Monday, May 4, 2015

Make It Monday #211


The challenge:  to use gelatos for a softened background effect.   I decided to turn my "Mums the Word" stamp set into peonies instead.  Just for fun, now that I have a Misti, I tried using Sweet Blush ink.  I rarely use it because it is so pale, it just doesn't show up on a card.  But this time I stamped multiple times with the Misti and I really liked the effect.  By the time I added the leaves, it was clear that a monochrome background with a subtle pink gelato was the best choice. 
I'm not usually one for subtlety, but this just seemed the right way to go.
-- added a hint of accent with translucent sequins, and done.

Image:  PTI Mum's The Word
Ink:  PTI Simply Chartreuse, Sweet Blush
Paper:  PTI Linen Cardstock
Gelato:  Faber-Castell pale pink


  1. Very beautiful. Love the subtle pink.

  2. So pretty with the stampings in the corners!

  3. OH my gosh this is absoultly gorgeous! Love the softness of your shading!

  4. Beautiful! Your inking really shows the texture of the linen cardstock well. This is truly gorgeous!

  5. Beautiful soft shading with the pink gelato. And peonies it is! Must try the sweet blush with my misti, love the pink you got!

  6. This is SO pretty...just love how you got the shade of Sweet Blush using your MISTI and am definitely going to have to try that! And I think you made the right call by making the background the same soft's just beautiful! :0)