Saturday 1 June 2019

Pretty in 'Pink'

Hi there and Welcome to my Saturday Post for
Just Us Girls
We start the month off with a New Guest Designer
Welcome to Marlena McDeavitt.
You can find her blog  Over Here
and a New Challenge.
Hosting this week is Sue who has chosen a word that
Takes us Back in Time - We are going RETRO!

I will admit this threw me big time and took
an age to finally pick an image for my card.
I thought the dp looked retro and hope my gal
represents the style in some way.

I had these lovely old stamps given to me by a friend
and I had them inked up  only to change my mind
again and again. I finally decided on the cute chic above
and so my card began. This image was also given to me
by a friend so haven't a clue where she came from.
I heat embossed her in black then started adding colour
with - once more those Nuvo Shimmer Powders.
I think she looks pretty cool in that pretty pink dress
with the scarf draped over her arm.
Don't you love that  'purse'
I coloured  her up and gave her something to stand on
then cut it out with a stitched die.
Then all the framing work began. I think my box
of  Designer Papers took fright when I actually
picked out my papers! Been soooo long since I used them.
Got out a very old 'but still a goodie' stamp set -
Springtime Silhouettes from Gina K
for my perfect sentiment nearly going with
the stamps that came with it.
Finished off with gems and sequins.
There you have it - my retro style card.
Pop over and see how our Guest Eva and the Team
chose to showcase their Retro Style cards and
come join in the fun this week by adding yours
to our Gallery. Love to see you there.

Thanks for dropping in - love reading your comments.


lostinpaper said...

She's definitely retro, love the bright pink happy colour theme!

Carol L said...

Loving all the pink on that sassy lass! Gorgeous make!

Shona Erlenborn said...

This sure is retro chic from beginning to end! Love this chic gal and so pretty in pink. The background paper is a super match for her!

*Vicki* said...

Oh my goodness look at that ooh la la design!! The bright pink with the black really pops and looks stunning with that image!! Awesome design! HUGS

Mac Mable said...

Great interpretation of the retro challenge Ina and yes I love her purse. Vibrant and fun colours and the image is such fun x

Helen said...

Your retro chic is so much fun with her bright happy outfit! Super fun work, Ina!

Sue VanDeVusse said...

Very retro indeed! Great image and I love how you colored her. Those papers you chose pair up perfectly in the retro theme.

Verna Angerhofer said...

Awesome retro look. I love the hot pink too.

Macimbalo said...

Love your style on this retro card - so cute!!!

Judy Woodland said...

Your little gal is so stinkin' cute. I love all the bright pink! This card just makes me smile, and I think it's a great take on the challenge!

Linda said...

She looks so goooood in hot pink Ina :-))

Lisa Kind said...

I'd say you had a great image for the retro theme! Especially with that bright pink! Very cool card!

Nancy said...

The bright pink really made this card work well Ina! LOVE the drawstring purse! I think we have all had one of those at one time! Super job!

Marlena M. said...

Ina this is such a delightful image and the colors are a lot of fun! I'd say you captured retro in a wonderful way. Thank you for your shoutout, kind words at my blog, and for sharing your VW story. :) hugs!

Vicki Dutcher said...

She is the definition of "retro" :)

Bobby said...

She's a cutie, Ina. The papers and colors do bring the retro feel to your card.