Sunday, 7 June 2015

Flamingo card

Good morning friends, it's a lovely warm
and sunny day here today. I hope you all
have it too.
Late with my Saturday 'Less is More' card
as our son asked us to join them for a nice
pub lunch and walk yesterday.Their  baby is
 due any minute of course.
 My DIL looks  amazing too. I suggested
 names which they liked, no decision yet 
though ;) Next Friday is the day she will
arrive , unless it happens naturally before
 then. She is breech atm. too still.
Such a  lovely day, anyway I have made my
 card at  last! It's a colour challenge this 
week and....
Of course sunset said pink to me lol. Well
it would of course and everyone who knows 
me won't be at all suprised !
I went for an Ombre look, pale shades of the 
setting sun....well that's what it said to me
 I wanted a watercolour look to my
flamingo and tried my new Zig Clean color
real brush pens. (HAD to get those when I saw
them whilst blog hopping).....yes I know not
easy on  the purse this blog hopping is it!!!
After much effort ( several coloured images) and
 trying various mediums I  relented and had to use 
my trusty Copic pens. The printed image didn't
 like watercolour of  course. 
Loving the new pens though so you will be seeing 
more of them very soon. Sooo hard to open though,
 my poor nails haven't  recovered yet...and I have 
only opened 3 so far!!
Enough waffling from me again,come and have a 
closer look ;) here is my card....
Ombre, Pink, Pink Petticoat
'Less is More'   #227 Sunset
'Virginia's View challenge'   #15 Ombre/Monochromatic
White Linen card
Pink Petticoat Ombre digi papers
PP digi image
Memory Box Stitched rectangles
Clear sequins from stash


Chrissie said...

I guess sunsets can be pretty pink at times Viv, that's one cool flamingo!
Thanks so much
"Less is More"

Natalia Smith said...

Beautiful flamingo image and fabulous card x

Sue said...

I love this Viv, gorgeous image, beautiful sentiment and fabulous colour.
hugs Sue xx

Sazzle Dazzle said...

Pretty and cute card Viv and love the pink coloured sunset.
What you have those zig pens ... already!!!! So jealous! They are on my birthday wish list!!!!! Hope someone is reading this at home!!! LOL!
Thanks so much for sharing and taking part.
Sarah xx
Less is More

Valerie Nolan said...

Beautiful card Viv, love the ombre background and cute flamingo. Exciting week ahead for you all hope all goes well.
Val x

Jackie said...

Wonderful card Viv, love that flamingo :o)
Jackie xx

Sarah Gray said...

Your flamingo is fabulous - love that Pink Petticoat image! Great way to incorporate sunset colours in to your design :)

Christine L said...

Of course, I'm loving this beautiful pink card Viv... and will be thinking about your DIL this week... and your beautiful new grand-daughter to come!

Big hugs
Christine x

Rosemary said...

what a fun card, viv... love the little flamingo!!

Anne said...

I love these PP images - fun pink card!
Wonder if that baby has put in an appearance yet..
Thank you very much for joining us.
Less is More

Gerrina said...

Great sentiment and that ombre looks so good!
Hope your DIL and the baby will start earlier as friday...can imagen that you finally want to see!!
Have a good week, Gerrina

Neets B said...

I always forget about those Pink Petticoat papers, the ombre effect looks great here and I love that flamingo, and love pink sunsets too.
Thanks for sharing with us.
Anita x
Less is More

Eve Maynard said...

Hi Viv
I saw your card at LIM and had to come and take a closer look - LOVE IT!!!

Kim Heggins said...

I love your sweet flamingo...just so cute.

Faith A said...

I can't believe I have missed so many wonderful cards and beautiful too. Lovely news about your Granddaughter and her beautiful name.

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