Monday, April 1, 2013

Pinspired Challenge #6

Lately I have been loving pink. Not my normal favorite color, but I am drawn to it lately.  When I saw the latest Pinspired Challenge, I immediately had an idea for a card. This happens rarely!  I recently had a birthday, and am making my thank you cards.  My MIL is a big fan of pink and things sparkly...so my challenge card goes to her.
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I used Strathmore Watercolor paper and a Derwent Inktense pencil in fuchsia to create the ombre background.  The seam binding was also died with color from the pencil.  The sentiment is a die cut from Hero Arts using glitter paper...why is glitter so hard to photograph? I am sure my MIL will love it and that is what makes card-making fun.

Have a wonderful day.

Edited- I earned my first blog challenge badge with this card.  4-8-13


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10 comments:

  1. Hi,Cat! I'm sure your MIL will love this card, too! Great ombre effect with the inktense pencils. They are on my wishlist.

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  2. Gorgeous!! I love the effect you achieved with the pencils, Cat.

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  3. Being the pink lover that I am I can tell you this is one gorgeous card! I've never worked with those pencils--great effect!

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  4. How did I miss this yesterday? Wow! Love the ombre effect. You got some inky talents girl!!

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  5. Wooow!! Gorgeous background!! Great take on the inspiration photo!

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  6. Pretty ombre - gorgeous gold embossing!

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  7. Cat, OH, your MIL is going to love this "pink" & "sparkly" BEAUTY! Love how you've created the pretty ombre background. And the seam binding is the perfect finishing touch. Simply beautiful!

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  8. wow your card is amazing.. Thanks for joining us at Pinspired Challenge

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  9. Love the glittered die cut against the ombre background, Cat - beautiful effect!

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  10. Hey congrats on your Pin Pal status at Pinspired Challenges!! I knew this card was a winner!!

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