Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Sweet Stamps Challenge 1 - Shades of Pink

Today is the first challenge on the Sweet Stamps blog.  Anyone can enter, but if you use a Sweet Stamps rubber stamp you get two entries into the challenge for a chance to win a $20 shopping spree.  Our challenge this week is for Stacey, the owner of Sweet Stamps......

Shades of Pink 
(her favorite color)

For my card, I decided to get my parchment craft supplies out and have some fun (in spite of having to use pink, ugh!)


I began by stamping Filigree Frame with white dye ink onto 36# vellum .  Then I stamped Fancy Flower Large 2 one time, Fancy Flower Med 2 two times and Small Fancy Leaf two times.  Using my Embossing tools and Embossing Mat from the back side of the vellum, I traced the outlines of the images.  On the flowers I filled in some areas with dry embossing for more interest, then used my Memento marker to add some color.  I used a 4-split Perforating Tool to cut out the leaves and the flowers.  Added some gems and mounted it on my card stock base and I was done.  

Be sure to visit the Sweet Stamps blog to see what the rest of the design team has come up with and to play along with us for a chance to win a $20 shopping spree at Sweet Stamps

15 comments:

Karen W said...

OMG this is gorgeous!!! Of course it's pink so that makes even prettier, LOL

Bonnie Brown said...

Love the parchment work of your card. The color is perfect too!! This is a beautiful card, totally!

Posh Cat Crafts said...

Wow Sandy, this is a work of art, simply STUNNING and just so beautiful.. happy first challenge week if we can call it that. Been so excited to get home to come and congratulate all the DT on our first challenge..

Hugs
Tamara

Anonymous said...

Beautiful!. I haven't done any of that in a while and may dig my things out also. I love the pink!!! LOL Edna

Jacqueline L. Challiss Hill said...

Very pretty. I hadn't seen any of your parchment crafting skills before. Love it!

Craftyanny said...

really pretty and delicate Sandy
Anne x

Dawn said...

I am loving this Sandy!I can't wait to play with some of these- so happy to be part of the team.

~ Kendra ~ said...

Beautiful card Sandy! I can't wait to try doing the parchment craft!!

Mary Frances said...

WOW! Sandy this is gorgeous! I can't wait to create with parchment. Thanks for choosing me to be a part of this great team! Hugs xx

dmbennett said...

Beautiful Card Sandy. I love the look of the parchment craft, Can't wait to give it a try myself... Thanks for letting me be a part of this great DT....

jonim52 said...

Your parchment cards are magnificent, even if you don't like pink. I can't wait to try this technique! Fabulous job with this design team and today's challenge.

polkacabana said...

Oh wow CAN'T wait till we all have to do this along with you! Flying to CA anytime soon? HA HA! You are the master Sandy! Gorgeous! ELEGANT is what first comes to mind!!

Jacki Randolph said...

Absolutely Gorgeous Sandy!! It looks so elegant and I love it!! Oh I think I am going to love parachment crafting!!

Thanks for all you have done and do for the team. Your fantastic and so well organized!!!

Hug's xxxx

Karen Linarez said...

This is a simply beautiful card. I've tried some parchment craft many years ago (before there was even a well-known name for it here in the states) and it was so much fun. I love it and am surely going to try it again. Thanks for the inspiration!

Jenny Gropp said...

Just bought me some fancy Pergamano tools, but know I will never be ever to do this quite like you do! STUNNING.