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March Blog Hop

This month's Blog Hop challenge is to create a background. I used the scrolly image from Sweet Love in Versamark on Raspberry Fizz paper. I love tone on tone backgrounds--they scare me less...The focal image is heat embossed. Enjoy the Hop!

Paper: PTI White, Raspberry Fizz
Ink: Versamark, SU Pink Passion
Stamps: PTI Sweet Love, B&C Mono Edition
Other: Dimensional tape, organdy ribbon-Michael's, silver filigree embossing powder-Ranger
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  1. I love this! It's clean and simple and classy!

  2. Your card is sooo pretty! Nice job!

  3. I love monochromatic backgrounds too, so this really appeals to me! Definitely classy!

  4. so wonderfully simple! I really like this!

  5. Sleek and simple. Very fun color choice as well. You rocked the background challenge.

    It's a good life!
    Terri E.

  6. Clean and it!!! tfs!!

  7. Ver pretty! I love this set - I need to get that out again :)

  8. So pretty in silver, reminds me of a decorative grille.

  9. Beautiful! That filigree focal image is so sharp embossed like that!

  10. So elegant Cheryl! I love the embossed focal image, so shiny!

  11. Very pretty, so elegant and the silver embossing is perfect!

  12. Gorgeous card Cheryl! Love the pink on pink effect!

  13. This is the first background I've seen with Sweet Love tonight! Like the embossed focal piece as well! Love that its so clean and elegant! :>

  14. Beautiful card! Love the embossed focal image!

  15. Simply beautiful! Love the embossing too

  16. Your card is very pretty; simple and elegant. Thank you for sharing!

  17. Cheryl, this is so elegant. The clean lines and the added embossing really take it up a notch.

  18. Oh man! Another stamp set I don't have!! I really thought I had all the ones that I "needed"...obviously not!! I love your colours and so sorry I am just getting around to commenting now.....


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