Monday 28 October 2013

Pink Damask card

Hi friends, I hope you are all safe after the bad storm
we had last night in the UK. We got off lightly here, just
 very wet and  very windy, but no damage for us luckily.
I have a card to show you today which is not as 'LIM'
or CAS as my usual offerings ........shock horror!

Well it probably is quite plain still but kind of different for
me. Enough rambling come and have a closer look.
 Errr and yes it's yet another pink one lol !

Loving all your beautiful cards I see while visiting
you all. Thankyou ................. so inspiring. 
Not liking how I keep having to buy all the lovely
 'stuff' I see you using though!!! know
 who you are :)

I saw a lovely card over at the very talented  Viv's blog 
and it gave me  an idea to do a background.
 It's called the 'Belleek' technique after pottery of the 
same name.Supposed to give it a sort of
 porcelein/bisque  look.
 I have done a card before using inking
 on the background but I used the raised bits unlike
 the opposite here.Here is a link for  the how to HERE.

Memory Box branch, Die-namics Rolled roses, 
Crafts Too Damask E/F, Momento Angel Pink ink,
Dovecraft pale green shimmery chalk.
613 Avenue Create  #43 Anything goes ( with optional twist Paper Piercing).
The Squirel and the Fox   #55 Pink for Breast Cancer
Crafting When We Can  #56 Make your own flowers



Viv said...

Well you clever girlie!!! Better than mine too!! Love the roses - they finish it off beautifully.
And whoever forces you into buying stuff?? Aren't they just sooooo bad............. lol

Viv said...

No yours is gorgeous Viv , don't be silly ! but thankyou....................erm that will be you I think Viv....and that Christine L too lol !!!! xx

Chana Malkah said...

This is quite beautiful! Thanks for dropping it off by our house here at 613 Avenue Create!
Chana, Owner

Ruth said...

Really beautiful and delicate card - just gorgeous! Ruth x

Canonbury creations said...

Gorgeous card Viv, love that technique:) the roses are so pretty, another die I need to have!
Val x

Christine L said...

So stunning Viv.. absolutely love that technique and will have to try it! And it couldn't possibly be me you're referring to. . Could it? Lol!

Big hugs
Christine x

Viv said...

Thanks Christine...............yes I think it possibly could be lol :)

Cathy said...

Gorgeous card Viv, the colour is stunning, such a pretty effect, Cathy x

Wendy said...

Absolutely beautiful Viv, love the soft pretty colours & design.
Wendy xx

Sue said...

This is stunning Viv, I really love the way you have inked the embossed design and your rolled roses are gorgeous.
hugs Sue xx

Darnell said...

Glad to hear you didn't have damage from the storm, Viv! Thank you for the link to ANOTHER Viv - who knew?! Your card may not be for LIM, but it is a beauty!! Hugs, Darnell

Deepti said...

Wow Viv :) you always make these elegant cards and love the technique. You inspire me always

Jackie said...

OMG Viv, this is absolutely stunning, I love your damask background :o)
Jackie xx

Skye said...

Gorgeous card! I love the technique, colour dainty flowers.
Some Belleek pottery was one of the souvenirs I brought home from Ireland last week


love this fab card, the backing paper and the flowers, thanks for sharing with us at CWWC,

Rosemary said...

oh viv!! what an absolutely gorgeous card... love, love, love!


A stunning creation Viv - so pleased you and the "other" Viv were inspired by my Belleek card!
Hugs, Sylvia x

Viv said...

Thankyou........sorry I should have mentioned your card too Sylvia as Viv was inspired by your card to start with. Hope people will see the links to you on her blog too :) xx

Jo Ann said...

This is so pretty. Love the subtle pink and the embossing folder you used. The flower and the vine complimented your design very well. Wonderful! Thanks for joining the Challenge at our neighborhood---613 Avenue Create! God bless, always!


Bo said...

Adorable card! So beautiful and tender! And your handmade flowers are awesome! Thank you for sharing it with us at Crafting When We Can! Hugs, Bo

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