Wednesday, May 14, 2008

Two Post Wednesday! Color Challenge


This is for Kristina Werner's Color Inspiration #9. The colors are tempting turquoise, so saffron, old olive, pumpkin pie and real red. So saffron gave me the most trouble because I really don't like the way it looks paired with tempting turquoise.
I struggled with this card and I'm not totally pleased with the end result. I struggled with the scallop portion. I played around with several color combinations for the scallops and just couldn't find one that was perfect, so I went with the one you see. The old olive, so saffron and red looked best to my eye this morning. I used SU's scallop punch for the saffron scallop and my wishblade for the old olive scallop behind it. I channeled Beate by using a background stamp to make my own patterned paper and using several layers. This background stamp is retired and it is called Dots & Daisies. The Thank you sentiment comes from the set Happy Heart Day.

12 comments:

  1. Your card is super cute! It really "pops!"

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  2. This is so cute - I really love the paper!!

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  3. very cute!! i agree!

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  4. if you're not happy with this, can i have it? i think it's great! i especially love the way you used dots & daisies with the scallop punch. the wide grosgrain is great too! an all-around winnner, in my book!

    btw, i work at starbucks...what's your favorite drink? i like a toffee nut soy hot chocolate!

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  5. This is so cute! I love that you colored the flowers all different colors - I've never done that with this background stamp, so thanks for the new inspiration!

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  6. Well, thanks ladies. The scallop portion of the card looks weird to me but it's growing on me.

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  7. Jenn in GA, my favorite Starbucks drink is a nonfat Caramel Machiatto followed closely by a Cafe Mocha, nonfat with whip.

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  8. I love the square card and the scallops! So cute!

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  9. That's such a cute card! You did a great job :)

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  10. I love how you have put these colours together - I get that you weren't happy with the card (dont get me wrong - I love it!) as I am always second guessing myself and sometimes have huge amounts of trouble trying to fit colours together, but I think you have done an amazing job! well done on getting into the top 20 :)

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  11. AnonymousMay 23, 2008

    I love it. Totally worth the struggle!

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