Monday, October 26, 2015

GIU Day 2 - Hope Blooms

Hello everyone!! Welcome to day 2 of my Growing in Unity!! This week, till Friday, I will be sharing projects that I made with Unity Stamps. Let's get on to the project for today.

October is the Breast Cancer Awareness month. So I thought it would be appropriate to make few cards in pink. Here's one for today:


The image is from Unity Stamps' Happiness looks gorgeous stamp set on a piece of kraft paper that I recycled from the grocery bag. I stamped it with VersaMagic white chalk ink and colored with markers and glitter pens. The sentiment, from Unity Stamps' Petal Whimsy {Where Flowers Bloom} stamp set is also stamped with white chalk ink. I didn't have any dark pink cardstock. So I colored the edge of a white card stock with the same marker I used to color the flowers and used it to mat the kraft paper. I used dark pink/magenta glitter tape on the pink card base and adhered the panel at an angle to add more interest. I used my regular hole punch to punch out small circles from the glitter tape and covered it with glossy accent. I'm kind of getting hooked to glossy accent. I seem to use it more often!

I will admit that this card did not turn out the way I had thought, but anyway thought of sharing it so that you can help me in understanding the mistakes that I did and what I could have done better.

Thanks for stopping by. Do visit me every day this week, and leave your thoughts and comments. I will pick 2 winners at the end of this week and they will win 25 random stamps from Unity!! How awesome is that!! See you tomorrow with another new and exciting project.

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25 comments:

aussie aNNie said...

Beautiful and brilliant creation. Love the colours and design.xx{The Journey Is The Start aNNie my personal blog}

Kris B said...

I think your card is wonderful! So glad you shared it even though it didn't turn out the way you envisioned. This happens to everyone, it happens to me more often then I want to admit! I love the coloring on the craft and the glittery accents are a fun touch!

Lagene said...

Love your pretty creation on kraft paper!

Jm monroe said...

It's so important for us to share our triumphs and our not quite as we had hoped for. The colors are just lovely. Enjoy your creations.

Rebecca Yahrling said...

This is really gorgeous! Love white embossing on kraft; love the pink and love the sparkle.

Team Clark said...

Amazing card for the cause! Congrats on your feature! :)

Denise Bryant said...

Love your pretty pink card!

Sue D said...

Very pretty card in pink. I like the white ink on kraft and the sparkly circles.

UTs Hobby Time said...

It's a lovely card. Love the stamped image on the kraft paper.

Bobby said...

I think colors on kraft look wonderful, Berina, and I can't believe you used a grocery bag. Such a wonderful card for a wonderful cause. Thanks for sharing this with us at ATSM this week.

Carole Robb Bisson said...

Thank you so much for taking time to post your very creative art with us this week at Word Art Wednesday in our 206th AG challenge! Blessings and Hugs, Carole

Tami said...

This is so beautiful!!!

Guadalupe Galvis said...

Love it very pretty.

Sindhu said...

Very pretty card...love the idea of using glossy accent on glitter tape...

fiyre43 said...

I think it turned out great! The use of the appear bag was ingenious. Thank you for sharing!

Debra Kenworthy said...

Beautiful card Berina! I love the white stamping on Kraft card and the added colour works so brilliantly. Debra x

KT Fit Kitty said...

This is wonderful! What a beautiful stamp! I love the white on kraft! Gorgeous card and for a very worthy cause!

Ruby said...

Lovely card on the kraft cardstock.

Amy Williams said...

Pretty card! I am addicted to maiking cards on kraft paper and I love the white on kraft.

Sweet April said...

Gorgeous awareness card,it's so simple,sweet,amazing and elegant! I love the sentiment and the details! Wonderful recycling.

ionabunny said...

Very pretty. Love the white on kraft. Hugz

SHartl said...

I think your card is really pretty and I love the white image stamped on kraft. It's such a fun idea to use a grocery bag as your card base.

sharon g said...

WHite ink looks really pretty for the feather. NICE job.

Suchi said...

Glad that you are a part of BC awareness...and indeed pink looks great with Kraft paper! :) Cool card!
Suchi xx

Kenneth Simmons said...

This is very nice. I love recycling and the colors are just perfect.