Monday, 16 April 2012

I should stay away from you...

.. but I couldn't resist .. :) ..
Okay, what I meant was I need to focus first on Magnolia Ink assignments before I start inking the really cute stamps from the Spring kit club. But they were calling me and I just couldn't say no :( ..
I am really looking forward to seeing the whole collection which is focused on summer folies.. the beach, sailor suits, treading in the water, flowers and bees :) .. I love summer :) I wish I could go to the beach and get really tanned (which is pretty easy for someone like me), walk on sand, eat barbequed food and snow ice. Being in this part of the world (south east Asia), we only know two seasons which is summer and rain. And in Singapore we get to experience that everyday..
I'd like to share a card with all of you using a stamp from the Spring kit club. I love this stamp :) Edwin reminds me of my nephews who like to hunt for sea creatures when we are at the beach.

Edwin with Starfish
Materials: Patterned Papers: Basic Grey; Cardstock: Bazzill; Sheer Flowers: Maya Road; Rhinestones: Me and my Big Ideas and Kaiser Crafts; Misc Flowers, stamen and twine; American Crafts Pen; Paper Doily
Stamps: Magnolia Stamps from the 2012 Spring Stamp Club and Wedding Collection; Archival Ink; Distress Ink; Schut cold press Aquarelle paper; Misc Flourish stamp; Versamark Ink; American Crafts embossing powder
Tools: polka dot embossing folder from Cuttlebug

I've now started using cold press paper for Distress Ink coloring, I'm still getting used to it and I'm sure there's still room (ok, maybe a whole floor :)..) for improvement. I couldn't stay away from using bright and colorful hues, that's just me :) I feel like soft colors are really not me, but the beauty of the Magnolia stamps is they are really perfect for any coloring mediums and colors that will suit your preference. For the sentiment, I actually wrote it and embossed with powder.
That's it for me today, I hope you guys have a great week ahead!


  1. Beautiful bright colours Pearl. I like your card and you used a very nice image of Edwin. Perfect with this background.

    Greetings Henny.

  2. Dear Pearl .. so jealous with you, I have not receive my stamp club yet :(
    but ... I enjoyed your card :D
    thanks for sharing your gorgeous creation with Edwin.


  3. Love the bright color here :)
    Hugs, melissa - new follower:)

  4. Gorgeous card, my the details you have added, so pretty and such fab colours!
    Hugs Tab xxx