Wednesday 22 February 2012

Spanish Olive and Pink Variations

This time the Gingersnap Creations Color Challenge is about using just two colours in your project whereby these colours can be used in any variation you can think of .... my choice fell on Spanish Olive and various shades of Pink
I took some slightly textured white card and embossed it with a Cuttlebug embossing folder - after inking the folder with VersaMagic Spanish Olive. The inking was done unevenly which gives a bit of a distressed effect on the card. I coloured the raised areas - little flowers - with Copics in various Pinks.
For the stamped images I inked some white card with Distress ink 'Spun Sugar' which gave a very subtle pinkish background. All images are from the Relish Reading Plate from Rogue Redhead Design. I stamped the sentiment and cut it with a Nestabilities die. The wonderfully sweet children were stamped twice - once in Spanish Olive and once in Pink Petunia - and clear embossed. I then cut the images and positioned them on the card.
For more wonderful inspiration do hop over to the Gingersnap blog and join in the play! Petra.

Linked to: Der/Die/Das Blog von Bawion
Allsorts Challenge Blog


judyjstamper said...

cute card and love the color choices.

Sharon said...

Gorgeous Petra - love the colours you chose and that background is great!

Anonymous said...

Great card, Petra! The kids look great in pink and olive!

brandi said...

~i love the two colors you chose to work with on this card...and the raised flowers are a sweet added touch...beautiful always are the pieces you share...i hope you are well...much love light and blessings~

Shelly Schmidt said...

Oh what a great idea for a two color card- I love this card- very cool background!

trisha too said...

Pretty, Petra! I love that texture!


Marjie Kemper said...

Great card! Love the random coloring of your embossed background.

Mummylade said...

What a lovely project! Thank you so much for playing along with us at Allsorts this week and good luck!

Jill Marcott-McCall ~Feathers & Flight~ said...

Beautiful Design Petra! I Love your Use of Color here and the Embossed Background!
Thank You for Your Sweet Visit!
Have a Wonderful Weekend!

dickchen said...

Eine schöne Karte mit einem super Hintergrund.
Vielen Dank für deine Teilnahme bei Bawion!
Liebe Grüße,

mgoll88 said...

Thanks for joining us at Bawion


Natascha said...

Hi Petra!
Love your card and the embossed background. Lovely way of using our colour challenge. Thank you so much for joining us at Bawion.

Hugs, Natascha

Birgit's Blog said...

Eine schöne schlichte Karte.
Vielen Dank für Deine Teilnahme bei Bawion.



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