Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Prettie Wednesday

Two weeks ago, Jana challenged the Prettie Girls to Try a New Technique. I decided on using the Salted Background Technique with my Rainy Day Friends set from Paper Pretties. I LOVE the way it turned out, I only wish I would have used lighter colors for the background instead of adding Pacific Point and Tangerine Tango. They came out so dark. It still works, but next time I'll go for more of a pastel palette. This card was definitely inspired by all of the rain we've had lately. :)

Be sure and check out what the rest of the Prettie Girls created for this challenge.

Christi Thorsen
Danielle Lounds
Frances Byrne
Jackie Pedro
Jackie Rakoski
Jana Weaver
Jessica Diedrich
Jessie Rone
Jodi Collins
Julie Masse

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day! SUPPLIES USED: Stamps- Rainy Day Friends (Paper Pretties); Ink- Pacific Point, Baja Breeze, Tangerine Tango, Groovy Guava (SU), Onyx Black (Versafine); Paper- Groovy Guava (SU), glossy white; Accessories- white gel pen, paper piercer, Labels Two Nestabilities (Spellbinders); Whirligig Buttons (Foofala), coarse salt, Copic markers; Finished card measures 5.5"x4.25"

7 comments:

Janine said...

Charmaine I absolutely love the way the background turned out! The colors are so vivid!
Hope you have a great day!

~Lori (loree2000 SCS) said...

I love the way you used primary colors!! CUTE!!! The BG is outstanding.

Jodi Collins aka Kharmagirl said...

How AWESOME Charmaine! What a FABU technique and awesome result!!! LOVE the button trio also!

StampOwl said...

love it Charmaine

Stamp Talk with Tosh said...

Oh!! I LOVE what you did with that technique Charmaine!! I've never tried it either, but boy, you're tempting me. Fabulous!!

Jana Weaver said...

Beautiful job Charlie...I love the bright colors, especially on the glossy cardstock - looks very cool!!

Julie Masse said...

VERY Cool!! I love the bright colors - very cheery! What a neat technique too! :)

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