Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Live with Passion

Our Badge!!!Welcome to another Words 2 Scrap By challenge--Fight Like a Girl. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month & pink is everywhere--even on the football field!  The perfect chance for me to make my favorite kind of card--girly & elegant.  I never seem to use my tattered rose Distress Ink pad but I will again--a gorgeous shade of pink! Emboss resist is definitely one of my favorite techniques & that's what I did using the Stamplorations Distressed Floral Swirls.
After dry embossing the panel with one of the new 3D We R Memory Keepers folders I sponged a bit more ink on the raised areas & spritzed with Tattered Angels pearl mist. Melissa Phillips "junk bows" are so easy & fun and gave just the right look. The sentiment is from Stamplorations Trendy Butterflies.  I just inked some scraps with the tattered rose, white embossed & mounted them with foam tape. A few years ago I hunted for months to find adhesive pearls to use on cards & finally found one choice--an expensive little pack all one size intended for scrapping wedding pictures.  Guess I was ahead of my time because a year later everybody had pearls in tons of colors & sizes. Well, sequins may be in, but I still love my pearls! Remember to take care of yourself & treasure each day. Thanks so much for coming by. 
I'm entering the Stamplorations Anything Goes Challenge & Pixies Snippets Playground.  Edited to add: Also entering Anything Goes at SSS Wednesday.
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21 comments:

  1. What a pretty card Greta - I love that shade of pink too! And am with you on the pearls, I love them too :)

    Hugs

    Di xx

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  2. This is so lovely Greta ... Really soft and girlie!

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  3. Oh Greta this is so pretty and yes it's very pink and girly too. Just perfect. Barbxx

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  4. beautiful card, greta... so soft and definitely girlie!!

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  5. So, so pretty. I love that color and the "junk" bow. We should all live with passion every day. That's a great sentiment.

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  6. Greta, This card is absolutely gorgeous -- just stunning! And, your sentiment is perfect for our fight-like-a-girl W2SB challenge. :)

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  7. Miss Greta, your card is just so perfect!!! Love the soft color, very feminine and I too love Pearls on my cards. Many hugs, :)

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  8. I love the soft and delicate look and feel to your card! Just beautiful and for a wonderful cause!

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  9. Soft and girly, indeed! Beautiful pink and a powerful message!
    Hugs~c

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  10. Greta this is dripping with elegance. So chic!

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  11. Oh sooooo elegant, beautiful textures and colors :)

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  12. So delicate and feminine Greta, love this!

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  13. This is just gorgeous! What an amazing background!

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  14. Another gorgeous card, Greta! I love the softness of the pink...you're right ~ Feminine and Elegant! And what could be better than that!

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  15. hi Greta! your card is adorable, luv the super fab design! so glad you played along with the Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge!

    sparkle & shine *~*

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  16. This is so feminine and gorgeous, Greta! I love the pearls too!

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  17. Hi, Greta!
    This is simply lovely!
    Love the texture & fabulous design.

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