Monday, February 7, 2011

Tickled Pink

When I went to make this card this afternoon I was not intending to use pink - somehow I got ambushed!!
I looked at the card colour and thought 'why not'.  Then I realised that the piece of lace that I previously had used as a stencil looked good on the base colour and it just grew from there.

The sentiment is from the Layers of color latest release Happy Wishes and was stamped in the same Tsukineko Brilliance Pearlescent Orchid ink that the lace was coloured with, cut with a Spellbinders Classic Oval and embossed, then  sponged with the same ink, before being mounted on a  scalloped oval in a pale mauve.
Plum coloured kaiser half pearls scattered over the card finished a very quick card.
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Thanks for calling by - May your day be blessed


18 comments:

Claire said...

Beautiful card, that lace is stunning! Thanks for joining us at LIIU and good luck
Claire xx

Lovely Linda said...

Hello Maxine - this is so pretty I love the idea of using lace as a stencil - very innovative Maxine! This is definitaly ''pretty in pink' Your sentiment looks perfect! Love it - thsnks for sharing Maxine! It is great to see you creating! {{{hugs}}}

Jennie said...

So pretty Maxine and love the lace, pearls and way you did the sentiment with the Nesties. Great design!!

Jen said...

A very romantic card, love the colours and shading.

Thank you for sharing and joining us Little Claire's first challenge.

Jen
x

Elizabeth said...

Is that for Laura? It's very sweet!

Tammy (LaDiva) said...

Love the lace :) Thanks for sharing at Let's Ink It Up's Romance/Valentines Day challenge!!

Hugzzz
Tammy xx

Kary said...

Hi Maxine, I think the pink looks great, and I love the lace:)

The Crafty Goat Girl said...

Lovely little card, fabulous colours and I love the image. Thanks for joining us for our first challenge over at Little Claires, Heidi xx

Jessica said...

How pretty, Maxine! Love the shades of Pink!!

Shirl said...

Great card and I love your colour scheme. Thanks for sharing with us at Let's Ink It Up.
Hugs Shirley x x

Georgina said...

A lovely card. I especially like the sytle of the greeting you have used. the card uses a lovely soft shade of pink. The pearls really finish the card.

Thank you for joining us at Little Claire's first challenge.

Tami said...

What a cute little card thanks for playing at Aly's.

Lynsey said...

What a fantastic card! Thanks for joining in the challenge at Little Claire's this month.
Hugs Lynsey x

maxine said...

Hi Maxine A lovely card very pretty thanks for joining us for our first challenge over at Little claire x

Jackie said...

What a lovely way to use a bit of lace, this is so pretty! Thank you so much for playing along with us this week at the Catch the Bug Challenge blog, I hope to see you playing along again soon!

MariLynn said...

Love the lace and pearls. Have a blessed day today Maxine!!

Melisa Waldorf said...

BEAUTIFUL pink lace and pearls! Very pretty!

Joanna K (aka Asia K) said...

I love this sweet creation! Thank you for joining us at LIIU ;D