Wednesday, 4 March 2009

More Pink and Brown!


This week's there was an 'open' theme at Wednesday Stamper but it had to be done on a 'skinny'. (3" x 5"). I was so happy to have made the front page photo show with last week's silhouette ATC but time was at a premium as I have several family birthdays approaching and need to make cards not just for me but for Mum to also send - so I made my 'skinny' and popped it on the front of a brown pearlised card!

This Chinese Cherry Blossom stamp is a favourite as I think it's really versatile, looks OK either on it's own or with other Oriental images, and can be used as a variety of greetings with the right background and colouring.

I stamped the image onto white cardstock, sponged with Tattered Rose and Frayed Burlap inks and coloured in the image with watercolour pencils. I put a dot of 'Cotton Candy' stickles in the centre of each flower which gives the middles a tiny bit of sparkle and mounted onto the card, finishing with some pink organza and brown shoestring ribbon.
It's strange that I very rarely have used this colour combo before but here this is my second post this week!

18 comments:

  1. Hi Viv, love the blossom, very soft and pretty. joey.x

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  2. wow this is soooo soft and pretty!!

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  3. This is gorgeous & you've inspired me

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  4. Your skinny makes a lovely card, those pink cherry blossoms are just so pretty!

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  5. Lovely card - so soft and simple. Beautiful work.

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  6. hahahhahha!!!!!! still chuckling at your comment....yer daft so and so....anyway lovely card viv...can yer draw some leaves on it ..pmsl,,,,, lvs sassxxxx

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  7. This is really beautiful, Viv. What a lovely greetings card it made.

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  8. what a beautiful skinny!!

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  9. This is lovely... I really am besotted with oriental, as you have seen on my blog I think - thanks!!! This is a wonderfully simple image but SO effective.
    Frankie
    xx

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  10. That is a gorgeous stamp and you've made a beautiful card from it!

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  11. Beautiful colours and very smart to put the skinny on a card. Esp. with the ribbons it looks great.

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  12. This is beautiful Viv!
    Hugs, Vanja

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  13. Pink & Brown are really great together. Love this stamp.

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  14. Very pretty, good to see you're making your skinny earn it's keep !

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