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Friday, 20 February 2009

Pink Elephant Challenge 2

The Challenge at Pink Elephant this week was to use 'GLITTER' ... which, I have to tell you, is not something I find easy.
'Flitter' more describes what I have done with this card ... but hey ho ... it sparkles enough for me.

If you look carefully you'll see a 'hint of a tint' of pink glitter on the stamped flower, (isn't that Penny Black stamp just scrummy??), but I accidently dropped a humungous blob of fushia pink glitter on the green flower brad ... so I decided to be extravagant and leave it to set.
Must be getting brave in my old age.
Strangly enough I quite like the finished result ... sometimes things are just meant to be aren't they?
I added some adhesive gems for extra 'bling' and some 'faux stitching' ... and that was about all I could cope with.
Hope it fits the criteria for the PE Challenge but regardless, my niece loved her birthday card ... and, for me at least, that's what really counts.
The background paper was one of the lovely designs sent by Tiggertastic for my birthday and was just perfect for what I wanted.
The Penny Black stamp was coloured using Whisper Brush Markers.
More practice needed obviously but getting there I think.

10 comments:

Tasha said...

Hey Max cute card!!!! Your card is on its way lol
love tasha

Robin said...

Great card Max!! I love that little image of mice. So cute! I added your link to mrlinky for you. I am sorry it isn't working, but I will be more than happy to add your link in for you each week if you can't get it to work. Thanks for joining us at TPE this week!!
Robin

Ann said...

Max I think this is just gorgeous. Your colouring is lovely and I did click and enlarge to look at the detail and the shading is fabulous.

A lovely card and I'm not surprised your niece loved it. Thanks for entering it for the challenge - I do appreciate your support Max.
Ann xxx

Shirley said...

How cute and adorable they are! I love your card and especially the bling!~!!

** Irene ** said...

Wow, Max fantastic and gorgeous card.
I love the stamped image, and your colouring and shading is perfect.

I am not surprised you neice love her card.

luv
irene
xxxx

Tina said...

So very sweet! I love that stamp!

torpenhow07 said...

That image is just soooooooo cute, and I think your take on the glitter is just right. I think your colouring is lovely too

Carol said...

Cute image, such a pretty card and your 'bling' is fab!
Thanks for entering our challenge at TPE....

Hugs
Carol x

Rachel said...

Gorgeous Max, the stamp is so cute...

Rachelxx

neverenoughrubberstamps said...

Very Cute Card!
Those mice are adorable.

Cheers,

Dorothy