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Thursday, April 14, 2011

Make Mine Pink and Black

I love pink and black together and was thrilled that Cindy Haffner, our CCEE Stampers challenge hostess for April, chose this combination for our color challenge this week!


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I colored the sundae image (by DeNami Design) with Copic markers.  I then dotted the glass with black fine tip marker and covered with Crystal Effects.  For the ice cream, I added a little Icicle Stickles.  The cherry on top is a small Basic Gray Eva button.

I created my own designer paper using my MFT Die-namics flower.  I cut the flowers out of Pretty in Pink and the leaves out of Certainly Celery.  I added 1/4" circle black dots to the center and then added small white circles from my double circle punch to the very center.  I glued these to black cardstock and added white dotting with a Signo Gel Pen.  I then ran this piece through my Big Shot using the Square Lattice embossing folder.  This technique is referred to as Embedded Embossing.  The Square Lattice embossing folder works exceptionally well for this technique as it presses the flowers into the black cardstock.

Other supplies I used are oval Nestabilities, 1/8" thick dimensionals for my oval panel, pink and white striped ribbon, and pink flirty ribbon.

Why not play along with us by pulling out your pink and black and showing us what you've got?  Check out the details for playing, as well as seeing Joanne's, Tosha's, Cindy's, Shirley's, and Frances's designs, on our CCEE Stampers blog!

Thanks for swinging by!  I love your visits and appreciate your comments!

8 comments:

StampOwl said...

love this Charlene

Bev Gerard said...

Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm!!
I'd take one of those yummy creations, please!!
Lo-cal of course!

!~Bev

Cindy Haffner said...

Girl you ROCKED these colors!!~

Jodi Collins aka Kharmagirl said...

ACK! Charlene, this is AWESOME! LOVE LOVE LOVE how you created your own patterned paper with Die-Namics! This ROCKS!!!

Joanne (jojot) said...

Bertie......I am gazing in awe...that homemade dp is bettah than anything you could store-buy. Fabulous technique that I have not gotten around to trying yet.....so bold and beautiful...love your work, gf and this week it is really shining

wannabcre8tive said...

Charlene, I love your card, it is absolutely beautiful. It really pops. I like how you embossed the flowers and the crinkled ribbon.

Pat (mspfd) said...

Gorgeous, Charlene. Love the background you created -- it looks spectacular. And your button cherry is such a neat detail. As always. your work shines!

Mothermark said...

Oooh! I love this. Yummers, what a treat! I love the black and pink. Your background paper is better than what's in the stores!