Friday, October 22, 2010

Pretty in Pink

Hello again!
I am posting like crazy today. This will be it for today. I made this sweet card using an image from Stamping Dragon Designs. They are the sponsor this month at the Stamping Vacation Challenge blog. Lots of challenges still open for this month. I was in a cutesy, pinky kind of mood today. So, I put together this card using the Dress Dummy image.

The image was printed out from the computer onto white CS. Then I stamped a background stamp (Stampabilities) with Tattered Rose ink (Ranger) and added a little distressing. Make sure the printer ink is really dry! It is notorious for smearing! Stamped "For You" with Ruby Red ink (both from SU). Made card from Coral Pink CS (DCWV). I watercolored the skirt with Ruby Red ink (Stampin' Up) and added some pearl stickers. I die cut and embossed some buttons and a heart shaped lock with a Spellbinders set. I distressed the die cuts with the flat end of a watercolor crayon (SU) and rubbed it with my finger. Works great! I wrapped a strip of pink tulle around the lock. I also added a little pink satin bow.

Well, since I showed you the inside on the previous post, I will for this card too.

The same process was followed for the inside ( down size the image before printing onto white CS). The CS from Staples goes through the printer just fine.

Challenges for Pink Dress Dummy:

Cheerful Stamp Pad: Pink and Woman

Totally Gorjuss: Pink

Stamping Vacation No No Challenge: No Images that start with S

Alice in Wonderland: Use a door, gate or key hole-I used a heart lock with a keyhole.

Sandy's Space-New Challenge blog!: Use one of 4 Frames as Inspiration. I used the Create Beauty frame. I think it is more of a hairdressing theme, but it had a pair of scissors so I felt it could be used for my sewing themed card too.

Post number two done. I guess I had better get to some other things around the house. Have a hap hap happy day!



  1. So pretty, Karen! I love the pinks! the pearls are wonderful! Love the buttons and lock in the corner! Terrific job with this image!

  2. I love the image. Thanks so much for entering my challenge.

  3. Such a lovely "dreamy" card with all these fab pinks. Ira

  4. Such a pretty card Karen. Love the design of your card and the colours also. Hugs Michele x

  5. Such a softly pretty card. I love the airy volume imparted by the tulle.

  6. This is gorgeous! Love those pearls! Thanks for joining this challenge my DT pal! :)


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