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Tuesday, June 3, 2008

SCS Color Challenge 169

Hello. Today is the color challenge over on SCS. I like the colors that Emily chose for today and I would never have come up with them on my own. They are blue bayou, soft sky and red. The red is what I would not have thought to add. I knew immediately what set I was going to use but I stirred forever on a layout. I kept looking for something more complicated with more layers because that is what I am used to but pretty straight forward today really. I do like the way it turned out though- hope you do too.

I started out by stamping the large flourish in soft sky on my sky CS. I then stamped the same flourish in blue bayou on the sky but moving it over slightly from the first stamp. I did stamp off the bayou first because it was too dark otherwise. I stamped the flourish 4 times around the first layer. I then sponged around the outside with both sky and bayou. I matted that and tied my wide red organdy ribbon around it and adhered to my card base. For the main image I stamped one of the stamps from the set in blue bayou then the middle flower in sky and cut that one out and glued onto the bayou image. I finished by stamped the smallest flower in red and punching it with a 1/2" circle punch. I used my ticket corner punch in the corners and sponged sky around the outside. This was then double matted and adhered to the card. I added small blue pearls in the corner and a clear rhinestone in the center. I stamped my sentiment, sponged it and matted it and finished my card. I did decorate the inside of the card by stamping some flowers, adding bling and sponging around the outside. Here is a picture of that.

stamps- SU baroque motifs, Warmest Regards
CS- SU soft sky, blue bayou, real red, PTI white
ink- soft sky, blue bayou, real red
accessories/tools- red organdy ribbon (Joanns), Paper Studio clear rhinestones, adhesive blue pearls, SU ticket corner punch

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Janice M said...

Very Pretty!

Kathy H said...


Maria Matter said...

This is a really pretty card! I have this set but I never thought to layer the two images! Great look, thanks for sharing!! Blessings, Maria