Thursday, January 01, 2009

Kristina Werner's Color Inspiration #36

I decided to give Kristina Werner's Color Inspiration #36 a try. I've been reading her blog for quite awhile and really enjoy her style. Many of the other blogs I have in my reader were found by looking at Kristina's Color Inspiration Round Up and I look forward to seeing all the cards in her round up each week. I love the colours she chose this week - rose red, pretty in pink, old olive and whisper white.

Since Valentine's Day is just around the corner and the pinks of the inspiration work for that holiday, I decided to make a card for my mom. One problem I have is that I have a limited amount of stamps and other than a few hearts, I don't really have a Valentine's Day stamp. I feel that I need to work on my colouring skills. I was beating myself up a bit about it and then decided to give myself a break. I've only had the markers for a few days and this card is definitely an improvement from the ones I've made in previous years. It's hard when you are comparing yourself to all the wonderful stampers that are out there. I am so thankful that they share their creations so that I have something to aspire towards. The positive thing I can say about this card is that I tried Michelle Skillicorn's Stay Put Bow for the first time and I love how it turned out.

Thanks for looking,

SU Card Stock - Pretty in Pink; Rose Red; Old Olive; Whisper White
SU Designer Paper - Old Olive

Ink - VersaFine Onyx Black
SU Stamps - Send a Celebration
Accessories - Rectangle and Scalloped Rectangle Nestablities; Pink Satin Ribbon from Wal-Mart; SU Markers (Pretty in Pink; Rose Red; Old Olive); Rhinestone from the Dollar Store


Vera said...

Wonderful design! Great card for the challenge!

Tessa said...

I love what you did here! Great job on the card and the challenge!!