Monday, May 24, 2010

Blossoms for book lovers!

Have you checked out Flourishes Tutorial Library? If you haven't, you should really grab a cup of joe or tea to sit back and enjoy! There are dozens upon dozens of projects and techniques for when your mojo just isn't flowing!

A while back, Bonnie Sharp was featured as one of Flourishes Limelight Designers and she came up with a darling book mark project that I had been dying to try! So, here you go! I picked up Flourishes new Cherry Blossoms set and, here's my attempt....
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If you want to see Bonnie's creation and get the template to this beauty of a book mark, click HERE to check it out! After stamping my cherry blossom branch with Memento Tuxedo Black ink, I colored up my branch with the Dahlia, Fields and Water (for shading) collections of Copic markers grouped by Flourishes. When I was done, I did add a bit of sparkle to the centers of my flowers thanks to some glitter glue. The sentiment is from the Tag Lines set.

You might wonder what my book mark is attached to. Well, i decided to use it for a journal that I embellished!

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I colored it up the same way as I did my bookmark, added a die cut shape with my sentiment, then, added some bling, and some of this beautiful cotton linen pink ribbon. I love how light and airy this ribbon is!

Here's a close up! I just think this stamp is one of the most beautiful florals... ever!

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And that, my friends,is it! A cute little journal that comes complete with a matching book mark to help you keep your place! It was a breeze to make, and I think it will make a cute little gift!

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