MFT Birthday Project Challenge – Flowers – Take 1

Still hanging in there, everyone? Need a sign of Spring? Longing to see brightly colored flowers and forget the worries of the day? I got *just* what you need!

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Today’s card was inspired by the monthly challenge at My Favorite Things called the Birthday Project. They knew what we needed this month… flowers! Well, virtual, paper flowers anyway! I used the MFT set called Floral Focus and watercolored with Tombow Markers. The image from the set is large enough to take the whole card front and I love that I don’t have to fiddle with the placement of the flowers. I wanted to use the script sentiments from the same stamp set and thought surely within the *cough* 80+ MFT stamps I’ve hoarded… er, I mean *collected*, surely I would have a set that had the words “on your birthday” or even “on your”. Nope! I had to borrow the rest of the sentiment from a not 1, but *2* Pink and Main sets (Congrats for “on your” and Happy For You for “birthday”). The panel was die cut with a Pink and Main Rounded Rectangle die and mounted on a black card base. For embellishment, I add a sprinkling of Pink and Main Ice Rink confetti. Here is a close up of the coloring:


Hope the bright flowers lifted your mood, if even just for the moment. Stay strong my friends, I have confidence that this will blow over soon and that the stores will have toilet paper any day now! Never thought I’d type that in a blog post, but there it is!!! LOL!

I’m submitting this card to the following challenges:

14 comments on “MFT Birthday Project Challenge – Flowers – Take 1

  1. What a lovely card! I love how you watercolored the flowers – so bright and cheerful!

    Thank you for sharing your work in our Happy Little Stampers watercolor challenge & we hope you will join us again in the next HLS Challenge!.
    Anna – Design Team member at Happy Little Stampers

    Visit my blog – Crafty Anna Studio.
    You can also find me on Instagram – CraftyAnna Studio
    Thank you!


  2. A stunning floral creation in super colours, thanks so much for joining in with our ‘Spring’ themes at Penny Black and More and Stamping Sensations challenges.

    B x


  3. Gorgeous, bright and sunny, love it! Thanks for playing at AAA Birthday, hope to see you join in with future challenges too. Keep safe, stay home and craft!


  4. Beautiful card, I love the colors. Thank you for sharing at Incy WIncy Designs Challenge.


  5. Oh goodness – these yellow flowers are perfect for spring and for this lovely birthday card. Thanks so very much for joining us this time at Dragonfly Dreams Challenge, Elizabeth (DT)


  6. I love this stamp and you have coloured the image so perfectly! Love the colour combo and your design. Thanks so much for playing at AAA Birthday!


  7. Very pretty flowers, love your colour choice. Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations this month.


  8. How beautiful your spring time flowers are, Karen, with their sunshiny loveliness, and burst of energy! Wonderful card! The last 6 weeks have been harsh regarding my abilities, so I have not left as many comments as usual. I have enjoyed all your beautiful creations, and appreciate your inspiration. Please forgive my inability to get this fumble fingers working properly. hugs, de


    • My dear friend, you owe no apologies! While I only know a fraction of what the last couple months have been like for you, I can tell that you are not creating as much as you have in the past. That tells me 2 things… you are not feeling well *and* you don’t have the creative outlet that many of us depend on to help us cope with life. Add to that all that has changed in the world recently. Allow me to apologize for not checking in with you to see how you are doing! I’m terrible at commenting (outside my DT responsibilities, as I usually catch up after days of not making the rounds and then, I do it on my phone for efficiency… but that isn’t conducive to leaving comments. I try to save my friends and favorites for when I actually sit at my laptop. I will be checking in with you soon though as I want to know how you have been coping. Hugs!!!


  9. Gorgeous card and image-love the beautifully coloured flowers.Thank you for joining us at Creative Craft Cottage
    Carol DT x


  10. Lovely and happy card.

    Thank you for sharing at Penny Black and more;
    take care;-))m


  11. A beautiful floral creation that’s just perfect for spring. Thank you for joining us in our ‘Spring Florals’ challenge at Stamping Sensations and good luck. Sandra x


  12. Beautiful spring like card! Thanks for joining us at Happy Little Stampers Watercolor Challenge.


  13. Gorgeous creation, thanks for joining Penny Black & More @ Allsorts challenge, good luck.
    Happy crafting
    Tracy x


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