A Sweet Bouquet…



For an old friend.

I have a childhood friend who recently found out her Mom has cancer. So her life has been turned a bit upside down at the moment. I wanted to create a really cheerful and bright card to send her. Pink & Main’s Sweet Bouquet was a perfect choice.


These are the cutest bouquets! The flowers in them remind me of Mandalas. This set does come with coordinating dies. I did not purchase them, but my Brother Scan N Cut SDX125 cut them out nicely.


I wanted to show you the difference of just Copic Markers and Copic with Prismacolor pencil. This picture is my bouquet colored with Copic’s. Looks good just like this right?


Here is my bouquet with additional shading using the Prismacolor pencils, along with dots and stippling with a white gelly roll pen.



Copic Marker List

  • Leaves and Stems: G07, G14, G12
  • Blue Flowers: B28, B24, B32
  • Left Flower: YR18, YR02, E93 . Y26, Y21, YR30
  • Center Flower: Y26, Y21, YR30 . G07, G14, G12 . RV34, RV32, RV11
  • Right Flower: Y26, Y21, YR30 . G07, G14, G12 . RV14, RV12, R11

Prismacolor Pencil List

  • Leaves and Stems: PC 909 Grass Green
  • Right Flower: PC 1032 Pumpkin Orange, PC 1034 Goldenrod
  • Center Flower: PC 932 Scarlet Lake, PC 1034 Goldenrod
  • Right Flower: PC 994 Process Red

Card Details

  • Card Base of Neenah Solar White
  • Green Layer: Hammermill Color Copy Digital ink blended with Tim Holtz Distress Oxide in Lucky Clover with Life Changing Brushes, them spritzed with water for splatter effect, adhered with Kokuyo tape runner
  • White layer of Neenah Solar White cut with Honey Bee Stamps Watercolor Lines Coverplate, Sentiments stamped with Versafine and heat embossed with clear embossing powder, adhered with Kokuyo tape runner
  • Image stamped on Hammermill Color Copy Digital with Gina K amalgam ink in Obsidian, colored with assorted Copic Markers and Prismacolor Pencils, stippled and dotted areas with white gelly roll pen, quad bow of Stampin’ Up! linen thread adhered with glue dots rolled to a tube, entire image mounted with foam squares
  • Stampin’ Up! Basic Rhinestone jewels added for a bit of bling (always in an odd number)
  • Envelope flap was ink blended with like the card base, and a strip of washi tape added for contrast

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Love this sweet bouquet (as well as all your others). The difference in coloring and adding colored pencils is remarkable…but so is your coloring. I’m sure this will brighten your friend’s day despite her circumstances.