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You're a true FRiEnD + Q & A!

Hey its Friday, my favorite day of the week and I have decided I will do the Q&A section every Friday because thats the day I am happy and relaxed and at ease and answering questions is easy..LOL

Today's card is one of those it-didn't-turn-out-the-way-I-had-planned cards. I am sure, once in a while we all make such cards :)
I am playing along the Skipping Stone Sketch Challenge#88 (It's Teri Anderson's sketch and I love her style :)) and wanted to combine it with PTI Make it Monday technique - custon copic stip ribbon.


 Supplies: cardstock: Elle Erre Fabriano!; stamps: PTI(Friends 'till the end); ink: Momento(Tuxedo Black), Jenni Bowlin(Cough Syrup);embellishment: American Crafts(ribbon)

Clearly, pink is not my color :) Because I really struggled with this card. I thought the pink was too bright and wanted to balance it with something neutral. But I love the stitching and the ribbon treatment on this card (at least there's something to be proud of here :))


And if you have any questions, leave me a comment here.

Q&A

Q1  Can you give a few tips on stamping and are the flowers stamped in THIS card?        -Anita
A1  Sure I can give you a few tips or maybe more :) I will probably do a separate post for it. And yes the flowers on the card in question are stamped and clear embossed and worked with inks on top.

Q2  Have you stamped the image twice on THIS card?              - Snehal
A2  Yes, the image has been stamped twice once with a light color and then a dark color. It kind of goes well with the whole grungy feel on the card (I think :)).

Q3 Is it hand-stitching on THIS card?                                       - Priyadarshini
A3 This card is completely hand-stitched and it actually took me quite a lot of time :)

Q4 Doilies stamp from Maya Road don't stamp well?               - Tejal, Khushboo
A3 You know what, even the Geometric Pattern stamp didn't work for me in the beginning. I tried it a lot of times before actually getting it right. Please try using a good ink(for me Geometric Pattern gives best result with pigment ink) and try not to apply too much pressure while stamping. These stamps are delicately designed and too much pressure makes them blotchy. I hope this helps.

Hope you like it! Thanks for visiting!

Comments

  1. This is absolutely gorgeous! :)

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  2. Gorgeous.love the pink. How did you get both white and pink stamped image.it looks gorgeous. The sentiment and the dress too looks gorgeous.well doneGorgeous.love the pink. How did you get both white and pink stamped image.it looks gorgeous. The sentiment and the dress too looks gorgeous.well done

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  3. so elegant! Lovely stitching work there!

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  4. Love the outlining of the flowers in the pink. So simple but soooo effective!

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  5. Oh Ujjwal... I am loving your style! Simple yet stunning... You are becoming pro in stamping... Keep up the good work... God bless you!

    Hugs,
    PRiya...
    http://priya-n-papers.blogspot.com/

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  6. Beautiful card!.. thanks for the Q&A! :)

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  7. Very elegant and pretty designs look absolutely delicious....

    Plastic cards

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  8. hey Ujjwal.... I love the stitching... its so neat... So is the stamping...

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  9. Super Awesome!! Who said pink isn't your color? this is fabulous...I love the way you added shadow lines with pink on the flowers...looks stunning!!! and no coloring!! wow!! that's what takes the centre stage...
    I guess those blue and red lines in the striped ribbon takes your eye away from the design...But i still love it!
    Regular sketch pens? for the shadows..

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  10. So, so pretty! You did a fantastic job with the SSD sketch and the MIM technique!!!

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  11. Simply beautiful! I love the white flowers.

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  12. Ah.. there is more than enough to be proud of here :) Loved it.
    What white ink do u use? And do u stock it? :)

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  13. Wow, this is fabulous! Love the design stitching! Hugs, Karen

    P.S. If you have time to stop by, I'm giving away some blog candy!

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  14. something to be proud of? Sweetie, this card is AWESOME, it has everything to be proud of! one of your best. Love the neutral CS against the khatta pink! I can tell this is hand stitching, I think hand stitching always makes a card more classy and more towards the shabby chic style than machine stitching.

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  15. This is SUPER DUPER cute! Love it! Gorgeous colors! Thanks for playing along with us over at SSD!

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