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Tuesday, 5 May 2015

It's All About Pink!

I used a technique from the Craft Stamper mag for the background on this card.  I've since found out its called the Retiform Techinique.  (thanks Kathy)
I used 2 shades of Adirondack pinks, Shell Pink and Raspberry.  The stamps were freebies in a craft mag a while ago and are of course by Lavinia Stamps.  I added some glitter to her wings and around the edges, thought it doesn't show too good in the photo.
I'd like to enter this card into the following challenges.
Lavinia Stamps - 31st May
Craft Stamper - 27th May
Crafty Cardmakers - 15th May

17 comments:

downrightcrafty said...

Karen this is gorgeous love silhouettes and the pink back ground is beautiful
hugs Kate xx

Cheryl W. said...

I LOVE this technique, Karen. What a gorgeous card!!!

Nessa's Crafty Place said...

wow!what a gorgeous background-fabulous effect:)
Best wishes,Nessa xx

Marianne Lait said...

Very pretty Karen....loving the background very much..... Good Luck in the Lavinia Challenge and thank you for entering ..... Marianne DT xxx

crafty said...

Gorgeaous background. I would love to know how you do it. Love the silhouettes also. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers and More. Mary

julie_woolston said...

Absolutely gorgeous Karen, thank you for sharing with us at Crafty Cardmakers and More.
Hugs Julie xxx

Wendy McCarthy said...

Love the sun-ray background, very pretty! Thank you for joining us at Lavinia Stamps, good luck! Wendy (DT) xx

Mandi said...

Beautiful your background is amazing! Thanks for joining us at the Craft Stamper Challenge :)

Ellie Knol said...

Gorgeous project! Thanks for joining in the TIMI challenge at Craft Stamper!
xxx Ellie xxx

My name is Wynneth said...

Your card is beautiful Karen and soooo pretty in pink !

hugs
wynneth
x

Linda said...

Simply stunning! Thank you for joining in with the Craft Stamper challenge ... good luck! Linda xx

Karen Clare said...

Fabulous Karen, gorgeous shades of pink too.
Thank you for entering the Lavinia Stamps challenge
Good Luck
Karen (DT) xx

Barbara said...

Beautiful card, Karen....I love the 'rays' technique, and I'm using it a lot at the moment....great effect. Love the soft pink too. Thanks for sharing with us at Lavinia Stamps.
Barbara x

Melissa Latchem said...

Great background, such texture.
Many thanks for joining the Lavinia Stamps challenge and good luck!!! Melissa (DT)

Skylark said...

Ooh, yet another technique I'll have to try. Just love getting inky and messy once in a while! Stef x

Elina Strömberg said...

Beautiful! The background is amazing, and the black silhouette on the pink background looks so good! ♥
Thank you for playing with us at Craft Stamper TIMI challenge. Hoping to see you with us again in June!

Kathyk said...

Big Congrats on your Craft Stamper win, Karen

Kathyk