Tuesday, April 5, 2011

Hand Stamped Sentiments Challenge #62: PINK-A-Licious

Hi there bloggin' friends and Happy Teriffic Tuesday to you! I am usually pretty stoked about Tuesday since it is THE day for a new challenge at Hand Stamped Sentiments. But THIS WEEK, I am just "tickled PINK" because our challenge is ALL about my favorite color! I hope you will join us and play along. Also, please help us welcome our newest DT member, Krista Jensen, to the team this week.
My assignment for this challenge was to make a "gift set". Now, I am NOT the queen of 3-D projects so I decided to make something I have had on my "to-do" list for quite some time: a Post-It Note Holder. (click it for a link) 
I was struggling with my card design until I saw this week's sketch at Mojo Monday. I was immediately inspired. This sketch ROCKS! Thanks so much for the MOJO, gals! :)
I also tried something new with a "double-bow". Side note: anyone remember the goofy "Double Rainbow Guy" from YouTube? Somehow that is ALL that is stuck in my head right now. Haha! "Double BOW...WOW...It's so awesome!" Sorry for that random thought...back to the card...;)
The first time I saw these fan fold flowers were from the fan-tab-u-lous, Nance Leedy. (click her name for the link.) Ever since I saw her post, I have been hooked on them! They are super-easy to make, too. Oh, and the total BLING count on these projects is a whopping 32!! New record...YES!!! :)

I'm also submitting this one to Our Creative Corner for their fun recipe challenge, this week (thanks Vicki): *Girl Power! using a Handmade Paper Flower, Ribbon and Bling!* 
Thank you SO much for stopping by today! I sure hope you will get your "PINK ON" and share your creations at Hand Stamped Sentiments this week. If you made it through my lengthy post, HOORAY! Before you go, please leave a comment to say hello. I truly appreciate the time you took out of your day to visit me. :) Until next time...Have a HAPPY day! 

Stampin' Up! Supply List: 
Stamps: Something to Celebrate (hostess set, Occasions Mini)
Paper: Ice Cream Parlor  DSP (retired Sale-A-Bration) Melon Mambo, Pretty in Pink, Basic Black and Whisper White card stock
Ink: Basic Black Classic ink
Accessoriies: Scallop Trim Border punch, 2-3/8" XL Scalloped Oval punch, Basic Black 5/8" Satin ribbon, Modern Label punch, Word Window punch, Basic Rhinestones, 1/2" Circle punch, 3/4" Circle punch, Flower from  the Itty Bitty Shapes punche pack, Perfect Polka Dots Embossing folder, Final Press Embossing Folder, Scallop Border punch, Stampin' Dimensionals and Sticky Strip
Non-SU! Accessories: Pink Post-It notes

37 comments:

  1. Pink with anything is wonderful but pink with black is 'da bomb'! Your card and post-it holder are absolutely fabulous .... so meticulously finished and perfectly detailed.

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  2. Gorgeous!!! Love the bling 32 yippee!!!! Isn't Pink your fav color? I love everything about his card and will have to try the fan flowers, always say I will then forget. Just love it all. Hope you are doing well and give those fur babies all chin rubs and belly rubs.

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  3. Anne Marie I LOVE your Pink-a-licious card and box. So pretty. Who would have thunk? So many shades of pink?? but that black just makes everything POP beautifully.
    Love your flowers, so pretty and your BLING! Wow... 32??? I am WAY too stingy to give that many away on one card,(I do mail almost everyone of mine) but it sure looks beautiful. Love the double bow, but never made one.. I'm off to see what that's all about. Hugs.
    PS: I need a 'box' for a set of gift cards right now, and this design has got me thinkin'.

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  4. I love this project! Pink is one of my favorite colors as well. Both the card and the post it note holder are gorgeous!

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  5. WHOA! These are just yummy looking! LOVING that pink and black together and they're beautiful.
    Lynn

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  6. Anne Marie,

    Your project is so pink-a-licious. This set would look great on my desk...hint, hint. Just kidding. I know your putting it on your desk. Love all the bling it coordinates so well with the Polka Dot Embossed layers.

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  7. Holy Hanna, look at this pinkalicious and "anne marie" classic pink style card combo! WOW! I have missed your blog and trying to keep up but this just dropped my jaw! What a stunning, stunning card color pairing but that flower, wowza, just as delish as can be. Elegant and classy and yet has enough girly girly fun to it - this just screams YOU! Beautiful, my friend! Muah! x0x0

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  8. I love these.. Look at all that Pink and Black.. They came out great!

