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Monday, April 15, 2013

Pink Card with Pearls and Birds

Two pink cards in a row! For this one I've used an image from A Day for Daisies. This woman with birds is one of my favorite images. I colored it with Promarkers, then added Old Paper Distress ink on top. For the pearls in her hair I used glossy accent.

The pink background is embossed  with a cherry blossom embossing folder, and the border of kraft with a folder with script. The pink paper with spots came free with a magazine.

I've used quite a few dies too. The corners, decorative leaves and scalloped circle are made with Spellbinder dies, the birds with a Memory Box die and the tag with a Go Kreate die. I've also used some flowers, pearls, jute and pink ribbon as well as 2 punched butterflies.
The sentiment says "Thank You" in Norwegian and is heat embossed with white embossing powder.


This card is for these challenges:
1) Inkspirational - #15 Photo (2nd entry)
2) Eclectic Ellapu - Put a Tag on it
3) Great Impressions - Pastel Colours and/or Polka Dots
4) Sentimental Sundays - Tag you are It
5) The Squirrel & the Fox - Inspired by a Song/Movie (Movie "The Birds")
6) Allsorts - #202 Letter of Your Name (Pink and Pearls)
7) ABC Challenges - 1-2-3 (1 image+2 punched butterflies+3 die cut birds)
8) Digi Makeover Challenge - Girly
9) Make it Monday - Anything Goes

36 comments:

Jackie said...

Another beautiful card Pia! Love the soft color & the added embellishments!!! Thanks so much for playing with us this week @ ABC Challenges!!!

Wishcraft said...

Gorgeous image and love all your details, especially the little die cut birds! Hugs, Lisa x

Andria said...

Beautiful muted tones and a lovely elegant card. Thank ou for joining us at Eclectic ellapu this week. Why not check out our DT Call.

Andria - EE, DT.

Sue - bearhouse said...

This is stunning Pia. I love the image, gorgeous colour scheme and such beautiful detailing.
Sue xx

Loz said...

Fabulous card and colors Pia. I saw this on MIM..Loz

Mynnette said...

LOVE the kraft color with the pink, Pia! This is just stunning--I adore ADFD and this card is a beautiful display of what you can do with these images! Thanks for joining us at Inkspirational (again)! :)

Shelby said...

Very elegant and stunningly beautiful. Love the color palette you've used and all of the die cuts look amazing.

Shelby

karen said...

So gorgeous Pia, I adore the image she just ooozes beauty and your card is fabulous, Karenx

sandie said...

I love this Pia, my favourite bit is the little birds perched on the top, adorable! Thanks for joining us at Inkspirational and thanks for all your lovely comments on my blog

cotnob said...

This is a beautiful card Pia, your image is gorgeous and I love the Pink/Kraft combination - such a pretty card.
Pauline
x

Laine said...

This is fabulous Pia, lovely subtle colour palette. Love this image. I have her but have not coloured as yet. Stunning creation.
Laine
xx

Mrs.B said...

Hi Pia, this is gorgeoous, such a soft colour, perfect for the image.
Avril xx

aussie aNNie said...

Sensational Pia, you know everytime I see this image I think I must colour mine in and never get around to it. Love this colours theme and flowers, birds and embossed background...stunning..xx

KraftyKoolKat said...

Hi Pia this is so stunning. Gorgeous colouring and lovely layout.

Hugs
Cathy
xxxxx

Shirley-anne said...

AWESOME !
Love the whole darn thing . Nice touch those little birds on frame top. Thanks for sharing on Make it Monday

scrappymo! said...

Love everything about this card...That image is so delightful...I am going to pop over there to check it out. Little Miss C loves to go to the park her Mum works at as there is a wetland bird conservation area. They have guided tours through and the walkers learn about the birds. At certain times of year, the chickadee population is high and if you are quiet and very, very papient you can pput out your hand with bird seed on it and they will light on your hand and eat it! She has had this happen several times...she also will sit for half and hour with her hand out and has had butterflies land on her hand.
I would love to make her this card for her birthday...i would make the sentiment that the chickadees say Happy Birthday!!!

