Thursday 8 May 2014

Stampin' Chalk marker on pink technique

This week's challenge at Less is More is to use Three Colours or Three Shades of One Colour on a card, which gave me the perfect opportunity to try out an idea that's been in my head for a while: I wanted to use my Stampin' Chalk marker on some bright card stock. Come and see my pink, white and black card:

I used the flowers from Stampin' Up's So Very Grateful stamp set, stamping them in versamark directly onto the front of the gorgeous Melon Mambo card base and heat embossing them using white embossing powder.

The leaves were coloured with a Melon Mambo marker and the flowers with the Chalk Marker, giving them this delicate, lacy look.

To finish the card, I stamped a bold sentiment from Regarding Dahlias and curved the bottom corners of the card with a corner rounder.

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When my daughter was at her boyfriend's house recently, his three year old sister sidled up and asked her if she'd like to see her new dress. The pretty pink dress was duly shown, followed by the rest of the little girl's entire wardrobe. My daughter said she was astonished by two things: first, that every one of the garments was pink, and second, that the little girl was an impressive clothes folder upper! "I was shamed by a three year old!" she said.

See you tomorrow,


  1. This Melon Mambo number is a stunner with the striking white on it. Oh no, now I really WILL have to get to MM card and ink!

    Hugs, Sarn xxx

  2. What a pretty card, that little girl would love all the pink.

  3. Hi Vicky
    Fabulous card.... Love the colour and the stamp set....
    Hugs Sylvie x

  4. This is gorgeous Vicky, I really love it! Xx

  5. Stunning card Vicky. Must give that technique a go. Really elegant.

    Kat xx

  6. This is such a lovely card. You've certainly inspired me to get out my Chalk Marker and play. Thanks for sharing your beautiful creation.

  7. This is really gorgeous Vicky! Great idea with the chalk pen! I have it and haven't used it yet!
    Lizy xx

  8. Such a gorgeous card Vicky, loving the pink of course too ;) Viv xx

  9. Vicky what a fun, feminine card!
    Thank you for joining the Less is More Challenge this week
    LIM Designer

  10. I'm sorry that I'm so late in visiting this time, but a new laptop has taken a little time to set up and get to know!!
    This is brilliant Vicky...literally... I love the bold pinks.
    Thanks so much
    "Less is More"


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