Monday, March 31, 2008

Pink & Brown fun

German Phrase of the Day: Der Fruehling ist hier. = Spring is here. And it's about time! We're starting to get some nicer days...although rain is still pretty common! Oh well, can't have everything, right?

Here's a quick card I made last week with my Look Who's Perky set from Paper Pretties. I did a light pink watercolor wash on the stamped paper before coloring in the swirls for the frame with my Close to Cocoa marker and then cut it out. Next, I watercolored the sugar bowl pink and brown also and cut it out. I popped it up on the frame, then punched out the greeting, did the wash on it, and then sponged on some chocolate chip.

The card base is chocolate chip with a layer of Pretty in Pink stamped with the linen background in creamy caramel with chocolate chip sponged on to the edges. I finished the card off wtih some pink and chocolate grosgrain ribbon. It's a super quick and fun card to make...and I love the swirly frame!

Hope you all are having a wonderful Monday! This card along with many others will be going out to members of the Paper Pretties RAK group this week...so if you aren't a member...what are you waiting for? And if you are...watch your mailboxes!! :-)

Supplies: (all supplies from SU! unless noted)
Stamps: Look Who's Perky from Paper Pretties

CS: Stamper's Select White, Chocolate Chip, Pretty in Pink

Ink: brilliance graphite black, chocolate chip, creamy caramel, close to cocoa marker
Acc: SU! watercolor crayons, aquapainter, pink and chocolate grosgrain ribbons, dimensionals

TFL!

7 comments:

  1. I really love this, especially the swirly frame! Such a great visual element!

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  2. your card is fabulous! I love the swirl frame with the watercolor wash & your sponging is awesome on the card base

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  3. Oh Jana - great card!!! I love the way you did the swirl frame - wonderful!! :)

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  4. oooh, love that wonky border, it's so surreal and fun! great card!:)

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  5. This is so super fabulous!!! Love it!!!

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