!

  3. So very pretty -- great JR challenge card!

  4. Very pretty! I like the airbrushed background and the colored butterflies!

  5. This is gorgeous!! Love the airbrushed background and your coloring is fabulous!! Thanks for joining us again this week at JustRite Inspiration ;-)

  6. GORGEOUS is right, Mary Jo!!! This is SOOO PRETTY -- great job!!!


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