Friday, January 22, 2021

Pop of Pink

 Hello my CMHCD friends,

For today I am sharing our next challenge at Color My Heart Color Dare. Here is my card for today, enjoy!

My neutral background and metallic embossed flower motif are accentuated by bright pink and white flowers. I added the pink using a pink ballpoint pen. While the ink was still wet I used my finger to smug the pink around the flower to create a halo effect. A white gel pen was used to pop the flowers from its dark backdrop. I finished the card by coloring the stems and leaves using a fine tip marker in dark brown. 
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Now for our challenge!


Shawna Standish
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After I stamped and embossed the background I sponged it with Vintage Photo, Gathering Twigs, and Walnut Stain Oxide Inks. I intentionally left space around the sentiment lighter than the rest of the card. I also added more Gathered Twigs DO on the flowers to darken them and distressed the edges using Vintage Photo DO.

I stamped the flower motif then heat embossed it using silver. The sentiment stamp is from an old SU set. I liked it because the font has the same winding elements as the stamped background.

Challenges Entered:
I chose heat embossing

Well, thank you again for taking the time out of your busy day to visit my corner of the internet. I do hope you will join us at Color My Heart Color Dare and play along.

Lots of good crafting vibes headed your way. I hope you all have a fantastic day and please stay safe and stay healthy. Until then take care and we will see you soon!

8 comments:

Vandra said...

Love how you got your card looking so vintage chic. Great colour choices for Colour Dare Challenge.

MortiCraft said...

Super card Shawna. Love how you have used the neutral as your background and the pop of hot pink! X

Cat Nowak said...

Beautiful! Love how you gave it the vintage look!

Suzanne Reynolds said...

Love the techniques you used for coloring your beautiful floral background... I don't think to use the white pen; but really adds a nice dimension along with the embossing. Beautiful card.

Michelle said...

Your card is stunning! I love the vintage feel of it and your colors are perfect!

Susan Renshaw said...

This is lovely!
Fabulous make for Color Dare!
Susan
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Debi said...

Stunning card! It reminds of those beautiful embossed leather pursed. Your distressing is gorgeous.

Unknown said...

You've created a beautiful floral pattern! The pink halo around the flowers gives the card a very dreamy look! Thank you so much for playing along at The Flower Challenge!

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