Monday, April 18, 2022

Monochromatic Best Wishes

Why is April going by so fast?  Here it is the middle of the month and time for Jan's Digi Stamp Shop mid-month release.  We've got several really pretty cards to show you today over on Jan's Challenge Blog (click here).  Don't forget you can enter your cards there also for a chance to win her digital images! 

For my mid-month project, I've selected one of her newer releases, Best Wishes.  This open overflowing envelope of flowers is perfect for a thank you, get well, thinking of you or other card of encouragement or special occasion.  

I've made mine monochromatic using shades of purples.

For the flowers I blended different combinations of Copics B60, B63, B66, B69.  The leaves were done with YG63, YG67, and G85 and I used the Copic Olive Multi-liner for the narrow stems.

I used the Gina Marie Designs Stitched Scalloped Rectangle die for the edge and then mounted on the card base. I wanted to accent the flower centers to give a little more shimmer.  I added a nice sized drop of my book-binding glue over the 'yellow colored areas' in each flower, and then carefully placed three to four lavender multi shaded glass seed beads.   I left the card to dry for several hours before proceeding. 

The pale lavender organza ribbon and bow at the top fold completed my card for this project. 

Thank you for stopping by today to view my blog.  I enjoy sharing my work with you and invite you to “Follow” my blog and to visit my site ~ “Not Just Scraps” on Facebook ~ where you can purchase my cards.

I’ll be entering this card in the following challenges: 

CD Sunday ~ Challenge 83 

Dragonfly Dreams ~ April ~ Spring/Easter  

2 Sisters on the Blog ~ Challenge 61 

Country View Challenge ~ April ~ Spring is Coming 

Cards Galore ~ April Challenge 

Creative Crafters ~ Challenge 51 

World Wide Open Design Challenge ~ April 

 Pam’s Pearls





  1. Gorgeous coloring and design layout! Thanks for another lovely team project for the challenge at Jan's Digi Stamps.
    Admin for Jan's Digi Stamps Challenges

  2. Very pretty ! Thank you so much for joining our April "spring colours/things" challenge over at Country View Challenges! Corrie xx

  3. Very pretty card! Thank you for playing at Dragonfly Dreams Challenge!

  4. Pam this is absolutely gorgeous, and so very elegant. Love your flower centres!

  5. A beautiful card.
    Thanks for joining us.
    Nicolette DT 2Sistersontheblog

  6. I love the little flowers. They look a bit like forget-me-nots which are one of my favourite flowers. Thank you for sharing with us.
    Jocelyn x
    CD Sunday Plus DT

  7. Another beautiful card.
    Thanks for joining our challenge.
    Caroline DT 2Sistersontehblog

  8. This is such a pretty card. I like the flowers and the mats you've used.
    CD Sunday Plus DT.

  9. I love this pretty card, simple and beautifully coloured with the forget me nots
    Thank you for joining us
    CD Sunday plus DT

  10. What a lovely card, beautifully designed! Thanks so much for joining in with us at Country View Crafts and have a very happy weekend, Sue xx

  11. Such a pretty design and a lovely image.
    Thank you for sharing your project with us at the Crafts Galore Encore “Anything Goes” April Challenge. Good Luck and hope to see you again soon!
    Carole x DT Craftilicious Creations

  12. Beautiful card, Pamela! In my garden the forgetmenots are blooming now.
    Thanks for joining in with our April Spring challenge over at Country View Challenges.
    Evelyn xx