Tuesday, 6 August 2013

Pink & White Mimi

I bought two sets of beautiful papers this week and couldn't resist using them on my card today.  The trouble is that one was from a Christmas pad, and the others were hearts.  However, the Xmas papers were so generic that I don't think they are actually seasonal, so I've used them on a non-festive card !!  I wanted to create a really softly coloured card rather than it being too bright, so I've water-coloured my image with DI reinkers, embossed the largest panel and stitched around all the edges.

The theme today at Top Tip Tuesday is embossing and I've used an embossing folder called 'In Bloom'.  I followed a sketch from The Sketchy Challenges which was quite detailed, so with all the layers and embossing, I didn't add too many other embellishments or die cuts; just a few pearls, some embroidery threads and a single die-cut flower.

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Sarah said...

Fantastic painting, fantastic papers, fantastic layout....need I go on?! I REALLY like this one!! xx

martina's kaartjes said...

love it ! really great! love your coloring,
greetings, martina

Mojca said...

What fabulous colouring Annette. love it. hugs! MOjca

Christine L said...

Your card actually made me go 'ooooh oooooh ooooooooh!' out loud!! LOVE LOVE LOVE it Annette... and I HAVE TO HAVE that paper!

Big hugs
Christine x

Barbara GR said...

This is just awesome!!! Your no line colouring is every time better :))) Gorgeous!!! I love it!!!
Barbara GR

Heather said...

A gorgeous card Annette, a great design and lovely papers!! Your beautifully coloured is adorable and lovely details!!

Thanks so much for joining Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge
Heather xx

Sonia said...

Beautiful card, love all the pinkness
Hugs Sonia xx

Dreamtime Designs said...

Hi Annette,
Totally love your design. The papers are perfect even if they are from a Christmas pad :) Love your colouring & the style is gorgeous. Love it!

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Sharon said...

A beautiful card Annette. Just love the softness thereof. So very pretty! hugs Sharon xx

Wendy Nicola Jackson said...

Gorgeous Netty! Love those papers!! Hugs, Wends x

Kirsty-Anne Duckworth said...

Hi I just love her with your soft colouring and the beautiful papers and embossing. I just love how you have used the sketch with all the lovely layers and cute banner in the corner..It's just fantasic..Thank you so much for joining us in The Sketchy challenges ;0)

Larissa said...

Wow amazing card! I am in love with your colouring on this image, so so so pretty! The heart paper is really adorable.


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