Feeling Pink!

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Mmmmmm, pink. It’s one of my favorite colors. It has so many different faces, soft and subtle or bright and vibrant, so feminine and it goes with almost everything. Today I have two designs using pinks with two different looks. I’ve paired it up with Kraft cardstock each time but one project is fun and whimsical, the other elegant.

This first design uses a very simple layout and color scheme but the different textures give it some elegance and interest. I’ve been hoarding this gorgeous Prima embossed chipboard for so long. you know how it is…saving it for a special project. 😉 I finally gave myself a kick and cut it. To tone it down and give it a shabby look, I dabbed on some Snowcap Adirondack Paint Dabber over it. I love how it picks up the texture. My background layer for this design is stamped with the Fiery Floral Scrapblock. I love it stamped in white for a tone on tone effect. This card was for a friend from church. She’s off to China today for 3 months with her fiance and will be married there. I can’t wait to see the pictures and wish her all the best. I know it won’t be easy! Now that’s…

A Love Story

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Supply List:
Wedding Centers (Mona Lisa Moments line) by Cornish Heritage Farms
Fiery Floral Scrapblock by Cornish Heritage Farms
Ink: White pigment ink by Clearsnap, black Memento Ink by Tsukineko
Paper: pink and Kraft by Prism Papers
Other: Embossed Chipboard by Prima, flower by Prima, ribbon by SEI, pin by Fancy Pants Designs, sewing machine, Snowcap Adirondack Paint Dabber by Ranger

 Funky Friend

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This design was a quicky with a fun look. I stamped my mushrooms onto some Cosmo Cricket cardstock, masking them as I went to create a grouping. Doesn’t Kim draw the cutest mushrooms?! They are colored in with Copic markers and a knotted ribbon gives a quick and inexpensive embellishment.

Stamps: Forest Friendzy (Kim Hughes line) by Cornish Heritage Farms
Ink: Black Memento ink by tsukineko, Vintage Photo Distress ink by Ranger
Paper: Kraft cardstock by Prism, Cosmo Cricket patterned paper
Other: pin by Fancy Pants Designs, sewing machine, copic markers, ribbon from Michaels

Until tomorrow…

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18 responses to “Feeling Pink!

  1. WOW – awesome love story, STINKIN’ CUTE friend card – LOVIN’ ’em both – TFS!

  2. These are gorgeous!!! Love the look of the Kraft cardstock!!!

  3. I love pink too! these are gorgeous!

  4. Love both your cards today Julia. The ribbon on the cards go perfectly with the themes. Both beautiful!

  5. Gorgeous cards Julia, I am glad that you hoarded that embossed chipboard for the perfect project 😉

  6. That wedding card is my favorite. It is so delicate and special.

  7. Gorgeous pink-alicious cards and LOVE the pink and red mushies…you’ve totally inspired me…

  8. Wonderful cards-love the pink and kraft together. The fiery floral scrapblock looks like a great backgrounder. tfs

  9. Same layout-total opposites-I love it!! I absolutely adore the first one. Such texture. Just beautiful! That’s what keeps me coming back.

  10. Both your cards are just amazing.

  11. Julia I absolutely love the first card today. The ribbon is so gorgeous. I also love the DP and textured chipboard. You have a way of pulling these all together to make a thing of beauty. TFS

  12. This first card is so beautiful! The second card is very pretty! Love them both!

  13. Wow, these are so beautiful….i love the white on pink backgrounder stamping. Stunning work :)

  14. I especially love the love story card! That pink with the Kraft looks amazing! and that ribbon is beautiful. Love it! It makes me think of Taylor Swift’s song..

  15. I don’t normally do pink but that card with the pink and the Fiery Floral scrapblock is SOOOO Elegant!!! Love it!!!

  16. Kraft and pink is amazing together! What amazing creations, Julia. I’m floored…again. I’ve got to put my sewing machine to work to me. Thanks for the great inspiration!

  17. Oh wow! The first one….BEAUTIFUL!!!! The second….totally adorable!!!

  18. Beautiful, love the texture and the colors, that ribbon is perfect for it!
    the second is very cute :)

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