Red + Pink challenge

Red + Pink = Valentines this week!

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Simon is, as always, offering a generous $50 voucher that will be randomly drawn from the eligible entries each week. Join the fun by creating a project this week – and for your chance to win a $50 voucher you should hop on over and join in the challenge here.

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I got a little metal edge with my embossed (hand cut) heart element, and I had a lot of fun using red Dylusions paint + White Gesso + brown ink to create my background. Loads of mixed media elements happening – but simple card! The black words are from the new Tim Holtz Chit Chat… loving the bigger size!
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If you’re into Mixed Media techniques + cards you might want to check out my online class!

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It is self-paced and available now. There are also some bonus lessons being added soon + contributors. It’s a fun class!

13 thoughts on “Red + Pink challenge”

  1. May, I really love this card! I love the texture, how it looks like a piece of a metal thing (yeah my great terminology), how the kraft type color or paper shows through, the stitching. All of it. I really love all of your cards they are all awesome but this one has really jumped out at me. Love! Michelle t

  2. I love the simplicity here (less is always more IMHO) and what a clever way to use that embossing die. You’ve given me great inspiration for creating a card for my hubby.

  3. You know I love your stitching, May! And you’re always so innovative. I don’t think I would’ve ever though to make a card have a cool faux-metal-panel texture like that. Brilliant!

  4. I adore the embossed heart which makes such a strong and striking impact on the front of your beautiful card! Just fabulous, May! 🙂

  5. From the embossing to the stitching there is so much wonderful texture in your card! I love the colors you chose to play with, too! TFS!

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