Your card is so gorgeous...that pink and kraft together is wonderful and I love the little die cut birds you added...gorgeous!

Marlies said...

A beautiful, elegant card in lovely colours! A fab image and such lovely details and embellies. The little birds look so sweet and go perfectly with the image. A fantastic card. hugs, Marlies

Heather said...

Hi Pia, such a wonderful card, I drew my eye to MIM. A stunning design and lovely colours. Your image is so beautiful and I love your gorgeous details!!

hugs
Heather xx

Zippy said...

Such a beautiful card, lovely colours and papers and adore the image xxx

Sue M B said...

Oh Wow! this is gorgeous Pia… what a beautiful image and your soft colouring is perfect! I love the layout and the Kraft details… all the embellishments are stunning… it's a fab card!! :-)
Hope you are having a good week!
Big hugs
Sue xx

Ruth M said...

So soft and pretty, absolutely beautiful Pia! I adore those tiny die cut birds at the top and your other accents! Thanks for sharing a second card with us at Inkspirational for our photo challenge! Ruth x

Decosse's Dynamite Doodles said...

Such a lovely card Pia. I too really love that image. I especially love the little birdies sitting up at the top. Such a nice touch. Looks like I've caught up again. Take care and see you again soon.

Lisa

Meighan Wheller said...

Beautiful work Pia. Love this image and you have coloured it wonderfully. Love all the details including the embossed folder. Lovely work as always ! Thanks for sharing with us at Inkspirational. Take care. Meighan

Craftnut said...

Thanks for joining us at allsorts this week Tracy x

Kristi said...

Stunning card, Pia! I love the color combination and how you've perched your little birds on the top,excellent work! Thank you for playing along with us this week at Sentimental Sundays!

Hugs,
Kristi♥

happyglitzygirl said...

Great choice of image and wonderful colouring, thanks for playing with us at the Squirrel and the Fox, blessings Hilde

Asha said...

Stunning, Pia! Love the muted look. Very elegant. You've used a beautiful shade of pink....classy!
Thank you so much for taking the time to leave me a sweet comment. Was comforting to hear from you during this painful time.
xxx Asha
Sunny Summer Crafts

Winnie said...

just lovely! I love the pink/brown color combo and the image and the tiny birds!

Patricia St Martin said...

Pia, I just love this image and your neutral colors. You colored her so beautiflly and love your layout. She is so elegant.
Hugs, Patricia

Julia said...

I saw your beautiful creation on Make It Monday and had to visit and take a closer look. Gorgeous! TFS!

My entries are #9, #18, #234, #235, and #243.

I would love to have you visit my blogs: Paper and Scraps Creations by JuliaMe and Myself on the Dark… and My Art... Healing The Soul and become a follower.

Hugs,

Julia

Mary Marsh said...

This is such a pretty card-love all the die use on your card as well-thanks for sharing it with us at the Great Impressions Stamps April polka dots/pastels challenge.

Danielle Vincent said...

Hi Pia - you've hit it out of the ballpark with this one for me! Love the soft colors, the layers and the embellishments you used. It all adds up to a gorgeous card that I just couldn't stop looking at. Thanks so much for joining us this week at ABC Challenges.

Emily Lauritzen said...

Gorgeous card! I love using pink on my cards...seems to be my go-to color! Love all the die cuts that you've combined here, and the sweet little birds in the corner!
Thank you so much for joining us at Digi Makeover!
<3 Emily L.-DT

Patty Gorka said...

I love this card, Pia! It's so soft and pretty and I love the pink! Thanks for playing along with us this week! When you have time be sure to stop by our challenge blog. I have your card featured in our winners post today, you are our Facebook Favorite this week! http://abcchallenges.blogspot.com/

Skye said...

This is so lovely. The colours are so beautifully subtle. Love the image and the little birds in the corner

Gail said...

Absolutely gorgeous. Elegant, wonderfully done. --Gail