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  9. WOW!! You did an AWESOME job on this challenge. WOW!!!!

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  10. Wow! Pink and bling! Your projects are wonderful! I love the fan fold flowers. Beautiful work!

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  11. I love it!! The colors ane awesome and love the bling.

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  12. gorgeous...love all the details

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  13. Although I am not a big fan of pink, WOW! This is so stylish that I can say that I love it in spite of the pink! I think it's the combo w/ the black and the bling! Beautiful card!

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  14. Love your pink-a-licous!! Such a beautiful card and you can never go wrong with pink and bling!!

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  15. I love it! What a wonderful project. I really like those colors too. Pink is great!!

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  16. Wow, Anne Marie, what classy creations and talk about pretty in pink! Gorgeous everything! Especially love the flowers... Thanks so much for sharing the link to the tutorial!

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  17. Fabulous project Anne Marie! It is so perfectly YOU! The pink, the bling the happy flower--all just perfectly pink-a-licious! Thanks for the sweet shout-out too! ((hugs))

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  18. ding ding ding!!! this one is a winner! Wow... such fabulous card and that luscious satin black ribbon just makes it so elegant as well. I forgot how awesome pink and black look together. And the BLINGS... oh my, every single one is a hit~ especially the ones used in that stunning flower center.

    p.s... turned out I enjoyed hubby's movie pick better than mine. :o) Guess it was because I kept comparing the other movie to the book.

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  19. Gorgeous pink and black cards Anne Marie! Love all the bling.

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  20. Beautiful bright cheery pink :)

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  21. What an awesome set Anne Marie! I love the color combo you used & that fan flower is gorgeous!!!!! Excellent work as always & TFS!!!

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  22. Anne Marie, LOVE this! The two shades of pink work beautifully with the black. I also love that you incorporated texture onto each layer. And.. I am a firm believer in the fact that you can never have too much bling!
    Hugs
    jaydee

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  23. Wowza!! You went to town n this one! The textures and layers...love it!!

    I am returning a favor from a while back...giving you the Stylish Blogger Award! (again!)
    Check it out:
    http://kimpadan.blogspot.com/2011/04/stylish-again.html

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  24. AWESOME!!!!!!!!!
    I've made post it note covers before but NOTHING like this!!!! You rocked it!!!!

    Great job on the mojo sketch too!!! I looked at it this week and passed it by....too much going on to fit it into MY week!! So happy to take a look at yours too!!

    Thank you for considering a donation for Haylee!!! Bless you!!

    Maria :)

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  25. I love Melon Mambo & the Mojo Monday sketch this week!! Fantastic job!!

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  26. Now this is just too snazzy for words!! I love the mixture of the bright pink and the soft pink with the black. Gorgeous paper flowers as well. Fun Fun Fun!!

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  27. Oh how pretty, such a sharp design and I love all the pink!

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  28. Love it AM! You are definitely in the Pink Zone here!! How perfect for you! I was thinking of using this flower on my PP card for Sunday...love them!!!
    Hugs,
    Lesley

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  29. Your work is magnificent! Love the card and all the elements in it. TFS :)

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  30. Can't get more girly than using pink! Your gift set is just so pretty with its pearls and lovely rosette. It's definitely going to bring a smile to some lucky recipient's face! So glad you joined in the fun with us this week at Our Creative Corner.

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  31. This is gorgeous, I love the colors and the flower! The postit note holder is so cute too, I might just have to make a few of those! Thanks so much for joining us on the OCC girl power challenge this week.

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  32. Wow--love the "pinkalicious"-ness of this card and all of the layers.

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  33. Your two pink creations are just fabulous~love all the pink. One of my favorite colors too.

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  34. This is so beautiful! Love you scalloped flowers.

    Robbie

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  35. Pink and Black is one of my fav color combos. Love the layers and bling.. Beautiful!

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  36. GREAT CARD> WOW.. it has everything going right for it. LOVE LOVE LOVE IT :)

    Jess

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  37. So gorgeous! Love all that bling! Thanks for playing Mojo Monday!

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Thank you for taking the time to leave a comment!
Have a great day! :)
Anne Marie