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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Color Challenge....Friend

Happy Hump Day Peeps!!

Today's card share is made with this week's color challenge on Splitcoaststampers. The colors for this challenge are Blushing Bride, Certainly Celery, So Saffron and any neutral of your choice. The dessert option is FLOWERS!!! Well, that is right up my alley!

When I start a color challenge card I first pull out a piece of each of the colors and see what strikes my fancy, I have to say I struggled a bit with this one. Not the flowers of course, I knew right away, the leaves certainly celery and the flowers blushing bride and so saffron, no problem there, but the problem was getting a layout and layer of papers that was pleasing to me. I hadn't intended to use the paper lace doily strip like yesterdays card but after trying some other things that I didn't like I grabbed the lacey doily piece and then it all came together!

The base of the card is whisper white and then I used some Blushing Bride that I had embossed with the square lattice EF. I added the strip of paper lace doily across the bottom. I used a nestie, label 4, for the middle sentiment piece. I stamped the sentiment from the Stampin' Up "All Holidays" onto the label with Certainly Celery ink. The flowers and leaves were stamped onto scrap whisper white and then cut out and mounted with dimesionals. I added some silver pearls and a certainly celery satin bow.

Well, that is all from me today, thanks for stopping by and HAPPY STAMPING!!



Wendy J. said...

Just beautiful, Vicki! Love the soft colors and the way you cut out some of the greenery! It's so feminine!

Jodi Collins aka Kharmagirl said...

This is GORGEOUS Vicki! It looks like a garden!!!

Kathy Martin said...

Pretty card! Your bow is perfection! :)

Marisa said...

You are using that new flower set fabulously! Love that EF in the BG and your layout is lovely. Great card.

Beth said...

This is so soft and delicate looking - just gorgeous!

Karen H. said...

Oh my! This is so beautiful. I love the soft colors. The doily is a great accent. I've been thinking about the Flourets set, but I think this pushed me over the top!

Susan said...

So very pretty. Looks like I might have to CASE this one in MDS this month.
Thanks for keeping me inspired.