Thursday, February 4, 2010

PPA28: Melon Mambo, Pretty in Pink, and Basic Black

I am excited to share today's card with you because it incorporates one of my favorite color combination's: pink and black! At Pals Paper Arts we are hosting a color challenge using Melon Mambo, Pretty in Pink, and Basic Black.

Here are some tips for this card:
  • I really love the Night and Day DSP (Holiday Mini Catalog) but I don't actually own it. I used My Digital Studio to print off the pattern onto some Whisper White card stock.
  • The flowers from Fifth Avenue Floral were black heat embossed and filled using a blender pen, Melon Mambo, and Pretty in Pink ink pads. Each flower was attached using dimensionals.
  • I used the backside of Melon Mambo Polka Dot Grosgrain and a Pink Pirouette button (retired- In Color 2008) to add some final touches.
I hope you will also play along at PPA!

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Recipe:
Stamps: Fifth Avenue Floral, A Beautiful Thing
Paper: Whisper White, Pretty in Pink, Melon Mambo
Ink: Pretty in Pink, Melon Mambo, Basic Black, Versamark
Accessories: Black Embossing Powder, Heat Tool, Silver Brads, Paper Piercing Tool, Mat Pack, Dimensionals, Linen Thread, Melon Mambo Polka Dot Grosgrain, Pink Pirouette Button (retired), Blender Pens, My Digital Studio

10 comments:

Melissa said...

Oh girl! I am lovin this!

Cards by Gina said...

Oh, Carrie, your card is so beautiful and those flowers are absolutely wonderful! Terrific job on the challenge!

Ann Schach said...

Stunning! This is just soooo pretty!

Carla Bazhenow said...

So pretty, love your flowers and how it all fits together. Beautiful! Hugs,

Patti MacLeith said...

Very beautiful, Carrie!

Kris Kilcoyne said...

Absolutely elegant!

Kim said...

Beautiful card Carrie! I was wishing I had some of the paper myself, guess I'll be downloading soon :)

Mary Fish said...

Those embossed and colored flowers jump off the page. Delightful. Hugs, M

....Linda.... said...

Love the glam Carrie!

Margaret Moody said...

Beautiful card, Carrie! The printed Night & Day paper looks wonderful! Love all the extra touches on the card, too!