Saturday, 1 November 2014

Greetings in Pink



Morning.  Now I have to say that pink is not a colour I usually go to, but in honor of the last day of Breast Cancer Month, I decided to play along with this challenge at Splitcoast.

I created the background by applying a layer of Gesso randomly over a piece of drywall tape.  When dry, I rubbed Distress inks over the Gesso bkg.  Then once again, I adhered my snowflake die to my acrylic block, sprayed with water and used it to stamp my background.  I love how it creates an icy, ghosting appearance.  I splattered some pink ink over my card front then stamped the sentiment.

The snowflake was done by dragging the die-cut through some Distress ink that I applied to my non-stick craft sheet and sprayed with water.

I am adding my card to these challenges:

Crafty Catz- ANYTHING GOES CHRISTMAS

A Creative Romance- PINK

Simon Says- ANYTHING GOES

The Mixed Media Challenge- CHRISTMAS


Hope you have a great weekend and thanks again so much for coming by and taking a look.

Supplies:  stamp- Paper Smooches/ die- Lawn Fawn/ drywall tape/ Gesso/ Distress ink- Piced Raspberry, Spun Sugar/ pearl/ acrylic block/ non-stick craft sheet

23 comments:

  1. Another stunning card Karen, you always create such beautiful backgrounds.
    Pauline
    x

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  2. Gorgeous card, Karen! I have a bit of a thing for pink so it ticks all the boxes for me, Jo x

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  3. Stunning card, Karen! I love pink for Christmas.

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  4. Beautiful card with such a dreamy background. Thanks for sharing at MMCC!

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  5. Beautiful ! The background is wonderful, I thought you had used the negative from the die cut as a stencil, stamping with the die is a great idea. xx

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  6. Gorgeous card! Pink one! Who knew?! :) xx

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  7. Love your card, especially as pink is my favourite colour. Karen x

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  8. Gorgeous mixed media Christmas card - I really love it! Thanks so much for sharing at the Mixed Media Card Challenge!

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  9. Beautiful card Karen love the colour's thank you for joining us at Crafty Catz this week
    Hugs Dianne x DT

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  10. Awesome HYCCT card Karen. Makes me smile. I love pink.

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  11. Ooh this is gorgeous Karen… I love the icy effect of the background… SO beautiful !! and the snowflake is stunning! :-)
    Hope you're having a good weekend!
    Big hugs
    Sue B xx

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  12. Gorgeous card Karen love the background

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  13. Love this card!! Absolutely lovely =D

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  14. Wow ... fabulous design Karen. Love all the different techniques you've used with this card ... gorgeous layering! Loll xx

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  15. Oh I love your Pink Snowflake card.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
    Luv
    Debby

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  17. Gorgeous Karen!! Thanks for sharing at MMCC!

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  18. this is such a beautiful card!! love it! thanks for playing along with us at MMCC :)

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  19. Wow. Loving those techniques and that you kept it monochromatic. But definitely not boring! Thanks for joining us at the MMCC this month, Karen.

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  20. A wonderful pink card Karen! love that background you created! thanks for playing along with the Mixed Media Card Challenge!

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  21. i love the techniques youve used to make the background and totally love the idea of a pink chrissy card too. thank u for playing alongwith The Mixed Media Card Challenge

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  22. I love this in pink! Great background.

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