April 01, 2014

Fancy that ... Back to pink !!

Hi Everybody,

Well after the change to darker colored cards over the last few days here I am back to full circle again with .... Pink.

And this one is very pretty with lots of flowers, ribbons and pearls.

I have created  a Gilded birdcage and added flowers to it... and the silver foiled card is from Hunkydory

The sentiment is from Crafters Companion  and is from the Sentimentals  range

I used silver gilding flakes and there is a tutorial to show you how I did it.

The dies I used are listed below but the Birdcage one in the list is not the one I used in  the tutorial. That was one I bought at the craft shows and before Spellbinders brought out theirs.

The flowers are from Wild Orchid Crafts along with the button in the centre of the bow.  They have their usual sparkle from Glitter magic

More tomorrow ...

Hugs xx


  1. Beautiful as always Christina. Thank you.

  2. I have been dying to have a go at this gilding method .I have just got myself some gilding sheets hope they are the same thing will try it out and see. wish me luck . I love your card both versions.

  3. Good morning Christina,
    What a stunning card masterpiece you have made for us today. WAAAHHHOOO it is beautiful with all the flowers and things you have put on it. Will look forward to the video after when the body is more awake.
    Love and crafty hugs
    Norah (Glenochil)

  4. Hi Christina another stunning card and I must have
    a go at gilding my diecuts.
    Marion H

  5. Good morning Christina
    Such a beautiful card to brighten such a dull day here, this one is so rich and elegant looking.
    You often say your cards look better than their photograph well that is most definitely true I have to say, my prize from Friday has arrived and it is absolutely stunning, so, so beautiful, once again thank you so much I will treasure it.
    Margaret corgi owner

  6. Hi Christina
    Such a lovely card ,will look at the video later with a coffee ahh bliss .

    Elaine H X

  7. Hi Christina, it's such a beautiful, awesome, gorgeous......etc. card. Thanks for sharing.
    Chang Alison

  8. oh i love the silver gilding!

  9. Christina, I love this card! And those in the tutorial as well. After watching the tutorial I feel encouraged to try gilding and will have a go at it.

  10. Morning Christina,
    Lovely card, thank you for making these tutorial videos, I find them so helpful.

  11. Lovely card. I've watched the video (which, as always, is very informative and inspiring) but not tried the gilding yet. Something to look forward to.

  12. Beautiful card..As always!
    Regards from Israel

  13. Silver & Pink! wow. Beautiful.

  14. Hi Christina
    Love todays card. Will be watching the video. Must try some gilding sooner rather than later.

  15. Fabulous card, so girly and pretty. Will watch the video later. Pat x

  16. wow i need them flakes its lovely thank you for showing how to do it xx

  17. So Pretty!!! I love it in pink...and I just love it when you make a video....but I don't know about the gilding...looks really messy...and I know me...I would have it all over the place...probably could used silver cardstock...thank you so much for sharing this with us...love it....

  18. Hi Christina
    I love the card and the video it was so informative thanks for sharing
    Hugs x

  19. Oh Christina, I knew you couldn't stay away from the pastels. The card is beautiful. I so enjoyed your video, had never though of using the sticky back paper with the flakes, I guess you learn something new everyday. The card in the video is pretty also. Thanks so much for sharing all of your artist talent.



  20. Beautiful card. Looking forward to the video. Would love to have a go at gilding. Finding it reassuring that other followers haven't tried it yet! Thought it was just me with a long list of techniques to try! Thank you for your tutorials, Christina. Jan

  21. Hi Christina,
    Another work of art...so dainty. Thank you for the video, always love watching them.

  22. I've never seen a card that you have made that I don't like -they're all fab. but must admit- the pink and girly ones are my favourites. Keep up the good work!
    You deserved your trip to see Torvill and Dean -I saw them last year - Fantastic.

  23. Hi Christina,I just love this card,silver and pink look is fabulous!
    Hugs, Ann

  24. i have the birdcage and hated until i saw your amazing card thank you as now i know it can look nice on a card

  25. Beautiful card! I love all the elements you used on this card. The birdcage is lovely and the diamond like butterflies add so much sparkle.

  26. Love it Christina
    Such a cute image, you always seem to know when to stop re your embellishments a great balance.

  27. Oh wow, this is stunning, I just love it, those embellishments are just right for it...luv Ursula xx


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