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~ Poinsettia In Pink ~

Hello friends ūüôā

When I first started stamping, I steered clear of most flower stamps. ¬† The reason being that I didn’t have a clue what most flowers were and what color they should be. ¬† Roses were easy. ¬†They could be just about any color. ¬†Then one day it dawned on me that what I was doing was unfair to the flowers! ¬† If you can imagine a California Poppy being ¬†purple, then you could color it purple!

Now, I know that poinsettias come in a good variety of colors, but the red ones have always been my favorite.  They are so traditional and I like that.   But today I wanted my poinsettia to be pink.

Well, not entirely pink :).   I stamped the image three times and then I clear embossed each layer.  On the top layer, I tinted the leaved slightly pink and added pink rhinestones.

Here are my details:

Stamps: Rubbernecker Stamps’ Poinsettia SKU: 394-05

Paper: Pink Pirouette, GP White

Ink: Versafine Black Onyx, Versamark, copics

Accessories: Label Two Nestabilities, Swiss dots embossing folder, pink rhinestones, clear embossing powder, dimensionals, sticky tape


Here’s a side view:

I didn’t add a sentiment to this card yet. ¬† I will add it later.

Thanks so much for stopping by!


7 Responses to “~ Poinsettia In Pink ~”

  1. on 05 Dec 2011 at 08:45Marisa

    Flowers can be any colour – said by one who has a huge collection of them. Let your imagination run wild and let the flower fit the card I say LOL! Love how you used the poinsettia on this one. Great card.

  2. on 05 Dec 2011 at 10:35M. Kim Rosati

    This is a beautiful card – I love the simplicity of it and the colors. Thanks too for showing the inside of the card, I’m pretty new to card making so it helps to see how the inside looks!

  3. on 05 Dec 2011 at 13:35Betty Goodson

    Gorgeous card. All flowers can be any color you like, they are always coming out with new colors anyway!

  4. on 07 Dec 2011 at 06:45Monika/buzsy

    Gorgeous card Holly. The poinsettia looks lovely. So neat. The pink is pretty! You are so right! We can use whatever colors we’d like! That’s the fun of it! :o)

  5. on 07 Dec 2011 at 10:10Juanita in OH

    Your card is beautiful! I LOVE pink and you really show it well. TFS.

  6. on 07 Dec 2011 at 18:53Kristi

    This is so pretty!!

  7. on 10 Dec 2011 at 17:53Karen McAlpine

    Love how you made the petals so shinny and dimensional. Lovey card!!

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