I stamped the Flower Bottles image on Stampers Select White cardstock (PaperTrey Ink) with Tuxedo Black Memento ink and colored it with the Copic markers shown below. That one on the right end is my blend of BG000 and clear blender fluid--just a lighter blue that is easy to blend into the paper.
Next I stamped the vases on three different scraps of Cosmo Cricket's new Early Bird** paper, trimmed them closely, and glued them on top of the stamped vases on the focal image. The little smile sentiment is from the Melissa Frances Inspiration Rub-On Transfers set. That small tag is cut with a Spellbinders Double-Ended Tags die, then trimmed to length by hand. The focal image is cut and embossed with a SquareNestability. Buttons are mostly PaperTrey Ink Vintage Buttons. I added a touch of Stickles (Aqua and Yellow) to flower centers and raised just the single rose blossom.
I'll be blogging as often as possible this week, but I have family visiting who are headed overseas soon. I'm squeezing out all of the time to spend with them that I can! I hope that you have some unexpected smiles today; thanks for visiting.
**Papers: Sunrise, Apron Strings and Ribbon Sandwich (Cosmo Cricket Early Bird Collection)