This is for F4A139 to create a project based on one of the Hope You Can Cling To challenges going on this month. I chose to create a card for the Peaceful Pink challenge. The challenge was to create a card that evokes peace, calm, and serenity with a touch (or splash!) of pink. Here is what I came up with. I feel like this card definitely fits the challenge.
I used the Belleek brayer technique to apply ink to the embossing folder. I used what I call the color wash technique to color the rose petals. You can check out my step by step tutorial here on my blog: http://kittiekraft.typepad.com/kitti...h-flowers.html
Paper: Vanilla Ink: Pink Pirouette Accessories: My Favorite Things Leafy Rose Die Set, Leafy Flourish Die, Sizzix Loving Thoughts Embossing Folders, Martha Stewart Branch Punch, Brayer, Glossy Accents, Pearl, Brush, Stylus Mat
Date: Friday, October 19, 2012 GMT Views: 2359
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Fri, Oct 19, 2012 @ 4:45 PM
Oh my goodness Kittie, every time I look at one of your cards, the first thing out of my mouth is "Oh my GAWD!" Seriously, you make mondo blooms, so life-like gorgeous. I suppose that is the very reason your work is dear to my heart, and you shall ever remain "the" Professor!
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Fri, Oct 19, 2012 @ 5:52 PM
Well done Miss Kittie - just an outstanding card. That flower surrounded by that stunning EF, just too darned beautiful for words. Of course, I loves pink so I am a touch prejudice, and it is perfect for the challenge. Lovliness plus.
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