This week our hostess is the fabulous Anne Marie Hile and she has a fun color challenge for us. Here is the challenge in her own words:
It's time to ring in 2012! Create a card for a celebration using this color combo. There are so many occasions that call for a celebration ...New Year's, birthdays, congratulations. Have some fun with these bright and happy colors!
These are some really fun colors to work with and a bit intimidating, I first went looking around through my DSP to see what I could match up with these colors. I found something close in the Stampin Up Cheerful Treat paper pack. So I went with them, I used Melon Mambo, Lucky Limeade, Daffodil Delight and I used two colors of purple, Concord Crush and the retired stampin up pale plum.
I thought after choosing my colors that I could make something with flowers, these colors could all be floral. So after making those decisions I felt better about this color challenge that at first glance could be terrifying.
I pulled out a set that I haven't used in awhile, Flower Fest, I then decided to emboss my flowers onto the colors I choose going mainly with the purple and yellows, since I knew the leaves would be green and I used the Melon mostly on the base. I stamped the flowers several time with versamark onto the daffodil delight, the concord and the plum card stock and used my white embossing powder. I then cut them out and layered them up. I used my aqua painter and some ink to add some more depth to the flowers.
I cut out a circle with white cardstock and the sentiment is from a retired word set that I really like called "Something to Celebrate". I arranged the flowers around the outer edges and then tucked in alot of leaves all around.
I mounted my circle on a piece of embossed Concord Crush, I used the square lattice embossing folder. The flowers are on dimesionals, the white circle is added to the concord crush piece with dimesionals and the embossed piece is on dimesionals too so this card has alot of depth to it. The DSP is two side of some paper from the paper pack. I added some whisper white satin ribbon and silver pearls to finish it off.
Be sure to check the Our Creative Corner Blog
to see what the rest of the design team came up with for this fun challenge.
I hope you can find some time to play along and if you do, don't forget to link it up over on the Our Creative Corner Blog so we can all see it!
Thanks for stopping by today and HAPPY STAMPING!!!!